Frances Wheatley passed away peacefully with her family by her side at MSA Hospital on Tuesday, January 9, 2007 after a long ­battle with diabetes. Frances was born on December 2, 1929 in the small community of Anyox, BC. She is predeceased by her parents Frank and Louise Zitko, and brother Frank. Frances will be remembered by Terry, her loving and devoted husband of 57 years; her children Louise, Patrick (Pat), Lorraine (George), Stephen (Fiona), Tim (Kim) and David (Rebecca); 22 grand­children and 13 great grandchildren; her twin sister Anne, sister Eva and their families.

Prayers will be held on Wednesday, January 17, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, 32550 – 7th Avenue, Mission. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church in Mission on Thursday, January 18, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow downstairs in the Bob Stevens Hall. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Frances’s ­memory to the Kidney Foundation-Renal Fund, #320 – 1600 W. 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 1R3.

Arrangements entrusted to Woodlawn

Mission Funeral Home

604 826-9548

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