We regret to announce the death, at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on January 7, 2012 of Joey Franz, at the age of 90 years.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her husband, Sam; children Bev (Lawrence) Ridley, Melvin (Doris) Rookes, Everett (Patricia) Rookes, David (Gail) Rookes, and Karen (Darryl) Sochan, sixteen grandchildren; thirty great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Joey is also survived by two sisters, two brothers and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members.

A gathering to celebrate Joey’s life will be announced at a future date. Friends wishing to do so may make donations in her memory to the charity of their choice. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.

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