With deep sadness we announce the passing of Rhoda Morrison on August 29. Rhoda is survived by her husband of 59 years George, her brothers Bert and Richard (Avril), her sons Rob (Lueen) and Ian (Liz), her daughter Kate, and her five grandchildren, Samantha, Devin, Clare, Liam and Molly. She was predeceased by her brother John and sisters-in-law Shae and Elizabeth. The sadness of our loss is eased by our gratitude for the blessing of Rhoda’s long life of love, caring and service of others, and by the strong faith which fueled those qualities and sustained her through her final days. She was born in Portadown,  N. Ireland, and came to Canada with her family in 1948. Although she was deeply appreciative of her land of adoption, her Irish roots ran deep. Through the years she contributed greatly to her church and community, especially as a professional and volunteer teacher. A service of thanksgiving will be held at Columbia-Bowell Chapel, 219 6th Street, New Westminster on Thursday, September 6 at 2:00 p.m. A reception will follow the service at the family home. In lieu of flowers, those so desiring, can make a donation to the work of the Salvation Army.