Ritchot, Frances “Fran” Rachel

November 25, 1963 – April 30, 2021
at the age of 57 years:

         CELEBRATION OF LIFE:  1 pm, Saturday, May 7, 2022 @ Elk’s Hall, Salmon Arm, BC.  Reception to immediately follow:  Meat and cheese platters will be provided, please brind an appy, or dessert to share.  Bar drinks $5.00 – please drive responsibly.  There is camping available on the premisses.  Please bring your own picnic chair for outside.  Please feel free to share this post.

     It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Fran on April 30, 2021. She resided in the community of Miocene, BC with her long-term partner Colin Stevens. Fran was genuinely loved and will certainly be missed by her family and friends.

A celebration of life will be held in the community where she resided, as well as in the Shuswap, with details to be provided at a later date.


  1. A beautiful blessed soul

  2. My Dearest Sister Friend Fran. I’m So Messed with hearing you are gone. So many memories of our shenanigans! Love,Laughter and Tears we’ve shared. I will miss you and I’m sorry I never made it out to see you,Collin,Mandy, and your Beautiful Granddaughter. Love and Light Girlfriend ❤️ Janie Cook

  3. I am shocked and saddened at learning of Fran’s passing. We go back many years with Fran and Mandy, from Canoe, Ft McMurray, Calgary, and back to Salmon Arm. She had an infectious smile that I will never forget. My condolences to Colin, Mandy, and the Family. Rest in peace girl, you will always have a place in my heart.
    Pam Tate-Darren Tate

  4. I wish her family my condolences – I only knew Fran for a few years around the Miocene area – she was
    a member of the Horsefly W.I. and as such, we worked together – she was truly a good soul – always ready to
    help, no questions asked. RIP Fran –

  5. So sorry to hear of Fran’s passing such a nice lady, she always made me feel happy when I was around her. Fran will be dearly missed.

  6. No words can express how much you will be Missed and how much you were Loved Thinking of your Family and Friends!

  7. Fran, you were a friend to my whole family, I remember babysitting for you and Brenda when you had your kids around the same time and lived together in the white house across from Jackson school. You will be missed by all

  8. So sorry to hear of Frans passing. I worked with her at Docs Pub in Canoe in the mid 80s. She was so fun to be around. My sincere condolences go out to the families especially Mandy. Mandy I remember u probably about 5 yrs or less at that time.Your Mom loved you so much. Hugs to all❤

  9. I was thinking of your laugh this morning. I hope someone has it on video somewhere! Lots of love, always.

  10. My friend Frannie..thank you for being you and for all the great..and sad memories..I love you..rest easy my friend..

  11. Very unexpected but a beautiful soul undoubtedly on to bigger and better things

  12. Im so sorry…you were too young..

  13. Fran i will miss you and all the trouble we got into the best was when we plastic wrapped Jims truck and he sold you the plastic .

  14. Words can not explain the sadness I feel for the loss of you on this earth my dear friend. I love and will forever miss your beautiful smile.

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