Nellie “Irene” Norberg passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on January 5, 2016 at the age of 94 years. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Revelstoke United Church on Saturday, January 16th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. with Mr. Gary Sulz officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Revelstoke Hospice Society, Box 3133, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0 or the Mount Revelstoke Quilters’ Guild, in memory of Irene. Interment of Irene’s cremated remains will follow in the family plot of Mountain View Cemetery.
Irene was born in Barrie, Ontario on January 20, 1921 and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1922.
Irene was predeceased by her parents Harry and Lily Stephenson, husband Harry, son-in-law Alwyn LeLievre and brother-in-law John McGaughey. She is survived by five daughters: Charlene (Leroy) Mason of Cochrane, Margaret LeLievre of Qualicum Beach, Judy (Ralph) Edgett of Cochrane, Alberta, Mary (Fred) Neale of Revelstoke and Dianne (John) Thackray of Revelstoke; eight grandchildren: Kirsten Mason, Sheri (Wade) Waters, Terry (Leona) LeLievre, Niki (Gerald) Hills, Caroline (Brandon) Thomas, Heather (John) Aspden, Traci (Marc) Planden and Kimberly (Todd) Millar; 14 great grandchildren: Danielle and Michelle Waters, Avery LeLievre, Connor, Angus, Emily and Megan Hills, Jake and Austin Thomas, Nicola Aspden, Paige Planden, Mason Millar, Alexa and Kyle Antochow; sister Mary McGaughey of Miami, Arizona and her children John, Linda, Mary Anne and Diana, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Irene’s family by viewing her obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.