Rita Elizabeth Taylor passed away peacefully at
Vernon on June 3, 2008. Predeceased by husband
John Walter Taylor, son Lance Wayne Taylor and
granddaughter Susan Elizabeth Taylor, Rita will
be sadly missed by four daughters Bett y Marion
of Vernon, Patt y (Tom) Sheldon of Vernon, Peggy
(John) Hall of Penticton and Faye (Bill Haworth
of Vernon; two sons John Robert (Judy) Taylor
of Pickering, On. and Mark (Maria) Taylor of
Vernon; nineteen grandchildren; twenty-two great
grandchildren; brother George (Doris) Allard of
Winnipeg; numerous nieces, nephews and fr iends.
Rita was born on November 19, 1921, at Th e Pas,
Manitoba. She moved to BC and lived in various
communities before sett ling in Vernon fi ft y-fi ve years
ago. Rita was active in the business community
when she and husband Jack owned Taylor Service
and Repair. Her interests included cards, bingo,
square dancing, music and travel. Family was also
very important to Rita and she was greatly loved by
her children and extended family.
Prayers will be held 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June
10. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 1:00 p.m.,
Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at St. James Catholic
Church, Vernon. Father Martin Peyton, Celebrant.
Tea to follow at Schubert Centre. Donations in
memory of Rita may be made to Vernon Hospice
Society, 3506-27 Ave., Vernon, V1T 1S4. Th e
family would like to thank Dr. J. Bernard and the
absolutely wonderful nurses on 3 west. Arrangements
in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral
Services, Armstrong, 546-7237.