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Heather Glenda Farrell-Sketchley

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Heather Glenda Farrell-Sketchley

September 16, 1948 - October 6, 2021


A daughter born to Robert Richard Farrell and Ada Grace MacKenzie.

Heather was predeceased by her parents and a stepson Lawrence Sketchley.

She is survived by her husband Raymond Sketchley, brother Allan (Jackie), stepchildren Clay (Deborah), Janet (Bob), Tom (Kerri) and 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

Heather attended J.P Dallos, Brooks and Max Cameron schools, then went to Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria for nurses training.

Heather worked at the Powell River General Hospital and was a First Aid Attendant for the mill.  She taught First Aid for St. John Ambulance.

Heather is a serving Sister in St. John Ambulance and served with St. John Ambulance Brigade for many years at games in the parks and other sporting events, Sea Fair, Kathaumixw and other music events.

Heather was a founding member of the Powell River Anti Pollution Society, and a member of the Community Band and Amateur Radio Group, led the Youth Group at he United Church, belonged to the Garden Club and was a founding member of the Citizens on Patrol of Powell River.

Heather shared the position of pianist at the Reformed Church.  She also played piano for the Extended Care, Willingdon Creek as well as the Choraleers.

Heather loved to travel and she collected Nativities.  She had displays in different places and for the last few years they have been in the Johnston Building on Marine Avenue.  Her goal was to put Christ in Christmas.

The family would like to thank Dr. Morwood, Dr. Reierson and the health care nurses for their kind care.


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From: Stubberfield Funeral Home

Stubberfield Funeral Home Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Jack and Betty Tesch
Relation: Friends

We share many interests with Heather for countless years. She was always ready to help where ever help was needed. Our condolences to Ray and family. Rest In Peace Heather,we miss you .

From: Leonard Knapp
Relation: Friend

Heather was Great Lady and will be missed by All.

From: Cheryl
Relation: Friend

Heather was a beautiful lady inside and out, always willing to lend a hand. She was a true beacon of Christianity and a shining light to all who knew her. We know she is with her Lord . May you rest in peace and tranquility. Bud and Cheryl

From: Doris Dixon
Relation: Neighbor and friend

Heather and family in her youth from 1962 to 2005. There was none better.
A wonderful hard working, faithful beautiful person. She will be missed by many individuals and association. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all who loved and admired her.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
October 14, 2021
Beginning at 1:00pm

Powell River Reformed Church
4372 Padgett Road
Powell River, BC Canada

Due to COVID 19 restrictions, seating is limited.  If you wish to attend the service please contact either the Reformed Church or Ray.

4372 Padgett Road
Powell River, BC Canada

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