April 15, 1928 – December 20, 2021
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt and Friend, Eileen Mae (deGans) Prough. Eileen was born in Edgewood BC on April 15, 1928 and passed away in Chilliwack BC on December 20, 2021 at 93 years of age.
She is survived by her children Linda Stirling, Alan (Linda) Prough, Marylou Prough and her foster children Rick Vincent, Carol (Ron) Anderson and Terry Hunt. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 8 great, great grandchildren. Eileen was predeceased by her parents Joe and Minnie deGans, all her siblings, her beloved husband of 48 years Lawrence (Larry) Prough and her daughter Cheryl MacDonald.
Eileen was well known in the town of Rossland BC where they raised their family and had a great positive influence on the lives of the many foster children that they nurtured and loved over the years.
Eileen will be interned in the spring in the Mountain View Cemetery in Rossland next to her husband. A family gathering will be held after the internment.
Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Pacific Alzheimer Research Foundation.Obituary
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