Trina Makortoff

Makortoff, Trina – It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of our daughter, sister, and mother, Trina Makortoff on July 26, 2014 in Trail, B.C.

Trina was born on November 16, 1970 in Castlegar, B.C. She is survived by her loving parents, Peter and Paula Makortoff of Trail, her sister Julie Eastcott, (Ron), son Joey Nichol, daughter Shilo Nichol, (Alan), niece Deseree (Kevan), and nephew Dustin (Bianca). She is also survived by her fiancé, John Schmelzle, many aunts, uncles, cousins, close friends and her animals that she loved dearly, her 3 cats, Kizzy, Tango, and Boog and her little dog Beanie who was always by her side.

She was predeceased by her grandparents Pete and Vera Makortoff, Frank and Eleanor Wiesner, her uncle Max and aunt Lucy Wiesner, and Cousin Simone Lapointe.

Trina was a wonderful person who touched so many lives, both young and old. She was a fun loving, caring person who always put everyone before herself and was always willing to lend a hand or an ear. She loved her family, friends, all animals, and the outdoors. She was gifted and talented in art. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She always visited us and left with a hug, a kiss and a “Love you”.

On August 4, 2014, a private family service took place at one of Trina’s favourite spots overlooking the Columbia River. Everyone is welcome to attend a ‘Celebration of Life’ for Trina on September 27, 2014 at the Trail Legion Hall. Please join us in this celebration between the hours of 4:00pm and 10:00pm.

She was predeceased by her grandparents Pete and Vera Makortoff, Frank and Eleanor Wieser, Max and Lucy Wiesner, and Cousin Simone Lapointe.

Trina was a wonderful person who touched so many lives, both young and old. She was a fun loving, caring person who always put everyone before herself and was always willing to lend a hand or an ear. She loved her family, friends, all animals, and the outdoors. She was gifted and talented in art. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She always visited us and left with a hug, a kiss and a “Love you”.

On August 4, 2014, a private family service took place at one of Trina’s favourite getaway spots- outdoors overlooking the Columbia River. Everyone is welcome to attend a ‘Celebration of Life’ for Trina on September 27, 2014 at the Trail Legion Hall. Please join us in this celebration between the hours of 4:00pm and 10:00pm.

Donations may be made to various animal shelters as Trina was an avid animal lover. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services was entrusted with the arrangements. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca


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