It is with heavy hearts that the family announces the passing of Josephine on February 8, 2023 at Peace Villa with family members at her side.
Josephine was born in Manitoba and moved to the Peace Country with her parents Jim and Minnie Cassidy, brother Jimmy and sister Helen as a four year old in 1931. Josephine was raised on the family farm in the Sunrise, Two Rivers area.
After arriving here, she was joined by sister Levonne (who passed away at two years old), then sister Doreen.
In 1946 she married Cecil Pimm. Together they had five sons, Larry (Pearl), Darwin (Monica), Ron (Donna), Pat (Cathy), and Ed (Rebecca). After Cecil passed away in 1980, Josephine married Fern Desharnais.
Josephine is predeceased by her parents Jim & Minnie, brother Jimmy, sister Helen, husband Cecil, second husband Fern, daughter-in-law Betty, and great-grandson Daniel. She leaves to mourn her five sons, twelve grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild and one sister.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at the Peace Villa Care Home and the Fort St. John Hospital for all their care and compassion.
Funeral services for Josephine were held Wednesday, February 15th at 11:00 am from the Catholic Church of the Resurrection with evening prayers held Tuesday, February 14th at 5:00 pm. Expressions of sympathy can be made in memory of Josephine to the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation - Peace Villa Fund.