Anna Loretta Burroughs

Anna Loretta Burroughs

1930-2008

Anna Loretta Burroughs, at the age of 77

years, passed away peacefully with her loving

family at her side, at Hospice House, Vernon,

BC, April 29, 2008. Born September 28, 1930

in Olds, AB, Loretta lived in Alberta until 1977

when she and her husband Gordon and family

moved to Vernon. Her strong faith in God and

Christian walk in life set a wonderful example

for all. Loretta was a pillar in the lives of her

fi ve children. One of her many talents was

creating stained glass for family and friends

which will be cherished for years to come. Her

husband Gordon, son Frank, sister Adeline and

brother Paul predeceased her. Loretta will be

lovingly remembered by her family, sons: Patrick

(Patricia) and Timothy; daughters: Nancy

and Kelly (Neil) Wallin and four grandchildren

and two step-grandchildren to whom she

was a special nana. Further surviving her are

her sister Jenny Sutherland and sister-in-law

Marj Fagan. The family wishes to extend their

heartfelt thanks to the staff and the special

volunteers at Hospice House for all their wonderful

supportive care. Those wishing to do so

may make a donation in Loretta’s memory

to Vernon and District Hospice Society,

3506 – 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held

at 1:00 PM Saturday, May 3, 2008 at

St. James Catholic Church, 2607 – 27th

Street, Vernon, BC. Rev. Father Martin

Peyton, Celebrant. Funeral arrangements

entrusted to Personal Alternative Funeral

Services, Vernon, BC 250-558-0866.