Jennie Nedelec (nee Shelling)

Jennie Nedelec (nee Shelling)

On Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Jennie Nedelec of Trail, BC, passed away peacefully at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. She was born in New Westminster, BC on September 11, 1927.

Jennie is survived by her devoted husband of 59 years John, son Darrell (Laurette) of Victoria, BC, son David (Kathleen) of Huntington Beach, California, and son Thomas (Brenda) of Montrose, BC. She is survived by her grandchildren Shauna, Cody, Marnie and Shane. She is also survived by her sisters Julia Bartsch of Rossland, BC, Barbara Weed of Comox, BC, Kathleen Arnold of Kelowna, BC and their families.

Jennie was predeceased by her daughter Suzanne (Perkins) Nedelec in 2003, her brother Johnny Shelling in 1992, her dad (John Shelling) in 1993, and her mom (Sally Shelling) in 1985.

Over the years, you could find Jennie watching her sons play baseball, slow pitch and hockey; or visiting with family and friends. Jennie liked to bowl, play bingo, garden and take family vacations to Christina Lake. She was dedicated to her family and church.

Jennie was a member of St. Francis/St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and a long-time member of the Catholic Women’s League. For many years she was part of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 10:30 am with Father Matthieu Gombo Yange OfmCap, Celebrant. Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to St. Michael’s School at 1329 Fourth Avenue

Trail, BC V1R 1S3 or to a charity of your choice.

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