April 30th, 1921 – September 5th, 2015

Ethel Bouffard, passed away peacefully at the Gateby Nursing Home in Vernon B.C. on September 5th, 2015. She will be warmly remembered and sadly missed by her family and friends.

Ethel was born in Saskatchewan in 1921 and later married and moved to Mailardville in Coquitlam B.C. She will be lovingly remembered by: her daughter Leona (Darrell), her grandchildren Kristin (Darren), Ryan (Nicole), and her great grandchildren, Isabella and Brandon, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Ethel was a warm and giving woman who enjoyed sewing, bingo, flowers and gardening. She also enjoyed travelling, children and family gatherings. Ethel had worked several different jobs in her lifetime including: working at Fraser Mills, Hudson’s Bay warehouse, as well as a waitress at a café. She was a committed, hard working woman who always had time to help others.

The family extends heartfelt gratitude to the Staff of Gateby Nursing Home.

The Funeral Mass on her behalf will be celebrated at St. James Roman Catholic Church in Vernon B.C. on September 16th at 2:00 p.m. A reception will be held in the lower level of the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 4333. Condolences may be offered at

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