Alice Sylvia Anne Marshall
Alice Sylvia Anne Marshall, aged 84, passed away at Hospice in Vernon on September 20, 2012, after a brief illness. She was born in Vancouver, BC on December 9, 1927, to Gordon and Anne Johnson. In the 1940s she moved with her family to Vernon and attended school here. After studying at UBC, she moved to Vanderhoof with her husband Fraser McIntosh and after his death became the credit manager for a local hardware store. She met Tom Marshall in the early 1960s and they married in 1965. They moved to Vernon in the late 1960s where they purchased a home and enjoyed Okanagan living. As the Office Manager for Steiner & Company, Alice was a positive influence on staff and clients. Camping, fishing, hunting, golfing, cards and sewing became her hobbies and they enjoyed a full and rewarding life which included extensive world travel, entertaining, collecting beautiful objects and enjoying all things Christmas. Tom predeceased her in 1989.
She is survived by her sister, Evelyn (Brian) Storrier, Qualicum Beach; her step son, Toby (Betty) Marshall and family, Kamloops; her adopted family Don (Joanne) Main of Vernon and all their children and grandchildren, and her Miniature Schnauzer, Sam. Her friends and family will miss her and remember her for her generosity, her sense of humour, her unique style and all the wonderful shopping expeditions.
Friends are invited to join the family at a Celebration of Life to honour this very special lady to be held on October 12, 2012, from 2 to 4 pm at the Schubert Center, Side Banquet Room, 3505 – 30 Ave., following interment at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery at 10.00 a.m. Those who have been lucky to have shared her life at work, golfing, or travelling or celebrated Christmas with her…bring your stories and memories to share with all of us. Donations in her memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Thank you to Dr. A. DeBeer and staff at Vernon Jubilee Hospital and North Okanagan Hospice Society.
“Thoughtful, inspiring and lots of fun”