Rhea Bransted


RHEA BRANSTED, formerly of Vernon, passed away in Kelowna on June 14, 2005, at the age of 80 years. Rhea was born April 16, 1925 in Assiniboia, Sask. Her mother passed away shortly after Rhea’s birth and she was raised by adoptive parents, who ensured that she maintained contact with her Dad and her siblings. Rhea was predeceased by her parents, John and Margaret Moore; her adoptive parents, Jack and Aurore McDonald; her husband George in 2004; and her son John. She was also predeceased by brothers Willard, Harold, and Fergus Moore. Rhea is survived by her sister, Vera Schafer of Cambridge, Ontario; sister-in-law Eleanor Moore of Assiniboia, Sask., cousins and many nieces and nephews. Prayers will be recited at St. James’ Roman Catholic Church in Vernon on Monday, June 20 at 7:00 P.M.,Funeral Mass will be celebrated there on Tuesday, June 21, at 2:00 P.M., with the Reverend Father Domingo Cedo, celebrant. Cremation will follow, and the urn will be placed to rest with her husband and son at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery in California. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. (250)542-0155

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