ENID MARY LOY MAYNARD

Enid Mary Loy Maynard has died Monday, June 25th, 2012 at Summerland Seniors Village. Born in Penticton, February 22nd, 1917, she grew up on Maynard Road off Naramata Road, attended Penticton schools and then graduated as a Practical Nurse from Vancouver General Hospital. She worked in Summerland Hospital first as a nurse, then as a technician in the Laboratory. An avid sportswoman, she skied and hiked, was involved in the Girl Guides and the B.C Naturalists. On early retirement Enid became involved in many volunteer activities, Soroptomist International, Ecological Reserves, Summerland Food Bank, Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society, Summerland Compost Project, Praise the Lord and pass the Mustard Dinner Group, Naramata Choir, Arthritis Society, St. Stephen’s Church Choir, Heritage trees, Parkdale Place, Summerland Garden Club, Research Garden Summerland, Art Gallery, Camera Club, Community Arts Council, Penticton and District Retirement Center. In 1999, she was Summerland’s Woman of the Year and became known as “the tree lady”. Predeceased by her brother Hugh, step-sister Peggy in England, she is survived by her cousin, Gill Holland of Penticton, cousin Mary Jaffary in Comox, BC, cousin Christopher Harrison in Minnedosa, Manitoba as well as a niece and nephew in Vancouver. No service by her written request. Cremation by Summerland Funeral Home. Heartfelt thanks are extended to the staff of Summerland Seniors Village. In her memory, donations may be made to her favourite Charities. Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com. Providence Funeral Homes “Summerland’s Rosedale Chapel” 250-494-7752


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