September 1, 1919 – August 18, 2015

It is with deep sadness that our family announces the passing of Bertha Jewell Young in Peace Arch Hospital on August 18. Bertha was predeceased by her husband Bill in 1999. She leaves to mourn her daughter Peggy, step daughters Jean and Muriel, many grandchildren and great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. 

Bert was a long time resident of Vernon before moving to Surrey in 2000. She was a teacher for many years at West Vernon Elementary. Bert was active in the Vernon Curling Club, Spallumcheen Golf Club and loved to play bridge.

Funeral services will be at St Marks’ Anglican Church in South Surrey on Wednesday August 26, 2015. Burial to follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery on Thursday August 27, 2015 at 2:30 PM. A short graveside ceremony will precede the burial.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 0155.

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