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Lynne Marie Jeannette Powlik (Bernier)

October 23, 1943 - September 27, 2021

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Peacefully on the afternoon of September 27, Lynne passed away at the age of 77. Lynne was a loving and caring woman who held family close to her heart. She will be deeply missed by her beloved husband of 54 years, Gerry; daughters Laura, Karen (Karl) and Sandy; sister Raye (Bill); sister-in-law Lorraine; three grandchildren Renée (Ryan), Dylan and Isabella; family and friends.

An active teacher (Gr. 7 French Immersion Blacklock Elementary), golfer, curler, gardener, knitter, volunteer (BC Golf Association 2011 Volunteer of the Year, Thrifter’s Paradise), CWL member, national certified golf referee, she was the life of the party and a friend to all. She was a beautiful soul filled with endless joy, love, generosity and kindness. She greeted everyone at any moment warmly and with a hug and a smile. Lynne will forever be a guiding light and source of love for us.

There will be a prayer service at 7pm on Tuesday, October 12 and a funeral mass at 10:30am on Wednesday, October 13 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church: 20676 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the reception following will be by invitation only. In lieu of flowers and gifts, please consider making a donation to the BC Lung Association (BC.lung.ca/donate) in memory of Lynne.

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From: Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home

Wiebe and Jeske Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Jill Crowley

My sincere condolences to all of you – Sandy, Karen, Laura and Mr. Powlik. I have great memories of Mrs. Powlik as a spunky, kind and caring lady. I hope all of your good memories carry you through in this difficult time.

From: K. Diane Petersen
Relation: Lynne was a teacher friend and wife of Gerry, also my colleague and administrator.

Lynne was a warm, kind dynamic lady. She treated students, colleagues and friends with genuine interest and positivity. My condolences to Gerry and the Powlik family.

From: Anne Marie Sullivan
Relation: friend

Gerry & Family, please accept our sincere condolences on Lynne’s passing. She always welcomed us with a warm smile and a big hug. Unfortunately we are unable to attend prayers or funeral as we leave for Mexico on Monday. However you and Lynne are in our hearts and prayers. God Bless..

From: Stacey Friedt
Relation: Family friend

I am so sorry to hear about Lynne passing. Lynne and Gerry were good friends of my parents, Dennis and Bev Chobotar. I know my parents are thankful that they had had a good visit just a few weeks ago. Lynne really lit up a room and took a genuine interest in everyone she spoke to. We will greatly miss seeing her. Sending our thoughts and condolences to you all.

From: Gary Fullerton
Relation: Friend.

My deepest sympathy to Gerry and family. Lynne was a great friend and neighbour to everyone in the curling, golf, Snowbird, travel, and happy hour communities. She always made you feel welcome and never leave her home without a Bacardi and coke under ones belt. May she rest in peace!

From: Bev Steele
Relation: Golf buddies

I was so sorry to hear of Lynn’s sudden passing. We will miss her smiling face and her limitless energy at The Fort golf course. She was one of a kind!

From: Lisa Robles Gibbs
Relation: Former student

I have fond memories of Mme Powlik from grade 7 French immersion. That was many moons ago. Sounds like she was the beautiful soul I knew she was even then. My sincerest condolences to her family and friends. May she Rest In Peace.

From: Alva Jenson
Relation: Friend

Your tribute to Lynne beautifully captures her outstanding life, love snd light. Her energy, generosity and “ Joie de vivre” have been part of my life since we met at the age of ten. She leaves a lasting legacy and will be greatly missed. Deep condolences to Gerry and family

From: Joey and Len Gibbons
Relation: Golfing friends

Our most sincere condolences to Gerry and family on their tragic loss. Lynne was a wonderful lady who was very kind and caring. She was loved by everyone. May she rest in peace.

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Service Schedule

  Prayers

Date & Time:
October 12, 2021
Beginning at 7:00pm

Location:
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
20676 Fraser Highway
Langley, BC Canada

20676 Fraser Highway
Langley, BC Canada

  Funeral Mass

Date & Time:
October 13, 2021
Beginning at 10:30am

Location:
St. Joseph's Catholic Church
20676 Fraser Highway
Langley, BC Canada

20676 Fraser Highway
Langley, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

In lieu of flowers and gifts, please consider making a donation to the BC Lung Association (BC.lung.ca/donate) in memory of Lynne.

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