Barbara, Irene Bender – Nee MacConnell

Born September 17, 1934 Smith Falls Ontario, Died peacefully at home in Sooke November 19, 2008. Pre-deceased by her husband Arlie and brother Wilfred. Survived by children Stephanie (Bud), Stephanie (Bud), Mike, Lori (Mike), Philip (Tanya), and longtime companion Ralph Colegrave and grandchildren Miranda, Leanne, Craig and brother Doug, sister Carol. Devoted mother and grandmother, Legion member. Memorial service was be held on Friday, November 28, 2008 at the Sooke Legion. Appreciate all the support from friends and family especially Ralph.


In lieu of flowers a donation to the Legion would be appreciated.