1925 – 2010
Emma Anita Wright of 100 Mile House, formerly of Lac la Hache, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, December 2nd at Mill Site Lodge in 100 Mile House.
Anita was a devoted wife, mother and school teacher. She had a strong faith in God and found comfort in her church families.
Anita married Stanley Wright in July of 1971 and the couple spent most of their married life on their ranch at the forks of Rail and Timothy Lake Roads in Lac la Hache. Her teaching career spanned 17 years from 1968 to 1985 and included stops at Lac la Hache, Lake Hill, Buffalo Creek and 108 Mile Elementary schools. In recent years Anita was an active member of the Lac la Hache Historical Society and supported her husband Stanley for many years in his endeavours with the Lac la Hache Community Club.
Anita is survived by her husband Stanley, two sons: John Doolan (Christine) of North Vancouver and Mark Doolan (Shannon) of 108 Mile Ranch; grandchildren: Sarah, Sam and Katie, Jennifer (Terry), Jill (Niall), Juliet, Andy and Leah (Brent); great-grandchildren: Cornelius, William, Amanda, Silas and Isaac as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of Mill Site Lodge for their kind and gentle care of mom in her time of need and to Dr. JoAnne Lapin for her many years of compassionate care.
Friends are invited to join the family in celebrating Anita’s life. An open house will be held at the residence of Mark and Shannon Doolan (5350 Annaham Crescent, 108 Mile Ranch) on Saturday, December 11th between 12 noon and 5:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Mill Site Lodge c/o the South-Cariboo Health Foundation (Bag 399, 100 Mile House, BC, V0K 2E0).
100 Mile Funeral Service Ltd. entrusted
with the arrangements. 250-395-3243