Susan (Sue) Marie Henderson (Leahy) passed away peacefully and surrounded by her closest family on Friday, November 15th, 2019 at her home in Gibsons B.C. at age 59.
Sue was born on September 14th, 1961 in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Sue was the youngest of twelve siblings. She was predeceased by her husband, Aaron Henderson, nine of her twelve siblings, and numerous cousins. She is survived by her only child and daughter, Kayla Henderson, as well as several nieces and nephews. Sue was raised in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. As a young adult, Sue moved to Edmonton to pursue working as a security guard. It was while working in the security industry that she met her husband Aaron. She and Aaron married on August 29, 1989; they had a strong and beautiful relationship and marriage of over 30 years. Together they raised a headstrong, independent, and caring daughter; who Sue will proudly watch over.
Sue was a warm, kind-hearted, generous, fun and loyal wife, mother, sibling, cousin and friend. She travelled across Canada and to Ireland. In the mid 1990s, Sue, Aaron and Kayla moved from Edmonton to the Sunshine Coast and settled in Gibsons. Sue dedicated most of her working life to the Good Samaritan Canada - Christensen Village, where she held many roles and responsibilities over the years. Sue’s favorite role was working as the Head Cook. Sue’s hobbies included playing bingo at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 109 Gibsons, visiting casinos and spending quality time with her family, friends, and colleagues. Sue cherished her family above all else and was devoted to those who she called her friend. Sue brought joy, laughter, and support to all those she was around, and she will be dearly missed.
A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held on Friday, November 22nd, 2019 at Christensen Village, located at 585 Shaw Road, Gibsons, BC, V0N 1V8 from 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm.
“A Daughter is the happy memories of the past, the joyful moments of the present, and the hope and promise of the future” - Anonymous
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