Irelynn Oshanna Zion Thwaites

Julie and James Thwaites of Salmon Arm, BC were blessed with the birth of Irelynn Oshanna Zion Thwaites at BC Women’s Hospital,Vancouver on June 5, 2010. This was a miracle birth; she weighed 335 grams (11.6 oz), shining the hearts of the family and dedicated care givers.

On Saturday, June 12th she passed away, and the lay me down to rest photography program at the hospital gave the family life time memories of pictures, casting of the tiny hands and feet.

Irelynn leaves her loving family, parents, Julie and James,siblings Brennon, Keenan and Arden, and Grandparents Sue and Dennis Thwaites. As well as many Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.

A private family memorial will be held at the Mountainside room at Bowers Funeral Home on Saturday, July 10, 2010 allowing time for the family to share the journey of Julie and baby Irelynn.

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

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