June 16, 1925 - October 13, 2017
On Friday, October 13, 2017, Rhea Rita Delisle (nee Cyr), 92 years of age, passed away peacefully in Kamloops, BC
Rhea was born in Jackfish Lake, Saskatchewan, on June 14, 1925, to Frank and Angelina Cyr. She was the 5th of 7 children born and raised on the home farm in the Jackfish area. Rhea married Wilfred in June of 1943. They lived in Jackfish, then Edmonton before settling in Hinton Alberta for many years. In 1978, they moved to Meota to retire. After Wilfred passed away, Rhea moved to Kamloops where she lived at the Shores Retirement home. Rhea loved every day of the 10 years she spent at the Shores and remained there until she passed away.
Rhea was a very active person and was always ready to see new things and be part of many activities. She was an avid gardener and was still working in her garden this past summer.
Rhea is survived by her children Edward (Christine), Ella, Denis (Chris), Evangeline (Shannon); sister Sally and brother Louis. Mourning her loss are her grandchildren Glenn (Raeanne), Lynette (Faron), Charlene, Clint (Trish), Rhea, Heather (Jeff), Forrest, Sarah, Becky (Daniel), Ruth, Mary-Anne (Christopher), Nicolette (Greg), Christopher (Elaine); her great grandchildren Alicia (John), Layne, Brooke, Sierra (Phil), Kendra, Madison, Maiya, Evan, Kaiden, Brayleigh, Lucas, Olivia, Kaitlyn, and Angus; one great-great-granddaughter Olivia.
Rhea was predeceased by parents Frank and Angelina Cyr; husband Wilfred; son-in-law Vern; sister Helen; brothers Francis, George, Ray; and great grandson Caleb.
A memorial service will be held for Rhea
2:00 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2017
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
635 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC.
A funeral service is planned for July 2018
St Leon Roman Catholic Church,
Jackfish Lake, Saskatchewan
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the charity of your choice
Condolences may be expressed at www.firstmemorialkamloops.com