Lorraine Jean Shymanski

MAY 30, 1943 – APRIL 29, 2009 

It with great sadness that the family of Lorraine announces her passing after a valiant, courageous and lengthy battle following a stroke suffered almost 3 years ago.

She is survived by her loving husband of 46 years Richard, Sons Todd (Collette) and Brett, Daughter Teena, granddaughter Kelsey, Sister Linda (Len), and Sister-in-Law Lynda.

She was predeceased by her Father Orville, Mother Jean, Brother David and her special Aunt and Uncle, Marion and Bob MacDonald.

Lorraine and Rick were married in Vernon and they have resided in Mackenzie since 1974.

Mom was one of a kind, with an indomitable spirit, quick wit and sense of humour that will be greatly missed.

She was a homemaker, librarian and special friend to many.

The family would like to acknowledge and give thanks to all of the nurses, doctors and staff at the Mackenzie hospital for their compassion and care over the past 3 years. To the many friends who took the time to help out both Mom and Dad during these past three years, we appreciate the love, kindness and the endless support you provided. 

Following her wishes, a casual celebration of Lorraine’s life will be held in Mackenzie at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 599 Skeena Drive, at 11 am Wednesday May the 6th. Father Andy Barnes and Father Henry Dunbar to officiate. Please join us in a celebration of her life.