Doreen Jean Pacini

Doreen Jean Pacini


It is with great sadness that we

announce the passing of our dear Mother, Sister, and ‘Nana’ Doreen Jean Pacini on Sunday, August 12th, 2012, at the age of 75.

Predeceased by her parents

Walter and Jean Tuffs, and loving husband of 41 years Gus Pacini. Mom is survived by her two

brothers, Wally Tuffs (Sue) of Saratoga, NSW, Australia; John Tuffs (Leonie) of Bonnet Bay,

NSW, Australia; and sister-in-law Eva Gaggi (Marsilio) of St. Catharines, Ontario; her

children, daughter Joanne Kovacs of Huntsville, Ontario;

2 sons, Steven Pacini of Kelowna, BC; and Christopher

and daughter-in-law Shemina Pacini of West Kelowna, BC; her grandchildren, Sean, Amanda, Grace, and Alessia;

and numerous nieces and nephews. We are so proud of Mom and her ‘Never Give Up’ attitude. She battled hard throughout her final years, and was an inspiration to many

in her family. We would sincerely like to thank the wonderful staff at Mountainview Village Complex Care in Kelowna, Mom’s home the last five years. And a special heartfelt thanks to Shelley, Lori, Hans, and Linda, who helped make Mom’s final two weeks of life so comfortable when she was able to go home and pass away surrounded by people who truly loved her. A Celebration of Life (casual summer dress code) will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 18th, 2012, at First Memorial Funeral Home, 1211 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC, with Cathy Nesbitt officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Mom’s memory to the ALS Society of BC, 1233–13351 Commerce Parkway,

Richmond, BC, V6V 2X7, or to Mountainview Village

Complex Care, 3070 Burtch Road, Kelowna, BC, V1W 5G2. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2299

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