Elizabeth passed away peacefully early Thursday morning, at 98 years of age, on February 6, 2014 at the Kimberley Special Care Home “The Pines”.
Elizabeth was born on November 4, 1915 in Novgorodskii, Eastern Siberia, Russia. She moved from Edmonton to Kimberley in 2002 to be nearer to her son. She resided at the Lions Manor until October 2013 when she moved to The Pines.
A special thank you to the staff and residents at the Lions Manor, the wonderful staff at The Pines, and to Judy and Marv Stanyer for their friendship over the years. Also, a big thank you to Dr. Haiduk for his great care of Elizabeth.
Elizabeth is survived by her two daughters Luba Pierlot of Vancouver, BC and Irene (Pat) Anderson of Celista, BC, her son Leonard (Sherrie) of Kimberley, BC, four grandchildren, five great grandchildren, and her brother Nick (Helen) of Beaverlodge, AB. She was predeceased by her husband Con, brother Alex, and sisters Agnes, Francis, Faye and Anne.
A funeral mass for Elizabeth was held on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at 2:00 pm at the Holy Protection Convent in Bluffton, Alberta. Elizabeth will be Interred in the Holy Protection Convent Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial donation in Elizabeth’s honour may do so to the: Kimberley Helping Hands Food Bank Society, 340 – Leadenhall Street, Kimberley, British Columbia, V1A 2R6.