Sheila Bernice Margaret Bafaro passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Friday, November 16, 2012, at the age of 87 years. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Revelstoke on Saturday afternoon, November 24 at 1 p.m. with Reverend Dan Meakes officiating. Honorary pallbearers are Sheila’s grandchildren: Marquis Christian, Tyler Christian, Chantelle Doucet, Lauren Doucet-Marinelli, Scott Doucet and Jordan Bafaro. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter’s Anglican Church Building Fund, Box 226, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, in memory of Sheila.
Sheila was born in Revelstoke, B.C. on July 31, 1925, and lived here for most of her life with the exception of 40 years spent in Vancouver. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed sharing her bounty with friends and family. Sheila was a long-time member of St. Peter’s Anglican Church. Reading and her church were very important to her. Sheila’s family was the joy in her life and she loved spending time with all of them.
Sheila was predeceased by her father William in 1974, mother Gwen in 1993, sister Gwen in 1993, her husband Frank in 2004 and son-in-law Ian in 2011. She is survived by three children: Maureen (Wayne) Christian of Revelstoke, Karen Doucet of Port Coquitlam and Brian (Donna) Bafaro of Calgary; six grandchildren: Marquis (Lindsay), Tyler (Kate), Chantelle (Shane), Lauren (Adriano), Scott (Kaylee) and Jordan; three great grandchildren: Kayson, Kaleb and Isabella; one great grandchild on the way as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Sheila’s family by visiting her obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.