MARESSE, Mary R. Marion

Peacefully, on Friday, June 11th, 2010 at Hospice House, Mary was called home at the age of 93.

She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her family, Al and Louise Lypchuk (Glenn, Michele, Lauren, Ward, and Rod), John and Carol Hocken (Rob, Michelle, Mark and Jacqueline), Nana to Scott, Alyson, Jordan, Daniel, Ben, Kamryn, Taylor, Brooklynn and Carlie, two sisters, Eva Hyde of Kamloops, BC and Joan Vaughan of Niagra Falls, Ontario, and many nieces and nephews. Mary was predeceased by her loving husband, Joseph, on December 25th, 1998.

Mary was born in 1916, in Manitoba. She lived most of her life in Winnipeg before retiring to Vernon in the mid 70’s.

At her request, a family graveside service was held on June 16th, 2010. If so desired, donations in memory of Mary may be made to the North Okanagan Hospice Society, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S4.

The family would like to thank Dr. Peter Henley, I.H.A. nurses, Coldstream Meadows staff and residents for their kindness and friendship over the past year and a half. Also, a big thank you to the staff and volunteers at Hospice House for the wonderful care given to Mary in her final days.


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