Bessie WRIGHT

WRIGHT, BESSIE:

Bessie Wright of Kelowna, passed away peacefully on the morning of October 24th, 2015. Bess was born in London, England on June 24th, 1923, moved to Uxbridge, Middlesex in 1940 to escape the bombings, working in a munitions company as a storage clerk, Bess met David her future husband at the same company. Bess later joined the W.R.N.S. and served until war ended. Bess was engaged to David in 1943 and married him in March 1947. They emigrated to Canada in 1954, Bess became supervisor of accounting at Kraft Foods. They moved to Kelowna in 1976, enjoyed the Okanagan living on the lakeshore for 36 years, moving to Sandstone gated community for four years, subsequently to Cottonwoods Care Unit. Declining health resulted in hospitalization, and eventually to her passing. Bess and David have been married for 68 years. Bess will be sorely missed by all who knew her; she was also a great supporter of the local S.P.C.A.. Many thanks to the staff at Cottonwoods which gave great care to Bess during her declining years, also thanks to KGH staff for making her final days comfortable. A Celebration of Bess Life will be held on Saturday, October 31st, 2015 at 11:00 AM from the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2266