Marilyn STEIN

STEIN (nee Spani), Marilyn Constance

Marilyn passed away peacefully Sunday, August 1, 2010 at the Hospice in Hope, B.C. Marilyn was born January 4, 1937 in Watrous, Saskatchewan and completed her grade twelve. Marilyn joined Saskatchewan Government Telephones and it was there she met Eldon Stein and they were married January 30, 1958. They had two children, Sandra and Glen. Eldon joined BC Tel in 1966 and they lived in Trail, B.C. In 1974 Eldon was transferred to Boston Bar. Marilyn was employed by Canada Post and eventually became Postmistress for 25 years until her retirement. In 2006 Marilyn moved to Hope, B.C. to be near family. Marilyn was caring, kind and always there to help someone. Marilyn had many hobbies: sewing, ceramics, needlework, crocheting and doing crafts. Marilyn met Ron Leger in 2008 and they resided together until her passing. She was predeceased by her Father and Mother, Cosmos and Hilda Spani, and husband, Eldon Stein.

Marilyn was a loving and caring mother to Sandra Richmond (Paul), son Glen (Yvette), her beloved grandchildren, Kyle and Kraig Jones. She also leaves to mourn, her partner Rob Leger, sister Judy Lambertson (Bryan), her 93 year old Aunt Josephine Moir and several cousins. A Celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held August 14, 2010 at the Grace Baptist Church, 949 3rd Avenue, Hope, B.C. at 2:00 pm. Donations may be made into Fraser Canyon Hospice Society, 1275 – 7th Avenue, Hope, B.C., V0X 1L4 or any Cancer Society in Marilyn’s memory.

The family would like to thank the Doctors, Nurses and Hospice workers for their many kindnesses during Marilyn’s illness.