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Barbara Clease

March 21, 1948 - August 12, 2021


Barbara Ann Clease (nee Claughton) March 21, 1948- August 12, 2021

With great sadness the family of Barb Clease announce she passed away peacefully at age of 73 with her 3 children by her side at the Abbotsford Regional Hospital. She was born in Prince Albert SK.

She is predeceased by her mother Mildred Claughton, brothers Earl Claughton and Ken Walt.

Barb will be sadly missed by her family. Her daughters Lea-Ann, Jody (Mike), and son Greg (Jenn) and Ron; grandchildren Chelsea (Alex), Mackenzie (Lucas) and Ethen. All her Claughton/Walt family, nephews and nieces from Ontario and Victoria, Clease family in-laws and nieces and nephews as well as many extended family/friends.

Barb worked at Matsqui Institution since 1994 to 2021, retirement for her was boredom. The sassy, stern Mama, Barbie loved her second home at work where she bonded with many friends and created a great work family. A legacy left behind for sure as quoted by close friend from work.

Barb was always volunteering in many of events for the community while raising her family in Mission. She was involved with soccer associations, skating associations, school functions. She was mama to many kids growing up in the Mission community.  Her volunteering and coordinating functions with the Legion and the Legion Ladies Auxiliary, last location being Aldergrove Branch. Barb coordinated many events, Christmas Markets, Paint Nights, Rock & Roll , Canada Day functions to name a few.

Most of all Barb was devoted Mom, grandma, auntie and true friend. Her grand children were her life’s happiness. She loved her family gatherings, bbqs, weddings, any reason to be together. A special thank to the Mitchell Family , her side kick Sheryl and all those she loved deeply.

There will be two celebrations of Life for Barb.  Donations can be made to the Poppy Fund through Legion Aldergrove or the Legion Ladies Auxiliary Aldergrove

September 12, 2021, hosted by the Legion Ladies Auxiliary Aldergrove from 1pm-4pm.  Speaker will be Yo Scott with details and eulogy. Due to COVID rules, capacity will be capped, but the lounge is open.

October 2, 2021, 12-4at pm at the Matsqui Hall.  COVID rules will apply such as the new passport confirmation.


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From: Bakerview Community Crematorium & Celebration Centre

Bakerview Community Crematorium & Celebration Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Lawrence Walt
Relation: Cousin

So sad to learn of Barb’s passing, such a great & funny lady. Sincere condolences to the family.

From: Lea-Ann Clease
Relation: Mother

No emotions or words fit on how much I miss you. Love you to the moon. Forever in my heart and soul. Love ❤ Lea-Ann

From: Wendy Buker
Relation: Good friend

So sorry for your loss. Barb was a great Mom and a great friend She will be missed by many in the community. Take care. Lots of love. Gordon & Wendy

From: Chris Walt
Relation: Nephew

I am very sorry to hear about Barb’s passing. I was really looking forward to connecting with Barb after all of these years. Our condolences to the family.

From: Angelette Janczyn
Relation: Friend

Barbie, I still can’t believe that your gone, my friend. My deepest condolences to the family. She loved you all so very much. My thoughts are with you during this very difficult time.

From: Mackenzie
Relation: Granddaughter

Grandma, I miss you dearly. Thinking of you always, forever in my heart. Xoxo

From: Angela McIsaac
Relation: Work Matsqui

Oh Barb certain people touch the lives of those they know in a unique way. You did that you are a special person that will be missed. I will miss miss the women’s Christmas parties the you had so much fun and memories. Miss answering the phone when you were on the other end. You brought a lot of joy and inspiration to everyone. Your memories will live on. So grateful to know you and work with you. Rest in peace Barb

From: Ally Gomez
Relation: Worked at the lash studio she used to go to

I was so sad to hear of Barb’s passing. She was such a funny and unforgettable person and I am grateful to have crossed paths with her. May she rest in paradise!

From: Cindy Ference
Relation: She was my Sunset Gourmet Customer and Friend

I am very sad to hear today that Barb passed away. Such a special lady that I will always remember and miss seeing. My condolences to her family. She is greatly missed.

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