BAGGIO, Elaine Anne of Trail, passed away on February 20, 2013 at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital following a brief illness. Her family and friends were by her side when she took her new journey to be with her parents, sister and brother.
Elaine is predeceased by her parents Luigi and Emily Pastro (Schiavon), her sister Irene, her brother Gino, her brother-in-law Peter Henne and her father and mother-in-law Angelo and Elena Baggio. She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years George, her daughter Kelly (Darcy) Niblow, her grandchildren Brooklyn and Grayson, her sister-in-law Doreen Meneer, her brother-in-law Ed (Donna) and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was born on June 26, 1944 in Trail and lived here her entire life. Elaine and George were high school sweethearts, but knew each other since childhood. She started work at Cominco as a Secretary right after graduation, then was a stay-at-home mom until Kelly started school. She then worked at Glenmerry School as a library assistant for many years. Elaine had a kidney transplant in June 2002 and had 11 &1/2 years of a good life. The loves of her life besides George and Kelly were her grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, February 26 at 10:30 am at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with Father Jim McHugh, Celebrant. An interment will take place at Mountain View Cemetery. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Elaine’s name to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Foundation Dialysis Unit at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC V1R 4M1 www.kbrhealthfoundation or to the Kidney Foundation of BC at 200-4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5G 4K6 or to a charity of your choice.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca