DONNELLY – Marie Florence (Barber)
Marie was born in Portage la Prairie, MB, on August 22, 1920 and passed away peacefully at the Central OK Hospice House on November 7, 2010 at the age of 90. She is survived by her loving husband Ernie, to whom she was married for 16 years, step-daughters Cheryl and Roma, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews in Alberta and Manitoba. Marie worked in Toronto in the 30’s and in a war plant in Hamilton in the early 40’s. After the war, she worked in a sewing factory in Winnipeg. Her hobbies were sewing and calligraphy. The family would like to thank the nursing and care staff, in particular Sandy, as well as the volunteers at Hospice House for the exceptional care shown to both Marie and her family. Memorial service will be held at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 4:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association: 202 – 1456 St. Paul St., Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2E6 or the Cancer Center for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.