Velma Irene Bell (nee Taylor) April 24, 1930 – April 4, 2014 passed away quietly at Talarico Place, a long term care facility in Castlegar, BC with her loving husband of 63 years and two of her sons, Dayna and John (Joe) by her side.
She is survived by her husband John, her daughters Judy (Gary) Burgemeister and Susan (Douglas) Bartlett and sons Dayna (Cheryl Whittleton), Gerald (Mauri) and Joe (Samantha), one sister Jean McBride, fifteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren who will miss their “big Grams” very much.
She is predeceased by her parents Thomas and Gladys Taylor, two sisters, Grace Taylor and Olive Meyers,
and four brothers, Clifford, Harold, Andrew and Beverley (Bud).
A Memorial Service was held at Glenwood Funeral Home, Sherwood Park, AB, on Thursday, April 10, 2014.
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