Mary Kolesnikoff (Kooznetsoff)

November 29th, 1929 – December 28th, 2014

Mary Kolesnikoff, 85, passed away peacefully at Jubilee Manor in Nelson B.C. First born on a farm in Cowley Alberta, child to Sam and Lucy Kooznetsoff followed by her sisters Betty Poznikoff, Doris Semenoff (deceased), Anne Malakoff and her brother Micheal Kooznetsoff. Mary was predeceased by her husband Peter Kolesnikoff (September 7th, 2011) and is survived by her son Tony Kolesnikoff(Rose), daughters Nina McLarty, Pearl Brown(David), 8 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren. Mary spent most of her life in the Slocan Valley – Appledale, Winlaw and Cresent Valley. Her garden was admired by many over the years; she was an avid gardener and loved to share her garden with family and friends. She also loved going to the hot springs with her grandchildren and husband Peter. She always enjoyed phone calls and visits from everyone.

Mary will be greatly missed, but heaven called another angel home to watch over her loved ones. At Mary’s request a private family service will be held at a later date.

Thank you to Dr. Kieth Bridger and the wonderful staff at Jubilee Manor for making Mary comfortable and cared for.

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