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FARRAR, Elsie Josephine (Nee Ribolzi)

Went to be with the Lord on January 11, 2014 at the age of 80.  Survived by her loving husband Allan and adopted son Robert of Oshawa, ON.  Predeceased by her parents Joe and Helen and her brother Frank.  Elsie was born on March 9, 1933 in Hawk Lake, Ontario.  She attended Dryden High School and after graduation moved to Toronto to enrol in nursing studies at the St. Joseph Hospital, graduating as an R.N.  Her career included private duty nursing at major Toronto Hospitals and private residences.  After her marriage to Allan, in 1957, she worked as Assistant Head Nurse, Medical, at East General Hospital and also at Providence Villa Geriatric Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario.  A Prayer Service will be held on Thursday, January 16th at 7:00 pm, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, January 17th at 10:30 am both at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 839 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC.  Interment to follow in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the 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.”

Prayer Service
Thursday, January 16th at 7:00 pm

Friday, January 17th at 10:30 am

Immaculate Conception Church

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Service Details

The prayer service for FARRAR, Elsie Josephine (Nee Ribolzi) is scheduled for Thursday, January 16th at 7:00 pm at located at 83, Kelowna, BC.

The service for FARRAR, Elsie Josephine (Nee Ribolzi) is scheduled for Friday, January 17th at 10:30 am . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Immaculate Conception Church

839 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC


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  • Denise and Marcel Bergevin says:

    Allan. Denise and I send you our deepest sympathy on the loss of Elsie. We trust that knowing that She is now with God will bring you some comfort. God Bless, Sincerely, Denise and Marcel.

  • Anne Evola says:

    I believe Elsie tended to my aunt @ Providence Villa many years ago. She was a gentle, loving nurse…. We graduated together in 1954 from St. Joseph’s!
    My sympathy and prayers go out to all… Anne Evola

  • Christine McGinnis says:

    My heart broke to hear you left us…I pray you rest at peace now! You are missed!

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