Roberta Lavurn Williamson
Roberta Lavurn Williamson (nee Lidstone) slipped away to the other side on August 15th, 2011 in Kelowna, BC at the age of 83 years. She lived life to the fullest, thoroughly enjoying her professional life as an L.P.N. Nurse, which began in Armstrong in 1961, through to 1993, where she retired from Cottonwoods as an Activity Aid, in Kelowna, BC. Her immediate family was her passion before and after retirement, as well as being a dedicated hockey fan. Those who knew her will never forget her sense of humor, or how she loved to laugh, sharing her deep love of life, contagious enthusiasm, and bright enlightening smile. Roberta Lavurn is survived by her two sons, Cambell Roy Williamson (wife Margaret), of Surrey, BC and Daryl Stacey Williamson of Kelowna, BC, sisters: Kay Bennett of Kamloops; and Joyce Edward (Bill) of Vancouver. Her adorable grandchildren: Lori (Trevor), Nicole (Robi), Jeff (Jen), and Amanda; her great grandchildren: Omar, Avery, Nathanial, Leah and Brianna. Lavurn is predeceased by her oldest son, Richard Wayne Williamson, and her loyal husband, Richard Dean Williamson; sisters Lottie, Edna, Mary, brother Raymond; her parents: Christina and Roy Lidstone. A Celebration or Roberta Lavurns amazing life will be held at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Wayne Laurie officiating. In lieu of flowers donations to the Kelowna General Hospital in memory of Roberta Lavurn would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.mem.com. Arrangements in care of First Memorial Funeral Services, (250) 762-2299.