Colleen Mecham (nee Verigan)

April 9, 1968 – November 19, 2018
In Loving Memory of a Dear Daughter

God knew you were suffering and He knew that you were in pain

God knew that you would never get well in this world again

As I held your hand in tears,

I saw you sinking and watched you fade away

My heart was also broken

as you fought so hard to stay But when I saw you sleeping,

so peaceful and free from pain

I could not wish you back

to suffer that again

Deep in my heart her memory is kept To love and to cherish

and never to forget

Colleen Verigin was born on April 9th, I968 in Castlegar, BC, to parents Sylvia and Nick Verigin. After high school she worked with her brothers and did her apprenticeship at Johnny’s Bakery in Nelson, BC. Soon thereafter, she moved to Vancouver where she started working for Save-On-Foods and happily lived with her son Riley.

In 200I, Colleen transfered to I00 Mile House as she was determined to raise Riley in the country. She loved her home.

Her dream came true in 2014 when she married Monty. Colleen’s passions were family, reading, camping, quading, travelling and swimming.

Predeceased by her father Nick Verigin. Survived by parents Sylvia and Ken Sperling (Brenda Jean Quinn), husband Monty, son Riley, stepdaughter Shelby. Siblings Mark, Yvonne, Colin (Nikki), Kenny (Sharon). Nieces and nephews Xander, Caitlynn, Janneh, Maigan, Kayla, Hunter and Brandon.

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