January 25, 1933 – May 11, 2022
With great sorrow we announce that Vella Henderson has passed away in Chilliwack, BC. She was our foundation, our guiding light and our loving comfort.
Vella is survived by the love of her life, Bob, married just shy of 69 years; 4 daughters, Cheryl (John), Kathy (Gord), Janice (Roy), Lesli (John); 9 granddaughters, Andrea (Ken), Kristy (Shawn), Jillian (Pete), Heather (Trent), Shannon (Will), Maeghan (Steve), Kelsi (Hayden), Katelynn (Ryan), Haili; 3 great-grandsons, Henderson, Maverick, Dominick; sisters, Cleo, Charlotte, Viola; sisters-in-law Donna, Carole (John); numerous nieces and nephews and many dear friends.
Predeceased by sister Shirley, brothers Bill, Charlie and Lige.
Vella was slow to anger and quick to forgive. To family and friends she was kind, thoughtful and caring. She looked for, and found the best in everything.
She was community minded. She was a Past President of the Chilliwack Kinette Club, was active in her church, was a member of the Chilliwack Curling Club and a member of 2 bridge clubs.
Vella will be missed very much by all those who had the joy to know her.
Funeral service was held from the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home, Chilliwack, BC on Thursday, May 19 at 11:00 am. Reverend Kevin Sprong officiated. A reception was held in the Tea Room adjacent to the Chapel. Interment followed at Chilliwack Cemetary.
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