It is with deep sorrow that the family of Anita Hanni announces her passing on Wednesday, January 22, 2014 in Cranbrook at 62 years of age.
Anita was born on March 7, 1951 in Birtle, Manitoba. She was a dedicated Christian and a loving wife, mother and grandmother who was totally devoted to her family, her many friends and her church. She had been an active member of the Christian Women’s Club before moving from Cranbrook to Yahk and had been active in every church in every town she had lived in, across Canada and in several other countries around the world, leading Women’s Bible Studies and encouraging other women in their Christian walk. At her passing, Anita was a member of Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church in Creston.
Anita is survived by her loving husband Wilf Hanni, her sons Jeremiah (Kristen) Hanni and Mathew Hanni, her grandson Darien, 3 brothers and 3 sisters, as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her father George and her mother Alvine and 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
A memorial service for Anita will be held on Tuesday, January 28th at 11:00 am, at Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, 2416 – Cedar Street in Creston, BC, followed by lunch in the church basement, and then by a gathering in a hospitality suite at the Ramada Inn.
Memorial donations may be made in Anita’s name to ERDO, and mailed to ERDO c/o of Glad Tidings Pentecostal Church, P.O. Box 92, Creston, BC, V0B 1G0 or dropped off at the church at 2416 – Cedar Street, Creston BC. All memorial donations will be used to help children in developing countries, which was a real passion of Anita’s.