January 14, 1943 – October 22, 2015

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our dear mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, Carolyn, in Vernon, BC, after a sudden illness.

Carolyn was born in Victoria, BC, and was raised in remote and beautiful parts of British Columbia. Wherever she lived, she was known for her good nature and her interest in sports, especially horses and softball, music and as a lover of dogs (Cookie, Angel and Bear will miss her terribly). She is remembered as the one who taught her cousins how to play ball, and her sister to jive, and the way she loved to sing, to mention just a couple of memories shared by family.

Carolyn is survived and lovingly remembered by her children, Darryl, Deanna, Boyd and Bryan (Lisa); ex-husband and long time friend, Phil; sister Shirley (Gerald); sister-in-law Ingrid; grandchildren Leanne (Brett), Nadine (Andrew), Brantly, Curt, Shane, Danica and Rylan and great-grandchildren Daelynn, Brielle, Glory and Xavier; niece Rachel (Evan) and nephews Arion and Peter and many cousins. Carolyn was predeceased by her mother, Norma and step-father Peter, brother Terry and grandson Bryce.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Vernon Family Church 3508 – 25th Avenue, Friday, October 30 at 1 pm. All family members and friends are welcome.

The family wishes to give the most heartfelt thanks to the nurses and doctors at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital and the caring staff at the Hospice House.

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