Passed away June 15, 2014 at the age of 82. She is survived by her two daughters, Susan Hurrell (Jerry Briggs) of Richmond, BC and Cheryl Guidi (Brock Ashby) of Edmonton, AB; her son Steve Guidi (Brenda Charman) of Kelowna, BC; six grandchildren: Cara, Dylan, Darryn, Keith, Lisa and Michael; eight great-grandchildren; sister Lenore Bailey of Kelowna; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was sadly predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Louis. Rita was born on June 19, 1931. She was a member of Kelowna Golf and Country Club for many years as well as an avid bowler. Rita was a wonderful mom, grandma, and great-grandma. She will be greatly missed by all. The family also wishes to thank all the friends and family from near and far who extended their hearts in her time of need. Her spirit never waivered right up to her passing. Donations may be made in Rita’s name to the Central Okanagan Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Z6. A Celebration of Life will be held, date and time to be announced.
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