BRANDY BIRCH

BRANDY BIRCH

Brandy Birch of Gore Bay passed away peacefully in her 68th year with her family by her side on Friday, May 13, 2016 after a long illness. Beloved mother of David (Andrea Lewis) and dear grandmother of Timothy of London, England. Brandy will be sadly missed by her sister Bev (Jim) Kelly as well as many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents James Edward and Ida (Vallier) Wharton, stepmother pearl Kivinen and stepbrother Gary Kivinen. At Brandy’s request, there will be no visitation or funeral service. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be made to the Manitoulin Hospital Auxiliary as expressions of sympathy. Arrangements entrusted to the Simpson Funeral Home, Gore Bay (www.simpsonfuneralhome.ca). A very special thanks to Shirley Sagle for providing care and support in the last months.