Marion (Malowany) Wilson

It is with great sadness we that announce the passing of Mrs. Marion (Malowany) Wilson of Vavenby on March 4, 2005 at the age of 67 years.

She is survived by her husband Jack of Vavenby, son Guy of Clearwater, daughter Charlene Tobin (Jim) of Vavenby; grandchildren Cory Wilson of Kamloops, Krista Wilson (Chris) of Clearwater, Jilene Tobin of Vavenby and great granddaughter Kallie of Clearwater. Marion is also remembered by her brothers Ed and Albert Malowany both of Vernon, nephew Albert and nieces Edvina, Carla, Rene, Angela and Lorie and her dog Willie.

Marion was happiest being a mother and a homemaker, loved by her family. Marion had many different jobs over the years, her favourite was being an Avon representative. She was born January 26, 1938 in Vegreville, Alberta. She married Jack Wilson February 26, 1956 and they started their family. They lived in the Okanagan area before moving to Brennan Creek in 1965, and settling in Vavenby in 1971.

A Celebration of Marion’s Life was held in the Vavenby Christian Church in Vavenby at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2005.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital, 640 Park Street, RR#1, Clearwater, B.C. V0E 1N0 in memory of Marion would be appreciated. Arrangements are entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, Kamloops, BC. Telephone (250) 374-1454.

When you awaken in the morning’s hush

I am the swift uplifting rush

Of quiet birds in circled flight.

I am the soft stars that shine at night.

Do not stand at my grave and cry;

I am not there, I did not die.

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