July 9, 1943 – August 20, 2017
We are saddened to announce the passing of Carol Gunn on Aug 20th, at the age of 74 after a courageous battle with cancer. She passed peacefully on Sunday morning with her family by her side. She was born Marilene Carol Gregory on July 9, 1943 in Nakusp, B.C. She was raised in Nakusp where she married her husband Peter on Boxing Day 1964. They settled in Penticton after stays in Beaverdell and Nelson. After raising her family Carol a began a career as a care aid in the adult daycare at the Penticton Retirement Centre until it’s closing. After retirement they moved back to Nakusp to live on the lake. She was active in the community, serving on the Hospice board and was very active in the Saddleback Community Church. She was also a member of the Daughters of the Nile. Carol is survived by her husband of 52 years Peter, son Kevin (Linda), daughter Christine, grand children Morgan and Kayla, brother Mac (Cathy) and sisters Yvonne, Patsy (James) and Marie “Babe” (John). Pre-deceased by her parents, her brother Charlie and nephew Wesley. A memorial service will be held on Saturday Sept. 2nd, 2:00 p.m. at the Saddleback Community Church, 520 3rd St. NW, Nakusp, B.C. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.