Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Rest in Peace - Ambriss Clermont


Ambriss Margaret Clermont , 64

"Surrounded by her loving family and with her favorite song playing, Ambriss 
Margaret Clermont slipped peacefully into the arms of Jesus. Early Wednesday 
morning February 29, 2012 marked the end of her valiant battle with cancer.
Ambriss was predeceased by her parents Martin and Virginia Reid.

She is survived by Michael, her loving husband of 43 years and her four children 
Martin(Shalene), Lorree(Mike) Brown, John(Erin) and Kimberly(Calvin) Ewer and 
her grandchildren Faith, Ethan, Mia, Graham, Olivia, Lily and Sawyer, to whom 
she was completely devoted.  Ambriss is also survived by her loving and supportive 
brothers, John(Lorree) and Jeff(Annette) Reid and close cousin Bonnie Hays. 
Ambriss’ numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends were always in her 

Ambriss was born Dec. 26, 1947 , raised in Calgary, Alberta and with her family 
moved to Edmonton in 1962.  Ambriss and Michael were high school sweethearts, 
who married in 1968 and moved to Victoria in 1974.

Ambriss was co-owner ,with Michael, in Russ Hays The Bicycle Shop. She was a 
happy, loving, effervescent wife, mother and nana. Her life’s vocation was the care 
and nurturing of her four children and seven grandchildren. Ambriss was active in 
their schools, her church and community. Her favorite memories were of times 
spent with family and friends at Shawnigan Lake. Ambriss had a strong steadfast 
faith in God and she trusted her life, family and future to the promise of Jesus 

Special thanks to Doctors John Visioli, Peter Battershill, Valerie Cowan and the 
wonderful health care professionals and volunteers at Saanich Peninsula Palliative 
Care who supported us on Ambriss’ journey.

To Ambriss, our dear wife, mother and nana, as you said to us countless times:
 “We will love you forever and always, to the moon and back!”

Prayers at McCall Bros. 1400 Vancouver St. , Monday March 5 at 6:30pm.
Funeral Mass will be offered at Sacred Heart Church, 4040 Nelthorpe Street, 
Victoria on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 1pm, Internment at Royal Oak Burial Park 
withreception to follow at McCall Bros. Reception Center 1400 Vancouver St."

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