Apr. 22, 1949-Nov. 18, 2011
After a short but courageous battle with cancer, Cleone passed away peacefully on November 18th, 2011 at the Cascades Hospice at the age of 62.
Cleone is survived by her husband, Keith; her children, Dale (Russ) Wageler, Dean (Sherrie) Walthers, Dennis (Wendy) Moreau; her 3 grandchildren (Tayler, Cierra & Alexis); her brothers, Gene (Kerrie) Lochhead, Ivan (Mert) Lochhead, Robin (Lynda) Lochhead; her many nieces and nephews as well as her dearest and Best Friend, Jeannette Leist. Cleone is predeceased by her Mom, Betty Cartwright, her Dad, George Lochhead and her brother Eldon Lochhead.
Cleone was born in Fairview, Alberta on a small farm and moved to Kelowna, BC when she was a teenager. Cleone met Keith in 1977 and proceeded to raise 3 kids in Vernon until the family moved to Chilliwack in 1987.
Cleone worked at McDonald’s for over 22 years where she made many friends and some even looked to her as a mother figure.
Cleone loved cooking, camping, wildlife, walks in nature as was an avid NASCAR fan.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 11am – 3pm at the Mt. Cheam Lions Club of Chilliwack at 45580 Spadina, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1V4.
In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the BC Cancer Foundation.
Thank you to the Chilliwack Hospital, Cascades Hospice and especially Dr. Weatherston for their care and support during her time of need.