Passed away with family by her side on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at the age of 87. She is survived by her loving family: son Joe (Faye) of Grand Forks; daughters: Diane Cridland (Eric), Lorraine Zaryski (Orest), Colleen Weber (Glenn) all of Kelowna; nine grandchildren: Tom (Brandie), Tony (Trisha), Eric (Deanna), Nicole (Darren), Gina (Marco), Rhonda (Lee), Andrea (Ryan), Brittany and Cole; fourteen great grandchildren and one on the way; numerous nieces, nephews and a large extended family. Predeceased by her husband Armando, daughter Annette Spencer and all of her siblings. Doreen was born in Fernie and came to Kelowna in 1965. She was a life-time member of the Kelowna Italian Club. Family was her world. Doreen was a kind and gentle soul and her legacy and funny memories will live on with us.  Special thanks to Dr. Lynn Reynolds and the staff at Interior Health, especially Mary, Devan and Janet. The family also appreciated the care they were shown by everyone at

Hospice House. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10:30 am at St. Charles Garnier Parish, 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC, with Father Wayne Pfliger as Celebrant. Interment to follow in St. Theresa’s Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3 or the Central Okanagan Hospice House, 2235 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6.

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