Florence Moseley

Florence Moseley passed away peacefully in Creston, BC at the age of 91 years.

Florence was born Florica Ropcean in Bellis, AB in 1921, one of fifteen children. She grew up with a love of music, a sense of fun and a very strong work ethic. She worked at several different jobs, most including cooking and cleaning.

In 1947, Flo married Jack Moseley. Together they cooked in various camps and spent summers helping run the Marble Canyon Bungalows in Kootenay National Park. In 1960 they bought the 70 Mile Café and lived and worked there for many years. When they sold the café, they built and started the Buck & Doe Neighbourhood Pub.

They “retired” to their cherry orchard and home in Wynndel, BC. For the last nine years, Florence has lived at Swan Valley Lodge.

Florence will be lovingly remembered by her son Richard (Gail); grandsons Brent (Chie) and Evan; brothers Johnny (Irene) and Victor (Grace); sisters Sylvia Cox and Caroline Wiwit, and many nephews and nieces.

The family would like to thank the staff at Swan Valley Lodge for the wonderful care they gave Florence.

Our Floss was “one of a kind” and will be dearly missed.


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