January 18th, 1931 – July 22nd, 2013
After a seven year battle with myelofibrosis anemia, Vaciseva Ratudradra, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on July 22nd, 2013 in Fernie, B.C. She was born on January 18th, 1931 in Nakaunakoro, Kadavu Islands Fiji. She got married in 1946 to Viliame Ratudradra and was widowed in 1978. She is survived by her children, Ruth Qiodravu, Ruci Gavoka, Alisi Stark, Mosese Ratudradra, Voniani Ratudradra, Viliame Ratudradra, Taniela Ratudradra and Joeli Ratudradra. She is also survived by many grandchildren and great grandchildren in Canada and Fiji. She has touched the lives of many and will always be remembered for making her home her castle. She took pride in everything that she did. She made sure that everyone was fed and the house was taken care of. Gardening was her passion and her hospitality was contagious. We will always cherish her loving nature, her warm smile and her strong spirit.
We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to the staff at the Elkford Clinic, Fernie Hospital and Cranbrook Hospital. Funeral Services were held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Elkford Alliance Church with burial to follow at the Rivercrest Cemetery in Sparwood. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd.