Gwendolyn Gea “Gwen” Lip

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Gea Lip

December 1, 1975 – October 9, 2017

Gwendolyn (Gwen) Gea Lips passed away at her residence in Revelstoke on Monday, October 9th, 2017 at the age of 41 years.

A Funeral Service was held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Revelstoke on Friday afternoon, October 13th, with Reverend Dan Meakes officiating. Interment followed in Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke.

Gwen was born in Heemstede, the Netherlands on December 1, 1975 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 2005. She will be remembered for her bluntness, her artistic view of the world, and her caring demeanor. She operated Castle Joe Books for a number of years.

Gwen is survived by her husband Chris Johnston; four children: Jaiden Lips, Bridget, Maggie, and Connor Johnston; mother Maria Giero, father Jan Lips; sister Rieneke Lips; stepdaughter and friend Julia Johnston and other cherished family and friends.

Messages of sympathy may be sent to Gwen’s family by viewing her obituary at

Donations to the Personalized Onco-Genomics Clinical Trials Program at the BC Cancer Foundation are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.

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