BEWS, MARION EDITH It is with sadness that the family of Marion Edith (Lee) Bews – announce her passing on
December 8th, 2011 at the age of 93. She is survived by her daughter Shannon of Kelowna and her grandchildren Jeff of
Vancouver, Karry of Langley and their father Keith Croft of Kelowna. She is further survived by her sisters Laura Grieve and Verna Routledge (Bill McGhee), both of Kelowna, as well as 8 nieces and nephews and their families. Marion was predeceased by her husband Jack in 1982, her parents Charles Lee (1974) and Marion Lee (1961); her brother Reg Lee (1975) and her sister Sophie Foley (2007). She was further predeceased by her brothers–in-law, Harry Grieve, Dan Routledge and Sid Foley, as well as her sister-in-law Myrtle Lee. Marion joined CKOV as Corporate Secretary to the Browne family 1943. She met her husband Jack (Jack Bews with the News) there and they married in 1948. Both Marion and Jack stayed with CKOV until their retirement in the late 1970’s. The family wishes to thank the Staff at Sutherland Hills for their compassionate care, with special thanks to Liz, Don, Urfi, Angelina and Mahinda, as well as the “Visiting Friends” Cathy, Lynn, Pauline, Helen and her dog Annie, whose visits brightened her days. Thanks also to the Ropers and their dog Reggie who visited her weekly.
Memorial Service to be held Saturday, January 21st at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral home, 2020 Springfield Road,
Kelowna, BC. Donations may be made to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3 or Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.