We Remember

THATCHER, Christine Cecile

August 13, 1933 — May 12, 2024

Chris passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at the age of 90.

She is survived by her loving daughters Carmen (Bill) and Tiffany; granddaughters Courtney (Michael), Barbara, and Giulia; grandson Jet; great-grandsons Malakai and Elias. She is predeceased by her husband Ernie in 2017 and her son Bradley in 2014.

Chris was born in Wakaw, Saskatchewan on Aug 13, 1933, to John and Alexandria Pecarski she was the 6th of 9 children. Chris graduated as an RN in Saskatchewan in 1954 and nursed in both Hafford Hospital and Tisdale Hospital. Chris moved to Kelowna in 1977 where she and her family set up strong roots. Chris will always be remembered for her kind, genuine, and giving nature to both her family and the community. Chris was awarded the Sarah Donalda-Treadgold award in 1995 for all the incredible charitable work that she had done and continued to do for Kelowna. She was a member of the Catholic Women’s League, Kiwanis, Kelowna Hospital Auxiliary, and Habitat for Humanity to name a few as the list is long and endless.

Her compassionate nature will be forever imprinted in all who knew her, especially her family who loved her so very much and will always cherish the beautiful memories in their hearts.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avene, Kelowna, BC, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 11:00 am, with interment to follow at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, 1991 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, BC.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 11:00 am

Immaculate Conception Church, 839 Sutherland Avene, Kelowna, BC

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