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Brenda Lee Lewis

April 5, 1965 - January 21, 2010


Brenda Lee Lewis (LaBounty) of Fort St John, BC, passed away suddenly but peacefully at the age of 44 years.

Mourning her passing are her husband Richard, their daughter Jessica, sisters Debbie Casorso (Stan), Diane LaBounty (Richard), Cindy Abraham (Brian), and brother Ken LaBounty; her nephews Greg, Jeremy, Matthew, Travis, and Dana, and her faithful pup Yoshi. Brenda was predeceased by her parents Frank and Dorothy LaBounty.

Brenda worked in an administrative capacity for various organizations and as a full-time mommy to Jessica. She loved spending time with her family, travelling to Mexico and cruising, and had a special fondness for dolphins and Mickey Mouse.

A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family has set up an account for the benefit of Brenda’s daughter, Jessica Lewis, available at any CIBC branch c/o “Diane LaBounty”.

Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting

Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service and Crematorium, Oliver and Osoyoos, 250-498-0167,


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Cassandra Lyon
Relation: Friends-We met at C.M. Finch.

Richard and Jessica, it is with a heavy heart that I tell you how sorry I am for the loss of Brenda. May our prayers of strenght reach you when you need then the most. Ethan,Emma,Tyler and I would like to remind you that we are here for anything you may need, whenever you may need us. After school, weekends, anything as always.
Your friend Cassandra xoxo

From: Kara Hempler
Relation: Our children are in school together

Dear Richard and Jessica: I am so very sorry for your loss of Brenda. She was such a wonderful person, with a kind heart and I know that she is with you always. Ashton would like to send Jessica a BIG hug! And any time you or Jessica need anything never hesitate to call.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Love The Hempler’s (Ashton, Kara & family)

From: Helen Gilbert
Relation: Principal

Dear Mr. Lewis and Jessica,
Finding the right words to express my sorrow for the loss of your wife and Jessica’s mother is difficult. I will remember the big smiles on the face of mother and daughter as they greeted each other at the end of the kindergarten day. There was always happiness and laughter. Jessica your many friends at school will be here for you when you get back to school. I am sending you a big hug right now.
Mrs. Gilbert

From: Tanya Bennett
Relation: Our girls play together

Richard and Jessica ,our thoughts and prayers go out to you both and your family at this most difficult time.
I wanted to thank Brenda for being such a nice ,friendly and caring person.She was so very understanding of our daughter’s issues,It meant so much to Drew,myself and Fred that she opened her home and heart to her for playdates with Jessica:)I will always remember her for that.
If you and Jessica are ever in need of anything please let us know ,and give yourself and Jessica a great big hug from all of us.
Take care and may God bless.

Tanya Bennett and Family

From: Ethel O'Neill
Relation: Jessica's teacher

Dear Jessica and Mr. Lewis,
Just wanted to say that I am thinking of you both and wishing you strength as you deal with the loss of your mom and wife. She can’t be with you, but you can keep her love and your special memories in your heart. A big hug is coming across the airwaves to you, Jessica. The class and I miss you and think of you every day.
Mrs. O’Neill

From: Genevieve Banfield
Relation: Met Jessica & her Dad at circus

Jessica and Richard, my thoughts are with you both as you go through this most difficult time. I met you both at the circus in FSJ in July through Drew Bennett, my granddaughter. I have pictures of Richard, Jessica & Drew playing in the lobby during intermission. Although it was a brief meeting, please be assured I am thinking of you both. May God keep you both in his care.
Genevieve Banfield, Barachois Brook, Newfoundland

From: Julia Haggstrom
Relation: Friends from CM Finch

Dear Richard and Jessica!
I can not tell you how sad I am for your loss!!!! Words can not express it!
We will always remember Brenda as a wonderful, smiling and a friendly person she was! I just wished we had more time to get her to know even more..Please let us know if there is anything we can help with when you will need us….playdates, pick up to school or drop off or anything else! A BIG, BIG hug to Jessica!!!

From: Lynne da Costa
Relation: A school friend of her sister

My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this unbearable time….may all your wonderful memories give you peace to carry you all through the grief you are experiencing today…Take Care….:Lynne…*hugs*

From: George & Diane Karpinsky
Relation: family friend

Our thoughts & prayers are with all of you at this sad time. Brenda spent a lot of time at our house during her teenage years as our daughter Kim and her were best friends.Cherish fond memories and may God bless you.
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal
Love leaves a memory no one can steal

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