Alvina Sorensen



1919 – 2009

Born November 15, 1919 in Scapa, Alberta, Alvina

Sorensen passed away peacefully with her loving

family by her side on January 5th, 2009 at Hospice

House, Vernon, BC. Alvina lived her life always

helping others with love in her heart. Her family

will remember her for Danish Christmases. She did

a lot of travelling with her sister Lydia Maron and

her friend Kay Diprimio. Alvina was predeceased

by her husband Oscar Sorensen, granddaughter Lisa

Patterson and great-granddaughter Samantha Patterson.

Lovingly remembered by her children: Brian Cliffe,

Karen (Gordon) Patterson, Bob (Linda) Cliffe and Pat

Anderson; grandchildren: Jerry (Lisa) Patterson, Rob

(Emiko) Patterson, Jason (Cheryl) Cliffe, Jim (Melodie)

Cliffe, Leslie Anderson and Chris (Cindy) Anderson.

Alvina is further survived by great-grandchildren: Alex

and Kristina Patterson, Hailey Surjin, Shayla Wilson

and Libby Cliffe. A Celebration of Life will be held at

1:00 p.m., Friday, January 9, 2009 at Schubert Centre,

3505 – 30th Avenue, Vernon, BC.

Those wishing to do so may make a memorial donation

in Alvina’s memory to North Okanagan Hospice

Society, 3506 – 27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4

or to charity of choice. We wish to thank Dr. Raupach

and the staff at Comfort Living and Hospice House for

their loving care of Mom. Arrangements entrusted to

Personal Alternative Funeral Services, #1, 4311 – 25th

Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1P5


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