MABEL ROSALYNE THORNTON

MABEL ROSALYNE THORNTON

THORNTON – MABEL ROSALYNE Mabel passed away peacefully in the Kelowna General Hospital on August 27th, 2015 at the age of 96 years. Mabel is survived by her three children: Gladys (Larry) Philippot, Alan Thornton and Lynne (Larry) Iwamoto; 12 grandchildren, 28 Great Grandchildren, 7 Great Great Grandchildren and also her brother John Lenoard and sister Hazel Weisbrod and many nieces and nephews. Mabel came to Oliver BC in 1939, she worked in housekeeping, orchards, packing house, juice plants and Oliver saw mill for many years. When she was 50 years old she took her nursing degree and worked in Mt Saint Frances in Nelson for many years before her retirement and then moved back to Kelowna. A special thank you to all the staff at Village of Smith Creek and staff at Kelowna General Hospital (4 East) and to Gladys the Hospice Volunteer who sat with Mom in her final hours. A private family celebration of life will be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com. Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna BC 250-762-2299


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