Born In: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Born: June 20th, 1921
Passed in: Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Passed on: July 13th, 2012
On July 13, 2012, Eleanor Giddens (nee Bordignon) passed away peacefully at Ridgeview Lodge with her family by her side. Eleanor was born on June 20, 1921 in Kamloops. She was predeceased by her loving husband Dennis in February 2006, her parents, Amalia and Antonio Bordignon, brother Vincent and sisters Elsie, Emma and Evelyn.
Eleanor is survived by her beloved children and grandchildren: Rod (Marlene), Jeff (Dana) and Julie (Joe); Brian (Mindie), Jami, Natasha, Josh (Rayel) and great grandson Benjamin; Susan (Don) van der Horst, Matthew (Lori) and David; John (Candice) Kiel, Travis (Ali) and Justin; David (Linda), Lee and Andrew. Eleanor also leaves behind several nieces, nephews and friends.
In Eleanor’s younger years she worked at the Bordignon family grocery store on Lorne Street. She was also very active in her church and as a volunteer in her community, including Past President of the Catholic Women’s League. Her most important devotion was to her family. She especially enjoyed the summers spent with her children at the family cabin at Shuswap Lake.
The family wishes to thank the caring staff at Ponderosa and Ridgeview Lodges and Dr. Mike Wilson.
Prayers will be recited on Wednesday, July 18th at 7:00 p.m. in Sacred Heart Cathedral.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated in the Cathedral on Thurday, July 19th at 11:00 a.m.
Condolences may be expressed at www.schoenings.com.
Should friends desire, donations to the Alzheimer’s Society, Box 277, Kamloops, B.C., V2C 5K6, would be appreciated in her memory.
Service arrangements are entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service, 250-374 -1454.