Mildred O’Rourke

Mildred O'Rourke


It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our dear mother and grandmother, Mildred O’Rourke on May 12, 2015.

Mildred was born to Dan and Terese Gigliotti on December 27, 1927 here in Fernie. She married Corky O’Rourke December 26, 1949 and went on to have 3 children: Patrick, Daniel and Teresa. Mildred enjoyed Sunday dinners with family, and road trips to Eureka, Cranbrook and Lethbridge. She resided at Rocky Mountain Village for the past 6 years where she passed away peacefully.

Mildred is survived by her daughter Teresa (Brad) Teeple, 3 grandchildren: Danny Teeple, Erin Teeple and Kelley (Jay) Wegenast, her great grandchild Tristan, and her brother Joseph (Murdena) Gigliotti as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by parents, sisters Betty Fredericksen, Rose Patterson and Nancy Doyle, her husband Corky, and sons Paddy and Dano.

Funeral Mass was celebrated at the Holy Family Parish on Friday, May 15th. Inurnment will follow at a later date.

Memorial tributes may be made in Mildred’s name to Fernie Friends for Friends, 50 Ridgemont Dr. Fernie, BC V0B 1M2.

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