GEBHARDT, Carole Anne


It is with great sadness that

we announce the passing of

our beloved mother, sister

and grandmother, in Kelowna, BC, after a courageous fight

with Alzheimer’s disease, on

May 23, 2014. She was

predeceased by her husband Herman William Gebhardt,

and father to her children,

Peter Gerard Rennie. Carole

will be sadly missed by her

loving daughters, Lisa

Buskermolen (Irwin) of Kelowna, BC, Laurel Zupo (Joe)

of St. Catharines, ON; sons Christopher Rennie (Kim)

of Brampton, ON and Paul Rennie of Toronto, ON;

stepdaughters Diana Christine Bailey of Chandler, AZ

and Dorothy Gebhardt of Toronto, ON; sister Linda Parker

of Mississauga, ON; brother George Johnson of Haliburton, ON as well as her many grandchildren, friends and

extended family.Born in Toronto, ON, May 19, 1939,

Carole enjoyed her career as secretary and administrative assistant, particularly at York University in Ontario, and

UBC in Vancouver, BC. She loved to laugh, sing, travel, read, play cards, listen to music and was particulary fond

of live musical theatre. Most of all, she loved life

and her family. We sincerely wish to thank the kind and

caring staff and volunteers at Belgo and Ellison

communities at Sun Pointe Village in Kelowna, BC for

making Carole’s final journey one of comfort and peace. Cremation and memorial arrangements entrusted to

First Memorial Funeral Services. There will be no service. The family requests donations to be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC

“There’s a place for us

Somewhere, a place of us

Peace and quiet and open air

Wait for us…somewhere”

~Stephen Sondheim

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