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50 Years


Nora Vincent

Death Notice

VINCENT (nee Cosh), Nora - Passed peacefully in her 88th year, on March 10, 2013, at Chelsey Park in London, Ontario. Devoted wife of the late Dr. John Edward Vincent (1993), Nora is also predeceased by her father Robert Monteith Cosh, brother Bobby Cosh, mother Catherine Cosh (nee Ware) and beloved daughter Catherine Linderoos Vincent (2012). Nora is survived by her children; Gordon Vincent, John Vincent (Susan), Jane Oldfield (Shane) and Heather Mir (Hamid). Nora cherished each of her ten grandchildren; Sas and Jana, Robert, David and Katie, Max and Olivia, Tariq, Yusef and Saira. She was the loving sister of Harley (Lani) Cosh and aunt of Calvin Cosh and Wayne Cosh. Born on March 6, 1926 in Burnaby, British Columbia, Nora graduated January 1948 from The Vancouver General Hospital, School of Nursing. There she worked in Private Ward Pavilion and then on Women's Surgical Ward as Assistant Head Nurse. In 1951, Nora worked at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto where she met her future husband. In 1952, she obtained her Public Health Diploma at U.B.C. She was married in 1953 in Toronto and moved to London, Ontario where she worked alongside her husband in his paediatric practice and raised their children. Nora will be remembered as a devoted wife and mother who treasured visits with her children and grandchildren, devoured historical fiction and enjoyed the simple pleasures of life. Special thanks to Dr Bigham and the very kind and caring nursing and support staff at Chelsey Park. Family and friends are invited to gather for a memorial service which will be conducted at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond on Saturday, March 16 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Parkinson Society of Canada would be gratefully welcomed.