Beatrice “Bea” Murakami (nee Shorten)

Beatrice "Bea" Murakami (nee Shorten)

Bea was born in Brooks Alberta on February 17th 1935 and passed away September 1st in Sorrento at the age of 80 years.

She is survived by her loving husband Susumu (Butch); sons, Rodney (Michele), Cameron (Elfie), Gary (Family); daughter Debora (Stephen Lawn) and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sisters, Rachele, Sandra, Carol and Fernie.

She passed away peacefully at home with family.

Special thanks to Dr. C. Malinowski for all the love she gave mom and our family.

There will be no funeral service at Bea’s request, in lieu of flowers any donations to Shuswap Lake General Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.

Bea will be missed by all.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129. Email condolences and share memories through Bea’s obituary at

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