Margaret Betsy Mannarino passed away in the East Kootenay Regional Hospital, Cranbrook, B.C. on Sunday, January 11, 2015 at the age of 66 years.
A celebration of life service was held from the Golden Senior’s Centre on Saturday morning, January 17th at 11 a.m. with Kevin Bolen the Funeral Celebrant, with tributes shared by family and friends. Her daughter, Jody, prepared a DVD presentation.
Interment followed in the town of Golden cemetery, with pallbearers: John Lobe, Jason Durning, Tim Durning, Alfred Hillary, Lorne Hillary and Harvey Harker, with honorary bearers, Roy Hillary and Dylan Schiesser.
Born in Golden, B.C. on June 13, 1948, Margaret lived an active life, was a dedicated community member, mother and grandmother, with years of happiness with the arrival of each grandchild.
Predeceased by her parents, Brad and Mildred Hillary, her brother Roy Hillary and two sons, Justin Lobe and Scotty Mannarino.
Survived by her husband, Tony Mannarino; 6 children, Tim (Dawn) Durning of Golden, Teresa (Harvey) Harker of Vernon, Jason (Janette) Durning of Kamloops, Jody (Pat) Lobe of Kamloops, John (Trista) Lobe of Scotch Creek, Tanya (Deryck) Mannarino of Taber, Alberta. Grandchildren; Leah, Tony, Faith, Kail, Rene, Jesse, Jordan, Brooklyn, Kylie, Haley, Emily, Kalli, Jeremy, Dayton, Talon, Riley, Rhonda, Mariah, Dylan, Cassie. Great grandchildren; Wyatt and Hendrick and four brothers, Richard, Wayne, Alfred and Lorne Hillary.
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Arrangements are in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden, B.C.