Grace Hilary Desbiens

Grace Hilary Desbiens (Brown)

Born January 20, 1916

Grace peacefully passed away Dec. 21/2003 in the Campbell River Hospital. She will be forever remembered by her husband of 32 years, Paul Desbiens, son Garry Brown and partner Carol of Comox, daughter in law Sandra Clifford & Earl of Comox. She was predeceased by her first husband, Alexander Brown, son Judson Brown, daughter Vera, son in law Roy and Grandson Kim Hauck.

Grace had six brothers and sisters; Hazel Hannah, Elizabeth Doucette (deceased), Mildred Skinner, Philip Haggard (deceased), Frank Haggard (deceased), Margaret Charest (deceased), nine grandchildren; Dale Hauck, Cindy Richardson, Kim Hauck (deceased) Jim Hauck, Susan Komo, Nancy Komo, Troy Brown, Richard Brown, Robin Collins, eighteen great grandchildren; Sarah, Kim & Harrison Hauck, Katrina and Jason Hauck, Ken & Matt Richardson, Alyssa & Alex Komo, Justin McMahon, Ryan, Carmen & Jennifer Brown, Brittany, Brennan & Cameron Collins. Grace will be sadly missed by her family and anyone that had the opportunity to know her. She was a very special person and touched everyone’s heart. Here is hoping that she is in a very peaceful place. Sincere thanks to the devoted staff of Campbell River Hospital.

Her funeral service will take place on Tuesday, December 30th, 2003 from the chapel of Comox Valley Funeral Home, Crematorium, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow at Courtenay Civic Cemetery. Should friends wish, donations in Grace’s name to the B.C. Cancer Foundation, 2410 Lees Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 6V5 would be appreciated.


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