Rita Cordes

R i t a B . C o r d e s

We regret to announce the passing of Rita Beatrice

Cordes at Hospice House, Vernon, B.C, on August 8,

2008 at age 75 years. Rita moved to Lumby 30 years

ago from the lower mainland and for the last 5 years

has been a resident of Vernon. Rita was predeceased

by son George Knowles, 2007 and two brothers,

Donald and George Stanton. She is survived by her

loving family: two daughters, Allana (Silvio) Diotalevi

of Lumby, Melody Young of Winfifi eld, son Lawrence

(Susan) Knowles of Cloverdale, three sisters: Eleanore

Mitchell of Richmond, Patricia (Everette) Rookes

of Sparwood, Joan Vanderkraan of Vancouver, two

brothers, Edward Stanton of Vancouver, Terrill (Ann)

Stanton of Richmond, eight grandchildren, seven

great grandchildren, one great great granddaughter

and numerous nieces, nephews and extended

family. Celebration of Life service will be held from

the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Friday,

August 15th at 2 p.m. Donations in memory of Rita

may be made to North Okanagan Hospice or charity

of choice. Arrangements are in the care of

Pleasant Valley Funeral Home.


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