Norma “Bernice” Leach

Norma "Bernice" Leach

It is with sad hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Bernice Leach of Salmon Arm, BC on Sept. 8, 2014, 4 days prior to her 91st birthday.

She is deeply missed by her daughter, Pamela Paulson of Dartmouth, NS and sons Darcy Leach (Dee) of Blind Bay, BC and Garth Leach (Karen) of Leduc County, AB., grandchildren: Andrea Robinson (Edward), Jonathan Paulson, Kent Leach (Paula), Brenen Leach (Charity), Ryan Leach and Ginger Leach, great grandchildren: Breena, Ashlie, Madisin and Toree Leach, nieces and nephews: Bridget and Carmen (Olive Brock), Steven and Mason (Olive Brock), Dean and Ryan Bennett (Violet Bennett).

Predeceased by her husband Roy Leach and sisters Irene Brown, Violet Bennett and Olive Brock; niece Penny Young (Irene Brown), nephews Blair Bennett and Bob Brown.

Bernice was a gracious, loving, kind lady. Always positive, a wonderful listener; a simply beautiful person. Her love of people was evident by her genuine gift of hospitality. She gave of herself with unconditional love, understanding, and comforting words to her family and friends.

Bernice and Roy were very active in the Cedar Heights/Blind Bay community from 1974 – 1995.

The family wishes to send a special Thank You to the Staff of Hillside Village, Cottage 3 for the loving care provided to our Mom.

Private celebration of life to be determined.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129. EMAIL condolences and share memories through Bernice’s obituary at

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