Passed on: August 19th, 2012
1924 ~ 2012
Doris Gertrude Tournat passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on August 19, 2012 at the age of 88. She is lovingly remembered by her daughter Linda (Howard) Fisher of Vernon, BC; grandchildren, Todd (Pattama) Fisher and Ryan Fisher (Erin Eshom) both of Calgary, AB; one great-granddaughter Quintana Fisher of Calgary, AB; sister Margaret Allan of Saskatoon, SK; nieces Doris of Prince Albert, SK, Joyce of Balcarres, SK, Sharon of Regina, SK, MaryLynn of Saskatoon, SK and Bonnie of Saskatoon, SK. Doris is predeceased by her loving husband and dance partner, Wilfred (1999); two brothers, Aubrey Taylor (2009) and Norman Taylor (2007). Doris was always by Wilfred’s side and could be found at the Rutland Seniors Centre or the weekly Elks Hall Flee Market. She will be remembered for her remarkable home cooking and canning. Doris had a taste for “south of the border shopping”, Doris and Linda had many Mother and Daughter times away in Spokane, WA. Howard and Linda would like to thank all of the caring staff at Creekside Landing that took such good care of Doris. They would also like to thank Dr. Friesen, Dr. Murphy, Dr. Balleuf, the nurses and support staff at VJH for showing the care and kindness that they did.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 3701 32nd Ave., Vernon, BC on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Dr. Teresa Charlton officiating. Doris will be reunited and laid to rest in the Garden of Memories at Valleyview Funeral Home in Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doris’s memory to Autism Calgary, #174 – 3359 27th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T1Y 5E4. Arrangements entrusted to Valleyview Funeral Home Kelowna, Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial (250) 765-3147. Condolences may be made to the family by visiting www.valleyviewfuneralhome.com