Jean Aspin

1953 – 2012

Jean Aspin, a much loved member of the Langford community, passed away Thursday the 15th of March at Victoria General Hospital after a short battle with cancer. Born in 1953 in Berwyn, AB., Jean grew up and went to school in the small towns of Berwyn and Brownvale, before going to Red Deer to take some secretarial courses. School was put on hold while Jean got married and started a family. She went back to school in Edmonton to become a hair dresser and then she owned and operated two hair salons before moving to Victoria in 1988. In Victoria, Jean eventually found her way back to hairdressing. She worked as a stylist and manager at Tickety Dos and Island Hair Cutting before opening Goldstream Hair Salon. Jean loved hairdressing because of the connections she made with people. She was like a mother hen to many of her staff, and even some of her clients. Jean loved good food and socializing, and her favourite thing was to play games and be with family and friends. Her positive energy and wonderful smile could light up a room. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Harold; her family Danita and Angus, Deanna and Randy, Danny and Dawn, as well as 5 grandkids: Drayden, Dane, Kade, Charley and Laney, all of whom live in Victoria, and who will miss her so much. She was both the organizer and the life of every party. There will be an open-house celebration of Jean’s life on Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 2-4 pm at the Goldstream Masonic Hall at 679 Goldstream Avenue in Langford. She will be laid to rest in the summer in Berwyn, AB, the place she thought of as home, where she still has so many friends and family that were so important in her life.