December 18, 1925 to January 17, 2011

With sadness the family of Lucy McNelly announce her passing. Lucy McNelly passed away on January 17, 2011, at the age of 85 years with family at her side. She leaves to cherish her loving family of eight children: Vicki (Harry) West, Dianne (John) Neal, Bruce (Diane) McNelly, Carol McNelly (Roy Embree), Brenda (Rick) Weber, Brian D (Joanne) McNelly, Patti (Ralph) Mitchell and Darla (Mark) Galloway; 15 grandchildren: Joanne (Ronnie), Jeanette (Richard) Stanley, Craig (Carrie), Michael (Colette), Kent, Brad (Danica), Travis, Marlo, Joseph, Gregg, Derek, Dora, JayD, and Jane; 18 great-grandchildren: Ashley (Harley), Amy, Amanda, Emily, Bailey, Riley, Kelti, Shelby, Curtis, Tyson, Caitlyn, Jaid, Desiree, Travis, Amanda, Mathew, Kolton and Zachery; five step-grandchildren: Chelsey, Krista, Carson, Keaton and Keanna; and two great-great-grandchildren, Little Mac and new baby. She also leaves her two sisters, Shirley Christianson and Dorthy Voss; one brother, Bill Sullivan; as well as numerous other relatives and many dear friends.

Lucy is predeceased by her husband, Elmer McNelly (December 1983); her sons, Bruce and Brian McNelly; and daughter-in-law, Diane.

A memorial service will be held on April 23, 2011, at 11 a.m., at First Memorial, 4725 Falaise Drive, Victoria, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully accepted to Staff Appreciation Fund, Mt. Edwards Court Care Home, 1002 Vancouver Mt., Victoria, B.C., or charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to

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