Jeanne Newington (nee Valentin)

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Jeanne Newington on June 26th, 2017 at the Hospice House in Vernon, BC. Jeanne’s passion was gardening, hanging all her plants and going berry picking. She was an avid animal lover who enjoyed taking her 4 legged kids to go feed the ducks. In her spare time Jeanne also enjoyed 10 pin bowling and going to the SF 49’ers football games. Jeanne will forever be loved and missed by her husband Edward, to whom she was married for 42 years, her brother Paul, sister Anna, sons Mike and Paul, daughters Penny and Diane, brother-in-law Owen and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her mother Gabrielle Petit, father Gaston Valentin and sisters Leena and Louise. In lieu of flowers, we ask that donations be made in Jeanne’s memory to the North Okanagan Hospice Society (3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC) or the Vernon SPCA (4800 Haney Road, Vernon, BC). We would like to thank Dr. Borchert, Dr. Yakeshen, Chris Vanderburg for always being there 24 hours a day, all the Interior Health Staff, the care aids who came into the home and all the wonderful, caring staff at the Hospice House. There will be a graveside service held at 10:00am on Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 at the Armstrong/Spallumcheen Cemetery (4250 Highland Park Rd, Armstrong, BC) with a Celebration of Life to follow at 11:00am at the Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services Chapel (2980 Smith Drive, Armstrong, BC).

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Arrangements entrusted to ALTERNATIVES FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES ® Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237