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Lorraine Helen Ambrosio

August 2, 1946 ~ September 15, 2018 (age 72)

AMBROSIO (nee Krebs), Lorraine (Lori) Helen

August 2, 1946 – September 15, 2018

It is with heavy hearts we share that Lorraine (Lori) Helen Ambrosio (nee Krebs), age 72, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, September 15th, 2018.  She is remembered by her loving husband John, daughters Julie (Chris) Fraser and Lisa (Brian) VanSchagen, granddaughters Vanessa, Samantha, Rebecca & Natasha, and brother Ken (Carola) Krebs.  She was predeceased by her sister Doreen Conant.  She will be greatly missed by her many friends and extended family.

She was born in Winfield, BC, and grew up on an apple orchard.  After completing business college, she moved to Vancouver to work as a secretary at Dendoff Springs & the TB clinic.  Soon after, she met John and got married a year later in Kelowna.  They bought their first home in Maple Ridge and settled there for the next 48 years.  She became a dedicated homemaker who loved and cared for her two daughters.  They made many close friends through St. Patrick’s school, skating and community organizations.  She enjoyed making personalized cakes, crafts, and was well-known for her beautiful handmade cards.  She was a devoted and enthusiastic wife, mother, nana and friend.  She courageously battled asthma her whole life.  Her legacy will be her example of kindness and positivity.

“And He will raise you up on eagle’s wings...

and hold you in the palm of his hand.”

Prayers will be offered at St. Patrick’s Church, 22561-121 Avenue, Maple Ridge, at 6:00 PM on Friday, September 21st, where Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 22nd.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The BC Lung Association or charity of your choice. 

 

 

 

 

 

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