Linda CARSWELL

Linda CARSWELL

passed away peacefully with her family by her side, after a courageous struggle with cancer, on Saturday, May 17, 2008 at the age of 67 years. She is survived by her loving husband George of 25 years, daughter Chris (Brian) Ikeda of Burnaby, her son Mark (Edith) Yoshimura of Simcoe, stepdaughter Carolann Carswell of Hamilton, and son George Carswell Jr. of Hamilton, five grandchildren Tyler, Sean and Devon Ikeda, Nicole and Michael Yoshimura, two brothers Donald (Janet) Tashiro and Stanley Tashiro both of Hamilton. Special thanks to Doctors and staff of Vancouver Cancer Center and the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, specifically Drs. Sutherland and Warrender as well as the nurses and staff of KGH and the Hospice Palliative Care Team. Gratitude also to dear neighbours and friends for their support. Linda was a self employed hairdresser in Hamilton. She met and married George and together they came west to open the first Tim Hortons stores in Kelowna. They retired in 1993 to pursue golf, travel, bridge and gourmet cooking. She was one classy lady with a dazzling smile, a loving wife, mother and doting grandmother. Memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 25, 2008 at 10:00 am at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3 or the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation Hospice Palliative Care, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1T2. A gift in living memory of Linda will be made to Hospice Care by Springfield Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

www.springfieldfuneralhome.com 250-860-7077.


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