CHARLONG (nee Gaglardi )
Born Oct. 14, 1907, Lena passed away into the presence of her Lord on Dec. 9, 2010 at Mission BC. She was predeceased by her husband Charles (Bud) Charlong in 1956; her father and mother John and Dominica Gaglardi, brothers Tony, Frank, Joe, Phillip, Bert, Charlie & Jimmy; sister Annie and son-in-law Bill Friesen. Lena will be lovingly remembered by her children, Margaret (Bill), Frances, Chuck (Rose), Darlene (Monte), Anita ( Keith), sister Helen Strohmaier, 17 grandchildren and their spouses, 46 great grandchildren, many nieces & nephews, her church family and many friends. Lena was a member of the Silverdale Community Centre, Mission Artist’s Association, Mission Garden Club, Mission Hospital Auxiliary and a founding member of Bethel Pentecostal Assembly.
A service will be held on December 16, 2010 at 1:00 pm at Bethel Pentecostal Church, 32729 7th Ave. Mission, BC with Rev. Ken Critchley officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lena’s memory to “Seeds International” or “The Gideons”. Special thanks to the committed, caring staff at Pleasant View Care Home for their attentive care to Mom. You are the best. God bless you all. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at