Faustine Violet Marchand (nee Bonneau) passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on December 9, 2013, at North Okanagan Hospice House, at the age of 94 years.
Violet was born in Vernon and was a lifelong resident of the area. She leaves behind her children: Bertha (John) Phelan, Delores Todd, Bill Marchand and Freida Allison; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Rose Williams, brothers John, Alfred, and Wayne Bonneau and their families, along with many extended relatives and friends.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 13, at 11:00 a. m., at St. Benedict’s Roman Catholic Church at Head-of-the-Lake, with the Reverend Father Dale Normandeau, celebrant. Interment will follow in Head-of-the-Lake Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.