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Obituaries

Allison Jean Swan
April 20, 1995 – February 16, 2020

It is with an ache in our hearts that the family of Allison Jean Swan announces her unexpected and tragic passing on February 16, 2020. She was 24 years old.

Allison was born in Vancouver and her family moved to Nelson when she was two months old. She considered herself fortunate to have a home...

Roberta Alexandra Scott (nee Niblock), known to many as Bobby, age 78 of Nelson BC, passed away on Monday, February 10th, 2020 with her daughter and son by her side.

Bobby was born October 8, 1941 in Red Deer Alberta, the daughter of Lily and Robert Alexander Niblock.  She was named for her father, Robert Alexander who had joined the army earlier that year.  Bobby was the...

Mary Frances Angela Nicholas was born August 30, 1958 in Nelson. Mary passed away peacefully on February 9, 2020 in the presence of her sister, Danielle and in the company of friends.

Mary was well loved, and we could see by her smile that she was well cared for and lived a happy life. Mary was supported for many years by the deeply committed and caring staff at Community Connections....

On February 5th, 2020, we lost our beloved Judy Pommer after a long, hard fight with cancer.

Judy was a strong and loving daughter, sister, wife, aunt, mother and friend.

She leaves behind her husband Matt, daughter Jessica, and son Jordan (Shyelle and expectant twins).

The family would like to thank her wonderful care team: Jonas, Amanda, Nairne, Shannon, Cathy...

It is with sadness that our Father Carl Arvid Strom, a lifetime resident of Nelson BC, passed away February 6th, 2020.

Dad loved fishing, camping and gardening, if you needed a hand with anything, he was always there to help. He is survived by his wife Lorraine Strom, their five children Dwain (Diane) Strom of Castlegar, Brenda (Cyril) Chernoff of Nelson BC, Darrell (Coreen) Strom of...

Mr. Lincoln (Linc) Cyril Vital of Nelson BC passed away on Monday February 3, 2020 at the age of 86.

Linc was born on September 7, 1933 in Port-Of-Spain, Trinidad, West Indies.  He immigrated to Canada at the age of 18.  During his time in Nelson Linc worked at the McDonalds Jam Factory, Silver King Beverages, Columbia Beverages and Inland Alcare/Zep.  Linc enjoyed sailing, 5-pin...

Christine Leland (aka Tomelin, Kling, and Bremner) of Nelson, BC passed peacefully on Friday, January 31st while surrounded by close family in Nelson Hospital at the age of 65.

Christine is survived by her three children Len Kling with husband Johnathon Dickson, Corey anne Wait with husband Julian Wait, youngest son Jason Bremner, and by her two grandchildren Kade and Evie...

It is with sadness, but also a sense of relief that she no longer lives with Alzheimer’s, that we announce the passing of our dear mother, Barbara Joan Benedetti at Jubilee Manor in Nelson on January 26th, 2020 at the age of 82.

The youngest of four, mom was born in Noranda, Quebec on October 17th, 1937 to Fred and Louisa Williams. Her family moved to lower Fairview in Nelson when she...