Margaret Wood

Margaret Wood

Mrs. Margaret Ellen Wood passed away in Shuswap Lake General Hospital, Salmon Arm, BC on July 21, 2011 at the age of 92 years.

A family Graveside service will be held in the family plot at Eagle River Community Cemetery.

A celebration of life service will be held from the Sicamous United Church on Friday afternoon, August 5, 2011 at 2 p.m. with Pastor’s Kelly Grittner & Fred Duck officiating with Jack Bowers as funeral celebrant. Tributes will be led by her nephew, George Rands. A reception will follow in the church, allowing the family and friends to continue memories.

Born in Pleasantdale, Saskatchewan on September 27, 1918. She has been an active resident of Sicamous since 1949, being well remembered for her caring manner, smiling face, always giving back to the community. She was dedicated with her volunteer work at the Thrift store from its inception, working tirelessly and calling this her therapy for living.

Predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Robert William Wood on October 11, 2002; daughter, Linda Jean (Lindy) in 1986, granddaughter, Sherilyn Popko in 1996; sisters, Marjorie Brown, Marion Rands and Helen Wood.

She is survived by her loving and dedicated family; daughters, Susan Wood of Kelowna, Kathy Wood of Vernon, Wayne Wood (and her other boy, Leyster Peters) of Revelstoke; granddaughter, Tanis Rousseau of North Battleford; three grandchildren, Chelsea, Liam and Kaitlyn; Sister Betty Young of Vancouver; many nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to BCNF Society, PO Box 5339, Victoria, BC V8R 6S4, or to the Variety, the Children’s Charity, 4300 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, BC V5C 9Z9.

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

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