Dora was born on January 3,1921 to parents Costantino and Argentina Picco, in Fernie, BC. She passed away at the Rocky Mountain Village on September 9, 2012.
Dora is survived by her sons Gordon (Cheryl) of Fernie and Harry (Judy) of Nakusp and grandchildren Trista (Kyle), Blake, Colin, Aaron (Heather) and Paula. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur and brothers Carl, Norman and Angelo Picco.
Dora devoted many hours to the church. She was a lifetime member of the Holy Family Parish and CWL. Dora was famous for her pitas. Besides baking she also loved to garden. She visited relatives in Italy and took several trips to Las Vegas and Reno. She was well known at the Stedman’s Store where she was employed for many years. Dora loved being a stay at home mom and also worked in the community as a Homemaker. Fitness and nutrition were very important to her and she encouraged and promoted this lifestyle with her family. Dora will be sadly missed by her family and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Dora’s name to: Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon Okanagan and Kootenay Area Office, 4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9M9.
Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.