HALES, Merle Mary

Merle passed away peacefully at her residence at Pinecrest Nursing Home for the Aged, Kenora, Ontario, on December 4, 2015. She was born in Strathclair, Manitoba on August 07, 1927. Merle was predeceased by her parents, first husband Chester Hales, her partner Peter Alexandrovich, three sisters, and three brothers. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her sister Muriel, her children Ronald (Catherine) Hales, Brenda (Shawn) Sundin, Dwight (Gail) Hales and her grandchildren David (Lana), Andrea (Inno), Clayton (Katrina), Kaila (Andrew), Tristan, and Teagan (Manny), her great-grandchildren, Avery, Khloe, Brenden and Blake, as well as many nieces and nephews.

A private family service was held on December 08, 2015 at Brown Funeral Home. In keeping with her wish to be buried in Summerland, a Graveside Service was held at Canyon View Cemetery with Father Rex Velmonte presiding. Thank you to the Pinecrest staff, Brown Funeral Home and Hansons’ Arbor Funeral Chapel. Rest in Peace Mom. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

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