Kay Ony

Kay Ony

Mrs. Kathleen (Kay) Ony passed away peacefully in Hillside Village, Salmon Arm, BC on Monday evening, June 18, 2012 at the age of 92 years and 12 days.

The funeral service was held from the Malakwa Community Hall on Saturday afternoon, June 23rd at 1 p.m. with Jack Bowers the funeral celebrant. Tributes were led by granddaughter, Christine.

Interment followed in the family plot in Malakwa Cemetery, with a reception back in the hall, allowing family and friends to continue sharing memories of Kay.

Pallbearers were Terry, Corey and Shawn Rokosh, Lon Brewster, Kevin and Bill Ony.

Born in Poland on June 6, 1920, Kay has been an active member of the Malakwa Community since 1948. She is well remembered and respected for her compassion, kindness to all, gardening, her flowers, and love of family and the community of Malakwa.

She was predeceased by her husband, Nick on March 29, 1987 and her daughter, Olive Rokosh on May 30, 2011.

Kay leaves her loving family, son, Bill (Donna) Ony of Chetwynd, son in law, Roy Rokosh of Malakwa; 5 grandchildren, Kevin (Christine) Ony, Jodi (Lon) Brewster, Terry, Corey (Sonya) and Shawn (Brenda) Rokosh; and 7 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Malakwa Community Centre Association in memory of Kay Ony.

Online email condolences may be sent to Kay’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com

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

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