BERTHA BULLOCK

BULLOCK, BERTHA Born on Prelate, Saskatchewan February 6, 1926 and passed away suddenly February 4, 2010 in Kelowna, BC. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years John in 2007 and also sadly predeceased by great grandson Benjamin Dickson Bullock in 2007. Bertha and John raised their three children among the orchards of East Kelowna. Through out her lifetime, Bertha was active in the East Kelowna Community, the Catholic Diocese and many other local and national organizations. Mom loved to entertain and a few tables of friends invited for bridge was always followed by one or more of her famous deserts. She is survived by three sisters Victoria Baker of Kelowna, Rose Drew of Abbotsford and Ella Materi of Vancouver. She is also survived by her three children, Richard (Jacqueline), Douglas (Mary) and Nancy (David) all of Kelowna. Mom also leaves nine grandchildren and two great grandchildren. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Ken Materi for all the help, support and kindness he gave to Mom in her final years. Mom you were there during the ups, the downs, the good and the bad and for that we thank you. Prayers will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 839 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, February 9, 2010. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 11:30 am on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 with a reception to follow in the Church Hall. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9 would be greatly appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.