KISELICH, MARY ISABELLA
(formerly Mary Isabella Vitale)
February 3, 1932 ~ February 7, 2013
Mary Isabella Kiselich passed away peacefully, with her family members present, at Brandt’s Creek Mews Care
Home in Kelowna BC
at the age of 81 years.
Mary/Mom/Nana will be lovingly remembered by her daughter: Linda (Jim) McVeigh; sons: Kelly
Vitale, Davis Vitale, & Corey (Flora) Vitale; brother Nick Frkovich; The Kiselich families: Betty, Mike,
Hazel, Ludwig, Laurie & Socorro; immediate grandchildren: Kali, Lanny, Michael, Chas, Nathan, Dylan, Christina;
and many great grandchildren.
Mary was predeceased by: father Ludwig; mother
Josephine; and brothers John and Lawrence.
Mary enjoyed laughter, dancing, child care, gardening, camping, walking in nature and good conversation.
Mary was most often seen pushing a “baby stroller”
with newspapers and groceries in the Rutland
neighbourhood of Kelowna. Her favourite social/coffee
locations were Rutland’s McDonalds and Starbucks.
Mary was a legal secretary, interpreter and homemaker.
A private family service was held on February 12, 2013,
at Valleyview Funeral Home, Kelowna, BC.
A Celebration of Life will be held honouring
Mary in the spring.