Mr. Bruce Leo Rooney was born on October 20th, 1927 at Bezanson, Alberta and passed away suddenly at his residence on Friday, April 27th, 2007 at the age of 79 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Marlene, whom he shared his life with for 51 years; one granddaughter, Dennette Mason of Invermere, B.C.; one great-grandson, Luke Robert Mason; three sisters, Marie Moss of Calgary, Alberta, Ilene Duffy and Connie (Bill) Yochim of Kelowna, B.C. and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Patricia Mason on October 2nd, 1983; his grandson, Robert Mason on August 1st, 2002; one brother, Bud and three sisters, Dorothy Rasmussen, Mona Fazan and Virgie Duffy. Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Bruce’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, May 9th, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. Interment of Bruce’s cremated remains will follow in the family plot at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. A Reception for family and friends will take place in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel at the conclusion of the Graveside Service. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Bruce to the Canadian Cancer Society, #104-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (542-1187)

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