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FORCIER, Phyllis McVey

FORCIER, Phyllis McVey

Phyllis McVey Forcier passed away peacefully on January 18, 2022 at the age of 94. She is predeceased by her first husband, Frank McVey, and their two children, Leah (Forsythe) and Barry McVey. She is also predeceased by her second husband, Edward Forcier and her brother, Hugh Price.Phyllis was born in Melfort, Saskatchewan to Phillip and Ethel Price on December 3, 1927. She attended school in Yorkton and married Frank McVey in 1948.  In 1955 they made their home in Regina with their children, Leah and Barry.  After Frank’s passing in 1976, Phyllis moved to Winnipeg to be closer to family and met and married Edward Forcier.Phyllis enjoyed being a member of the Order of the Eastern Star since 1959. She worked at the Royal Canadian Legion in Regina for many years and also worked as admitting clerk at the Regina Pasqua Hospital and Winnipeg Grace Hospital. After retirement she and Ed moved to Kamloops, BC in 1986.Although Phyllis had her share of heartache and loss, her boundless energy, optimism and resolve to carry on was remarkable. In her later years travelling became an important part of her life, reaching destinations as far away as Europe, Hong Kong and New Zealand. She fiercely loved the abundance of family and friends that surrounded her and always stayed in close touch, recounting cherished family history often.She is survived by her brother, Leighton Price, and 6 granddaughters, Tara (Brad Spencer), Ryah (Chris Swain), Bree (Mike Horne) of Kamloops.  Seonaid (Jeff Wittig), and Kristin (Chad Bakke) of Regina, and Hilary (Adrian Echtner) and stepdaughter Brenda (Neil Swanson) of Calgary and many beloved nieces and nephews and dear friends. She also delighted in her 12 great grand children and 5 great great grand children.Phyllis will be remembered for her love of life, her love for family, and a good sip of scotch.Charities were important to Phyllis, in lieu of flowers please make a donation in her memory to a charity of your choice.

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Condolence Messages
  • Jan 29, 2022
    Deepest sympathy to all Phyllis family. She was a loved and respected member of our Kamloops United Church family. For years Phyllis was part of our KUC services and gatherings while she lived at Berwick. Phyllis was gracious and kind and had an amazing acceptance of whatever circumstances she found herself in. Her family was so important to her. She will be remembered fondly by all her friends at KUC.
  • Jan 29, 2022
    Our sincerest condolences to all of you on the passing of your Grandmother, Phyllis.

    We hope that your memories of your happy times together will sustain you through this transition. She was a wonderful member of the Eastern Star.

    From all the members of Adah Chapter No. 16, Kamloops, Order of the Eastern Star.