Erma Helen WITALA

WITALA, Erma Helen

(nee BIRKEDAL)

Erma passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed by her husband of 61 years, Arvid. Her children, Karin (Darrell) Valair, Lorne (Brenda) Witala, Myrna Lardeur, Debbie (Antoni) Witala-Michaud, her 10 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren and 2 surviving sisters, Laura Reade and Agnes Willis.

Erma was extremely active and enjoyed golfing, curling, bowling, walking and playing cards with her friends. She also loved her flower garden.

Erma’s family are extremely grateful to Dr. Arthur Cheung at ARHCC for the excellent care and guidance he gave. They would also like to thank all of the caregivers at Cascade Hospice in Chilliwack for everything they did to make her last days comfortable and peaceful.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:30 – 3 pm on Saturday, January 23rd at the Woodlawn Funeral Home Tea Room, 2310 Clearbrook Road, in Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers a donation may be made in Erma’s name to the BC Cancer Foundation, 600 – 686 W. Broadway, Vanc. BC V5Z 1G1 www.bccancerfoundation.com


Woodlawn Funeral Home

604-853-2643

www.woodlawnfh.ca