Mrs. Victoria Merko October 8, 1931 - November 4, 2008 - MERKO - Victoria, passed away peacefully at the Chinook Hospice on November 4, 2008, at the age of 77 years. Victoria will be lovingly remembered by her children, Linda (Wade) Anderson, Marie Hansen, Robert (Jill) Merko, Barry (Linda) Merko, Colleen (Rick) Semeniuk, David (Tammy) Merko and Carolyn (Garry) Quong; 21 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren as well as numerous brothers, sisters, extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her husband Matthew. A special thanks to Unit 51 at the Peter Lougheed Hospital for the special care they showed Victoria. A Celebration of Victoria’s Life will be held in the Chapel of Mountain View Funeral Home on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment to follow in Revelstoke at a later date. In lieu of flowers, a memorial tribute may be made in Victoria’s name directly to the Lymphoma & Leukemia Society of Canada (110 - 1202 Centre Street SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 5A5).