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Jocelyn Jeannie Doucet - 100 Mile House, British Columbia
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N 51° 37.748 W 121° 17.938
10U E 617735 N 5721160
Quick Description: Jocelyn Jeannie Doucet dedicated bench is located in the 100 Mile House Cemetery located at 920 Cariboo Trail.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 6/20/2019 8:13:04 PM
Waymark Code: WM10TA4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
100 Mile House Cemetery is in the Cariboo Regional District of British Columbia. There is interesting history about this region as Mile Houses were established along the old Cariboo Trail during the Cariboo gold rush beginning 1860. There were many roadhouses along this route each numbered by how many miles it was from Mile "0" at Lillooet. The route was frequently used by stagecoaches and mule trains.

Currently there are approximately 1,900 residents in 100 Mile House primarily farming, forestry and mining support the community.

The 100 Mile House Cemetery was most likely established around 1966 based on the known burial records. The cemetery is still active with the most current in 2018. There are 586 known interments that are mostly flat headstones in well maintained grassy areas. The only large trees that remain are near the entrance. There is a circle roadway in the main part of the cemetery.

Jocelyn Doucet

July 12, 1939 to November 22, 2017
Jocelyn Doucet, of 100 Mile House BC, born July 12, 1939 in Bonneville, Alberta, peacefully passed away at her home surrounded by friends and family on November 22, 2017 after a long battle with cancer.

She is predeceased by her mother, Noeline; her father, Armand; her brother, Andrew; and her sister, Lillian; along with numerous aunts.

She is survived by her loving husband, Roger, who tirelessly took care of her for the last five years of her illness. She is also survived by by her 3 daughters, 5 grandchildren, and her 3 great grandchildren.

Jocelyn’s life was full of laughter, love and tears. When she was young, she worked at BC Packers Company as a filleter for many years before quitting to start her family. She was a member of the ladies auxiliary club #284 in Stevenson, BC for more than 25 years, helping with many events.

She was an avid five pin bowler and was part of a mixed couples league for years, winning many awards and trophies in the process. She enjoyed cake decorating, her family, spending time at their property at Green Lake, and travelling. On her last travelling expedition, she and Roger traveled for three months through Alaska, Yukon and The Northwest Territories.
Source: 100 Mile Free Press


Where is this bench located?: 100 Mile House Cemetery

Who is this bench honoring?: Jocelyn Jeannie Doucet

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