MRS. JOAN MARSDEN MCLELLAN passed away in the Alexander Wing of Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Sunday, October 19th, 2003 at the age of 81 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her children; Carolynne Groves of Surrey, B.C., Brian (Joyce) McLellan of Qualicum Beach, B.C., Sharon Diamond of North Vancouver, B.C., Valerie (Les) Chase of Ft. McMurray, Alberta and Maureen (Gerald) Deis of Lumby, B.C., 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald James McLellan and her son-in-law, Tom Groves. Cremation preceded the Funeral Service which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, October 22nd, 2003 at 1:30 P.M. with Reverend Canon Chris Harwood-Jones officiating. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Joan to the Alzheimer Society Of B.C., #102-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1 or the B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation, #202-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5. (1-250-542-1187).