Penny Gaylene Yuchym (nee Farrell)

Penny Gaylene Yuchym (nee Farrell)

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of wife and mother, Penny Yuchym on October 22, 2014 in Vernon, BC.

Penny will be lovingly remembered by her husband Les of 44 years, her daughters Adelle Ford (Murray) and Michelle Yuchym (Tony), granddaughters Brooklynn, Savana, Carlie, and Tristan, and her brothers Rick and Darren Farrell. She was predeceased by her father Roy Farrell, her mother Vera Farrell, and her sisters Donna Kandall and Rae Nash.

Penny was born in Salmon Arm BC, and lived in the Shuswap area most of her life. Her passions were spending time with her family, gardening, and taking care of her home. She was a loving and compassionate person always caring for others. She was full of energy always busy helping someone else. For her, giving wasn’t something she did, it was who she was and her way of life.

The family would like to express their sincerest gratitude to the staff at Polson Extended Care and Noric House for their compassionate care. Thanks also to Dr. J. Henley. The family would also like to thank the Vernon Community home care team for all their help and support.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so may make a contribution in Penny’s memory to the ALS Society.

A celebration of life for Penny will be held on Sunday, November 2 at 3:00pm in the Chapel at Bowers Funeral home in Salmon Arm BC. A reception to follow in the tea room.

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