Rona Brown

(nee Portman)

was born on February 7th, 1925 in Vernon, B.C. and was called Home to be with her Lord on November 23rd, 2012 at the age of 87 years.

Rona will be lovingly remembered by her six children, Dauphne (Jerry) Batula and Elizabeth (Edward) Kenny of Vernon, B.C., Elwin (Wendy) of Kelowna, B.C., Lloyd (Louise) of Lavington, B.C., Faith Holtz and Victor (Paulette) of Vernon, B.C.; 16 grandchildren;

30 great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Hurlburt Brown and one son-in-law, Leonard Holtz.

Rona was a very kind lady who was a selfless caregiver all of her life. She always enjoyed talking about her family and what growing up in Vernon was like in the old days.

A private family Graveside Service at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery will precede a Celebration Of Rona’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Thursday, November 29th, 2012 at 1:30 P.M. with Pastor Frank Dorst officiating. A Reception will follow in the Bethel Tea Room. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Rona to Cystic Fibrosis Canada, 929 Curtis Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1V 2C9.

The family would like to thank all the staff at Noric House for the wonderful care they gave to our Mom and Grandmother.

Funeral arrangements have been with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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