Doris Mae Kiraly

Doris Mae Kiraly

Doris Mae Kiraly (nee Cheveldave)

October 19, 1940 ~ February 18, 2015

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin and friend, Doris Mae Kiraly (Bubba).

Mom Passed away peacefully surrounded and held by all of her children and extended family at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

Mom was the second oldest child of her family, born at Brilliant B.C. to the late George and Florence Cheveldave. Mom married our father (Laszlo Kiraly) in 1966 at Nelson B.C. where they began to raise family. She worked many years as a nursing aid at Willowhaven Private Hospital and went on as a care giver to many families over the years. Mom had a natural ability to care for others as she continued as a nanny, after retiring as a care aid worker. Most of all, Mom was dedicated to being closer to her immediate family, and eventually moved away from Nelson to the Lower Mainland.

Mom was predeceased by her dear husband and our father Les (Laszlo) Kiraly, son Steven Kiraly, brother Harry Cheveldave and sister Pat Bencharski.

She is survived by four children and their spouses (Kevin, Julia and Chris Power, David and Evelyn and Leslie) four grandchildren and spouses (Jennifer and Joel Comer, Eric, Brian and Liam, and great granddaughter Aspen Mae), sister Marcia and Jack Mawson.

A Service to Celebrate her Life will be held Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Thompson Funeral Home, 613 Ward Street, Nelson, B.C. from 11:00 am, followed by graveside service then a reception at Rod and Gun Club, 801 Railway Street, Nelson BC.

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