Mary Verigin

With sad hearts the family of Mary Verigin of Castlegar, formerly of Taghum, wishes to announce her passing at

Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital on Tuesday, December 9, 2014 blessed with 88 years of life.

Mary was born in Arran, Saskatchewan, on

May 18, 1926, to parents Tina and Mckay Kurbatoff. She was a devoted homemaker, caring for her family, all of her life. Mary belonged to the Taghum Cooking Group for 20 years. She enjoyed cooking , knitting, crocheting and sewing. Mary was an avid gardener and grew vegetables, but especially loved growing flowers. She loved farm life and truly loved spending time with family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband Mike in 1994, her daughter Kathleen Kinakin in 1990, daughter Marlene Strelive in 1986, brothers Andy, Bill, Sam and Mike and sisters Jane Zarubin and Nellie Pattinson.

Left to mourn her loss is her son Larry (Terri), sons-in-law Ed Strelive and George Kinakin, five granddaughters, one grandson, eleven great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral Services were officiated by Peter Zaytsoff at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on Monday, December 125, 2014 followed by interment in Glade Cemetery.

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