MARIA GRAVES born December 25, 1926 passed away peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on April 14, 2004. Survived by sisters Doreen Chaney of Edmonton, AB, Renaye Paynter of Calgary, AB and brother Donald Lynes (Eileen) of Spruce Grove AB., three children Diane Rosoman (David) of Malakwa, David Graves (Marlene) of Prince George and Larry Graves (Margaret) of Kelowna. Eight grandchildren;Laurie, Tracy, Jason, Mattew, jamie, Corrie, Kim and Ryan. Eleven great grandchildren; Samantha, Arielle, Mackenzie, Anastasia, Wesley,Courtney, Kirstin, Crystal, autumn, Samuel and Christopher. Maria was born in Calmar, AB and moved with her family to Armstrong in 1944 where she married and raised her family. Maria resided in Vernon for over 0 years. She will be missed. Celebration of Life Service for Maria will be held at the Chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Saturday, May 1, 2004 at 11:00 AM with Capt.Sean Wong officiating. Reception to follow in the tea Room of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home. Arrangements entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME. 250-542-4333.