We regret to announce the sudden passing of Barbara Jane Brooks on February 27, 2007, at the age of 63 years. Barbara was born and educated in Ontario, and came to Vernon in 1969. She was a Licenced Practical Nurse at Vernon Jubilee Hospital for 29 years prior to her retirement. Barbara was an avid golfer and longtime member of Hillview Golf Club, and loved skiing every winter. She was a member of the Ramblers Club in Vernon since the 1970s.

Barbara will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband of 35 years, Barrie; her mother, Barbara Stewart; sister Patricia (Bill) Neill; nephew Allen (Jackie) Neill and family all of Dryden, Ont., niece Sharlene (Bruce) Nugent and family, of Thunder Bay, Ont., and sister-in-law Valerie Canhan of Oliver, B.C. Cremation. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Barbara to Hospice House, 3506 – 27 Ave., Vernon, V1T 1S4. Cremation arrangements were in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 542-0155.

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