KENNELLY, Violet Ann
March 15, 1939 — March 28, 2004
Beloved Mother, Daughter,
Grandmother, Sister, Aunt,
Niece and Friend
Vi Kennelly passed away Sunday morning March 28th, 2004 at Campbell River Hospital after a short but courageous battle with cancer.
Predeceased by her husband Mike, father Nels, and niece Jamie; Vi will be forever missed by her children and grandchildren Coleen (Chris), Hailey and Kimberly of Union Bay; Tim (Eileen), Jack and Eric of Port Alice; and Kevin (Rozina) of Courtenay. She will live on in the memories of her mother Thelma, brothers Ron (Judy), and Ken; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Vi was an exceptional caregiver, an expert needlewoman, homemaker and gardener who created a warm and loving environment for her family and friends. She was born in Vancouver, attended schools in Camp 5 and Vancouver, worked at BC Tel and at June Landing Dry Land Sort in Port Alice. After Mike’s death in 1996, she retired to Courtenay, then moved back to Campbell River in 2002.
A celebration of Vi’s life will be held on Thursday, April 8th 1:00pm at Elk Falls Crematorium Chapel, Elk Falls Cemetery, General Hill, Campbell River. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation, 381 – 2nd Ave, Campbell River, BC, V9W 3V1.
The family would like to thank the emergency response team, Dr. Syd Boloten and Dr. Deke Botsford and the staff of Campbell River Hospital Palliative Care Ward for their compassionate care. Your concern for Vi and her family during this time are truly appreciated. Special thanks also to Lynne Glendinning for her unwavering devotion to her longtime friend.
Go with Angels, Vi.