Lorraine Gwenyth Fortin

Lorraine Gwenyth Fortin

Lorraine was born February 21, 1930 in Duncan, BC.

Surrounded by loving family members, she passed away peacefully at Shuswap Lake General Hospital in the early hours of November 26 at the age of 85 years. Left to grieve are her husband Frank; children Mary Ellen Schacke, Lyle Fortin, Cathy Spence (Ken), Barbara Rogers (Brian); grandchildren Jocelyn Meadows, Christopher Schacke (Erin), Ashley Meadows, Lindsay Brown (Nat), Kevin Rogers, Stephanie Schacke (Mike), and Kirsten Spence; her sister Patricia Tindle as well as many nephews and nieces. Lorraine was also blessed with seven great grandchildren; Alex and Seamus Finnan, Isabella and Oliver Schacke, Eleanor Simpson and Keith and Nina Brown.

Lorraine’s greatest joy was sharing life with Frank, her loving husband, with whom she spent 74 wonderful years, 67 of them as a married couple. They went on many trips and enjoyed spending time together and with family at their summer home on Shuswap Lake.

Lorraine will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

A celebration of her life will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 5 at Fischer’s Funeral Services, 4060 1st Ave. SW, Salmon Arm.

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