Avril, Jeanne Mintz (nee Dobbie)

Avril, Jeanne Mintz (nee Dobbie)

On Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Avril Jeanne Mintz (nee Dobbie) passed away at Ponderosa Lodge, Kamloops. She was born April 14, 1924 in Invermere, B.C.

Predeceased by her husband Bill in 2009, Avril is survived by her children: Pete (Holly), Rick (Karen), Marlene (Ken) and Cindy (Todd), her grandchildren Paul, Justin and Ryan.

Once she completed her nurses training at St. Eugene Hospital in Cranbrook, BC, she moved to McBride to begin her career in nursing. In McBride she met her husband to be Bill and together they moved to Kamloops in 1966.

In 1984 they relocated to Chase.

A Gathering of family and friends was held on Sunday, May 20, 2012 from 2 – 4 pm at 460 King Road, Chase.

Should friends desire, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetes Association in memory of Avril would be appreciated.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, Kamloops 250.374.1454

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