Boisvert, Effie Alvina

BOISVERT wBOISVERT 2wJuly 10, 1926 – September 30, 2015
at the age of 89 years

Celebration of life: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at the Eagle Bay Community Church with Pastor Myron Crown officiating.

Effie passed away on September 30, 2015 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm at the age of 89 years.

She was born on July 10, 1926 to Ada and Martin Sweetapple at Glovertown, Alexander Bay, Newfoundland.

Effie was predeceased by her mother, father, husband Alfred Joseph Boisvert, brother Martin Sweetapple Junior and sisters Aldine Davis and Bernice Feltham. She is survived by grieving family members, her daughter Laura (Frank) Delorey, son Dennis (Sheryle) Blackwood, son Danny (Margo) Blackwood, grandchildren David (Janice) Blackwood, Jonathan Blackwood, Ashley (Brody) Walker, Michael (Jennifer) Delorey, Karen (Dan) Williams, great grandchildren Ethan Blackwood, Madison Blackwood, Quincy Blackwood, Finn Walker, Emma Delorey, Isabelle Delorey, Chelsea Jukes and Natasha Williams, brother Graham Sweetapple and sister Flossie Skifington as well as many relatives and friends.

Known to her grandchildren as Nanny and great grandchildren as Great Nanny and NannyB, Effie enjoyed crocheting, knitting, crosswords and was also an avid reader. At the age of 50, she obtained GED and graduated 2 years accounting, Algonquin College, Ottawa.

Thanks to Doctor Juliann Aitchison and 4th floor nursing teams at Shuswap Lake General Hospital for their love and tender care.


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  1. My mother, Gwen, and I were sorry to hear of Effie’s passing. We have wonderful memories of time spent with our friends Effie and Fred at Lake Traverse in Algonquin Park. Effie was a wonderful lady and very kind to me when I was a child. Our sympathy to you whole family.

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