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GREGORASH, Isabella Rita

August 6, 1932 — November 22, 2017

It is with heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Isabella (Bell) Rita Gregorash on November 22, 2017 in her 85th year.

Bell was predeceased by her husband Mike (2004), son Patrick Daniel (2008), parents Naomi & Harold Davis, siblings Rupert, Boyd, Lloyd, Carmen, & Mary. Bell will be lovingly remembered by her sons Bob (Joy), Paul, Raymond, Terry (Pauline) and her daughter Dora (Jeff), brother Eric (Linda) and sisters Marie, Jean, Patsy, & Marjorie (Bernie). 9 grandchildren, & 5 great grandchildren, numerous nieces & nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

Bell was born in Bell Island, Nfld in 1932, second child in a family of 13. She married Mike in 1953, and 4 sons were born on the island.  When the mines shut down, Mike relocated to Lynn Lake, Man., began building a house, and Bell & her 4 sons moved to Lynn Lake shortly after.  There, 2 more children were born.

Bell & Mike spent 37 years in Lynn Lake working very hard & and raising their family. Along with raising her family, Bell had many positions, operating community club, concession stands at the club, arena, and sports field.  Employed by the Bay, SGMines in Geology dept., Matron for RCMP, volunteer ambulance attendant, Legion Ladies Aux., Lay Pastor for Anglican Church, along with many other achievements.

In 1996, Bell & Mike moved to Neepawa, Man., where Bell continued to matron for RCMP, and was very involved in her church. Bell moved to Lake country in 2010, passing at The Village at Smith Creek, West Kelowna, 2017, surrounded by loving family & staff.

Bell will always be remembered for her beautiful kind heart, her strong faith, her compassion for others, her willingness to give, & her wonderful sense of humour!

Bell’s family would like to acknowledge & give thanks to the wonderful staff, for the loving care and comfort they provided to Mom while a resident at VSC ~ Reece community.

There will be no service at this time. A celebration of life to be announced in 2018.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada.

Bell, you have been, and always will be, loved by so many.

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