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Margaret Venables

November 6, 1921 - October 31, 2011

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On Monday October 31, 2011, Mrs. Margaret Moir Venables of Oliver passed away peacefully after a long illness surrounded by family at the McKinney Place Extended Care Unit at the age of 89 years.
She was predeceased by her Parents John and Annie Grant originally from Scotland, husband Bob, her brothers James and John, her sisters Ann and Nellie, her son Ron, her granddaughter Dana and her grandson Tim.
Margaret will be fondly remembered by her loving family including her daughter Joy (Lanny) and grandsons Jamie, Chad and Josh. By her son Gary (Linda) and grandson Bill (Danica), her granddaughter Lisa. By her daughter-in-law Laura , granddaughter Kelly (Brad) and great-grandchildren Riley and Aleisha, granddaughter Leanne and great-granddaughters Laura Lynn and Ashleigh, granddaughter Bobbi, her sister Betty Echlin and sisters-in-law Yvonne Moore and Effie Venables.
Margaret Moir Forbes Grant was born in Merritt on November 6, 1921. She moved to Oliver in the early 40’s and worked in the SO Supply Store. She married Bob in 1946 and had three children; Ron, Joy and Gary. Margaret enjoyed being a homemaker and particularly liked cooking and baking, playing cards, especially crib, playing yahtzee and bingo with her girlfriends. She worked in office for BC Telephone She was also a member of the Oliver United Church. Margaret loved to travel. They wintered in Arizona for twenty years. She enjoyed trips to Reno and also a tour of Great Britain with her daughter Joy.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday November 6, 2011 at the Oliver United Church. A reception in the church lower hall will follow the service.
Condolences may be sent to Gary & Linda Venables, R.R. #4, S8A, C10, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0 or Joy Venables & Lanny Swanky, PO Box 597, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0. Tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com
Donations are gratefully accepted for the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.
On Behalf of the Venables family, we would like to thank the staff at McKinney Place for their kind and caring support they provided throughout her four year stay and especially in her final days. Thanks also to Dr. Ruddiman and Dr. Shaw and the staff at Main St. Medical and John and staff at Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service.
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: Laurel Pinske
Relation: family acquaintance

Dear family,
So sorry to hear about your mother and grandmother. She was such a sweet lady. I was just telling someone how I missed the great customers from Peoples, and she was one of those that always gave me a smile. May you find comfort in all the great memories of her life. Laurel

From: Sandra Smith
Relation: friend of family

Our families go back a long way – lots of memories. Sincere condolences to the Venables family.
Sam

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 6, 2011
Beginning at 3:00pm

Location:
Oliver United Church
9915 - 358th Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday November 6, 2011 at the Oliver United Church. A reception in the church lower hall will follow the service.

9915 - 358th Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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the Heart & Stroke Foundation,
#4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC
V1Y 9M9.
 

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