JAMES; Lenna Elizabeth. Dec. 21, 1908 ~ June 10, 2014. Lenna passed peacefully from this life the afternoon of June 10th, 2014. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and friends during the last days of her life. Lenna was born in Loughborough, Ontario. She was the oldest daughter of John and Nellie Stewart. In 1927, at the age of 19 Lenna married Peter Samuel James, over the next 11 years they had 7 children. They moved from Saskatchewan to BC in 1934, and settled in the Fraser Valley, eventually moving to the Deroche area in 1955, and onto Taylor Road four years later. Peter passed away in 1973; they had been married for 46 years. Lenna is survived by four children (and spouses): Leonard James; Gwen Gage; Hilda Cyr (Ed); Deanna Dusanj: twenty-three grandchildren, forty-nine great grandchildren, and at last count about forty-eight great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Peter, daughter Nancy, son Peter, daughter Evelyn, granddaughter Michelle, and great great granddaughter Schyler. A private scattering of ashes will be held for the family on Saturday June 28, 2014, at 10:00 am, followed by a Pot-Luck lunch at the Deroche Community Hall at 12:00 for all family and friends. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at: www.woodlawnfh-mission.com
Arrangements entrusted to Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home (604) 826-9548.