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Jessie Edith Sloan

April 30th, 1928 - April 22nd, 2024
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Jessie Edith Sloan (Tanghe)

1928-2024

Forever in our hearts and always in our memories

 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jessie Edith Sloan, age 95 of Maple Ridge, B.C. Jessie passed away peacefully on April 22, 2024, at Maple Ridge Senior Village, eight days shy of her 96th birthday! She was predeceased by her husband, Pete (2002) and son, Harold (2016), but lives on in her children, Julianna Stelter (Bob), Peter Sloan (Arvilla), Debbie Baril (Dan), and Tammy Gadsby (Brent). She leaves behind 9 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Born sixth in a family of 10 children, Jessie was born at home on a farm just north of Kinuso, Alberta but spent most of her life in Maple Ridge. She is survived by her brother Joe (soon to be 102!) and her brother, Fred (100 years old) and her sister Viney (soon to be 94). Jessie's creativity knew no bounds - she was an accomplished crocheter, knitter, seamstress, beader, and an enthusiast of candle-wicking, flower pressing, and drawing, earning her several accolades at the PNE.  Our family extends gratitude to the Maple Ridge Seniors Village's staff for their compassionate care. Special thanks to Dutchie Matheson for her book Wild Roses, which brought Jessie joy in her final days. And lastly, we would like to recognize mom’s dearest friend, Molly O’Dell, who always brought laughter and love to her life. In honour of her wishes there will be no funeral service, and she will be laid to rest alongside her husband in Alberta. Mom had a good sense of humour and a kind and gentle disposition; she will be dearly missed.


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Angie Cuthbert
May 1st, 2024

My deepest condolences to Uncle Pete and Aunt Jessie’s children and grandchildren. She was an amazing lady.
I’ll cherish the visits and stories she told of our mutual family members.

Lynda Sloan
May 1st, 2024

My deepest condolences to all.
I have such fond memories of Jessie, and do remember her wonderful sense of humor. She was always a classy lady always dressed to the nines with her hair , make up and nails always looking its best. She will be dearly missed by so many .

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