Elizabeth Madeleine Tavender

October 28, 1919 – March 20, 2012

Elizabeth died peacefully with her daughter Kathleen by her side at Penticton Regional Hospital. She was born in Sakule, Yugoslavia and emigrated to Canada with her parents Sigmund and Anna Wolfe, eventually settling in Summerland. It was here that she met her husband Wes and together they raised their four children on the Tavender property, which dates back to 1908. Elizabeth had a long and healthy life, enriched by many good friendships. She was predeceased by her husband Wes, daughter Maureen, and brother Louis Wolfe. She will be fondly remembered by her sister Nellie Taylor, daughter Elspeth (Bill) McAuley, daughter Kathleen (Ron) Jackson and son Jeffrey Tavender; by her grandchildren Michael (Kim) McAuley, Jennifer (Cory) McAuley, Ann-Marie (Camilo) Jackson and Daniel Jackson; as well as her great grandchildren Abigail, Sophie and Isaac; nephews and nieces. No service by request. Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com. Providence Funeral Homes “Summerland’s Rosedale Chapel” 250-494-7752

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