Former Fernie resident Mavis Zielinski passed away peacefully at the Lethbridge Regional Hospital on Friday, November 9, 2012. She was 85 years old.
Mavis is survived by her three sons and daughters-in-law: Glen (Cathy) of Florida, David (Lori) of Granum and Anthony (Janet) of Sparwood, 8 grandchildren: Jennifer, Jillian, Melanie, Darren, Crystal, Marina, Wesley and Kelly-Ann and 11 great grandchildren: Emily, Pyper, Alyssa, Hayley, Jaxen, Ryan, Deklan, Gavin, Kaylee, Riley and Jordyn. She was preceded in death by Peter Zielinski and 2 sisters.
Mavis was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England on August 31, 1927. She was a member of the Holy Family Catholic Church, dedicating time to both the church choir and the CWL. Mavis loved birds and all wildlife and also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, baking, knitting and playing darts. She will be forever loved and always remembered.
The Memorial Service will take place at the Holy Family Catholic Church on Friday, November 23rd at 10:30 AM with Father Bart van Roijen, Celebrant.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cranbrook SPCA, Box 2 Cranbrook BC V1C 4H6. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.cherishedmemoriesfs.com Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.