Naomi May Girvin
1937 – 2017
It is with deep sorrow that the family of Naomi Girvin
announces her passing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at East
Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook.
Naomi was born to Nephi and Jennie Atwood on August
13, 1937 in Cardston, Alberta. She was the eldest daughter
of their nine children. Herb and Naomi were married
for 63 years. They lived and raised their five sons in
Cranbrook. Naomi will be remembered for her loving,
caring, kind and generous nature. Naomi welcomed
everyone into her home and no one left without a full
stomach and a warm heart.
Naomi is survived by her husband Herb, her brother
Fay (Bea), her sisters Leila (Butch), Wanda (Perry) and
Debbie (Ken), her children Bob (Deb), Randy, David
(Tina) and Jeff (Kittie), her grandchildren Chad, Scott,
Chris, Lyndsey, Carla, Jennifer, Amanda and Gabrielle
and also by seven great grandchildren.
Naomi was predeceased by her brothers Elmer (Barb),
Ray (Shirl) and Eldon (Kathy), her sister Loretta, her son
Patrick and her granddaughter Kari.
Herb and the family would like to express their gratitude
to family and friends for all of their love, acts of kindness
and support during this difficult time.
A celebration of Naomi’s life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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