was born on July 23rd, 1923 in Mundare, Alberta and was called Home to be with her Lord on August 27th, 2011 at the age of 88 years.
Annie will be lovingly remembered by her two sons, Zenith of Prince Rupert, B.C. and Jerry (Sharon) of Vernon, B.C.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Elsie (George) Luchak of Vernon, B.C. and Lil McCue of Oak Bay, B.C.; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Metro (Matt) Shpeley on September 8th, 2007 and one sister, Hope Shaw.
Annie was an avid gardener and spent many hours tending her beautiful garden. She and Matt won the Vernon Beautification Garden Club Award on at least one occasion.
The Prayer Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Thursday, September 1st, 2011 at 7:00 P.M. The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 2nd, 2011 at 1:30 P.M. with The Very Reverend Archpriest Isadore Woronchak officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. At the conclusion of the Graveside Service friends are invited to join the family at a Reception which will be held in the Bethel Tea Room.
Flowers would be gratefully accepted by the family or those who wish to send donations in memory of Annie may do so to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5