Dorothy June Buresh

Dorothy June Buresh

Dorothy June Buresh passed away peacefully in Bastion Place, Salmon Arm, BC on Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the age of 86 years.

An open house reception in memory of June was held at the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home on Sunday afternoon, December 8th from 3 to 5 p.m. with sharing of tributes by family and friends at 4 p.m.

The family held a private graveside service in the family plot at Mt. Ida Cemetery.

Born in Condor, Alberta on June 3, 1927, June moved to Rutland in 1946 and then to Salmon Arm with her late husband, Joe Buresh, in 1963 and built J Lanes Bowling Alley, where they quickly became involved in the community, as well gained respect across all of Western Canada for mentoring bowlers of all ages, both in bowling and in living life with passion. June enjoyed bowling, golf and in later years bingo until going into Bastion Place with failing health.

She was predeceased by her husband, Joe on March 10, 1977, daughter, Shannon Campbell on January 6th of this year, her parents, Harry Bice in 1962 and her mother, Annie (Gramma) Bice in 1990.

June leaves her family; daughter, Bev Turner (Wayne) of Kelowna, Gordon (Linda) Buresh of Salmon Arm; grandchildren, Cheryl, Scott and Calyn; 5 great grandchildren; son in law, Maynard Campbell of Salmon Arm; sister, Jean Layden and her children, Garnie, Larry, Donna and Dianne.

Memorial donations in memory of June may be sent to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation, PO Box 265, Salmon Arm, BC VIE 4N3

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Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm.

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