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MORLEY, Richard “Dick”

Dick passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Kelowna, BC at the age of 88.  He is survived by his daughter Mary-Ann and grandson Bijan.  He was predeceased by his wife June and two brothers Robert...

DUFOUR Gil

Gil passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Saturday April 20, 2019 at the age of 76.  Survived by his daughter Helen, two grandsons and many friends.  Predeceased by Shirley his life partner in May 2018. Gil was passionate about...

WOLF, Anton

We are so very sad to announce the passing of Anton Wolf Sr on April 22, 2019 in his 89th year surrounded by loved ones. Our Dad and Opa, also known as Tony, lived a full and fruitful life...

DEWHURST, Rodney

Rod, born May 12, 1932 in Bury, England, passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 18, 2019 at home in Kelowna, BC.  He was predeceased by his first wife and soulmate Georgina; mother Charlotte; father Haworth; sister...

BLEWETT, Thomas Tonkin

Thomas passed away on April 13, 2019 at the age of 95.  He is survived by his stepdaughter Wendy Tomanek (John). He was predeceased by his wife Grace Lillian Blewett, brothers Peter and Robyn and his parents. A private...

KARDOS, Maria

Maria passed away on April 16, 2019 at the age of 79. She is survived by her children: Laszlo (wife Theresa), Anita (husband Chris) and Andrea (husband David; and canine Enzo); grandchildren: Alex, Natasha (Jared) and Nicole; great...

NEUWIRTH, Katherine

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Katherine on Saturday, April 20th after a long struggle. She is survived by her loving husband Bill, brother Jozsef Varga, brother-in-law Nandor Rety and several nieces and...

STONE, Joyce

Joyce, beloved wife of David Stone passed peacefully on Monday, March 4, 2019.  She is also survived by her son Raymond Tereposky of Castlegar, BC, grandchildren Kelly (Jack) and Cheryl (Bret), and Chris (Maureen); great-grandson Zak, great-daughters Phoenix...

ROCHE, Joyce Kathleen

It is with heavy hearts the family of Joyce Kathleen Roche (Ansell) announces her passing on April 13, 2019.  Joyce passed away peacefully as a result of congestive heart failure. Joyce was born at the Ansell family home on...

NELSON, Jubert Stanley

Passed away on March 24, 2019 at the age of 80.  Jubert is survived by his loving family; his children: Carrie, Chris, Donald, Vanessa, Dwayne and Naomi; one sister Louise; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousins, friends, and many...

SALLOUM, Abraham “Al”

Abraham “Al” Salloum passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully, at Kelowna General Hospital on Sunday, April 14, 2019. He is survived by his loving wife Helen, sister Violet, his daughters Brenda and Kelly (Richard), sons Trevor, Greg (Terry), and...

BARNICK, Walter

Walter Barnick was born and raised in Toronto, ON.  He worked at a variety of farm jobs during his high school and vocational school years.  This coincided with the war years when working was a necessity. When he was...

CRANSTON, Mae Bernice

Mae was born April 21, 1922 in Balcarres, SK and passed away peacefully at the Village of Mill Creek in Kelowna, BC on April 15, 2019 just short of her 97th birthday. She is survived by her daughter...

GORJANC, Amelia

Amelia (Noni) passed away with family by her side on Friday, April 12, 2019 at the age of 79.  Survived by her three children; daughter Daniela (Ian) Macdonald; sons Louie (Sherri), Tony (Joanne); grandchildren Michael, Kenzie, Nicole, Devon,...

SLAT, Natalia

Natalia Slat passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 unexpectedly at her home in Kelowna, BC.  She was 88 years old. She leaves behind her husband Frank, whom she was married to for 56 years. At her request there...

BOHACH, Katherine “Kae”

Katherine “Kae” Bohach (nee Esopenko) passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on the evening of April 3, 2019 in Kelowna, British Columbia.  Kae was a fantastic and loving mother and “Baba” to her children and many grandchildren.  She was...

BOHACH, William “Bud”

William Bohdan “Bud” Bohach passed away the evening of April 11, 2019 in the Kelowna Hospice, after a short palliative illness, in the loving arms of 4 of his children and grandson Dylan.  He died in peace, dignity,...

