Maureen Ella WADE


August 16, 1939 ~ January 31, 2014

Born in Spirit River, Alberta to John and Alice Wade.

Survived by brother Larry (Patti); three children Shane

(Chera), Stuart and Erica; eight grandchildren, three

great-grandchildren and her longtime companion and

partner, David Barclay. Working in the business world as

an accounting person, Maureen was also a talented painter, sculptor, ceramic artist, silver/goldsmith and a faceter of

fine gemstones. She and David travelled to many gem

and mineral shows, exhibiting and selling stone and

handmade jewellery. She was an active member of

lapidary clubs wherever she lived serving on executives

at local, zone and national levels. Fiercely independent to the end, she passed away with dignity and courage on her terms at the Central Okanagan Hospice House surrounded by loving caring people and friends. A Memorial gathering will be held on April 26th, 2014 in the Winfield Memorial

Hall from 2-5 PM. No flowers please, memorial donations may be made to the Central Okanagan Hospice House in her memory would be appreciated. Condolences may

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Arrangements entrusted to

First Memorial Funeral Services,

Kelowna, B.C. (250)762-2299

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