Betty Merriam of Summerland, passed away peacefully on August 12th, 2008 at the age of 89 years. Survived by her loving family: Harvey Merriam of Rocky Mountain House, AB; Dave (Marilyn) Merriam of Elmworth, AB; Barb (Bob) Buschert of Summerland, BC; Brenda (Gerry) Daku of Elkford, BC; Marj (Jesse) Epps of Houston, BC; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; and sister, Barbara Johnson of Burnaby, BC. She was sadly predeceased by her husband, Reg in 1988. Betty was well known in Summerland. She walked through town many times each day saying hello to everyone she met. She was very kind, generous and soft spoken. A private family service will be held at a later date. Memorial Tributes may be made in honour of Betty to the Salvation Army, 2469 South Main Street, Penticton, BC V2A 5J4. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Providence Funeral Homes. Condolences may be directed to the family:

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