Phyllis Muriel Ramsay
A grave site internment service for Phyllis Muriel Ramsay (nee Seymour) will be held at 1:30 PM, April 21, 2012 in Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Vernon. Phyllis passed away October 29, 2011 in Edmonton, Alberta at the age of ninety-three years. She was pre deceased by her husband, James in 1986 and her brother Eldon in 2000. Phyllis was born and raised in the Okanagan Valley. Her parents, Syd and Kate Seymour, were pioneers in the North Okanagan and started the oldest continuous family run plumbing business in Vernon.
Phyllis is survived by three children: Jim Ramsay (Maureen), Anne Edgson (Jim) and Joan Hollman (Jim); thirteen grandchildren, twenty-five great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews. She devoted her life to her family, raising three children in often rustic conditions in CNR Railway stations. Mom was an accomplished gardener and loved to be outdoors. She was a certified swimming instructor and enjoyed the sport of curling in winter. She went camping and canoeing with her family well into her eighties. Her family is her legacy. Well done Mom!!