GENOVESE, Audrey Laura
It is with heavy hearts and sadness we announce the passing of our beautiful loving mother, Audrey, at her home on April 15, 2011 at the age of 87. Born May 7, 1923 in Filicaia, Lucca, Italy. Predeceased by her parents Angelina and Alfredo Guidi. She will be sorrowfully missed by her loving husband of 65 years, Vincent; five children: Charlene Tallmadge (Art) of Red Deer, AB, Heather Spinney (Steve) of West Kelowna, BC, Angie Cook (Dave) of Grande Prairie, AB, Ron of West Kelowna, BC, Pam Dahl (Chris) of West Kelowna, BC; seven grandchildren: Alison (Greg), Laura, Adrienne, Anthony, Jazz, Milena and Tenaya; sister Mary Richards of Summerland; nieces and nephew: Steve, Patricia, Jackie and Bonnie. Our family would like to express sincere thanks to all the doctors, hospitalists, nurses and staff at Kelowna General Hospital, the convalescent unit, all the home care givers and the Palliative Response Team who helped with Mom’s care this past year. Audrey was a warm, caring and compassionate lady. She loved cooking and gardening. She really enjoyed a trip with family back to Italy in 2008 to visit relatives. Dearest Mom/Nonna – Miss You, Love You, “Until we meet again.” A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 25th at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 839 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC, with interment to follow in the Canyonview Cemetery, Summerland, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Audrey to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.