PRYSTAY, Stefania “Stella”

Stella Prystay, (nee: Hoshowsky) passed away peacefully in Hospice House on February 14th, 2008 with her loving family at her side. Stella is survived by her loving children, Eugene (Cheryl) of Courtenay, B.C., Peter (Barbara) of Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, Lorraine (David) Beach of Vanderhoof, B.C., Louise (Axel) Meinardus of Vancouver, B.C., seven grandchildren: Karissa, Dionne, Nadia, William (Buck), Christina, Kaelin, Branden, two great-grandchildren: Alexia and Gabrielle, three sisters: Elsie Hoshowsky, Ann Dennis, and Betty Gordon as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Stella was predeceased by her loving husband of 51 years, Eugene “Jim”, in May of 2000, infant son, Stanley Alexander in 1955, two brothers: Eugene and Peter, great granddaughter Jessica, her parents, William and Maria. The Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, February 21st, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with Pastor Sean Wong officiating. In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial donations in memory of Stella may do so to the Hospice House Society or the Cancer Society. Arrangements have been entrusted to: Pleasant Valley Funeral Home 250-542-4333

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