It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Elizabeth Ann Tataryn on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at home in Kelowna, BC. Born in Sydney on September 17, 1961 Elizabeth was the daughter of Ann (Romanowicz) and the late Michael Tataryn. Besides her mother, Elizabeth is survived by her sister, Rachel; brothers, Michael and Paul (Cindy), and nephew, Michael. Liz graduated from Sydney Academy before moving to Ontario to attend college. She was an avid reader and loved animals. She enjoyed the natural beauty of BC and in her later years took up painting. Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Elizabeth Ann Tataryn will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street) on Sunday, January 13, 2019. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 1-2 p.m. with the memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Light refreshments will be served in the reception area following the service. Private family Interment in Forest Haven Memorial Gardens will take place at a later date. Donations in memory of Elizabeth may be made to the SPCA. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home. Online condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.pierfuneralhome.com.