Adeline LeBlanc (nee: Werner) passed away peacefully at Monashee Mews in Lumby on Saturday, January 30, 2016.

Adeline, the daughter of Jacob and Caroline Werner (the 11th child in a family 15 children) was born near Ferry Creek, Cherryville on January 12, 1925.

On May 29, 1943, Adeline married Hector LeBlanc and resided here for the rest of her life. Adeline was predeceased by Hector in 1985. They raised Wayne, Darlene, deceased February 25, 2009 (Robert), Rick,

and Jamie (Elaine). Her grandchildren, great grandchildren, step grandchildren and step great grandchildren were the delight of her life. Adeline’s

door was always open to friends and family alike. She loved nature, gardening and spending time at her cabin on the homestead. Both the Cherryville and Lumby Historical Societies benefitted from her easy going manner and knowledge. She will always be remembered for her grace, smile and laughter by family and friends.

The Celebration of Adeline’s Life will be held on February 12, 2016 in the Cherryville Hall on North Fork Road. Visitation will take place at 12 noon, the Memorial Service at 1:00 p.m. followed by the interment at Cherryville Cemetery. A reception will then be held back at the Cherryville Hall.

In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Adeline may do so to the Cherryville Historical Society or the Lumby Historians.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY DIGNITY FUNERAL HOME, 4303 P.V. Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 4M4 Phone: (250) 542-4333. Condolences may be offered at

Vernon Morning Star

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