June Rose Emery was born on June 8th, 1929 and was unexpectedly called Home to be with her Lord on June 8th, 2009, the day of her 80th birthday. She passed away after having sustained head injuries from a fall a few days before.
June is the beloved wife of Glen, to whom she was married for 57 years; mother of Aaron (Deb) Emery, LeAnne Emery, Sheri Clark and Kathi (Gary) Shields; grandmother of Kathy and Wes Emery, Lottie Thomas, Dawn Cunningham, Jonathan Bennett, Sarah Emery, Allen, Tiffany, Duncan and Benjamin Clark, Chantelle Emery, Lindsey Fowler, Meaghan, Nick and Jossy Shields; great-grandmother of Jonah Nault; sister of Reg Lafortune and sister-in-law of Peggy Lafortune; and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Alfred Handy Lafortune in 1956, her mother, Gladys Viola Lafortune in 1979 and one brother, Vern Lafortune. June was a long time former resident of Armstrong and was very active in the Boy Scouts and the Metis Association for many years.
Cremation preceded a Celebration Of June’s Life which will be held at Faith Baptist Church on Monday, June 15th, 2009 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Erik Reimer and Pastor Elmer Fehr officiating.
As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of June to the B.C. Children’s Hospital, 938 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4H4 or the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan, P.O. Box 3619, Stn Main, Guelph, Ontario N1H 9Z9.
Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5. 250-542-1187