Deanna Jane Leahy (Martin) passed away on August 3, 2010, at the age of 60. Deanna was born on September 23, 1949. She was predeceased by her mother, Edith Baker; father, Wally Leahy; step-father, Doug Baker; older sister, Edith (Toodles) Tretwold and younger sister, Gina Leahy.

Deanna is survived by her son, West Martin-Patterson (Lisa-Marie) and her two grand daughters, Theresa and Aaliyah.

Everyone knows Deanna from her long-time employment at the Grand Forks Hotel. She enjoyed loving and caring for animals (critters), giving to others and spending time with those she loved.

A special thank-you to all of Deanna’s friends at the GF Hotel who brought so much joy and happiness into her life. Please make donations in the memory of Deanna to the BC SPCA, 1-800-665-1868 or

All funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Grand Forks Funeral Home in Grand Forks, B.C.

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