Josephine Mary READY

Josephine Mary READY


September 10, 1917 ~ April 21, 2015

Josephine “Jo” passed away peacefully at the age of 97

years at Sutherland Hills Rest Home on April 21, 2015. 

She was surrounded by members of her family.  Jo

was the youngest of 4 children, born in Brandon,  Manitoba

to Agnes and Lonsdale Nelles.  She moved to BC as a young adult, where she met and married George Ready.  George’s work took them to numerous communities

throughout BC, including Chilliwack, Burns Lake, Ocean Falls, Port Alberni, Abbotsford and Rutland.  Jo was

predeceased by George in 1987.  She is survived by

three children, daughters Bev Wood, Sicamous, Joanne Haggstrom, 100 Mile House, son, Ron Ready, Kelowna;

11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and 5 great,

great grandchildren.  For the last few years, mom had lived independently at Missionwood Retirement Resort and

Fernbrae Manor.  She later lived at Harmony Living for

Seniors and Sun Pointe Village, where she continued

to flourish.  Declining health saw a move to Sutherland

Hills Rest Home in February 2015. The family would like

to thank all of the support staff at all the facilities, for

enhancing mom’s quality of life, especially those at

Sutherland Hills Rest Home, who were there as mom’s needs increased.  A special thank you to mom’s support workers, Shelly Boyle and Marg Petty, her good friend Lynne Cooper and her eldest niece Lorraine Korzinski for all of their care.  Thank you to Doctor Nash and Doctor Shepard. A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 1:00pm at Everden Rust Funeral Services. 1910 Windsor Rd. Kelowna. In lieu of flowers,donations should be forward to the BCSPCA.

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