Sadly the family of Mary Popoff of Ootischenia wishes to announce her passing at her home, with her family by her side, on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, blessed with 81 years of life.
Mary was born in Ootischenia, on April 13, 1933 to parents Alex and Helen Chernoff. She was a stay-at-home mom, who enjoyed caring for her family. Mary also liked knitting, gardening, and cooking. Before retiring, she worked for 13 years for Home Support.
Mary was predeceased by her husband Willie and a sister Helen Kinakin.
Left to mourn her loss are son Joe (Barb), son Tim, daughter Brenda (Darrell) Streliev, six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, sister Nora Voykin and extended family and friends.
Funeral Services were officiated by Peter Zaytsoff at the Brilliant Cultural Centre on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, followed by interment in Ootischenia Cemetery.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Castlegar Home Support, the Home Care Nursing Staff and to Castlegar Funeral Chapel.