DICKENS, Mrs Blake(way) (Bridget Wray nee TRENCH) (1928-2021)

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Oct 15, 2021, 4:40:46 PMOct 15
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From the Prince George Citizen (BC, Canada) 11 Feb 2021 (via legacy.com):-

Bridget Wray Dickens (nee Trench) Oct. 15, 1928 – Jan. 24, 2021 Born in London, England, Bridget Dickens passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on January 24 at Oyster Harbour Seniors Community in Ladysmith, BC. She is survived by her son, Mark (Ruth) & daughter Lynn, as well as grandchildren Jeremy (Erica), Daniel, Yaqub & Talitha. Bridget grew up in England, trained as an O.T. & came to Canada in 1957, where she met Blake while mountaineering. They married in London in 1959 & settled on Vancouver Island. Moving to the Prince George area in the early 60's, Bridget was a full-time mother into the late 70's. In addition to family & the outdoors, she was very involved in St. Giles' Presbyterian Church & the pastoral care team at the PG Regional Hospital. Bridget & Blake retired to Duncan in 1991, joined St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church & enjoyed hiking, X-C skiing & camping on Vancouver Island. Bridget will be remembered as an insightful, prayerful & gracious woman who had a deep & abiding awareness of God's presence.

She was dau of Rev George Frederick TRENCH (1881-1966), scion of and in special remainder to the Barons Ashtown being descended from the 2nd brother of the 1st Baron,  and (m 1919) Muriel Leonore nee ROBERTSON (d 1974).  She m 1959 Robin Blakeway DICKENS (d 2015) and had a son and a dau
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