CONVILLE , MARY ANNE (Maria Tessari)

Born and raised in Warner,Alberta on February 14, 1932 was taken away unexpectedly on November 26, 2015, with

her loving family by her side.She was pre-predeceased(in 2003), by her husband

Ed (Edward), who she met at a radio station in Lethbridge, AB – who danced her off her feet, and brought her across

the Rockies to Kelowna in 1969.Mary is survived by her children: Michae)(Carol),Patrick (Deb), Shannon (Norm), Terry (Michelle) and her grandchildren Nicholas, Suzanne (Derrick), Cindy (Caleb), as well as Landen and Braemon – and her first great grandchild Owen.

She is predeceased by her older siblings Ann and John, and survived by her younger siblings Lena, Ernie, Marg, Dan, LaDonna, Jean, Lawrence, and Bob.

Mary was a long-term resident of Kelowna whose passions included downhill skiing and dancing, as well as walking the Greenway. Since 1977 she was an active member of the Big White ski community, and over the last two decades has been part of the golf community at Gallaghers Canyon. She was also a regular at the

Parkinson’s Rec Center gym. Lately Mary was a positive force both within and outside the Hawthorn Park community. She will be greatly missed by her family,

many friends, and the community she dearly loved. At Mary’s request the family will be holding a private

memorial.In lieu of flowers, Mary would be pleased if you could make a donation to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. To leave an online condolence to the family,

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