It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother, PAT MORK, on December 26, 2012.Mom developed unexpected complications with COPD over Christmas but passed away comfortably in her home in Salmon Arm, BC with her daughter Laura, son-in-law Jim and granddaughter Emily at her side.
Pat was the oldest child of William & Winifred Castellan (both predeceased) and was born in a little farm house in Baldwinton, SK on April 27, 1943.She met my Dad, Frank Mork (predeceased) at her parents store when she was just 16 and they were married Feb 5, 1964 in Turtleford, SK.Mom was very proud to be a bank teller for most of her adult life and she & Dad finally settled in Sicamous, BC in 1973.They moved to Salmon Arm in 1998 where Mom worked at the local Sears store until she retired in 2009.
Pat will be forever missed & remembered by her daughter, Laura Willis;son-in-law Jim Willis; granddaughter Emily Willis; sister Doris Wright; brother Bill Paradis; sister-in-laws Grace Mork; Lorraine Mork; Joyce Farren; Evelyn (Art) Priest; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousinsand friends.
The family wishes to gratefully acknowledge & deeply thank Dr. Weicker for being the incredible, old-fashioned, kind-hearted Doctor he is; RN Kelly Linnel for her words of wisdom & comfort; Palliative RN Diane for coming to our rescue Christmas day; all the Community Care-Aids (especially Sherry) for their care & devotion and all of Mom’s many friends who were always so good to her.
As per Mom’s wishes there will be no service and she will be interred after cremation in Mount Ida Cemetery, Salmon Arm, right beside my Dad.
Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation, PO Box 265, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N3.
On line condolences may be sent to Pat’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
Arrangements are in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.