January 3, 1928 – October 15, 2014
Patricia Thomasena Beauchamp died suddenly at Oliver hospital on October 15, 2014, at the age of 86.
She is predeceased by husbands Jacob (Jack) Edward Zentner (1976) and Joseph (Joe) Albert Beauchamp (2001); by her sister Roberta (Bobbie) Seale (2012) and brother Jack Bryan (2014).
She is survived by twin daughters Barbara Boechler (her daughters, Sabrina and Nicole) and Beverley Taylor (her daughters, Stephanie and Justine); by children David Beauchamp, Valerie Beauchamp, Linda Roller (Doug) and Gerry Beauchamp (Francis Dumonceaux); eleven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; and brother Tom Bryan (Aase).
In Rossland where she was born and raised, Pat worked in retail clothing as a sales clerk and seamstress for 34 years.
Pat and Jack were members at Birchbank Golf Course in Trail where Pat learned to play the game. In later years Pat and Joe spent many winters, during their years of retirement, golfing in California and Nevada. As an avid golfer, Pat was very passionate about the game and won a number of awards for tournaments while a member at Fairview Golf Club and Nk’Mip Golf Club in Oliver.
Pat was a member of the Rossland Curling Club for a number of years; she also bowled in Penticton and Osoyoos while living in Oliver. She loved to play games, being a regular at bingo, cards, dominos and other activities offered in the community and at Heritage House where she became a resident in April.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Senior Centre – 5876 Airport Road, Oliver, BC.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be gratefully accepted to either of the following:
South Okanagan General Hospital Palliative Care Program at South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation, 550 Carmi Avenue
Penticton, BC V2A 3G5
BC Golf – Player Development Trust Fund (in support of Junior Golf), 2110 – 13700 Mayfield Place, Richmond, BC V6V 2S9 or online at Golf Canada/BC Golf.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com