Valarie Mary Emmanuel passed away peacefully on March 23, 2013 at the Abbotsford General Hospital at the age of 61. Valarie is survived by her husband Japhas Emmanuel (Manny); daughters: Chere, Andrea; son Julian; granddaughters: Jordan and Mackenzie; grandsons: Johnathon, Tyler, Aaron and a host of friends and relatives.

It was her request not to have a funeral service therefore a memorial service/celebration of her life will be announced at a later date to encompass the presence of relatives and friends nation wide. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. John Hamilton, Dr. Wilson and all of those who contributed to the care of Valarie during her years of declining health.