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Yolande Larabie

October 3, 1935 - February 27, 2010


On Saturday February 27, 2010, Mrs. Yolande Larabie (nee Poirier) of Oliver passed away at McKinney Place at the age of 74 years.
She was predeceased by her son Claude Larabie; her parents Lucien & Blanche Poirier and her brother Aurele Poirier.
Yolande will be fondly remembered by her loving family including son Peter (Donna) Larabie; daughter Louise (Tony) Metz; her sisters Helene Bauman, Estelle (Roger) Thorn, and Lorraine (Don) Donovan; her brothers Robert (Angie) Poirier and Armand (Georgia) Poirier; nine grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.
Yolande moved to Oliver in the summer of 2001 from Timmins, ON. She enjoyed bingo, cards, the casino, friends, computers, travelling and enjoying the scenery.
Condolences may be directed to the family c/o Louise Metz, PO Box 1427, Barriere, BC, V0E 1E0.
Tributes to Yolande may also be directed to the family by visiting
Donations gratefully accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society, PO Box 1872, Oliver, BC, V0H 1T0 or the Canadian Diabetes Association, 1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5Y7.
The family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the staff at South Okanagan General Hospital, the nurses at McKinney Place ECU, Penticton Regional Hospital, and all the doctors involved in Yolande’s care especially Dr. Entwistle.
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: Helene Bauman
Relation: Sister

Dear Yolly, even though we lived miles apart, you have always been in our hearts. Rest in peace, there is no more pain where you are now in the arms of God. #1 Sister, Helene

From: Claire Dudley
Relation: Cousin

Dear Yollie,
My sincerest and deepest condolences to your family and friends. I do have a few memories of you when I lived in Stirling and you came to my house with my brother Rolly. I didn’t know who you were at the time but Rolly reminded me who you were. Had a memorable day.
May you rest in peace. i will remember you always.
Claire your cousin.

From: Louise and Tony
Relation: our mom

Dear Mom ,

We sure miss you already . Always will have you in our hearts . You have brought us so much loving , strenght and courage and for that we thank you . Love always Louise and Tony

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Canadian Cancer Society, PO Box 1872, Oliver, BC, V0H 1T0 or
the Canadian Diabetes Association, 1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5Y7.


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