Mrs. Emily Augustyn passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at the age of 88 years.
Prayers will be recited from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 8:00pm on Friday January 31st. The Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday February 1st at 10.30am. Father Aaron de Dios will be celebrant. Burial will follow in the family plot at Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke. Pallbearers will be Kurtis Prescott, Adam Prescott, Daniel Brown, Steve Frick, John Kostiuk and John Prescott.
Emily was born in Manzano, Italy on December 21, 1925 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1956. She loved gardening, her flowers, crocheting and cooking for her family. Emily’s grandchildren were her pride and joy and she loved spoiling them all.
Emily is survived by her husband of 58 years, John of Revelstoke; two daughters: Dolores Prescott and Christine (Barry) Brown, both of Revelstoke; four grandchildren: Kurtis Prescott and Adam Prescott, both of Revelstoke, Amanda (Steve) Frick of Salmon Arm and Daniel Brown of Kelowna; five grand dogs: Rocco, Lucca, Beny, Drake and Buddy; sister Gina Cattoni of Lethbridge; brother Francesco (Caroline) Vettori of Manzano, Italy; three nephews: Renzo Cattoni of Etobicoke, Ontario, Sergio (Renée) Cattoni of Lethbridge and Mauro Cattoni of Lethbridge; niece Doris (John) Kostiuk of Lethbridge as well as other family members in Italy.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Emily’s family by viewing her obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.