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ORCUTT, Elaine Fern passed away peacefully, with her family by her side at Shuswap Lake General Hospital in Salmon Arm, BC on Friday, November 11, 2016 at the age of 78 years.

Elaine was born in Edmonton, Alberta on December 31, 1937. Her family relocated to Donald, BC in 1948, then moved in to Golden where she raised her 4 children. In 2007 she made the move to the Shuswap to be closer to family. She loved baking and crocheting. Many special people enjoyed Gram’s delicious cookies and cozy slippers over the years.

She will be lovingly remembered and missed by her children, Verne (Dee) Piggot of Lumby, BC; Tracy (Kal) Potter of Salmon Arm, BC; Trudy (Tom) Edwards of Sicamous, BC and Tammy (Brian Mackay) Persson of Golden, BC; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by her twin brother, Elvin (Sheilagh) Meyers of New Westminster, BC.

A celebration of Elaine’s life will be held in Golden, BC on December 3 @ 1:00pm at the Golden Seniors Center.

Online condolences can be sent through Elaine’s obituary at

Arrangements are in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden

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