Florence was born in Trail, BC on November 25, 1929. It is with great sorrow and joy that we announce the passing of our dear wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother on March 9, 2014 at the age of 84 years.
Flora is survived by husband Roy, her daughter Marie (Joe) Hughes, her granddaughters; Danielle (Kris) Courtoreille of Kelowna, Marlise LeRose of Edmonton, Candice Hughes (Joel Graf) of Trail, her grandson Devin Hughes of Vancouver and her great-grandchildren; Ryley, Brooklyn, Isaiah, Lucian, Dayton and Delylah. Flora is also survived by her sister Vicki Bisaro of Trail, her sister-in-law Peggy Colonello of Winnipeg and in-laws Ron and Norma Milne of Trail, and many nieces and nephews their children and grandchildren.
She is predeceased by her parents Luigi and Luigia Colonello, her son Raymund, her brother Alec Colonello of Winnipeg, her sister Val Farnsworth and great- grandson Phoenix of Trail.
Mom was grateful for having spent time camping, hiking and fishing with Roy, her children and grandchildren. She will always be remembered for her homemade gingersnap cookies and Italian lunches.
The family would like to send their many thanks to Dr. Campbell and the doctors who filled in for her on the weekends, the nurses and the staff on the third floor and the doctors and nurses of the emergency room and ICU for their kindness and care. To those friends who visited and spent time with Flora while in hospital, thank you. Special thanks to long-time neighbour and friend Anna Anselmo.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30am on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Holy Trinity Parish, Father Jim McHugh, Celebrant. Jordan Wren of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers as an expression of sympathy donations in Flora’s memory may be made to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital Health Foundation (Critical Care Unit) at 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1 or online at www.kbrhhealthfoundation.ca would be greatly appreciated.