In Memory

Anita Beryl Cake (Diamond)

Anita Beryl Cake Diamond
304th Station Hospital


17 Jan 1917 Saint John's, Newfoundland, Canada
14 Jul 2012 Saint Catherines, Ontatio, Canada


DIAMOND, A. Beryl - The present journey has ended for Beryl. She has sadly gone from our midst. Beryl passed away on Saturday, July 14 at Niagara Ina Grafton Gage Village in St. Catharines at age 95. Loving mother of Lois Diamond of Calgary, she is predeceased by her beloved husband Max after 57 years of marriage. Beryl was the daughter of Stanley and Nina Cake and sister of Doris Cowling and Lois King. Cherished aunt to Nancy Cowling, Norma Warren, Patricia Cowling, Douglas Cowling, Palma Heming, Janet Meyers and Roberta King. Beryl was born in St. John's Newfoundland and trained as a nurse in Boston. During WWII, she was a captain and head nurse in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and served in Europe and the Pacific. Settling in St. Catharines, she became active in community leadership at Silver Spire United Church, YWCA, and Meals on Wheels. A Memorial Service will take place at Silver Spire United Church on Thursday, July 19 at 2:00 pm. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to the nurses, personal care workers and all who gave Beryl such warm and loving care in her final years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Silver Spire United Church or Meals on Wheels in St. Catharines. Online condolences at 11554911