Roseline Cruickshank Findlay (nee: Thom) passed away peacefully at Noric House on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the age of 84 years.
She is survived by her loving husband, David, of Vernon; daughter, Sandra (Mike) Bacon of Enderby; son, Andrew Findlay of Calgary, AB; granddaughter, Alexandra Bacon of Halifax, NS; grandson, Niles Bacon of Enderby; and one brother, Alex Thom of England.
Roz was born on August 13th, 1929 near Banff, Scotland. She graduated in 1951 as a Registered Psychiatric Nurse from Ladiesbridge Hospital, Banff, Scotland. Roz immigrated to Canada in 1955 and worked as a psychiatric nurse in Moose Jaw, SK. She met the love of her life, David Findlay, in 1955. They were married in 1956 and raised their family in Moose Jaw, SK. Roz spent two years in Kano, Nigeria, W. Africa with her family for CIDA. In 1978 they moved to Calgary and then in 1988 they settled in the Okanagan.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Roz may do so to the B. C. Cancer Society, #104, 3402-27 Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1.
The family would like to thank the staff at Noric House for their outstanding care and comfort provided to Roz during her residence.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 4333. Condolences may be offered at www.pleasantvalleyfh.com