With deep sadness, I announce the passing of Vera, my dear wife of 57+ years. She is survived by our son Terry and wife Virginia, our grandchildren Dr. Lara, Mikhal, Alexa, and greatgrandson Zeke; as well as our daughter Pamela, and Vera’s brothers John and Jack Dedul of Drumheller. She is predeceased by her sister Mary Biers. Vera passed away at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital July 2, 2003 after a brave fight with Parkinson’s disease. Vera was born April, 1925. Private funeral by request. A memorial of celebration of her life will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society. Cremation was held – Sam Grinevitch. For information please call Coates Personal Alternative Funeral Service. 558-0866.