FEBRUARY 12, 1933 – July 18, 2011

Olga Moffet was born on February 12, 1933 in a little house at the foot of Malkow’s Lookout to John and Loretta Malkow.

Olga was born and raised in Smithers and lived there all her life. Olga was one of eleven children who grew up on a farm on Malkow Road.

Olga leaves behind 9 children, David Moffet, Daphne Vipond, Valerie Saffel (Dave), Sheila, Joan (Dave), Allen Moffet (Kim), Laverne Petrunia (Paul), Ken Moffet (Rebecca), and adopted son Shawn; 26 grandchildren, Elisha, Andrew, Kathy, Kimberly, Justin, Michael, Timmothy, Candace, Ray, Tanner, Sam, Jason, Deanna, Logan, Teagan, Mitchell, Jillian, Fawn-Asleigh, Shai-Leigh, Tah-Leigha, Nickolas, Cora-Leigh, Rae-Leigh, Brittney, Chloe, Hunter and Scarlet; 5 great grandchildren, Anthony, Calvin, Hanna, Jesse and Ryder.

Olga married Don Moffet and together raised her 8 children and later their adopted son. Olga is predeceased by her husband Don, her brothers Mike, Raymond, Johnny, Willy, and her sisters Patsy, Francis. Olga’s has 4 surviving sisters, Anne, Lorraine, Helen and Margie. Olga’s family was always first in her heart.

Olga was a very loving and caring person. Olga was a Mom or Grandma to everyone. No one she knew went without food or shelter. She was also a foster mother and a provider to many. Her heart was so big that there was always room for more. This legacy will live on in her children, and by many stories, through her grandchildren. She is so very sadly missed.

A Memorial and Celebration will be held at the Elk’s Hall on August 6, 2011 at 2:00 in the afternoon. All friends, relatives and anyone who knew her will be welcomed with open arms; Mom would have it no other way.

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