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Edna Mary Hill

December 1, 1927 - January 6, 2012


Edna Mary Hill (nee Bodin)

Edna Hill passed away peacefully with her brother and family members present in Trail, BC on Friday, January 6th, 2011.

Edna was born in Vancouver, BC, on December 1st, 1927and spent her early childhood in Anyox, BC, where her grandparents Ed and Marie Stevens also lived. She went to school for 8 years in Vancouver, then completed her high school education in Kimberley, BC.

Edna married Donald Hill in 1948. Don and Edna raised 3 children, Ken Hill of Trail, BC (wife Shannon), Gregory Hill (pre-deceased in 1991), Sherry Murdoch (nee Hill) (husband Scott) of Kamloops, BC.

Edna had many lifelong friends in Nelson and other locations throughout Canada, the USA and Europe. Don and Edna enjoyed post retirement trips to Europe and the Maritimes.

Edna is survived by her brother, Eric Bodin, two children, four grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and two sisters-in-law in Nova Scotia.

Pre-deceased by: parents John and Grace Bodin, son Gregory, husband Donald.

We would like to thank all the people who loved and watched over Mom since her husband passed. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts and thank you to Dr. Kirsten and his staff.

As an expression of sympathy family and friends may make donations to The Alzheimer Society of BC West Kootenays 809 Davies Street, Nelson, BC V1L3T6

At Mom’s request, we will have a family gathering in her honour at a later date.


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From: Valley Funeral Home Ltd. Staff

Valley Funeral Home Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Norma Collier
Relation: Friend/hospice volunteer

I wish to send my sympathy to all of Edna’s family.
I was privileged to know her.
Norma Collier

From: Pattie Clark
Relation: I am a Cancer Connection Volunteer

I spoke with Edna many times since September of 2010..She was a delightful woman,and I am honored to have shared in her Cancer Journey.I am very sorry for your loss,I am sure she will be missed. I know I will miss our special times spent together on the phone

Sincerely-Pattie Clark

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Alzheimer Society of BC                                                           West Kootenays                                                                       809 Davies St                                                                        Nelson, BC                                                                              V1L 3T6                                                                     

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