We regret to announce the passing of Hélène Donauer on December 16, 2012 in Vernon, BC. She was born October 20, 1927 in Ferland, SK, the 8th child of 13 born to Louis and Angelina Fournier. Family meant everything to Hélène. She is predeceased by her husband Michael in 2010, her parents, five siblings and her second daughter, Bernice, in 1971. Hélène is survived by daughter, Rosalind Sims (Garry), son Dale Donauer (Millie), daughter Aileen Lubiniecki (Kevin), Bernice’s husband Murray Goertzen and 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Her faith was of the utmost importance in her life and it influenced the spirituality of everyone touched by her.
A Memorial Mass to be held on Saturday, December 22 at 11:00, St. James Church, 2607 – 27 Street, Vernon, BC.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a Memory Donation to either:
North Okanagan Hospice Society
3506 – 27 Avenue
Vernon, BC V1T 1S4
Epilepsy Canada National Office
2255B Queen Street East, Suite 336
Toronto, ON M4E 1G3
Arrangements are in care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com