Checchina (Frances) PORCO

Checchina (Frances) PORCO

went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 21, 2008 at the age of 82. Survived by her children, Anthony (Abbie) Porco of Kelowna, Lee (Mark) Pinnell of Cranbrook, BC and Louisa (Neil) Tyerman of Surrey, BC, seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren, and sister Carmela Minardi of Calgary, AB. Sadly predeceased by her husband Oscar Porco and her brothers Pasquale and Francesco Spadafora. She will forever be remembered as a saint among her family. Prayers will be said on Friday, July 25, 2008 at 7:00 pm at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 750 Rutland Road North. Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Saturday, July 26, 2008 at 10:30 am, also at the church, with celebrant Father Otto Rollheiser. Interment to follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, you may send flowers or make a memorial donation to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2 or Canadian Diabetes Association: 1589 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5Y7. A gift in living memory of Frances will be made to “Hospice Care” by Springfield Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.


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