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Lorna Ila Janet Goetz

June 22, 1935 - November 11, 2011


June 22, 1935 – November 11, 2011
Lorna Ila Janet (Brennan) Goetz passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011 at the Cranbrook Hospital. Mom was a very passionate and energetic lady who enjoyed life to the fullest. She was also an avid bridge player, a seasoned traveler and a dedicated teacher who had a positive impact on the lives of many students, colleagues, friends and family.
Mom is survived by her husband Earney(of Kimberley, BC, daughter Jennifer and her husband Steve of Metcalfe, ON, son Brian of Kimberley, BC and son Stephen and his wife Chalsi of North Vancouver, BC. Mom also leaves behind five amazing grandchildren Christopher, Lauren, Bradley, Ryan and Stephanie. Mom was predeceased by her father, mother and sister.
The family would like to thank the 3rd floor staff at the Cranbrook Hospital for their exceptional care and support of our mother.
Mom has requested that no funeral service be held but there will be a gathering of family and friends at a future date to be determined.
Our mother”s passing has left a large gap in our family and we will miss her very much.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Kimberley Society for Community Living (formerly the Handicapped Society) PO Box 26, Kimberley BC V1A 2Y7.
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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: John Sorensen
Relation: student

Our thoughts go out to the Goetz family. Mrs Goetz made school fun and her class was always one to look forward to.

From: myra farquhar
Relation: lifelong classmate, friend

Dear Ernie, Jennifer, Brian & Stephen,
I want you to know that you are all in my prayers and that I, too, am experiencing a deep loss. Please know that if there is any way that
I can lessen your loads, ask and you will receive. I would love to hear from any or all of you. My phone number is 427 3738
Love & prayers, Myra

From: Michelle Deshaies
Relation: Colleague of Jennifer

Dear Jennifer,
My most sincere condolences to you and your family. It is always so sad to say farewell to someone you love. I wish you well. Prends soin de toi.

From: Nicola Pritchett
Relation: Know Jennifer

Dear Jennifer, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sincerely, Nicola

From: Gertrude (McMahon) Brown
Relation: Lifelong friend, classmate

My sympathy and prayers to all the family. Lorna was a dear friend throughout the years. Even though we have always lived miles apart it was wonderful to come home to Kimberley and have lunch with Lorna and the girls from the class of 1953. Our last picture is still on my fridge!!

From: John Bell
Relation: lifelong family friend

Jennie, my sincerest condolences to you and the family. Your mother was such a sweet and special lady who will be missed by all she touched. Do your very best, my dear, to get through this most difficult emotional challenge. My thoughts are with you and the family.

From: Lorri (Baglot) Taylor
Relation: She was an inspiring teacher,friend

Dear Jennifer and your whole family, I wish to send you a supporting, comforting embrace to help you through your loss. Lorna was one of the great influences in my life and will be remembered with warmth and love. May the peace that comes from memories of love shared and life well lived comfort you in the days ahead.
With Love,

From: Art and Ellen Baglot
Relation: classmate, colleague,mentor,friend

Our whole family wishes to express our sympathy and our appreciation of such a thoughtful,intelligent, warm, and insightful teacher and friend. She has been a classmate, Brownie teacher,colleague, french teacher,motivator, neighbour and friend of the highest order. She blessed our livesand will be sadly missed and always remembered.

From: Veronique Veillette
Relation: Friend of Jennifer

Ma chère Jennifer,
Mes plus sincères sympathies à toi et ta famille. Je suis avec vous en pensées et prières.

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