In Memoriam

The following deceased members were remembered during Provincial Conferences:


  • Mavis Carlton, BPW Bowmanville
  • Paddy Silverthorne, BPW Brampton
  • Kathleen Vernon-Laing, BPW Ottawa


  • Linda Barker, BPW Brampton
  • Pearl McCabe, BPW Brampton
  • Sandra Spencer, BPW North Toronto
  • Jennie Wdowiak, BPW Toronto


  • Kathryn Scandrett, BPW Barrie
  • Barb Wetmore, BPW Barrie
  • Shirley Giles, BPW North Toronto
  • Isobel Crumb, BPW St. Catharines
  • Sharon Graham, BPW Sault Ste. Marie


  • Linda Armburst, BPW Welland
  • Olga Gil, BPW Brampton
  • Elisabeth Roos Clare, BPW Cambridge


  • Dorothy Brown, BPW Belleville
  • Henrietta Green, BPW Toronto


  • Anne Felesko, BPW Brampton
  • Marcia Ruth Barhydt, BPW Brampton


  • Karen Rudachyk, BPW Barrie
  • Sandra Snelling, BPW Bracebridge
  • Rachel Proulx, BPW Greater Sudbury


  • Doris Elsie (Wyatt) Gyatt, Ph.D, BPW Toronto


  • Kay Simpson, BPW Brampton


  • Winnifred Craise, BPW St. Catharine’s
  • Lois Williston, BPW St. Catharine’s
  • Irma Williston, BPW St. Catharine’s
  • Kate Smith, BPW Toronto
  • Jessie Evans, BPW Trenton and District


  • Lillian “Greta” Capps, Brampton Club
  • Jean Campbell, St. Catharine’s Club
  • Martha Aylott, Toronto East Club
  • Nancy Bass, North Toronto and Bracebridge Clubs
Lena Madesin Phillips

"Let us build together and see what we can make."

Lena Madesin Phillips, founder and first President of BPW International, 1930

"In Honour of" Donations


Women's W.O.R.K. (Women Offering Resources and Knowledge) is a Memorial Fund affiliated with BPW Canada and helps clubs host educational events for members and community through its funding. Women's W.O.R.K. is a Charitable Organization registered with Canada Revenue Agency. 

Donations can be made in memory of loved ones or in honour of a friend, family member, co-worker, an organization through Women's W.O.R.K. and charitable donation receipts will be issued. Donation cheques can be mailed to the Women's W.O.R.K. Treasurer, #109 16080 82 Ave. Surrey, B.C. V4N 0N6, or to pay via credit card or PayPal, submitted through resulting in an immediate tax receipt and also the option of sending a virtual card.

Questions: Contact BPW Canada's Membership Chair

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