HEAL, Eileen Gertrude
December 20, 1929 ~ September 15,2015
With family and friends by her side, Eileen passed away peacefully at Hospice House, in Kelowna, after a long battle with cancer. Eileen was born and raised in Vancouver and a graduate of Magee High School, in 1947. She married and was a resident of North Vancouver for 63 years, where she raised her family. Later moving to Kelowna, she volunteered for 23 years as a Member of the KGH Auxiliary, holding the position as President for 3 years, running “The General’s Snackery” for 21 years and eventually receiving the Life
Member Award for outstanding service and dedication. She will be sadly missed by her loving children, Douglas Heal (Marilyn), Catherine Elias (Heal) and Diane Heal, all of
Vancouver. Her grandchildren Shane Heal (Mandy) and
Vanessa Heal and great granddaughters Audrey and Claire. She was predeceased by her loving husband Hank Heal, in 1977. She is survived by her step-mother, Daphne Hine of Vancouver and her “little sister” Anita Hine of Ojhi, California, also several cousins and extended families. The family is grateful for the loving care Eileen received from the staff at Hospice House, in Kelowna.
At the request of Eileen, no service will be held. Arrangement in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services. 250-860-6440.