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Margaret Ness

August 10, 1928 - June 23, 2011


On Thursday June 23, 2011, Mrs. Margaret Mary Ness passed away suddenly at the McKinney Place Extended Care Unit at the age of 82 years.
She was predeceased by Noel Douville, her spouse of forty years, Joeffry Ness Sr.; her brothers James and Hugh; her sisters Helen, Agnes, Jean, and Teresa as well as daughter-in-law Laurie.
Margaret will be fondly remembered by her loving family including children Dwight (Jocelin) Granger, Bonny Jean Granger, Kathleen (Almerio) Roveredo, Joeffry (Lorraine) Ness, James (Joanne) Ness, Dale (Wendy) Ness, Shawn Ness and Shelly (Ivan) Poitras; her sister Verna (Regent) Pouliot; twenty five grandchildren; thirty eight great-grandchildren; seven great-great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Over the years Margaret worked at Sears, The Bay, the CNIB and then owned a laundry mat until retirement. She also volunteered at the hospital in Nanaimo and shopped and visited with seniors.
She enjoyed travels to Hawaii, Mexico, Reno, Las Vegas, Scotland, England, Ireland and across Canada.
Margaret won a Gold Medal in 10 Pin bowling and was a Canadian champion in 5 Pin bowling. She loved watching sports, tennis, hockey and playing cards. In her younger years she was a speed skater and a baseball player. She also loved bowling, golf and trips to the casino.
A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday July 1st, 2011at the Oliver Kinsmen Water Park.
The family would like to express heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Entwistle and the staff at McKinney Place for all their care and compassion.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos, BC.


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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: Sharon Stewart
Relation: Friend

Margaret (Bonnie) was a lovely lady and I thouroughly enjoyed playing cribbage with her in the past. She was a great player and alot fun. I had a very pleasant visit with her a couple of months ago she will be remembered with love by many. Sharon

From: William Ashdown
Relation: Friend of family

Sending my condolences to the family Sorry can’t attended celebration of life. My memories of her will always carry on. William Ashdown- Osoyoos

From: Judy & Joey Schweitzer
Relation: Friend

Your mom will be missed by all who knew her. Her quick wit and charm made her a very endearing person. Although we only knew her a short while she will be remembered fondly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
July 1, 2011
Beginning at 11:00am

Oliver Kinsmen Water Park

Oliver, BC V0H 1T0

A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Friday July 1st, 2011 at the Oliver Kinsmen Water Park.

Oliver, BC V0H 1T0

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