Velma Irene Wanlin
1934 ~ 2010
The passing of Velma Irene Wanlin of Creston, BC, occurred on February 6, 2010 at the Swan Valley Lodge.
Born on December 4, 1934 in Waterville, NB, she was the daughter of the late Iva and Leslie Miller. Velma enjoyed volunteering at the Creston Valley Gleaners Society, gardening, biking, swimming, and the changing of the seasons. She loved her family.
Survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Johnny Wanlin; children, Rodney Condly (Jackie), Ronald Condly (Cheryl), Beverly Wanlin (Michael); grandsons, Graham and Daniel; sister Muriel Bubar; brothers, Larry, Ray and Vaughn; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sisters, Jean McConnell, Minnie Idella Thomas; brother, Leo Miller.
Celebration of Life was held February 11, 2010 at G.F. Oliver Funeral Chapel in Creston, BC with Pastor Brian Atmore officiating. Scattering of ashes will take place later this spring with immediate family in attendance.
For those that wish, remembrances made to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC, 828 West 8th Ave. Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2 or the Canadian Cancer Society, c/o Kathi Nelson, #10 915 Vancouver St. Creston, BC V0B 1G4 would be gratefully appreciated.
The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Dr. Hoffman, Creston Valley Hospice, Creston Valley Home Support Society, and the staff at the Swan Valley Lodge.