Witte-Caulfield, Jacqueline M.

May 24, 1928 – February 20, 2016

At 87 years, passed away on February 20, 2016 at Port Moody, BC. A resident of Maple Ridge, BC for her last 8 years. Born in London England, she lived through WW2 London “Blitz” bombings. As a young woman she proudly joined the British W.R.N.S. She loved the Netherlands where she later took a job as a nanny for royalty and lived in a castle. She married in Amsterdam and immigrated to BC, Canada in 1951. She was a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion of Port Coquitlam. She became an artist/teacher in the Port Coquitlam and Port Moody areas, then known as Jacqueline Starrak. She is predeceased by her late husband Job (Josef) Witte (1997) as well as her grand daughter Rebecca Dyer (2010). She is survived by her 3 daughters: Ellaline Clarke (Laird), Jacqueline Goolevitch (John), Janina Rossner-Hayes (Tom Rossner), and 1 son: Peter. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren: Chris Stewart-Candy (Dave), Kina Russ (Del), Sasha Granneman, Melanie Ling (Jeff), Ryan Goolevitch (Vanessa), Adam Gooolevitch, Melissa Wolfe (Matt). She is also survived by 13 great grandchildren: Justin, Marissa, Isabella, Ethan, Tiana, Eleanor, James, Evelyn, Taylor, Nyla, Maxen, Katelynn and Jaxen. She is also survived by 7 step children throughout Canada, England and the Netherlands. Cremation was at Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel and Crematorium. No service was at her request. In her memory, donations may be made to the Crossroads Inlet Hospice Centre in Port Moody, BC, who we thank greatly for the comfort and care to her and the family.

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