VERONICA AURELIA ANDERSON
Born In: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Born: August 5th, 1915
Passed on: January 1st, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Veronica Aurelia Anderson of Kamloops, B.C. on January 1st, 2013 at 97 years of age.
Veronica is survived by her children: Glen J. Anderson, Ross P. (Diane) Anderson, Kevin A. (Sharon) Anderson and Conrad K. Anderson, all of Kamloops. Veronica is also survived by her grandchildren, Gary (Lindsay) Anderson, Rhonda Anderson, Dexter (Tracy) Anderson, Clinton (Zahra) Anderson, Trevor (Jodi) Anderson, Kurtis Anderson and Mathew Anderson, as well as her great grandchildren Zackery Anderson, Taylor Kaban, Ethan Kaban and Madison Anderson, and her many nieces and nephews.
Veronica is predeceased by her husband Bert Oscar Anderson, her parents and brothers and sisters.
Veronica was born in Ottawa, Ontario on August 5th, 1915. She graduated from Ottawa General Hospital as a nurse, and from Ottawa University in 1st class of Health Science (nursing) in 1936. She joined the R.C.A.F. as a nurse in 1942. After the war, Veronica worked in Vancouver at Shaughnessy Military Hospital. There she met her husband, Bert (Andy) and they married in Ottawa in 1946. They lived in Revelstoke, B.C. for 20 months and moved to Kamloops in 1948 where their 4 sons were born. Veronica worked for many years in the organization of the school and workshop for the mentally handicapped through the Society for Community Living. Veronica was also a long time member of the Catholic Women's League. A very special thanks to the staff of Ridgeview Lodge.
A Funeral Service will be held in the Kamloops Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, January 12th, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Peter Hoan Nguyen Celebrant. Interment to follow at Hillside Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations made to the Royal Inland Hospital Foundation or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
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