Oliver, Josephine Bridget
It is with sadness the family of Jo Oliver announce her passing on June 30, 2021 at St. Paul's Hospital, Saskatoon, SK. Born 1939 on the RAF base at Letchworth, England, Jo took her nursing training in England then immigrated to Canada to nurse at Hafford, SK. She married Robert Oliver in 1963 and had six children on their farm north of town. When Bob passed in 2001 Jo moved to Saskatoon, SK. She was passionate about her faith, gardening, art and poetry and had many friends within these communities. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed a good cup of tea with people on her deck.
Predeceased by husband Robert Oliver, brothers-in-law George (Leone) Oliver, Ralph Oliver, sisters-in-law Helen Oliver, Nora (Dave) Martens, and Ruth (Gilbert) Hicks.
Survived by children Peter Oliver (Madeline) Oliver of Saskatoon, SK (Theodore, Louis, Vincent); Diccon Olivier of Kindersley, SK (Megan, Ian, Ryan); Ralph Oliver (Robin Hanlon) of Hafford, SK (Dustin); Christopher Oliver (Glynis) of Speers, SK (Ethan, Gillian); Helen Oliver (Curtis Dyck) of Saskatoon, SK (Eilish, Anouk) and Tamzin Oliver of Saskatoon, SK. She is also survived by sister Roberta (Fred) Butterworth of Scarbourough, ON, sister-in-law Margaret Oliver of Sherwood Park, AB and numerous nieces and nephews.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at St. Philip Neri Parish (1902 Munroe Ave S, Saskatoon) with live-streaming available at: www.faithproductions.ca/livestream . Celebrant will be Fr. Doug Jeffrey, OMI and Deacon Brad Taylor. The Rite of Committal will be held at 1:30 p.m. at St. Solange Parish Cemetery, Hafford, SK.
Donations in Josephine's memory can be made to The Lighthouse Supported Living 304 2nd Avenue South Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 1L1. Arrangements in care of Mourning Glory Funeral Services (306) 978-5200.
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