It is with sorrowful hearts that we announce the passing of our precious Penny. She was born June 1, 1952, deceased March 30, 2012.
Penny was born in Vernon to John and Emma Riddle. All of her growing up years were spent in Falkland, BC. Penny attended Falkland Elementary School, J.L. Jackson Jr. High and graduated from Salmon Arm Senior Secondary. Upon graduation Penny promptly spread her wings to fly from the small hamlet of Falkland to the metropolis of Chilliwack where she has enjoyed her adult life.
Penny’s full time employment began at Holder’s Stationery and from there she launched into banking, being employed for many years at the Fraser Valley Credit Union. Her last employer was Chilliwack Society for Community Living where she was sometimes known as Paycheck Penny.
Penny leaves behind her loving husband of 26 years, Larry Beaton and the pride of her life her only child Emma Rose Beaton/Aric Allan and his daughter Avery. The last few years Penny’s prize possession and greatest joy has come through her grandson Jaydon Materi whom she loved dearly. She leaves to mourn her father, four sisters, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins as well as numerous in-laws.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to BC Children’s Hospital.
A memorial service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Vedder Golden Branch 280 at 12:00 pm on April 13, 2012.