DAVIES, Vera Margaret
Born January 21, 1914 in Roblin, MB. Passed away peacefully at Kelowna General Hospital on Monday, August 30, 2010 at the age of 96. Survived by her daughter Margo (Bob) Waterman of Campbell River, her son Rodney of Kelowna, her granddaughter Megan Waterman (Jake Duncan) of Dawson City, Yukon, (great grandchildren Rory and Beatrix), granddaughter Erin Waterman (Dom Lloyd) of Winnipeg, MB, (great granddaughter Scarlett), her brother Orville (Beth) Dunlop of Parksville, her sister Lois (Ian) Philp of Vernon, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Sadly predeceased by her husband Brian in 1969 in Mission, BC, her sister Norma Freeborn of Oyama in 1978 and her sister Evelyn Hofford of Hillier, ON in 2004. Special thanks to the staff at Borden Manor and David Lloyd Jones Home, to Dr. Yarrow and to the staff at 2E at Kelowna General Hospital for their loving care. Vera worked as a hairdresser in Roblin, MB before moving to Listowel, ON, then to Toronto, ON where she met and married Brian in 1944. They then moved to Dewdney, BC the same year where they farmed chickens and berries for a few years and experienced the flood of the Fraser River in 1948. Vera worked for Westvale foods for a number of years before retiring and moving to Kelowna in 1975. She enjoyed family and friends, sewing and crocheting doilies. Vera will be sadly missed. Family gathering at a later date. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to Canadian Red Cross Society, 2280 B Leckie Road, Kelowna, BC V1X 6G6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.