Elizabeth Augustine (nee Bolen) long time resident of Chilliwack was born in Earl Grey Sask. Jan. 30, 1911, and passed peacefully to her rest on April 30, 2005. Voted as Chilliwack’s foster mother of the year in the mid 70’s, her life revolved around her love toward children and service to them.
She is predeceased by her husband Michael and two daughters; Mary Magdalene Augustine and Elaine Skoretz.
Surviving are son Frank (June) of Chilliwack, son-in-law Frank Skoretz (Colina) of Cincinnati, grandchildren Ira Augustine (Monica), Sherrylle Martin (Brad), Carla Augustine (Wes Burgemeister), Glena Knopp (Doug) Bradley Skoretz (Debbie), Mickey Augustine, Patricia Cline (Fred), Tammey Augustine, Judy Coleman (Jeff), Miette Hunter (Tracy), 23 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren as well as numerous foster children and friends.
Funeral services will be held at Chilliwack Seventh day Adventist church on Friday May 6, 2005 at 11am. Internment to follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery.