April 26, 1934 – November 16, 2018
With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Evelyn Faith Rintala on November 16th, 2018 with family by her side. Predeceased by her mother Evelyn, father Russell, step mother Cecile and her beloved husband George.
Evelyn will be smiling down on her five children Leslie(Ron), Sherri(Gerald), Brian(Diane), David(Michelle), Don(Joanne, Stephanie, Jesse), ten grandchildren and many great grandchildren Jason(Tonya, Preston), Krista(Brian, Jorie, Reid), Justin(Andrea, Ashwin, Halle, Emery), Brooke, Lindsay(Phil, Sierra, Ava, Briana), Craig(Chelsea, Breya, Hunter), Ashton(Hudson, Mason), Dayton, Kailey (Chris, Casey, Taylor), Shelby(Tye, Aleah, Deacon) and sister Gail(Phil, Jodi, Geoff) and her cousin David.
Evelyn was born in Vancouver, BC but spent most of her life in Nanaimo, BC where she met and married George on March 12, 1955. Evelyn loved to be with family and always kept in touch with long time family friends. Evelyn enjoyed playing the piano, listening to music, traveling, bowling, dinner with friends and going for coffee at Tim Horton’s in Chase River. Evelyn took pride in watching and talking about her grandchildren, great grandchildren and their activities.
Grammie, we know you and Papa are together and proudly watching over all of us! There will be a celebration of life in the new year. The family wishes to thank all the staff at NRGH. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Nanaimo and District Hospital Foundation, BC Children’s Hospital, JDRF Canada or the Kidney Foundation.
~Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure~