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It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Vera Black on July 25, 2017 in Salmon Arm, BC. She was born on November 28, 1925 in Chaplin, SK.

Vera is survived by her children: Ruth McAfee (James) of New Hazelton; Gilbert (Connie) of Nakusp; Dave (Debbie) of Lynden, Washington; Robert (Michelle) of Grandview Bench; Norman (Sandra) of Enderby; two sisters: Amy Manly of Nanaimo and Dorothy Kolotylo of Grandview Bench; 15 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and many extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Walter in 1983.

Vera moved to the Grindrod area from Saskatchewan in 1942 and married Walter Black in 1948. She enjoyed spending time with her family, going to church, quilting, puzzles, and poetry. Memorial donations can be made in Vera’s name to Village Missions (1715 Davies Road, Sorrento, BC V0E 2W1). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at www.MyAlternatives.ca.