May 20, 1943 – Feb 21, 2018
Mimi was born in Vancouver and moved with her family to North Pacific Cannery soon after. The family moved to Prince Rupert where Mimi attended King Edward, BoMeHi and PRSS schools, making life long friends along the way. On graduation, Mimi worked at the Forestry and then B. C. Packers as a payroll clerk before moving to Ottawa with Iona.
On returning from Ottawa, Mimi worked at a property management company in Vancouver. She married Viggo Mark in 1995 and they had a wonderful adventure as owner/ operators of Steveston Landing Fish store.
Mimi and Viggo retired to Port Alberni where they enjoyed raising chickens and rural living till his death in 2011. Mimi then moved to Comox with great support from Jan (niece) and Ray Logan. Mimi loved to read and had a library of books on history and the Royal Family.
She was a conneseur of Chinese food and had a standing order at her favourite restaurant. Mimi enjoyed the company of many dogs and cats throughout her life. She was a great, loyal and helpful friend to many.
Predeceased by husband Viggo Mark and parents Kenny and Rosamund Hardy. Survived by sister, Iona Campagnolo, brothers Harold Hardy (Lynn) and John Hardy (Margie), many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Thanks to the Comox and Nanaimo hospital staff and the staff at Eden Gardens, Malaspina and Dogwood care homes for their care of Mimi.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the home of John and Margie Hardy on Sunday, March 18th at 1 p.m. at 4231 Candlewood Drive, Richmond B. C.
Donations may be made in Mimi’s name to the Alzheimer’s Society of B. C. or to the S.P.C.A.