Shelagh Dehart, a pioneer of the Columbia Valley passed away peacefully October 27, 2009 with her family at her side in Columbia House, at the age of 99 years old.
She was truly a great lady and is survived by her daughter Dorothy (Barry) of Lower Nicola, B.C.; her son Don (Gloria) of Radium and her daughter-in-law Emelia of Invermere; and a very large family of 23 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her six sisters; her husband Dino in 1993; her grandson Floyd in 1981; and her granddaughter “Little” Dorothy in 1982.
A service for Shelagh will be held at St. Josephs Catholic Church in Radium Hot Springs on November 7 at 1 p.m.
The family will hold a Tea at 2:30 on this same day in the Edgewater Community Hall. Please come and enjoy our many happy memories of Shelagh and her life.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to our Windermere and District Museum in Shelagh’s name.