Marie, born April 23, 1928 (nee Bowen) passed peacefully at Columbia View Lodge on November 4, 2012. She was predeceased by her husband Arnold in 1973. Mom will be remembered with love by her daughters Christine (Allan), Karen (Paul) and Kim (Ron). She will be forever in the hearts of her grandchildren Tanya, Shari, Camdon, Cordelle, Zachary and her great grandchildren Kieran, Clare, Carra, Caitrin, Sara, Rhys and Jerek.
Marie was born and grew up in Rossland where she and Arn raised their daughters. After Arn’s death she worked as an assay technician at Cominco until her retirement.
Marie is survived by her sister Pat Dorey and brother Bob Bowen (Carrie) and many nieces and nephews.
Deep gratitude is expressed for the warm, dedicated care that mom received in the Special Care Unit at Columbia View Lodge. Mom often spoke of the kindness of her caregivers.
Prayers for Marie will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Trail on Thursday November 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church on Friday November 9, 2012 at 11:00 am, followed by an interment at Mountain View Cemetery. Father David John will celebrate the services.
Al Grywacheski of Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
Donations in Mom’s name for the Special Care Unit, Columbia View Lodge, 2920 Laburnum Drive, Trail BC, V1R 4N2 would be greatly appreciated.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca