H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre

← View All Tributes

Karen Tomkinson

Tribute Notifications

Click below if you would like to be notified when a new tribute is posted.

Sign Up

← View All Tributes

Karen Tomkinson

August 12, 1949 - March 29, 2012

Tribute

TOMKINSON: Karen Audrey
Oct, 12 1949 – Mar, 29 2012

It is with heartfelt sadness, that the family announces the passing of Karen on March 29th, 2012, at the age of 62 years, at home with family by her side. Predeceased by her parents, Frank and Dariel Hill, she is survived by spouse, Steve Williams; son, Mike Tomkinson; daughter, Joanne Tomkinson (Andy); grandchildren, Mike and Desiree Tomkinson; step grandchildren, Tyler and Brandie Abbott; Brandon and Cathryn Golob. She is also survived by her sisters Kathy, Joan, Linda and brother Dave; and nieces and nephews. Karen was born in Vernon and raised in Kamloops, B.C. Karen moved to the Cowichan Lake area in 1977 with her two children. Karen worked at the Elks Club in Lake Cowichan as a bartender and ended her career 20+ years later as bar manager. Karen had a generous heart. If someone needed a shoulder to lean on, Karen was there. Her kind spirit could bring the best out in people. Her contagious smile will be missed by us all. Karen’s favorite pastimes were, making Flower Baskets in the spring, mushroom picking in the Fall and watching the Canucks score.
Special thanks to Gail Lowery for her loving support in a time of need. To respect Karen’s wishes there will be no service.
Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 100-394 Duncan St, Duncan B.C. V9L 3W4, will be appreciated. On line condolences may be made at hwwallacecbc.com

Condolences

Send a condolence, light a candle and/or share a memory, click "Send Condolence". Once your message has been approved by the moderator it will be posted to the website.

From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Michael A Tomkinson
Relation: I am her son.

Goodbye to my Mother,I am going to miss you thankyou for being there when I needed you and for being a good friend all these years I wish we could have had more time together.

Service Schedule

Private service arrangements have been made.

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

Thank You Notice

Send Flowers

Floral Tributes may be ordered at:

H.W. Wallace Cremation & Burial Centre
Telephone: (250) 701-0001
Website:  
https://www.hwwallacecbc.com/
Email:   hwburial@shawbiz.ca

When ordering please have the name of the deceased, the date of the funeral service and the address/phone# for handy reference.

Donate In Memory

Send Condolence - For Karen Tomkinson

Use the form below to send a Condolence, light a memorial candle and/or share a personal memory.

Your email address will not be published.

Please upload a small jpg file (Max file size is 1MB)

← View All Tributes