Lila Spain (nee Ellard)

It is with great sadness we share Mom’s passing on Thursday, March 15th, 2012 at her home in the Eagle Ridge Manor in Port Moody, BC.

Lila, the middle child of thirteen, was born in Rinard, Alberta on March 29th, 1927.

Lila moved to Trail at the age of 17 to attend business college. It was in Trail that she met and married Gordon Spain on Feb 20, 1948 and together they built a home and raised their family in Genelle. Lila moved to Coquitlam in 1992.

Lila is survived by her children Lynn (Rita) Spain, Murray Spain, Carol (Rod) Spain, Kerrie Glover and her grandchildren Gordie, Amanda, Robin, Lauren, Stephanie & Julie and one great granddaughter, Amalia.

Lila was predeceased by her husband Gordon Spain and 2nd husband Cliff Ellard and many sisters and brothers.

A graveside memorial was held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Robinson Memorial Cemetery in Coquitlam.

In the memory of Lila, please do a kind deed for a neighbour, friend or stranger and ask them to pay it forward. In this way the spirit of Lila will live on.


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