It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Gladys Desnoyer on July 25, 2015 at the North Okanagan Hospice House, Vernon, BC. Gladys was born September 10, 1928 in Vernon, BC and was the second oldest of nine children. Gladys had numerous hobbies including cross stitch, knitting and gardening which she loved and was very proud of her yard and flowers. She and her husband, Lionel, owned and operated Desnoyer’s Honey on Okanagan Avenue. Gladys is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, Lionel; her siblings; Richie (Sue), Wayne (May), Phyllis, Marlene and Joan (Mark). She will be lovingly remembered by her children; Dennis (Kathy), Gary (Corinne), Darlene and Dave (Gail). Gladys will be greatly missed by her grandchildren; Candice, Addison, Carly (Eric) Jewell and Clayton (Amy) Desnoyer; Jenna Desnoyer (Joe O’Keeffe); Crystal (Barry) Smith; Billy (Lisa) Schrauwen; Jon, Katie and Joe Hopkins; as well as her great grandchildren; Georgia, Issac, Olivia and Nixon. Gladys is predeceased by her parents; Helma and Jack Muchowksi, baby Michael, as well as her brothers Roy and Gordon. Funeral Mass will be held at 11am on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at St. James Catholic Church (2607 27th Street, Vernon BC). For those wishing to do so, a memorial donation can be made to the Covenant House Vancouver (575 Drake Street, Vancouver BC V6B 4K8) or the SPCA (4800 Haney Road, Vernon BC V1H 1P6). You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s on-line obituary @

Arrangements entrusted to


Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

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