Ruth Yvonne Leithwood (nee Hick) passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 18, 2014, at the age of 84 years. A service will be held by the family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Revelstoke Community Foundation, Box 2398, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, in memory of Yvonne.
Yvonne was born in Toronto, Ontario on August 27, 1929, and moved to Revelstoke in 1973. She enjoyed bowling, knitting and was a great baker. She volunteered occasionally with the Revelstoke Historical Society.
Yvonne was predeceased by her youngest son James. She is survived by her children: Ruth MacEachern, Steve Leithwood,Ted Leithwood, Norah Leithwood, Penny Leithwood and Chris Leithwood; grandchildren Sarah, Ryan, Harris, Brocklan, Diane, Katy and Jordan. She will be missed.
Messages of condolence may be sent to Yvonne’s family by viewing her obituary at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.