Collins June

June Charlotte Collins passed peacefully at home in Canoe, BC on August 30, 2011 at the age of 77 years. She has been a resident of Canoe since 1987. June was born in Melville Saskatchewan on June 08, 1934.

A funeral service was held at Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on September 04, 2011 with interment at Mt. Ida cemetery. June was laid to rest beside her husband Eddie Collins who passed away on August 11, 1994.

June is survived by; eight children; Charlotte Bratten, Kirk (Barbara), Karen (Ken) Bruvold, Brian, Lionel (Jodie), Wade (Anne), Chris (Heather) Sandra (Russell) Tompkins; her Mother Marie Pachel; brothers; Vernon (Bebbs) Taskey, Terry (Eddoe) Taskey; sister; Judy (Gary) Croft; 24 grand children; 37 great grandchildren and 3 great- great grandchildren.

A poem June read to her family on her 75th birthday.

There is a garden in my heart

Where happy memories grow

Of those who mean the most to me

As season come and go…

And among the fairest flowers,

That there ever could be

Is the memory of all of you,

And how much you mean to me.

-Emily Matthews-

Funeral Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Service, Salmon Arm, BC

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