Vera Elizabeth Byer

August 23, 2018

Mrs. Vera Elizabeth Byer passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Coquihalla Gillis House in Merritt, BC on August 23, 2018 at the age of 84. Lovingly remembered by her daughters Connie (Charlie), Debbie (David), Linda (Fritz) & son Wayne (Sheree), grandchildren Deanne (Rick), Jenny (Jesse), Ryan (Jude), Cody (Kim), Kirsty (Shawn), Justin (Natasha), Clint (Lila), Cheryl (Pete), Jess (Grant), & Chelly (Matt), 16 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, and 2 brothers Ronald and Harold.
Vera was predeceased by her husband Allen, parents Ernest & Elizabeth Dinsdale and brother Lloyd.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday August 31, 2018 at the Trinity United Church with Reverend Elaine Diggle officiating. Interment to follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery. Everyone is welcome to join the family later at the hall for refreshments. Should friends desire, donations may be made to Coquihalla Gillis House. Vera was an active member with the curling club, Kinette club, Nicola Valley Rodeo as well as volunteering in other community events. Her passion was spending time with her family; her door was always open and the cookie jar always full. Vera had a quiet but strong presence in the lives of those that knew her. Merritt Funeral Chapel is entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed and memories may be shared at

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