Lorraine Elizabeth Ostrass (nee Blaney)

A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend.

Lorraine  was born and raised in Lumby, B.C. and passed away in Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 80 years young.

She is survived by Raymond, her  husband  of 60 years, her children  Rick (Kim), Laurie, Randy (Judy), Michelle (Fred); grandchildren Brandon,  Melissa (Ryan), Shawna, Tanya (Shawn), Kyle, Taylor, Cara (Cody), Christian, Dyllen, and Josee; great-grandchildren Zoie, Tarik, Drake, Hayden, Brooklynn, and Damien; brothers  and sisters Diane, Manny (Louise), Paul (Josette), Jim  (Charlene) and Judy (Gary) as well as extended family and friends.

Predeceased by her parents, Reg and Ruby Blaney, also son-in-law Glen “Ernie” Robertson.

She has a big heart and enjoyed life. She always had a smile on her face that lit up every room she went into.  She always took on  the world with confidence  and no complaint. She will be truly missed and loved by all the people she touched in her lifetime.

A big heartfelt thank you to the staff at VJH 5th floor ICU Polson Tower, and  6th floor Polson Tower who took amazing care of both Lorraine and  Ray (who was in VJH at the same time). Doctors,   nurses,  social   workers, and care aides we thank  you from the bottom of our hearts.

Also, a big heartfelt  thank  you to the paramedics  who took Lorraine  in, and  thank you to the doctors and nurses in Emergency.

A celebration of life tea will be held at a later date.

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