HEILIGER, Sylvia Anne – Kelowna Obituaries

Sylvia Anne (Cates) Heiliger 1932-2022
It is with deep unhappiness and far love that we mourn the passing of Sylvia Heiliger, in Kelowna, BC, on October twentieth, 2022. With gratitude, grace and good spirits, she underwent many therapies, together with a medical trial which appeared to assist sluggish/cease her Metastatic Nodular Melanoma, extending her life by 2 fantastic years. Sadly, the most cancers snuck again with a vengeance and Sylvia handed away peacefully at house along with her household at her aspect on the age of 90.She will probably be dearly missed by her husband Robin, kids: Ian(Terry), Karen(Ray), Barbara(Ray) and Aleta(David), grandchildren: Owein(Danielle), Julia(Ben), Liz‘Kit’(Laura), Bradley(Jessica), Leslie, Patrick, Janine(Dano) and Kerri(Michael) and nice-grandchildren: Alena, Elsa, Pearl, Leo, and Sylvie. Also many cousins, nieces, nephews and associates. She was predeceased by her mother and father James and Helen Cates and her two youthful brothers Charlie and Jimmy. Born in North Vancouver, Sylvia attended numerous faculties in North Van and UBC.Sylvia and Robin not too long ago celebrated their seventieth anniversary and acquired a congratulatory letter from the Queen. Robin’s profession in aviation took them to dwell in lots of cities throughout Canada. Sylvia at all times made associates and helped individuals in want wherever she went. While in Winnipeg she was employed by YMCA to show girls’s health with weights. They retired to Kelowna 35 years in the past. She liked being energetic and walked on a regular basis. She set a beautiful instance for all of us. Her unconditional love surrounds us. At Sylvia’s request, no service will probably be held. In lieu of flowers a donation to https://www.melanomanetwork.ca/BC Cancer Foundation.https://donate.bccancerfoundation.com/site/Donation2?df_id=6743&mfc_pref=T&6743.donation=form1 Or charity of your selection. On behalf of the household, we want to lengthen honest gratitude to her medical doctors and employees for his or her wonderful care that allowed her to stay in such fantastic form and spirits.


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