February 9, 1923 – May 14, 2011
Born in Lenore, Manitoba:
Florence Rosealene Mary Balcaen (nee Downing)
We have lost our dear mother. Rose is survived by her seven children Bob, Bill, Maurice, Keith, Bonnie, Brenda, Danny, their spouses, special nephew David, 26 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, four brothers plus many relatives and friends. Mom took pleasure in the simple in life and family. Predeceased by her loving husband Prosper Joseph Balcaen (Buster) in 1993. After many years raising their family in McBride they retired to
All are welcome to attend a service and light lunch at St. James Catholic Church in Vernon, B.C. at 11:00 a.m., Friday, May 20, 2011. Father Normandeau celebrant. Flowers gratefully declined. If so desired, donations may be made to the Vernon Hospital Auxiliary. Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via email: email@example.com.
Arrangements entrusted to
PERSONAL ALTERNATIVE FUNERAL SERVICES
Armstrong 250-546-7237 & Vernon 250-558-0866