Eva “Sqarielks” Lawrence passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Thursday, March 11, 2004. Aged 78 years. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband and best friend Willie Lawrence of Vernon; sons Leslie (Wendy), David (Bonnie) and John (Teresa) all of Vernon; daughters Janice (Gordon) Antoine of Merritt, Brenda Lawrence and Kathi Lawrence both of Vernon; grandchildren Stefany, Dwayne (Tracey), Ashley, Tammy (Jason), Shayla, Amanda, Jodi, D.J., Sara, Ryan, Troy, Garett, Nolan, Raeann, Reid, Alicia, Kelsey and Lauren; nine great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. Predeceased by grandmother Nancy, parents John and Edith Oppenheimer, brothers Ernest and Angus Oppenheimer. Born in Vernon, Eva was raised by her grandmother Nancy. She loved the outdoors, spending time with her family and many friends. Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 15, 2004 at St. Benedict Catholic Church. Father Martin Peyton celebrant. Interment in Head of the Lake Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are in the care of PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES, 558-0866.

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