KIRSCHNER, EMMA MARGARET (nee Pastl) Was born December 31, 1911 in Watson, Saskatchewan and passed away peacefully on July 6, 2015 in Kelowna, British Columbia at the age of 103 years. She was predeceased by her husband Charles Joseph Kirschner on July 27, 1991 as well as her sisters Mary, Theresa and Rose, brothers Joseph and Alfred and step-daughter Helen. Emma is survived by her sons Donald (Amy), Allen (Angelica), and Gordon (Heidi), grandchildren Sandi (Norm), Steve (Leanne), Jeanette, Warren (Yulia) Jamie, Charity, Sarina (Matthew), Julian (Vicki), Nicholas (Cheryl), Brianne (Kris), Devon (Haylee), Darlene (Ken) and Guy (Bev) and great grandchildren Micayla, Luke, Alana, Paige, Kolton, Meghan, Hayden, Maya, Sadie and Nixon. The family wishes to thank the staff of Sutherland Hills for her excellent care over the past few years and extends special thanks to Don, from the care home for outstanding attention to her during her time there.

Prayers were celebrated Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 7:00 pm at Valleyview Funeral Home 165 Valleyview Road, British Columbia. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia with Fr. Sebastian Puthenpura as celebrant. Interment to follow at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations in Emma’s memory can be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be made to the family at www.valleyviewfuneralhome.com (250) 765-3147.

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