Lila Makarenko

Lila Makarenko




Born November 3rd, 1928 in Saskatchewan, Lila

Fern Makarenko, with her loving family by her side,

passed away at the age of 79 years in Vernon, B.C.

August 4th, 2008. Fern will be deeply and forever

missed by her loving husband George to whom she

was married for 58 years; daughters Janis, Bonnie

(Peter) Rook and one granddaughter Crystal Huls.

Further surviving her is a number of sisters-in-law,

brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. She was

predeceased by her daughter Joanne Makarenko,

brother William Linklater and sister Pearl Linklater.

Fern loved to laugh, dance, play cards, entertain

with gourmet cooking, golf and travel. She was a

caring, loving and giving person and known for her

hard work and determination. Fern was involved

with Rotary, Vernon Winter Carnival Committee,

a 40 year member of the Gyrettes and a Realtor

for a number of years. There will be no service by

request. A family gathering will take place at a later

date. In lieu of flfl owers, those wishing to do so may

make a memorial donation in Fern’s memory to the

Alzheimer’s Society, #102, 3402 – 27th Avenue,

Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Abri de Beer and the

staff at Heron Grove for their wonderful, loving care.

Cremation and arrangements in the care of Personal

Alternative Funeral Services, #1, 4311 – 25th

Avenue, Vernon, B.C. 250-558-0866

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