Gloria Joan Wilson

WILSON, GLORIA JOAN

 Passed away peacefully at the age of 86 in Kelowna, British

Columbia on May 28, 2012. Joan was born in Stockton, England on November 24, 1925. She

was the eldest of six children, and from an early age worked

in the family florist business. Joan loved to dance and it was

at a dance that she met Brian. Joan and Brian were married in 1951 and immigrated to Canada in 1962 with their three children

Cheryl, Ann and Adrian. They established a home in

Edmonton, Alberta where Joan was employed in the

accounting field, Joan and Brian were very active with the Edmonton Scottish Society, the Edmonton Photography Club and the Friday Parlour bowling league at Bonnie boon. After the passing of her husband, Brian in 1975, Joan moved to Kelowna. She was a member of the Order of the Royal Purple and bowling leagues both in Kelowna and Westbank.  Joan was an avid reader, loved to cross-stitch, do crossword puzzles, bowl, play bingo and enjoyed an

afternoon gin and ginger ale. After her retirement she lived in the Lions’ Manor  in Westbank, and for a short time lived at the Village at SmithCreek.

Joan is survived by her children Cheryl and Ed, Ann and Terry, Adrian and Eli; her grandchildren Jeff and Dione, Angeline and Reg and Natasha; and her great-grandchildren Emily, Gabriel and Aylah. Joan’s family would like to thank Deanna and the staff at the Village at Smith Creek and the kind nurses on 4 East at Kelowna General

Hospital.

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