KIRTZ – Christine Rose went to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 6, 2009 at the age of 82. Survived by her loving husband Fern of 53 years, two daughters Gabrielle (Dave) Ferguson of Alvinston, ON, Carmel (Philip) Phibbs of Ireland, three sons John (Anne) Kirtz of Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Raymond (Glynis) Kirtz of Mount Forest, ON, Michael (Karen) Kirtz of Georgetown, ON, seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Christine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who loved to do crafts and was very involved in volunteering in the community. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.
Prayers will be recited on Friday, September 11, 2009 at 7:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 10:30 am at St. Pius X. Church, 1077 Fuller Ave, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kelowna Right To Life, #241–1889 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5V5. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.