ROGERS, Naomi . Passed away peacefully at West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at the age of 67. She was born in Greenwood, BC on February 16, 1946 and lived mainly in Ucluelet, BC until moving to Port Alberni several years ago. Predeceased by parents Masayoshi (Frank) Oye and Sachiko Oye. Survived by Larry, her husband of 36 years, her sister Suzie (Keiko) Corlazzoli/Silvestro, brothers David Oye, Ken (Theresa) Oye. Nephews: Steve (Michelle), Frank (Sandy), Barry (Becky), Jarrod, Brandon, Andrew, Sean and Aaron. Seven step-children: Kathy (George), Jeff (Stephanie), Gord (Julie), Rob, Shelley (Jason), Jed (Eileen) and Jeanette, seven grandchildren, a great granddaughter, many great nephews and nieces, a niece in law Darlene and sister-in-law Judy. Naomi was a woman of high integrity and took great pride in her work and organizational skills. She excelled at positions with the School Board and North Island College, Ucluelet Credit Union and was the owner/operator of the Sea Side Motel in Ucluelet for 12 years. She spoke fondly of the many friendships she had made with colleagues and clients through the years. Naomi was a skilled artisan in lace making, embroidery and tatting. She loved passing her knowledge on and was an active participant in the local and Canadian Lace Guilds. Naomi was passionate about her family (including her dog Echo) and her friends. She cared deeply for others and always ensured the special events in their lives were remembered. Naomi will be missed by those she knew. Many thanks to the wonderful teams at West Coast General Hospital and the cancer clinics in Victoria and Nanaimo. A private service will be held by her family to remember. Donations made in Naomi's memory are asked to be made to the West Coast General Hospital Foundation, 3949 Port Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni BC V9Y 4S1. Stories and condolences may be offered by visiting www.chapelofmemories.ca Chapel of Memories Funeral Directors 250-723-3633
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in Tofino-Ucluelet Westerly from Oct. 21 to Oct. 23, 2013