TKACHUK, George

George was born on July 26, 1926 in Star City, Saskatchewan and passed away peacefully on April 10, 2019 in Kelowna BC at the age of 92. George was predeceased by his loving wife Pauline and loving companion Mary...

GEISMAYR, Alfred

Alfred went to be with the Lord and passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the age of 78.  He is survived by his loving wife Gabriele “Gaby”;...

SCHLEPPE, Jackie

Jackie Schleppe (Sutherland) Celebration of Life Join us as we remember the amazing life of Jackie April 27th, 2019 1 PM Kelowna and District Fish & Game Club 4087 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4N6 Casual Relaxed Attire Please Jackie passed...

BRAZEAU, Kathleen Sheena (nee Mackay)

Kathi passed away on November 8, 2018 at Kelowna General Hospital.  Predeceased by her father Richard (Dick) Mackay, uncle George Mackay, aunt Sheena Calver, cousin Stuart Calver, cousin Maureen Kuzyk and aunt Muriel Cumming, Kathi is survived by...

MAGNUS, Theodore “Ted” Raymond

Ted went to be with the Lord on April 5, 2019 at the age of 89.  He is survived by his loving wife Carroll, daughters Joy (Jason) Karsgaard and Melodie (Scott) Campbell, grandchildren Abbie and Sterling Campbell, brothers...

REID, Lorne James

Lorne passed away peacefully on April 5, 2019 in Kelowna, BC in his 86th year.  He was born an only child in Trail, BC on July 31, 1933. He was predeceased by his parents Elsie and Jimmy Reid. ...

HAGBLOM, Bruce Gunnar

Bruce Gunnar Hagblom of Kelowna passed away peacefully on April 4, 2019 at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 76. Bruce will be missed by his wife Yvonne of 55 years, their 3 children Jen, Sue (Dale Strymecki),...

BASSETT, Donald

It is with great sadness that the family of Donald George Bassett wishes to announce his passing on April 7, 2019 at the age of 70 in Kelowna, B.C after a lengthy illness. Don is survived by his loving...

ORANCHUK, Laurie

It is with heavy hearts that we announce that Laurie passed away on April 8, 2019 at the age of 53.  She lived her life courageously and with determination through her 20-year journey with brain cancer.  We will...

TWACK, Louise “June”

“When you remember me…calm your emotions, just listen to the wind… And you know that I am free.” June   It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our special Mom and Grammie.  Louise “June” Twack (nee...

JOHNSON, Doris Reba

Born in Kelowna, BC on May 25,1936, Mum passed away April 4, 2019 surrounded by her family and friends. She is survived by her husband Henry; sons Tim and Ken; daughters Sheila and Kathy Kraft (Peter); sister Diane...

O’SHEA, Darleen Lynne

Darleen passed away peacefully on April 6th at Kelowna Hospice with family and friends by her side.  Raised in B.C., she made her home in Edmonton. Darleen was a Registered Engineering Technologist/QAQC and worked in Northern Alberta’s petrochemical...

BRODSKY, Robert William

It is with extreme sadness that the family of Robert (Bob) William Brodsky announces the loss of an extraordinary husband, father, Papa, brother, uncle and friend on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the age of 71 after a...

PACHENSKI, Benny (Ben) Frank

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ben on March 26, 2019 in Kelowna, BC.  He was born July 29, 1934 in Nipawin, Saskatchewan. Ben took over the family Beekeeping business in Nipawin before moving...

HAMILTON, Jan

Jan passed away on April 3, 2019 at the age of 84. She is survived by her son Cliff Glowa, grandchildren Chris and Corey Glowa, daughter-in-law Brooke Tackitt, great grandchildren Aydan and Donovan and brother Ed Kozera. Predeceased...

CRITCHLEY, Warwick Thomas

Though the clocks sprung forward with the welcome of spring, on Monday March 11th, the sun set early on Black Mountain. The crisp, sun-drenched Canadian flag which once saluted all who departed a loving home on Verde Vista Road,...

KENTEL (Yungblut), Shirley Ann

On the evening of March 31, 2019, Shirley Ann Kentel (Yungblut) a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend passed away peacefully at home. She will always be remembered for her commitment to her family and friends...

