Sharon Passey passed away at Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, BC, on July 27, 2014, after a short battle with cancer. She was 72 years of age. Born in Vancouver, BC, on April 14, 1942, Sharon is survived by her common-law spouse, Bill Frezell; mother-in-law Lilian Passey; brother Mike Lum; sister Suzanne; son John (Chelsea); daughter Caron; grandchildren Brandon, Charli, Cassidi, Cayci, Madison, Brady; great grandchildren Isabell and Emily; and by many family and friends. Sharon was predeceased by her father, George Lum; husband, Charles Passey; grandson, Jeremy Fontaine; father-in-law Blair Passey, and by her foster parents, John and Edith Forrest.
Sharon had an interesting career as an exotic mushroom buyer. She especially enjoyed the company of her family and friends, as well as fishing, and travelling around looking for marketable mushrooms. During her lifetime, Sharon was involved with Alanon, AA, the Food Bank, and the Mormon Church.
A Memorial Service for Sharon Passey will take place at the Lions’ Hall in Barriere at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 30, 2014. Donations in Sharon’s memory to the Food Bank, the Red Cross or to the BC Cancer Society would be appreciated. Services entrusted to North Thompson Funeral Services, Clearwater and Barriere, BC, 250-674-3030 and 250-672-1999.