1918 – 2007
passed away peacefully at Sagebrush Lodge in Osoyoos, BC on November 28, 2007 at the age of 89 years. She was born at Dennison Station (Aldergrove, BC) on September 26, 1918 as the youngest of 10 in a pioneer family.
Phyllis was predeceased by her husband John, in 1990, and her son Gordon in 1990, her five brothers and four sisters. She will be dearly missed by her sons Jack (Cecile) of Kamloops, and Tom (Barb) of Qualicum; daughters Joan Osborne of Sandbach, England and Louise (Ed) Fossen of Rock Creek, BC; daughter-in-law Jane (Gordon) Pope of Campbell River.; fourteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and many friends.
Mom made everywhere she lived beautiful with her flowers and love of gardening. Her many friends were always special to her. She touched many lives and will be greatly missed.
Our sincere thanks go out to the staff of Sagebrush Lodge for their loving care and friendship that they gave our mother and the support extended to the family.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday December 4th at St. Christopher’s Anglican Church in Osoyoos. Interment will follow in the Osoyoos Lakeview Cemetery with a reception held afterwards in the lower church hall.
Donations in lieu of flowers gratefully accepted to St. Christopher’s Anglican Church, Box 446, Osoyoos, BC VOH 1VO
Arrangements entrusted to Graham Funeral Home, Osoyoos & Oliver