Lena passed away peacefully on July 11, 2010 in her sleep at her home, the Maple Ridge Seniors Village, after a lengthy illness. She was born in Shevlin, Manitoba on April 10, 1930. She is survived by her three brothers, Alfred (Isobel) Shipalesky of Stoney Plain, Alberta; Walter Shipalesky of Powell River, BC; Irwin (Lillian) Shipalesky of Barriere, BC; and many nieces and nephews. She was pre-deceased by her husband Raymond. We would like to thank everyone at the Golden Ears Retirement Center for all the care you gave to Lena. She is and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

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