Prayers - Friday, May 17, 2013 at 7:00 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Salmon Arm
Mass of Christian Burial – Saturday, May 18th at 10:00 a.m.
Interment will follow at Mt. Ida Cemetery.
Born in Duck Lake, SK, passed away at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm at the age of 82 years.
Andy was predeceased by two brothers and one sister. He is survived by his loving wife Marianne of 57 years on June 5, children Dorothy (Tim) Roth, Dan (Shelley) Pelletier, Bev (Mich) Snow, Gordon (Erin) Pelletier, Lorraine Pelletier, Len Pelletier, eight siblings, 26 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, as well as many other family and friends.
Andy was a resident of Salmon Arm since 1972 where he worked in the construction industry. His hobbies included wine making and many little woodworking projects.
Celebration of Life Service: First United Church, Saturday May 18th, at 2:00 p.m.
Edna Agatha MacQuarrie (nee Hartfelder) was born in Leduc Alberta, September 17, 1927 and died at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on May 11, 2013.
She obtained her primary education at Dahlgreen School, on their family farm and Secondary education at Leduc High School. She had a Diploma in Christian Education & Youth work from Alberta College, Edmonton Alberta.
Edna married Dan MacQuarrie at Gnadenthal Lutheran Church, August 9th, 1950. The family came to Salmon Arm, B.C. in 1966 to practice their Christian Calling. Edna was very active in the UCW, Sunday school, & youth work. She belonged to Grandmothers to Grandmothers and was a tireless volunteer collecting for many community organizations. For recreation she loved playing cards, & socializing with her lady friends.
Predeceased by her mother Wanda, father Fred Hartfelder, brothers Melvin & Norman. Edna is survived by her loving husband Dan MacQuarrie, sons Roy (Lisa), Wayne (Glenda) & daughter Carolynn, six grandchildren; Jason, Melissa; Crystal, Sharmon; Amy & Stephen; & great granddaughter Tristan.
December 29, 1936 – May 7, 2013
at the age of 76 years
- Mass of Christian Burial: Friday, May 10, 2013, 10:00 a.m.
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Salmon Arm
- Cremation Interment at Mt. Ida Cemetery
- Celebration of Life: Friday, May 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Trudy’s name may be made to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation, Box 265, Salmon Arm, BC, V1E 4N3
Celebration of life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Chase, BC on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 12:00 noon.
Peggy passed away peacefully at the tender age of 93.
She is survived by her husband Bruce, son Laird (Debbie) Roe, daughters Bev (Bill) Heath and Eileen Clark, five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews all of whom she adored.
Peggy touched so many people over the years, always ready with a joke, a gift or a helping hand. She had many passions but her greatest passion was laughter.
In lieu of flowers, for anyone wishing, please make a memorial donation in Peggy’s name to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #107, 515 Shuswap St., Chase, BC, V0E 1M0, another of her passions.
The family wishes to extend a big thank you to the Salmon Arm Hospital staff for the wonderful care she received in her final days.
Grave side service at Mt Ida cemetery: May 10th 2013 at 11:00 a.m.
Celebration of Life tea at the Laitinen home to follow.
Pat was born in Lanore, Manitoba to Emily and James Castle. Losing her father at 3 years of age Pat learned how to pitch in. Pat met and married James Piggott on May 13 1948 where they settled in the Bardel district of Manitoba on the Piggott family farm. The family soon grew and in 1964 Jim took a job with his brother Howard in Salmon Arm where they relocated to their own 5 acre farm. Pat made Jim promise to never move again and Salmon Arm is where they stayed.
Pat enjoyed farm life but also worked and volunteered in town. She was a member of the Legion, Pipes and Drums and The Royal Purple. Pat was very well known for her handmade crafts and especially her knitting and in the past few years sold them at winter craft sales. She loved music especially the old classics and spoke fondly of the old time dances.
“Nana” passed away peacefully in the morning of May 7th at Shuswap Lake General Hospital. Left behind to grieve is her husband (not quite 65 years) Jim, her children Bill (Cindy), Wes, Ann Laitinen (Peter) and Howard (Brenda), 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren of whom she was very proud.
Contributions in memory of Pat can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Celebration of Life: Residence, 1750 Trans Canada Hwy., Sicamous, BC
Michael was born in Nelson, BC and passed away unexpectedly on May 6, 2013 at Chase, BC at the age of 24 years.
He was predeceased by his brother Danny and leaves behind his beloved Helen and unborn son, parents Rodger and Heather Spencer as well as many family and friends.
Michael enjoyed fishing, swimming, the great outdoors, sitting around the campfire and swimming with friends.
He loved his family and friends whom he devoted his life to.
A Celebration of Michael’s life was held on Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the family residence
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Michael’s name may be made to a trust fund set up for Michael and Helen’s baby at the RBC, Salmon Arm branch, Institution 003, Transit 04990, Acct. 5069497.