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PEARSON, Yolande

Yolande Marie Pearson (nee Orieux) was born on May 7, 1926 in Shell River, SK and passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the age of 89. Survived by her loving family, children:  Rick Pearson (Fran) of Qualicum Beach, BC, Rod Pearson (Susan) of Courtenay, BC, Patrick Pearson (Georgette) of Morinville, AB and Colleen Preston (Kelly) of Kelowna, BC; grandchildren: Craig (Suzanne), Paul, Carmen (Tom), Terry (Paula), Nick (Chantal), Erik, Joshua, Jake, Adam (Brittany), Shayna (Shawn), Ayla (Darris) and Nikki (Chad); great grandchildren: Andrea, Keenan, Rayanne, Zack, Lukas, Braxtynn, Dahlen, Braylee; five sisters: Theresa Crossland, Reta Gadette, Margaret Finnegan, Marie Hanson, Aline Leheureux; three brothers: Al Orieux (Doris), Albert Orieux (Henriette), Marcel Orieux (Anne) and a large extended family.  Predeceased by her husband Richard Pearson in April 21, 2014, her parents, three sisters and two brothers.


Yolande and Richard lived in Courtenay, BC from 1964 to 1991, moved to Parker Cove and came to Kelowna in 2011. Yolande will be remembered for the love she had for her family, especially her grandchildren.  She loved her kitchen, was an awesome cook and loved her flower garden.  Yolande loved people and lived at Cottonwoods for the last two years and was very happy there.  Yolande will be in our hearts forever.  The family would like to express their sincere appreciation for the care given to our mother.  A special thank you to Olivia Massegnan for becoming a true friend to our mom.


A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. 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.”

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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