KATHLEEN RIPPIN passed away at the Willowdale Guest Home on October 12, 2003 at the age of 86 years. She is survived by three sons: Dan (Bev) of Sidney, Ed (Bertha) of Vernon and Bill (Carol) of Chemainus, one daughter: Shirley Russell (Ray Cretelli) of Revelstoke and two sisters: Irene Loomer of Surrey and Mary White of Vancouver, 12 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Bill (97) and one daughter Marie Bennett. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of your choice. A grave side service will be held for family and close friends at 2pm on Monday, October 20th at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME 542-0155.