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Mary Pat Wellburn

July 3, 1930 - April 3, 2012


WELLBURN – Mary Patricia (Pat) July 03, 1930 – April 13, 2012

Pat passed away peacefully after a long illness. She is survived by her loving husband Vern, her daughter, Melissa Cowan, sons Scott, Cameron and David Graham, seven grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Pat was born and raised in Montreal. She worked as a typist at McGill University where she met Malcolm Graham. They were married and the family lived in several cities in the United States, moved to Victoria then to Los Angeles. In 1979 Pat returned to Victoria. She worked for Pemberton Holmes and then as head of the telemarketing program for the Royal Bank.
In 1992 she met Vern and they were married. In 1994 she retired and they moved to Duncan. They had a wonderful time traveling, going on vintage car tours, buying antiques and walking their two dogs. Pat was a member of the I.O.D.E. and enjoyed their gardening tours; she was an enthusiastic member of the Vintage Car Club. She volunteered at the Cowichan Hospital, the Cowichan Seniors’ Community Foundation and at the B.C. Forest Discovery Center.
Special thanks to Nora Triet and her many other friends who helped make her last days pleasant. Also special thanks to her loving care-giver, Chun Yu An (Molly) and Dr. Roy and the Nurses and Staff of the third floor at the Cowichan Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23rd at St. Peter’s church in Duncan.


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Debbie Campbell
Relation: Family Friend

We are so sorry for your loss. We have the whole family in our thoughts and prayers. God blesses us with wonderful memories and the knowledge that Mom Pat is in a much better place. It is hardest on the ones left, each day will get just a little bit easier.
The Campbell’s

From: Bill and Brenda Dumont
Relation: Friends

Our sincere condolences to the Wellburn family on your recent loss. Pat always impressed us with her kindness and good sense of humour and enjoyment of life. She will be missed.

From: Jo Bodard
Relation: Friend

Vern & Family: Saddened to read of Pat’s passing in the Times Colonist. It is difficult when death brings both loss and release. Remember the good times which we know are many and know we are thinking of you at this time. Jo Bodard & Jack Abercrombie

From: Scott Graham
Relation: Son

May your travels take you to the happiest places,
May your heart be filled with ultimate joy,
May you have the peace you deserve.

We will meet again someday,
Thank you for being Mom.

Rest in peace,
Eternal love,


Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 23, 2012
Beginning at 4:30pm

St Peter''s Church
1839 Tzouhalem Road
Duncan, BC

1839 Tzouhalem Road
Duncan, BC

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