August 29, 1933 ~ November 30, 2014
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Barb Chatt after battling numerous health issues. Barb left peacefully in the arms of her husband Vic with her family gathered at her side. Barb was born in Victoria, B.C. After training at Victoria College in 1952 she became an X-ray Technician. In 1953 she joined the Royal Canadian Navy.
She married her tennis partner Philip Bodman in 1954 in Victoria and had 4 children. Barb lost Phil in a helicopter crash in 1977 after 23 years of marriage.
Barb married Vic Chatt in 1984. After Vic’s retirement they enjoyed visiting family and friends, extended travelling and volunteer work in Thailand.
Barb loved many sports, and championed in badminton, tennis, golf, and x-country skiing among others. She cherished her many years in Quesnel – contributing to the community in a wide variety of ways including Welcome Wagon, Toastmistress, and both the Anglican and North Star Churches and the Quesnel Community Foundation.
She leaves behind her husband of 29 years Vic, sister Phyllis (Jim) Parker, sons Ian, Eric (Daniela), Graham (Kari) Bodman and daughter Anne (Ron) Baker. Grandsons Brynn, Kwynn, Tai & Benjamin. Extended family Dean (Angela) Chatt and Tracy Chatt and 7 grandchildren – Gavin, Kyle, Vic jr., Jordana, Chris, Dakota, and Skye, and 3 great grandchildren – Isaiah, Ellie and Lulu.
Barb will be best remembered for her love of family, her enthusiasm for life and her involvement in the community.
Special thanks to Dr. Fred van Dyk. And all her community health and medical providers who were outstanding.
A Celebration of Life will be announced later in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Alzheimer Society.
www.alzheimerbc.org 1800 667 3742