Mary Yadernuk

Mary Yadernuk died peacefully at Durand Manor in Golden, BC on April 21, 2012. She was 93 years old. Mary was predeceased by her husband, Steve in 1953 and her son, Stephen on January 15, 2012. She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Gwen (John) and Suzette (Brian); grandchildren, Anne, Kim, Katie, Lisa, Steven and Gordon; great grandchildren, Glen, Brody and Amanda.


Mary was one of the oldest surviving pioneers of the Columbia Valley, living on her farm in Spillimacheen until November 2011. She will be remembered for her hard work ethic, perseverance, trapping, sheep, picturesque farm and her love of animals.

Mary’s family wishes to thank the many people who made time to visit her at home and in Durand Manor.

A family graveside service was held on Saturday, April 28th at St. Mark’s Anglican Church (Galena) Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the SPCA in Mary’s name.On line condolences can be sent through Mary`s obituary at

www.hindmanbowersfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden