(May 30, 1929
– June 8 , 2013)
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Violet Giles. She passed away peacefully at KBRH with family and her close friend Wally by her side. Vi moved to Castlegar in the early 1960’s with her young family. As her children were growing up, she was well known for her arts and crafts, her baking, and her sewing. She enjoyed spending her spare time volunteering within the community. Vi had taken great pride in the large gardens she had grown each year. Vi moved away to Abbotsford in the early 1980s where she managed a few apartment buildings. She always enjoyed learning new things, one of the many was her studies in reflexology. She also enjoyed traveling and learning about the different countries she visited. Vi moved back in 1997 to be closer to her two grandchildren and to be near them while they grew up. She was a big part of their lives since they were little and was still very close to them when she passed. She felt very blessed to have been living down the street from her two great grandchildren over the past 6 years. They became her pride and joy.
She will be greatly missed but never forgotten.
Violet will be laid to rest at 10am on June 22/13 at the Park Memorial Cemetery in Castlegar with an open house to follow at 2504 10th Avenue Castlegar from 11-1pm.
Sarah Greenwood of Castlegar Funeral Chapel
has been entrusted with arrangements.