Nov. 23, 1928 – Jan. 9, 2013
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our mother Anna-Marie Collier, on January 9th, 2013, at Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, B.C.. Anna-Marie was born and raised on a dairy farm in Rossland, B.C. where she was crowned ‘Queen of Rossland’ at age sweet 16. She began her married life in Kimberley, B.C., in 1947, raised her 5 children in Riondel and Nelson respectively and later retired in “sunny” White Rock.
Anna-Marie is pre-deceased by her husband, Harry B. Collier, and son, Lloyd E. Collier, and her brothers; Frank Spring, Bernie Spring, and Terry Spring. Anna-Marie is survived by her children; Harry F. Collier (Barbara), Caprice Desjardins (Peter), Raymond Collier, Paulette Collier, and her siblings; Tom Spring (AnneMarie), Margie MacDonald (Gordon), Phil Spring, 6 grandchildren; Danielle, Doug, Krystal, Erin, Christopher, Brooklynn and 2 great grandchildren; Thomas and Emily, as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends. She was dearly loved and will be sorrowfully missed by all who knew her! A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 21st, 2013, at “Star of The Sea” Catholic Church, at 11:00 a.m., 1153 Fir Street, White Rock, B.C., V4B 4A8, 604-531-5739.