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Eleanar Tomlin

February 12, 1925 - November 27, 2013


On Wednesday November 27, 2013, Mrs. Eleanar Caroline Tomlin of Oliver passed away at the South Okanagan General Hospital at the age of 88 years.

She was predeceased by her parents George and Karoline Walton; her husband Allan in 1977 (whom she married in 1947); son Harvey in 2013 and brother Torlieve Rudi in Norway.

Eleanor will be fondly remembered by her close friend Ralf Riley; daughter Noreen Tomlin of Campbell River , son Kevin (Corinne) of Oliver, and daughter Karen (Dan) Skaros of Oliver; grandchildren Bill, Danielle, Kyla, Jarodd, Josh, Rebecca (Roger) and Ryan (Jovia); great-grandchildren Bailey, Riley, Justice, Gabrielle, Tucker and Hayley; sister Anna and brother Magna of Norway, lifelong friend Emily McCrae as well as many extended family and friends.

Over the years Eleanar worked at the Haynes Packinghouse but she was able to fulfill working her dream job for the last fifteen years of her working life as a care aide at Sunnybank until retirement. She also enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday December 4, 2013 at St. Edwards Anglican Church.

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Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.



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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: blaine and joan nunweiler
Relation: friends

Kevin,Corrine,Karen and Dan, Our sympathy to all of you at this time.She loved her little house and stayed as active as possible for as long as possible, she was a great Mom. Blaine and Joan Nunweiler

From: Brenda Shaw
Relation: Family Friend

Dear Reani, Kevin, Karen and all your families. Our families have been friends for a long time and I am deeply saddened to hear of your Mom’s passing. She was a remarkable woman who will be missed by everyone who knew her. Always had a smile and a laugh. Sending you my heartfelt sympathy and my love.

From: Garry and Joyce Bott
Relation: freind

Dear Karen, Danny,Kevin,Corrine and Families

We send our sincere sympathy to all of you. Eleanar will be missed.

From: Trude Doepker
Relation: friend

Eleanar, thanks for all the great memories. Your smiles, hugs and givng heart shall be missed. A special person with a special talent for writing and helping. Rest in peace.

From: Marg Harkness
Relation: family friend

I am so sorry to all of you. if there is anything I can do, please dont hesitate to call. Eleanor was such a lovely person and she will be greatly missed. She was such an inspiration to all of us.

From: Barbara Sabyan
Relation: friend

My sincere condolences to family and friends. I hold my memories dear and close to my heart, and am most grateful to have crossed paths with such a beautiful person. Eleanar, a true earth angel, full of beautiful grace. Rest in peace sweet lady.

From: Joyce and Wayne Walters
Relation: friend of son & daughter

So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you at this very difficult time. Joyce & Waldo

From: Ken and Kathy Walton
Relation: cousin

Karen, Kevin, Noreen and families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.. We fondly remember the fun times we enjoyed in the early years on the family farm in Saskatchewan. Eleanar was a jewel of a person and a wonderful cousin whom we will never forget and forever cherish. (She was an awesome horseback rider)

From: Elizabeth Purves
Relation: extended family

I know Eleanar was very close to my mum, Barbara Watts (nee Flaherty), and that she visited Scotland. She was a lovely lady and will be missed by all who knew her. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
December 4, 2013
Beginning at 2:00pm

St. Edwards Anglican Church
5954 Nicola Street
Oliver, BC Canada

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday December 4, 2013 at St. Edwards Anglican Church.

5954 Nicola Street
Oliver, BC Canada

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