Sharon Marie Coley Altwasser

March 24, 1941December 1, 2010

We regret to announce the death on December 1, 2010, of Sharon Altwasser, at the age of 69 years. Sharon was born in Armstrong and was a resident of the Vernon area for most of her life. She will be remembered by many as the charming bartender for many years at the National Hotel. She loved nature, and dearly treasured her time at the lake cabin.

Sharon was predeceased by her husband, Ken, in 1992. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children: sons Scott (Toni) of Lumby and Shane (Sylvia) of Vernon; and daughter, Cindy of Vernon; grandchildren Brittany, Braeden, Dayton and Coley; and great grandson Ryder. She is also survived by a number of extended family members.

Friends are invited to join the family at a gathering to celebrate Sharon’s life, to be held on Sunday, December 12, between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the home of Shane Altwasser, 6793 Longacre Drive. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Sharon to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9.

Cremation arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be offered at


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December 11, 2010

Dear Cindy, Coley & family,

With fond memories of your Mom and our deepest sympathy's.
Our thoughts and our hearts are with yours.

Much love,
Tanice and Paul Twa.

Joanne Strohm

December 10, 2010

We were blessed!

Cori Babcock

December 10, 2010

Dear Cindy, Shane, Scott,& Families;
Please accept our heartfelt condolences in this, the sunset of Sharon's life. Sharon was a friend to us, who will be greatly missed. Her smile would light up a room! Godspeed Sharon- we love you and our thoughts are with your family at this time. Cori & Les Babcock, Belize, Central America