Elinor May Bonenfant, 91, of Vernon BC, formerly of Edmonton Alberta, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 29th, 2015.

Born May 16th, 1924 in Mirror, Alberta, she is pre-deceased by her parents Ernest and Olive Irwin and her sisters, Gwendolyn and Betty.

Elinor worked for many years in Edmonton before retiring and moving to Oyama BC with her husband. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, Elinor enjoyed family get-togethers often the winner of a good game of cards or BINGO! Elinor and Gordon moved to Vernon in 2010.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Gordon Edwin Bonenfant; two sons, Robert (Linda) and Brian; three daughters Jane (Tim), Darryl (Karl), and Tracy (Michael); seven grandchildren, Tara (Cameron), Stacy (Brent), Jarret (Lisa), Gordon, Ryan (Rebecca), Kyle and Melanie; and, eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 AM Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at the Vernon Funeral Home.

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