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Patricia Agnes Popham (Pearson)

August 28, 1945 - February 24, 2014


Patricia Agnes Popham (Pearson) of Nelson, BC passed away on February 24th, 2014 at Kootenay Lake Hospital. She was 68 years old.

She is predeceased by her husband George Popham. She is survived by her daughter Deborah Boehne (James) of Wethersfield, CT, John and Lini Boehne of Nanaimo, BC and many wonderful friends.

Born in 1945 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Pat grew-up in the farming communities of Tyndall and Garson. Upon receiving her stenographic and secretarial training, Pat worked for the Superindendant of Insurance office in Winnipeg. After marrying George in 1965, they moved to Vancouver, BC. A few months later, George accepted a position with the BC Telephone in Nelson, BC where they resided all their married lives. Pat worked for the Department of Highways until she had her daughter.

Pat volunteered at local schools, at the Nelson and District Home Support, the BC Winter Games and the City of Nelson Seniors Committee. Pat enjoyed a variety of crafts over the years as well as gardening and baking. Cremation has taken place.



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From: Claudette Trevison
Relation: Met through Husband George, BC Tel.

We were very sad to hear of the passing of Pat. She was a wonderul & kind person and touched many people. Enjoyed working with Pat on the BCT Reunion in Nelson. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

From: Barb Dante
Relation: Nelson & District Home Support Board

I met Pat when she became a Director on the Nelson Home Support Board. We went to many meetings together and I continued to enjoy my brief visits with her around town in the following years. A happy, positive lady whose smiles and kind words were a pleasure. I’m sorry she is no longer with us and send my sympathy to her family.

From: Pearl Steiner
Relation: Met Pat when I moved into my condo

My deepest condolences on your loss. Always enjoyed our little visits in the foyer after Pat had come in from her long walks.and had a few enjoyable suppers with her in my apartment.Her pleasant personality and sense of humour will be missed by all.

From: Sharon
Relation: Through work

Rest well, Pat. You always were a sweetheart.

From: Cyndi (Whitfield) Sarton
Relation: BCTel/TELUS & Pioneers/Ambassadors

My deepest sympathy to the family. Pat was such a wonderfully nice, kind, caring and volunteering woman. She will be missed!

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