Jean Barnett was born on June 20, 1930 in Burnaby, BC and passed away peacefully with her family present on

October 3, 2015 at the Kelowna General Hospital.  She is survived by her five children:  Larry, Steve (Kelly), Rick (Jennifer), Chris (Tim) Hill, Brian (Richelle); nine grandchildren: Michael, Jason, Connor, Chris, Jennifer, Justin, Ashley, Christopher, Cami and three great grandchildren: Ryan, Tanner, & Riley.  Sadly predeceased by her first

husband, Doug Barnett in 1991; her long-time companion, Ed Bernetchez in 2011 and by five siblings Charlotte,

Sam, Len, Jody and twin brother Gerry. Mom will be remembered as a colourful, vibrant, outgoing person,

who lived her life to the fullest.

She was proud of her “self proclaimed” welcome ambassador status at her home, Fernbrae Manor. She will be missed at her local haunts,the casinos, garage sales and bingo.  She loved travel and change, was affectionately known as ’The Energizer Bunny’. She squeezed every drop out of life in the 85 years given her. There will be a private family gathering to remember her life.


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