Bourelle, Amy

BOURELLE, AMY wMay 15, 1916 – November 22, 2014
at the age of 98 years

Memorial “Celebration of Life” gathering to be on December 7th  2:00 pm at Salmon Arm Elks Hall, 3690- 30th St. N.E.

Passed away peacefully at age 98 in residences at Piccadilly Place Care Home. Formerly a long time resident of Horsefly BC. Amy and husband Philip moved to Salmon Arm BC in 1972. Born at Rochester Alberta, Amy married Philip Bourelle at age 15. They shared 66 years of marriage until Philips death in 1998. They had 12 children then raised two additional boys. She is survived by 9 of her children. Philip Jr; Arthur (Alice);(Predeceased George); Charles; Hazel Glusman (Dave) Katherine Sarrazin (Bert); Emory; Walter; Lyda Critchlow (Stanley); Ivan (Judi); Brian Brown and Barry Brown. Amy had 12 siblings and is survived by brother Edmund Hill of Ft. St. James BC and sister Silvia Madsen of Boyle Alberta. Philips family of 8 have all passed. Amy and Philip’s fruitful life leave 9 children , 25 Grand Children, many great grandchildren, several great great grand and a few great great great grand children. Amy will be oh-so-missed by family, nieces, nephews, friends, neighbors for all of the wonderful moments and memories of her 98 years. Amy’s family exstend our very special thanks to Dr. Wiecker for his outstanding care to our mother’s needs. Our thanks also to Fishers Funeral Services for excellent guidance and service. Memorial “Celebration of Life” gathering to be on December 7th starts time 2:00 pm at Salmon Arm Elks Hall, 3690- 30th St. N.E.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.


  1. Sending our love and condolences to our cousins and their families as you honor your Mother. I remember our family visiting Aunty and Uncle in Horsefly. Especially the fun stories and laughter around the table. I remember Aunty in her garden and picking the vegetables to put in her apron. I’m sorry we can’t be with you to Celebrate the life of this truly special lady. Sending our prayers and thinking of you all with love. Teresa and Kelly

  2. I only knew Amy for a short time, but within that short period;? I came to know…how very, very special this wonderful lady was… My condolences to all of Amy’s family. My thoughts are with you all…

  3. Such happy memories of Aunt Amy, and our visits with her as children in Horsefly. She was always so very kind to me. Our thoughts and prayers are with her Children and grandchildren at this time. Rest in peace, Aunt Amy.

  4. Sincere condolences to all the Bourelle kids I grew up with in Horsefly. Your Mom was such a special lady. I feel lucky to have known her.

  5. I celebrate a most special Aunt—–My condolences to the Bourelle Family.

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