FLORENCE passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 at Talarico Place at the age of 93 with family by her side. She was born on Jan. 20th, 1918 in Krupp, Saskatchewan to parents George and Anne Gendron.
In 1947, she and her husband John and three older children moved to Castlegar from Medicine Hat where John worked for Cominco and later their fourth child was born.
She is predeceased by her husband John in 1996; mother in 1968; father in 1969; a brother in 1944; another brother in 1970; and a granddaughter in 1973.
She leaves to mourn her two sons Gary (Nona) Paulson,
Wayne (Bev) Paulson , her two daughters Sharon (Theron) Isfeld, Penny Hurd (Bill Yofonoff); sister Ida Cleeve;
8 Grandchildren; 17 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great Great Grandchildren and many nephew, nieces and friends.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to
Dr. Vasil and the staff at Talarico Place for their kindness and care.
Prayers will be held on Friday, October 28,2011 @ 7:00 PM and Funeral Services on Saturday, October 29th, 2011 at 10:30 AM both at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 513-7th Avenue, Castlegar, BC.
Bill Clark of Alternative Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers you may wish to donate to the
Canadian Cancer Society.