May 5, 2018
Our beloved sister and relative, passed away peacefully in Kelowna, B.C. on May 5, 2018, at the age of 90. She was the daughter of Frank Bulmer and Ida (Steeves ) Bulmer, and is survived by her sisters Shirley Ogden of Woodstock NB, Betty (Doug) Williston and Joan Hyslop, both of Riverview NB, as well as several nieces, nephews, and close cousins.
Yvonne was predeceased by her husband Carl Marr in Sept. of 2003, and also by her parents, sister Geraldine Bannister, brother-in law Lee Ogden, and nephew Gerald Ogden.
Yvonne graduated from Hillsborough High School, Teacher’s College in Fredericton NB, and then later earned her Master’s Degree in Education at the University of British Columbia. She and Carl lived in California and Colorado for several years before settling in British Columbia where she was a teacher in Castlegar until her retirement. Yvonne loved to travel, play bridge and was a gifted artist. She was a generous donor to her special causes over the years, and in lieu of flowers, donations can be made to to the Okanagan Symphony Society , and to the B. C. Children’s Hospital ( see their Websites ).
A Celebration of Yvonne’s Life is to be held at the Okanagan Chateau, 2100 Benvoulin Crescent, Kelowna, on Wednesday May 23, at 3:00 PM. At a later date, one will be held in Stoney Creek NB.
Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, (250) 860-6440.
Condolences may be sent to the the family by visiting everdenrust.com
Everden Rust Funeral Services