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CALLAGHAN, Violet Veronica (Dubrett)

Passed away on September 19, 2015 at the age of 61. Survived by her daughters: Tempest (OddJoar) of Norway, Shona (Yvan) pf Surrey, Sonja (Jonny) of Norway; son Doug (Eugenie) of Kelowna; grandchildren Edina, Blaine, Brice, Rain, Dakota, Kevin, Runar, Shaun, Keanu, Lake, Ocean, Honey, Christopher and Amanda; sisters: Audrey, Priscella of Fraser Lake, Rita (Barnett) of Winfield, Linda (Ron) of Edmonton; brothers Buffalo Child of Montana, Vincent of Edmonton.

Predeceased by her daughters Angela Cartwright and Victoria Wright, mother Victoria Bugler, father Albert Bugler, brothers Freddy, Albert Jr. “Manny”, William “Billy” and sister Christine.

Bonnie Callaghan was born in North Battleford, SK. She moved to the Okanagan in the 1980’s and since then has called the Okanagan her home.   She made people laugh and liked to make jokes. She loved all her children, grandchildren, sisters, brothers and friends. She was the most down to earth, honest person. She was never afraid to tell you how it was and she is going to be sorely missed herein the Okanagan as well as Edmonton, Saskatchewan and Norway.

A funeral service was held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, 750 Rutland Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2 or Canadian Cancer Society.

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Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm

St. Theresa’s Catholic Church

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Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2 or Canadian Cancer Society


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Service Details

The service for CALLAGHAN, Violet Veronica (Dubrett) is scheduled for Thursday, September 24, 2015 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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St. Theresa’s Catholic Church

750 Rutland Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Tempest Hjelmen says:

    Mom I did what you wanted. I received lots of greif The priest was there to hold me I know I did what you wanted. Rest in peace my mom. ❤

  • shaun callaghan says:

    Grandma you’re amazing beautiful caring person & I will miss you & love you so much

  • Sonja Marie Flåten says:

    We never got enough time together.
    You gave me a second chance in life when i was a baby. For that im incredibly grateful.
    Wish we found each other earlier in life.
    But im sitting here with many good memories.
    When i look up at the northern star i know you are close,for it was our thing.
    Rest in peace mum. I love you.

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