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Rhea Patterson

May 9, 1948 - April 7, 2012


On Saturday April 07, 2012, Mrs. Rhea Patterson of Greenwood, BC passed away peacefully at Mariposa Gardens in Osoyoos at the age of 63 years. She was predeceased by her mother and father Anita & Arthur Cadieux; sister Gloria and brothers Roger and Urban. Rhea will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her loving husband of 41 years, Dave; loving mother of Sandra (Lynn Smith), Cathy (Laurie Lawrence), James and Lisa; grandchildren; Terri (Darren Lawton), Greg (Melissa Mayhew), Joe (Kim Mayhew), Trevor Mayhew, Ashley (Jesse Haire) and Dylan Peoples; great-grandchildren, Brittany, Colby, Mason, Jackson, Bodhi, Shaelynn and Jayden as well as 2 sisters and brothers, many nieces, nephews and extended family.
There will be a celebration of life and memorial service held at 2:00pm, Sunday April 15, 2012 at the Lumby Legion Hall.
The family would like to sincerely thank the caring staff of Mariposa Gardens in Osoyoos BC for the loving support and care of Mom for the past 18 months.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting
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. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Annette Mort
Relation: Sister In-law

Dearest Dave, Sandy, Cathy, James & Lisa,

All our love and deepest sympathy as your long journey is now complete…may God’s grace comfort and uphold you all as you release her into His keeping.

Ron, Annette & Darrin

From: Darwin & Pat Friesen
Relation: Friends in Lumby, BC

Dear Dave and Family: Our sincere and deepest sympathy in the passing of Rhea. Darwin and I would like you to know that we are thinking of you all and hope that our prayers (from Saskatchewan) are with you and yours. May she Rest in Peace.

From: Mike and Laurie (Couture) Belanger
Relation: Cousin

Hello Dave and Family,
I was so sorry to hear of Rhea’s passing. It is never easy to loose a loved one.. I know my mom (Betty) enjoyed Rhea’s phone calls and visits. On behalf of my family and that of my brothers, Gary and Nola Couture, and Darrell and Nancy Couture we send you Deepest Sympathy and that memories of her will live on forever in our hearts.

From: Stan & Jude Grutchfield
Relation: friend and neighbour

Dave and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Take comfort knowing that Rhea is no longer suffering. Thinking of you, Stan & Jude

From: Leona Melvin
Relation: Friend

Please accept my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. My thoughts are with Dave and the family during this difficult time. Rhea was always so kind to me. We had many fun times together had many laughs and some tears. The memory of her will always be in my heart.

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There will be a celebration of life and memorial service held at 2:00pm, Sunday April 15, 2012 at the Lumby Legion Hall.

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