Beverly Anne Callender passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the age of 77 years. Bev was born on January 25, 1939 in Vancouver, British Columbia. She grew up in the New Westminster area and was one of three children born to Gladys Baldwin with step-father Harley.
Bev was affectionately known as “Bevy” and “Tutu for her love of Hawaii. She worked in New Westminster at an insurance company where she met her first best friend Della (Gordie) Laverdure. Then she worked for Noranda Copper Mills where she met her lifes true love and best friend forever, Dave. After they married she moved with her young family to Ladner (Delta) to be with Dave… She soon had another job with Burnett (Mayor) & Kaye Accounting firm as their receptionist. Bev was their go to person, she was so well liked and loved by everyone… She loved yellow roses, and red hearts which she always signed of with on her cards and letters. She had such a courageous spirit as she battled for her health, her cup was always half full…
Left to mourn her passing is her beloved husband of 43 years, Dave… two sons; Sonny Mousseau, Craig (Chrissie) Mousseau and two daughters; Carrie-Anne (Joel) Gairdner and Lori -Ann (Jim) Atherton. She leaves her nine grandchildren; Terra, Chantel, Dustin, Jeremy, Zak, Logan, Ana, Clair, and Julia as well as her great grandchildren; Quinten, Madeline and Timothy. Bev also leaves behind one brother; Gil of Edmonton and one sister; Joyce Unrau of Prince George. She was predeceased by her step-father Harley, and mother Gladys Baldwin.
Bev leaves many extended family members, nieces, nephews and cousins, and best friends who all loved her very much…
At Bev’s request, there will be Cremation and no service. Memorial donations may be made to the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of Canada, 600, 60 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1N5. Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com.
Mark Memorial Funeral Services in care of arrangements
1939 – 2016