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CALDOW, Roberta “Berta”

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the age of 83.  Survived by her loving husband Bob, of 62 years; children: Tim (Barb) of Penhold, AB, Tom (Judy) of Kamloops, Cathy Gibbon (Rob) of Kelowna, Kelly Slade (Dave) of Cobble Hill, BC; 13 grandchildren: Josh (Jessica), Em (Jared), Joe (Carley), Katie (Jeremy), Eric, Colin (Shandri), Becky (Donovan), Jason, Shawn, Leah, Bethany, Mike and Denise; 12 great grandchildren: Zack, Carter, Levi, Walker, Wyatt, Eli, Preston, Anna, Mika, Atticus, Pyper and Oliver; brother Bill Ritchie and sister Betty Brown (Eric). Predeceased by her youngest daughter, Betty-Jo and sister Barbara Scarrow.  Berta was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend.  She loved walking, gardening, golf, fishing and hunting with her husband Bob.  Even after the age of 80, Berta could beat her kids and grandkids at Ping Pong, but softened the blow by making them her legendary biscuits.  We will miss you like crazy, Mum.  A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, March 28th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Thursday, March 28th at 1:00 pm

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The service for CALDOW, Roberta “Berta” is scheduled for Thursday, March 28th at 1:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Leslie Boisselle says:

    Dear Cathy and family, We were so shocked and saddened to hear of your mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this time. May the memories of your mom bring you joy, peace and much comfort. Love to you all, Pat and Les Boisselle xo

  • Ann Petrone says:

    Bob and Family
    I was very saddend to hear of Berta’s passing. I so enjoyed my last visit with you and her. Berta’s sense of humour was always refreshing. You are in my prayers at this difficult time. Ann

  • ann & ralph says:

    I cannot believe that my best friends has gone home ….it is us that is left to mourn ….Berta was the kind of friend that only happens once in a lifetime. We always told each other “love you” …and we meant it. Berta was a precious part of my life, and I will always hold her in my heart ….Loved her unconditionally ….Ann K

  • ann & ralph says:

    I so miss my precious friend ….I am going to send flowers to myself ….because I have lost someone very precious to me …I was not here for the wonderful funeral ….but my
    all …Berta was a very important part of making me stable …and understanding what is important in the long run. Love you so much Berta …Annnnnnnnnnnnn

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