Eileen HIVON

passed away on October 9, 2008 at the age of 86.  She is survived by her loving family, three daughters: Nicole Hopkins (Rod) of New Canaan, CT, Louise Hivon of Summerland, Midge Smith (Ben) of Kelowna; son Kevin (Margie) of Vanderhoof, BC; grandchildren: Lindsay Waterman, Harley and Wyatt Smith, Christopher and Jordan Hopkins, Casey, Kurt and Danielle Hivon and great grandchild: Trevor Louis Gordon Hivon.  Predeceased by her husband Louis in 2007.  Mom was the heart of our family and she will be missed tremendously.  She loved her Louis, her kids, her grandchildren and great grandchild and her beloved Schnauzer “Frankie” with all her heart and we all felt that.  Her love of sports and animals she passed onto us all.  She made our house a home and filled it with wonderful baking smells.  Mommy was Mom and Grandma to all our friends and she was loved by all her “adopted kids”.  “She and Daddy are having their dance.” No service by request.  Our sincere gratitude to Dr. Greg McCloskey (the best!) and his staff; wonderful Marie from Palliative Care; the great people from Interior Care and the very understanding people at Springfield Funeral Home.  Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society of BC, 865 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 6P6.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.