We regret to announce the death of MARY (MARIE) MITCHELL in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on December 11,2003 atthe age of 93 years. Mary was born in Strathcona, Alberta and was a longtime resident of Vernon. She was predeceased by her husband Ivan in 1974, her parents Mike & Josephine Buchak, 3 brothers: Henry, Edward and Ted and 1 sister: Helen. Mary is survived by her loving children: Mavis McLeod of Tofield, Ab, Judi (Andy) Schiiler of Peachland, BC, Mitch of Mazatlan, Mexico, along with 9 grandchildren, 5 great -grandchildren and her sister Vicotira Buchak of Vernon. Service of Remembrance will be held on Tuesday, December 16, 2003 at 2:00 p.m., in the Chapel of Vernon Funeral Home, withMr. Brian Jackason officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be to the Vernon Jubilee Hospital Endowment Fund, 2101-32 St., Vernon, BC, V1T 5L2. Arrangements are in the care of VERNON FUNERAL HOME 250-542-0155.