Rosemarie â??Nikkiâ? GAUME

GAUME, Rosemarie “Nikki” (nee Nykiforuk)  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our wife, mother and sister, Rosemarie “Nikki” Gaume.  Nikki lost her courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday, July 21, 2009

at the age of 66. She is survived by her husband Dale, of 46 years; son Derek (Jill) Gaume of Calgary; daughter Amber (Dave) Giannoni and granddaughters Logan and Taylor of Houston, TX; brother Victor (Joy) Nykiforuk of Kelowna; uncle Johnny Stetsko of Vegreville and numerous nieces and nephews.  Without hesitation, Nikki always put others first and made those around her feel at ease.  She cherished her two grandchildren more than life itself and will be sadly missed by all.  Special thanks to her oncology

doctors, nurses and staff, as well as those taking care of her at Kelowna General Hospital, floors 4A and 4B and Hospice House for all their care and compassion.  Prayers will be recited on Friday, July 24th at 7:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road,

Kelowna, BC. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 25th at 10:00 am at St. Charles Garnier Parish, 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Center for the Southern Interior: 399 Royal Ave., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3 or the Central Okanagan Hospice Association

(Hospice House), #202-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077


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