1945 – 2014
Patricia Agnes Popham (Pearson) of Nelson, BC passed away on February 24th, 2014 at Kootenay Lake Hospital. She was 68 years old.
She is predeceased by her husband George Popham. She is survived by her daughter Deborah Boehne (James) of Wethersfield, CT, John and Lini Boehne of Nanaimo, BC and many wonderful friends.
Born in 1945 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Pat grew-up in the farming communities of Tyndall and Garson. Upon receiving her stenographic and secretarial training, Pat worked for the Superindendant of Insurance office in Winnipeg. After marrying George in 1965, they moved to Vancouver, BC. A few months later, George accepted a position with the BC Telephone in Nelson, BC where they resided all their married lives. Pat worked for the Department of Highways until she had her daughter.
Pat volunteered at local schools, at the Nelson and District Home Support, the BC Winter Games and the City of Nelson Seniors Committee. Pat enjoyed a variety of crafts over the years as well as gardening and baking. Cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to a charity of your choice.
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Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.