Barbara passed away peacefully at Columbia View Lodge at the age of 95. Born in Nelson she was a long time
resident of Castlegar before moving to
Cranbrook. Barbara returned to Trail in
1996 residing at Kiro Manor until the facility was closed. She finally
moved to Columbia View Lodge where she enjoyed all the people and activities.
Barbara had many passionate interests. She loved reading, flower gardening, knitting, crocheting and her puzzles. She had a great sense of humor
and will be missed by many.
She is survived by daughter Carol (John)
Menard, son Marvin Morey, son-in-law Lanny Rourke, granddaughters Debra (Paul) Crane, Lori Grant, Niki Menard, Katie Morey, grandsons Dan (Jacqueline) Rourke, Dale (Reni) Rourke, great grandchildren Kieran, Madison,
Chloe, Emma, Levi, Olivia, Sophia and Skylar, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Barbara’s passing was preceded by her husband Len, daughters Lenore and Patricia, son Allan, as well as parents and 8 siblings.
The family would like to thank the staff at Columbia View Lodge for the love, care and friendship they showed Barb during her stay.
A special thank you to Judy for her wonderful art program that brought out a talent in mom that we never knew she had and Gwen for her compassion at the end. She loved you all.
There will be no service by request and
cremation has taken place. Al Grywacheski of Personal Alternative Funeral Services was entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations
in Barbara’s memory may be made to a
charity of your choice and would be
appreciated by the family.