(nee Ross)

On April 30, 2014, our

beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother Regina passed away at age 97 in Kelowna General Hospital after a short illness. She was born

October 26, 1916 in a log house in Ste. Genevieve,

Manitoba, to Oscar and Lea (Gauthier) Ross.  Moving from Manitoba in 1937, Regina and Fred settled in Coquitlam, BC for 38 years, retiring to Winfield in 1975. Most recently Regina resided at Blue Heron Villa

in Lake Country (Winfield) BC.  On Easter Sunday she delighted in her many visitors from extended family. She is predeceased by her first husband, Fred Boyd (1991) and her second husband Roger Bienvenu (2006), also predeceased by brothers Rosaire (2000),

Theophil (1993), Antonin (1972), sisters Antonia (2009),

Maria (1996), Alma (1923) and by her youngest son Dennis (2013); survived by 2 sisters, Anna (Ross) Nichols of

Campbell River, Ann (Ross) Bonas of Westbank, and one brother Harvey Ross of Barrierre, BC, her children

Ernest (Kathy), Juliette (Louis Joubert), Jeanette, Robert (Rosemary) and Danny (Sharon). In her extended family

she was proud to count 53 in five generations, plus many nieces and nephews.  Many thanks go to the excellent

staff at the Blue Heron and the Doctors and Nursing staff

at KGH.  Services will be held at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Winfield on May 6, 2014 at 1:30pm.  Visitation

at the Church at 12:30 before the service.  Light lunch to

follow in the church facilities.  Interment will follow on

May 14 at Robinson Memorial Park in Coquitlam, BC, where Mom will rest beside her husband of 58 years, Fred.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Kelowna

General Hospital or the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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