Marie Greig (Buhman)

Marie Josephine Ethelreda Greig (nee Buhman) – 86 passed away suddenly on April 2, 2015 in Penticton Hospital after a serious fall. Marie, formerly from Nelson was predeceased by her husband Wilson Greig October 17, 2001. Marie, born in Elk Point, Alberta September 27, 1928 grew up in Kelowna but spent over 50 years in her beloved Nelson where she worked as a legal secretary for George Kirby and Hamilton, Brown, Nasmyth & Co. until she retired. She volunteered countless hours with the Kinettes, Nelson Streetcar Society, IODE Thrift Shop and Jubilee Manor Society until her move to Penticton in 2010. She is survived by her children Willene (Axel) Hasenkox of Kaleden, Chelan Greig of Penticton, Garland (Theresa) Greig of 70 Mile House, Grandchildren Kyle (Sara) Hasenkox, Kurt Hasenkox & Kelsey (Jameson) Harrington, Dustin Greig, Kaylee Greig and Cody Greig. She was blessed with three great grandchildren, Rylie Harrington, Sean Hasenkox and Austin Greig. She is also survived by her sister and best friend Marguerite (LRoy) Strong, brother Wally (Evelyn) Buhman, sisters Hilda Deglow & Louise Howell and many nieces and nephews. No funeral service will be held at her request, however an internment in Nelson will be held at a future date. Her passion for law never ceased – she followed all of the breaking news law stories and kept up to date on every case imaginable. Her tireless passion for knitting resulted in thousands of the finest Barbie doll outfits created and donated and hundreds of knitted newborn caps for the local hospitals. Her incredible endless sense of humour carried us through her final days and will be remembered through so many stories. Her mischievous & joyous nature will be missed by so many, including the staff and residents of Sun Village Retirement Centre who she kept entertained and in turn enjoyed their company. She was a friend to so many and the best Mom imaginable.


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