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October 9, 1940 - June 3, 2024

In Loving Memory ~

It is with deep sadness that the family of Fay Sturney announces her passing in Merritt, B.C., on June 3, 2024.

Born in Kamloops, B.C., in 1940, Fay was the youngest daughter of Herbert and Hilda Greenwood. She graduated from Kamloops Secondary School and spent several years working with the BC Telephone Co. in Kamloops.

Fay married her first husband Delbert Anderson in 1965 and had 2 children Sean and Jolie. The family moved to New Hazelton, B.C. in 1973 where Fay made many lifelong friends and operated the Shell Bulk Oil Plant.

In 1979 Fay and her first husband divorced and she moved on from the Shell bulk plant. Fay started a successful 11-year career as the secretary at Hazelton Secondary School. This was a perfect position for her as it allowed her to have the same time off as her children, allowing for family time.

Fay met the love of her life Bob Sturney in 1981, and they were married in 1984 in Hazelton, B.C. They both loved to travel the world together, their favorite spot was Maui. They spent a very loving 25 years together before Bob passed away suddenly in 2009. Fay remained in Terrace until she moved to Merritt to be with her son and his family in 2018.

She was predeceased by her daughter Jolie, her parents, her granddaughter Jolie-Ann, and her beloved husband Bob.

She is survived by her only son Sean (Christy), grandsons Mattias and Linden, her sister Marina, as well as her step-daughter Heather, step-son Rob, her nieces Louse and Brenda, her nephew Norman, and many loving members of the Sturney family.

The Family would like to extend a very special Thank You to the Doctors, Nurses, and Care staff at Coquihalla Gillis House for all their support over the last few months.

Fay would like you to celebrate her memory in your way, and, to honour her wishes there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Cancer Society of BC, Heart & Stoke Foundation of BC, or the Alzheimer Society of BC.

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