Cora Isobelle Buxton

Cora Isobelle Buxton


July 6, 1924 – April 8, 2013

Cora was the fifth daughter

of Ada Cora (Wharry) Cross

and George Hilton Cross.

She was born in Rutland.

Predeceased by sisters Iona

Peel, Luella Currie, Gwen

Bawden and Brother John

Hilton (Bub) Cross and

husbands John Stephen

Tofin and Donald Buxton.

She is survived by her sister, Ena Condon, her daughters Audrey (Don) Shaw of Peachland and Judy (Ivo) Lakos of Burnaby. Grandsons Leonard (Cindy) Shaw of Rutland and Lance Shaw of Peachland. Granddaughters Natasha Lakos of Vancouver and Sabrina (Derek) Arruda of Port Moody. Two great grandsons and one great granddaughter,

numerous nieces and nephews and numerous friends.

Throughout her life she was firstly involved in CGIT, in Brownies as a leader, a volunteer for many causes and

an active participant. Her career path led her from Early

Childhood Development to Industrial First Aid.

She was a blood donor and a financial supporter of

many charities.

Her friends and family will remember her as gregarious and funny, the queen of corn and one- liners.

Some of her last words were “I live a good life”.

She will be missed.

A celebration of life was held on Saturday, April 13th,

2013. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting and searching her name under stories.

Arrangements entrusted to First Memorial

Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC


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