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Passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, June 9th, 2013, at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, at 85 years of age.

Predeceased by her husband, Ivan (1997), a daughter in infancy and sister-in-law, Anna Klemencic. She is survived by her sons: John, George (Patsy), Tom (Marcia) and Rick; grandchildren: Kevin, Katrina and Krysten (Allison), Shauna and James (Lisa), Michael (Beth) and Faylen; great grandchildren: Emylee, Ella, Lucy and Jack, as well as one brother, Frank Klemencic and many other nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Anna was born in Croatia and moved to Canada with her husband and 3 sons in 1966. Anna loved to cook and entertain in the old traditional Croatian way. Gardening was her main hobby and she's been collecting heirloom seeds and fruits for years. She also loved gathering with family at Sproat Lake. For Anna, her family was everything to her and she will be deeply missed.

Prayers will be offered at 7:00pm on Friday, June 14, 2013, from the Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, 4005-6th Avenue. A Funeral Mass will take place at 2:00pm, on Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church, 4731 Burke Rd, with Fr. Stephen Paine officiating. Interment to follow in St. Peter's Cemetery. Stories and condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting:

If desired, donations in Anna's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, c/o Admin 3030B-3rd Ave., Port Alberni, V9Y 2A5, or John Paul II School, 4006-8th Avenue, Port Alberni, V9Y 4S4.

Ana (Klemencic) Arbanas
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Arrangements under the direction of:
Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors
4005 Sixth Ave | Port Alberni, BC V9Y4M6 | (250) 723-3633
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