Ray Adams

Ray J. Adams, who had survived 87 harvest seasons, passed

away at Hospice House on Sunday, October 12th, 2008. He

was most grateful for the years of family life and made sure

his family knew how grateful he was.

Ray is survived by his loving wife Florence and forty family

members: his stepchildren, Cheryl (Doug) Rolfe of Picture

Butte, Alberta, Jerry Tompkins of Vernon, Dayle (Rob)

Sweigard of Enderby, Warren (Linda) Tompkins of Enderby,

Rick (Dianne) Tompkins of Vernon, Ken (Virginia) Tompkins

of Enderby, Claudia (Duane) Schindel of Lavington,

numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well

as two great-great-grandchildren. He is further survived by

his sister, Julia Schile of Lethbridge, Alberta; two brothers,

George (Eleanor) and Henry (Shonnie) of Calgary, Alberta

and several nieces and nephews. Ray was predeceased by

his mother, father, fi ve brothers and sisters.

Ray’s wife and family wish to thank their new friends and

the staff of Canterbury Court for their kindness. A special

thank you to Dr. Pritchett and also to the staff at Hospice

House for their kindness and loving care during his stay.

A Memorial Tea will be held in the Tea Room of Pleasant

Valley Funeral Home on Saturday, October 18th, 2008 from

1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Burial will follow at the Pleasant Valley

Cemetery.

In lieu of fl owers, those friends wishing to make memorial

contributions in memory of Ray may do so to the Vernon

Hospice House, 3506-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4.

Arrangements have been entrusted to

Pleasant Valley Funeral Home

250 542 4333

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