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STIELL, Rosemary

STIELL, Rosemary

September 30, 1922-December 30, 2018
Our beautiful, vivacious and loving aunt Rosemary has slipped away, in her 97th year. She was the youngest child of Benvoulin pioneers and Scottish immigrants, Gilmour and Margaret Stiell. She had a distinguished career with External Affairs, living in many parts of Europe and Asia, including the first Canadian embassy to China, before retiring to Kelowna.
Predeceased by her sisters Marjorie Hobson, Nancy Wilmot and brother William Stiell, and her nephew David Hobson (Margaret).
Survived by nephews Ian Stiell (Kathy), Robert Hobson (Adair); niece Jennifer Stiell; step nieces Shona Gates (John) and Tianne Pringle (Lorne); great nephews Andrew Stiell (Laura), Michael Stiell (Joasia), Michael Hobson (Cecelia), David Hobson (Heidi), and Chris Hobson; great nieces Heather Carter (Davin) and Angela Hawken (Matthew); great-great nephews Liam, Luke and Will and great-great nieces Emily and Lacey.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm at St. Andrews Anglican Church, 4619 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC with Reverend Anne Privett officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, www.kghfoundation.com. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com/obituaries/stiell-rosemary/


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Condolence Messages
  • Jan 05, 2019
    I was very lucky to be Rosemary's goddaughter. She was such a wonderful person and she will be missed by many. Sending our condolences to her entire family and her dear friends.
    Mary and Randy Bjur
  • Jan 04, 2019
    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy.
    She was our dear neighbor for many years...and we shared many
    happy moments together. We loved her and will miss her dearly.
    Robert and Marg Bianchini
  • Jan 03, 2019
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Domenic and Lina Rampone
  • Jan 02, 2019
    To Rosemary's entire family,
    I extend my heartfelt sympathy. She was a wonderful lady! She played bridge with my group and we really enjoyed her dry sense of humour. Memories of her will be in our hearts forever.
    Sincerely, Dorothy Thomson
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