Theresa Lynne Fortier

Theresa Lynne Fortier

Theresa Lynne Fortier was born November 29, 1953, in Kamloops, B.C., and passed away peacefully at Royal Inland Hospital on August 19, 2016. Survived by mother Caroline Fortier nee Larue/Casimir, spouse Phil Brummitt, daughter Dawn Force (Vincent), son Brendan Roach, stepchildren Barbara, Lisa and Jody; sisters Edith Fortier, Yvonne Fortier (Kevin), Josie Fortier, Denise Fortier (Mike); brothers Hubert E. Fortier (Alona), Leslie Fortier, Ivan Fortier; godson Christopher Terry Jr, nephew Hubert C. Fortier Jr., niece Tawny and great niece Kyra; grandchildren: Cyrus, Justice, DeClann, step grandchildren: Damien, Chayna, Michael, Isabelle, Christian; her loving companion, Kia – her dog, and numerous relatives. Predeceased by: father Clarence Fortier, brother Charles Eugene Fortier, grandmothers: Mathilda Sisiouloux, Frances Casimir; grandfathers: Edgar Fortier, Hubert LaRue; numerous aunts, uncles and relatives. Elder of the Simpcw First Nation. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Royal Inland Hospital, Lillooet General Hospital, and Overlander Extendicare. Enjoyed caring for elders and loved children. Was generous, kind, giving and caring throughout her life. Multi-talented: designed the cougar mural at Barriere Secondary School, entered numerous art contests and won first place, and enjoyed doing puzzles, reading, gardening, listening to music, making song books, played slo-pitch for Family & Friends team. A Celebration of Life Services was held Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at the Moccasin Square Gardens (old Kamloops Indian Band Gym), 357 – 345 Chief Alex Thomas Way. No viewing by request – Cremains burial at a later date. Should friends desire, donations may be made to the Lung Association or Royal Inland Hospital Foundation. Service arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral Services – 250-374-1454. Condolences may be sent to www.schoeningfuneralservice.com Special thank you to Royal Inland Hospital staff, nurses and doctors for the excellent care of Theresa, Simpcw First Nation, Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc, family and community members. The family wishes to thank those who offered their prayers, songs, generosity and support. Have a safe journey home.


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