It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Susan Wray of Kamloops, BC, on November 18th, 2015 at 78 years of age. Susan is survived by her loving husband, Bill, children Corinne (Arnold) Tacey, of Fort St. John, and Rod (Debbie) Wray, of Haiti, as well as grandchildren Carly (Eylar), Christie (Dan), Tim, Kara, Katie, and great-grandchildren Wyatt, Sawyer, and Ellyanna. Also left to cherish her memory are sisters Carol (Mike) Mulvahill, and Linda (Zorro) Szabados, Rosemary (Martin) Odermatt and brothers Ron (Patti) Malcolm, David (Yolanda) Malcolm, and John (Marie) Malcolm, as well as nieces, nephews and her Uncle Ed Turner. Susan was predeceased by her parents, Bill and Mary Malcolm, and her sister Elizabeth.
Susan was born in Vancouver, BC, on April 9th, 1937. When she was a child, her family moved to Pender Harbour, where they established a farm at Churchill Bay on the Francis Peninsula. Susan and Bill were married on December 15th, 1956. Susan and Bill moved to Terrace, then to Kamloops, then years later, they returned to Terrace and bought the exact house they had lived in previously. Eventually, they retired and returned to Kamloops.
Susan was a devoted wife, mother, sister and friend. She loved her grandchildren and her great-grandchildren, and always had gifts and cards ready for everyone’s birthdays.
She loved gardening, canning and preserving, baking, and sewing. She was an avid reader of regional history and local newspapers. Susan was active in her church and attended services faithfully. She loved animals and drives in the country, providing there was no snow on the roads!
We will miss her dearly and she will be lovingly remembered
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Thursday, November 26th, 2015, at First Baptist Church.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Calder, Dr. Ritenburg, the team at Interior Health, Darcy Moyer, and the doctors and nurses at emergency, as well as everyone at the Marjorie Willoughby Hospice House for all of their care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ALS Society of BC.
Arrangements entrusted to
Alternatives Funeral & Cremation Services 250-554-2324
Condolences may be expressed to the family from www.myalternatives.ca
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