We regret to announce the death at Vernon
Jubilee Hospital on December 20, 2008, of Patricia
Andersson, at the age of 71 years. She was a
resident of Wells, Smithers, Kitwanga and Hazelton
over the years, and was Postmaster at Telkwa for a
long time prior to retiring to Lumby in 2003.
Patricia was predeceased by her husband, Nils,
in July 2008. She will be sadly missed and lovingly
remembered by her children: Ren (Debbie) Andersson
of Terrace and Linn (Neil) Buchanan of Kamloops;
grandchildren Tiffany and Bethany of Terrace; sister
Lenora Fogarty of Salmon Arm, and brother David
Williams of Wells, BC. She also leaves to mourn
numerous extended family members in Canada and
A gathering to celebrate her life was held on
Sunday, December 28, at 1:30 p.m. in the O.A.P.
Hall in Lumby. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to
do so may make donations in her memory to the
Canadian Cancer Society.
The family wish to extend their thanks to Patricia’s
many friends at “The Villas” and at the Lumby Legion
for their great kindness and support. Also, many
thanks to the caring staff and doctors at Vernon
Jubilee Hospital and at the Kelowna Cancer Centre.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Vernon
Funeral Home 250-542-0155.