Eva Florence Compton passed away peacefully in Bastion Place, Salmon Arm, on Wednesday afternoon, January 30, 2013 at the age of 101 years, just shy of her 102nd birthday.
A celebration of life service was held from the Shuswap Lodge Retirement Residence on Tuesday afternoon, February 5th at 1:30 p.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral celebrant, with her granddaughter, Susan, sharing a tribute.
Interment will follow later in the family plot in Edmonton City Cemetery.
Born in Edmonton, Alberta on February 14, 1911, she was a respected businesswomen and landlord in the City of Edmonton prior to moving to Cedar Heights in 1973. Later she moved into Salmon Arm residing in several homes prior to settling in the Shuswap Lodge for her final years of independence.
Family was important to Eva, she was predeceased by her husband, Ray 1971, sons, Bruce and Ronald in 2009; they will be at rest together in Edmonton.
She leaves her two grandchildren, Susan Tilford and Raymond Compton both of Washington;
and 2 great grandsons, Juston and Colin.
Memorial donations may be sent to the charity of one’s choice in memory of Eva Compton.
On line condolences may be sent to Eva’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Funeral arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.