June 19, 1915 – December 29, 2019
Vi Manery, formerly of Keremeos and Chilliwack, passed away Sunday, December 29, 2019 at the Evergreen Baptist Campus of Care in Whiterock. Vi was 104 years old. Born in Merritt, BC on June 19, 1915, she was the youngest of 5 children. Following high school she entered the nursing program at the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops and graduated with her RN in 1937. She was predeceased by her husband Frank in 1985 and has been a widow for nearly 35 years. Vi leaves 2 children, Richard(Pam) and Joan Tremblay(Lorne), 5 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Vi was truly an exceptional person with a positive outlook on life, a loving and caring heart and a keen interest in others and the world around her. She adored her family, maintained enduring friendships, and was dedicated to her Anglican church and her many service organizations. She was proud of her garden and property and was always eager to play Chicago rummy or bridge at any time.
For 1-1/2 years she enjoyed the friendship and camaraderie of the 8th floor The Terraces staff.
A service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday, January 25th at 2 pm at the Evergreen Baptist Campus of Care Chapel, 1550 Oxford St., Whiterock.
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