Monica died on Monday June 8th in the Hospice House where she received such gentle care after a 3 year struggle with
cancer. Monica was born on February 13th 1937 in England where she trained as a State Registered Nurse and Midwife prior
to her marriage to Duncan in 1959 Monica and Duncan emigrated to Vancouver in 1964 where, following completing his
pathology training, they came to Kelowna in 1966 when it was a small town.
Monica was a stay at home mother to Sara, Claire and Fiona who she supported in their numerous activities
of racing, sailing and equestrian competitions.Monica was a proud grandmother to three grandsons
Derek, Colin and Wesley (Claire and Randy), one granddaughter Elly (Fiona and Darren) and one great grandson Logan (Derek and Erin). A major supporter of the Okanagan Symphony, she looked forward to attending their many concerts. She so enjoyed a private recital at the Hospice House by Rosemary
(symphony conductor) and Audrey (principle cellist).
Grateful thanks to Drs Wendy Wickstrom, Rosalie Swart, Kong Khoo, the Cancer Agency staff and the staff at the Hospice House for their caring support during her final illness. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 pm on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Springfield Funeral Home,2020 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
Condolences may be sent to the family
by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com