It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Barb (Mom) on April 2nd, 2015 at Heron Grove Residential Care. Born March 8th, 1927 on the family farm in Spallumcheen, she will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 67 years, Eric, daughters Kathy (Dennis) Cotter, Jean (Mike) Haug, and her sister Jeanette Gill; grandchildren Shelly (Tyler) Cull; and Janice (Gerry) Larson, Karin Haug, Corinne (Mike) Litchfield; great grand children Karlee, Hailey, and MacKenzie.
Mom enjoyed gardening, baking, sewing and knitting and she was very proficient at each of them. Any spare time she had was spent knitting sweaters for family and friends. Their property on Okanagan Lake was her favourite spot to be during the summer.
Barb got to see a lot of B.C. as they moved often for Eric’s work with the B.C. Forest Service. Stops included Prince George, Kamloops, Nelson, Delta, Victoria, Williams Lake, and for the last 5 years in Vernon close to family. During these years she made many life long friends.
The family would like to thank the staff of Cottage 5 at Heron Grove for their compassion and care for Mom over the last 10 months.
Friends and family are invited to an informal gathering at the Bethel Funeral Chapel Tea Room between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 27th for friendship and sharing.
In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Barb to the Vernon S.P.C.A.
Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 • 250-542-1187