Passed away on Friday, December 24, 2010 at the age of 54. She is survived by her loving husband Gabe; daughter Sarah Elkink (Bert) of Kelowna; son Joseph Girimonte of Edmonton, AB; two brothers: Art Reich (Thelma), Alfred Reich both of Calgary; three sisters: Rose Hirthe Of Calgary, Rita Heather of Calgary, Laurie of Edmonton; nieces and nephews. An open house will be held on Friday, December 31st at 2:00 pm at 2120 Kaslo Court, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, #202-1456 St. Paul Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.