Maxine Madeline Yerbury

Maxine Madeline Yerbury

It is with sadness that the family of Maxine Yerbury announces her peaceful passing with her family by her side at Shuswap Lake General Hospital on Saturday December 13, 2014 at the age of 80 years.

Maxine was born in Rocky Mountain House, AB on August 19, 1934, this is where she spent most of her childhood until moving to Calgary at the age of 14. While living in Calgary, Maxine began dancing and soon she had a dance partner, Tom Yerbury. Maxine and Tom where married in 1956 and together they have spent 58 wonderful years, travelling to 17 different countries and experiencing and loving life to the fullest.

Maxine and Tom were blessed with twins Robert and Susan, as a family they spent many summer holidays camping, fishing and spending time together. In 1987 Maxine and Tom moved to Salmon Arm to enjoy retirement and the Shuswap. Maxine continually kept herself busy with crafts, gardening, bowling and she still enjoyed and loved her dancing into her retirement years.

Maxine will be forever loved and missed by her family; husband Tom, her twins; Robert (Jamie) of Victoria, BC, Susan (Tony) of Edmonton, AB and her two grandchildren, Matthew and Aaron.

Maxine also leaves to mourn her passing her three sisters; Phyllis, Shirley and Roxiena.

The family would sincerely like to thank the Doctors and Staff of Shuswap Lake General Hospital for all the love and care shown towards Maxine. Also a thank you to the WeCare and Community Care staff for all the constant support the family received over the past five months.

To friends and family who called or dropped by during Maxine’s illness and after her passing, your thoughtfulness is appreciated and will always be remembered.

Respecting Maxine’s wish there will be no formal service.

Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent in memory of Maxine to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation.

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