Ocean View Funeral Home & Ocean View Burial Park

4000 Imperial Street, Burnaby, BC


Frances Mary Whyte

July 20, 1930January 4, 2020

Frances Mary Whyte passed away after a sudden illness on the 4th of January 2020 in New Westminster at the age of 89.

Frances is survived by her sons, John and Craig, daughter-in-law Makiko, daughter Janet, and granddaughters Talisa, Lana, and Rachael. She was predeceased by her loving husband Don, her sister Margaret, and her parents Cloyd and Nell.

Frances was born on July 20th, 1930 in Petrolia, Ontario. She graduated from Nursing School in 1953. After graduating, she moved to Vancouver and met the love of her life. Her family remembers her as an artistic soul, a wonderful cook, a gracious host, and a mean curler. She had a great love of animals, many long-lasting, treasured friendships and was deeply involved in her community and Church, St. Francis de Sales Parish in Burnaby.

A Memorial Mass is scheduled for Thursday, January 9th, 4:00 pm at St. Francis de Sales. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Frances' life. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Queen’s Park Healthcare Foundation at qphf.org.


  • Memorial Mass Thursday, January 9, 2020


Frances Mary Whyte

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Kimberly Lajoie

January 10, 2020

My prayers for healing and comfort. May God comfort you all during this time of loss.
Kimberly Chaplain Regina Mundi Catholic College London, Ont.