Alberta Irene Huffman
was born on August 8th, 1920 in Albreda, B.C. and passed away peacefully on November 7th, 2012 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 92 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her children; Patricia (Morley) Dodman of Campbell River, B.C., Jim (Leanne) Huffman of Coldstream, B.C. and Marcy (Robert) Barnard of Surrey, B.C., her grandchildren; Michael Huffman of Victoria, B.C., Lisa Huffman of Edmonton, Alberta, Kim (Justin) Harper of Victoria, B.C., Kelly (Andrea) Dodman of Victoria, B.C., Nicole (Gordon) Bowzaylo of Edmonton,
Alberta, Benjamin Barnard (Trish) of Port Moody, B.C. and Gillian Barnard (John) of Coquitlam, B.C., her great-grandchildren; Lael, Aubrie, Madline, Serena, Jacob and Isaac as well as numerous extended family members and friends. Irene was preceded in death by her husband; Donald, to whom she was married for 65 years, her brothers; John and Curly, her sisters; Vivian and Margaret and her parents; Clinton and Mary Nichols.
Irene was a devoted community worker and spent many hours volunteering at the Schubert Centre. She was passionate about volunteering and volunteered in every community she lived in. She loved life, helping people in need, gardening, knitting, square dancing and she adored her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her “dad”.
Cremation preceded a Reception Celebrating Irene’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, November 17th, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Irene to the charity of their choice.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5