We Remember

DERKACZ, Cheryl Lynn (née Taylor)

April 17, 1951 — December 24, 2019

Cheryl Lynn passed away on December 24, 2019 at the age of 68 at the Okanagan Hospice House. She will be missed by her daughter Carol Lynn Ryan and son-in-law John Ryan of West Kelowna, BC; as well as her nieces and nephews: Audra Taylor, Bobby Taylor, George Clark, Terry Clark, Lee Shields, and Lori Smith. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard Derkacz of Thunder Bay, ON; sister Diane Shields of Thunder Bay, ON; brother Terry Taylor of Burnaby, BC; sister Judy Clark of Kelowna, BC.

Cheryl was born on April 17, 1951 in Port Arthur (Thunder Bay), ON. Before Cheryl retired at age 60, She worked as a Sprayer/Finisher of custom cabinetry and furnishings.

A special thank-you for the wonderful care that Hospice House provided in her final stage of Lung Cancer. Should family and friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, hospicehousekelowna.com.

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