1931 ~ 2015
Lois Sharon Robins died peacefully on April 12, 2015 at the age of 84 from complications of diabetes, which she managed for 67 years.
Born in Edam Saskatchewan, she spent her formative years in Trail, BC and has lived in Penticton for 59 years. Known for her wit and public speaking talents she was a writer and poet. Her prose could be found in the Penticton Herald and other local newspapers, as well as being included in several published anthologies. She published two collections of poetry. Lois gave back to her community as a member of Jaycettes (JCI), the Penticton Peach Festival, and was a founding member of the White Cane Club in Penticton and later a board member of CNIB. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and Ladies of the Nile (Shriners).
She is survived by her husband Alan, brother Gilbert (Jan), sister-in-law Doreen, daughter Sharon (Terry), and son Chris, grandchildren Lisa (Tim) and Cameron, great grandson Logan, nieces; Margaret, Rhonda, Tera and nephews Gary, Bill, Michael & Greg. A private family celebration of her life will follow at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation, 550 Carmi Avenue Penticton, BC V2A 3G6. Arrangements entrusted to
Everden Rust Funeral Services, condolences may be shared at www.everdenrust.com.