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Granstrom, Orla Ross, a long time Castlegar resident, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at Castleview Care Centre. She was born in Saskatchewan on June 7, 1921.

Orla was predeceased by her husband Donald (the love of her life), and her parents Samuel and Elizabeth Gillespie. She is survived by the Granstrom, Gillespie, and Ross Families.

Orla worked for the Eaton’s Store and later owned and ran the Prestige Cleaners in Castlegar. She was an avid volunteer and generous to a fault.

At Orla’s request, there will be no service. Bill Clark of Personal Alternative Funeral Services “Carberry’s Chapel” is entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made in Orla’s memory to a charity of one’s choice. You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online Memorial Register at:

The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Castleview Care Centre for the care and support they gave Orla.

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