MCCAFFREY (Paul), Dianne Mary

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Dianne at the age of 57.  She passed peacefully on Sunday, March 24th, in Kelowna BC. Talented golf enthusiast, cookie baker extraordinaire, avid camper, inventor of lullabies, and the most...

JAKOVAC, Franciska (Frances)

Frances passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at the age of 84 years. She is survived by her daughter Olga (Ivan) Vukelic of West Kelowna, BC, her son Henrik (Nancy) Jakovac of Calgary, AB, two grandchildren Vanessa...

UKRAINETZ (nee Fedak), Patricia Maureen

Patricia passed away March 25, 2019 at the age of 51 in Kelowna, BC. She was born in Foam Lake, SK on July 6, 1967 into a family of 8 siblings, was raised in Foam Lake and Tuffnell,...

WOODWORTH, Nancy

Nancy was born in Vancouver, BC to Charles and Violet Bruce, Canadians from Scotland. Older brother Charlie (now deceased) and Nancy enjoyed strong debates with their father who valued well-constructed “discussion - not argument.” Having learned to “carve...

KRISTENSEN (nee Henkel), Mrs. Ruth

After a long and full life, Mrs. Ruth Kristensen passed away at her home on March 29th, 2019. Born in Poland, Ruth came to Canada at the age of three with her parents, where they settled in Trochu, AB....

DYCK, Irvin Edward

Irvin went to be with the Lord at Hospice House in Kelowna on March 26, 2019, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his loving wife Patricia Dyck of 45 years; daughter Cassidy deVeer (Gerald); son Dustin...

RUSSELL, Jean

Jean passed away peacefully at home with family at her side on March 27, 2019 at the age of 96 years. She is survived by her children: twins – Kenneth Jacobs and Lillian Svensson, twins – Lucille Kiltau...

HILL, Don

Don passed away suddenly on March 27, 2019 at the age of 84. He is survived by his loving wife Betty Hill; sons Gordon (Christine) of Scotland, David (Tracy), Wrae (Marg) and Roger (Jodi) of Tasmania; many grandchildren;...

VETTER, Frank

Frank went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at the age of 87. He is survived by eight children; 22 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren. Frank was predeceased by his wife Clara Vetter. Moving from rural...

WATERMAN, Elaine

Elaine passed away peacefully on Friday, March 22, 2019 at the age of 92. She is survived by daughters Cindy Stevenson of Kelowna and Ivy Waterman of Toronto; grandchildren James Matthew Stevenson and Leaf Stevenson; great-grandchildren Malcolm and...

RUSHTON, Gerald Walter

On Thursday, February 21, 2019, in Kelowna, BC, Gerald Walter Rushton, loving husband and father of three children passed away at the age of 89. Gerald was born on May 22, 1929 in Melita, MB to Horace and...

HUBER, Rita

Rita went home to be with Jesus after a brief battle with cancer on Saturday, March 23, 2019. She was greeted by her husband Art who had passed away this past February. She is survived by 4 sons:...

ROBERTSON, Allan

Allan passed away on Monday, March 25, 2019 at the age of 84 at the Hamlets in Penticton, BC. He is survived by his daughters Kerry-Lyn Richard (Lyle) and Donna Wobick (Kevin); grandchildren Jeanna (Jeremy) Schraeder, Jeff (Brooklyn)...

MASSEY, Jeannine

Jeannine, beloved wife of Robert (Bobby) Massey, passed away on March 22, 2019 in Kelowna, BC. She is also survived by her daughter, Julie, son-in-law Ross and two grandsons, Dereck and Jared. Also, her loving and dear sister...

BOYDEN, Lt Colonel Cyril

With thankfulness for life’s rich blessings and a quiet, strong faith in God, Lieut.- Colonel Cyril Boyden of The Salvation Army (aged 98 years) moved from this life into God’s tomorrow on March 23, 2019.  He is deeply...

FALK, John

John passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the age of 85. He is survived by his children; Elaine (Donald) Smith of Saanichton, BC, Sherry (Steve) Dochuk of Cold Lake, AB, Michelle (Steve) Lupul of Oyama,...