Avis Clifford passed away peacefully at 67 years old after a long illness on November 30, 2013 at McKinney Place Oliver, BC.
Avis was predeceased by her mother Avis Pearl Tymchuk, her father Angus Fletcher Clifford, and her brother John Wayne Tymchuk. She is survived by her sisters Tammy Tymchuk (Andre Normandeau) Golden, BC, Mary-Anne Morin, Oliver, BC. Brothers Gordon Lang of Winnipeg, MB, Charles Clifford, Portage la Prairie, MB, Aunt Carol Hiekkila (George) of Barons, AB, and numerous nephews and nieces.
Avis volunteered at the Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary, the Royal Purple, and many other community activities.
Avis was born in Creston BC and spent the majority of her life in Golden, BC and enjoyed the mountain life. Avis moved to Oliver in 2001, she loved her crafts and gardening, berry picking and camping. Avis loved to travel whenever she could. She worked at a variety of different jobs, from hair dresser to fire fighter (forestry) and enjoyed working in the service industry. Avis was a social butterfly and will be missed greatly by all that knew her as she touched the hearts of many and left them with a smile. She was truly a very ‘special person.’
Condolences and tributes may be directed to: www.nunes-pottinger.com. There will also be a memorial service May 2, 2014 at the Golden Legion.