In the early hours of August 5, 2019 Al slipped away peacefully to the other side, leaving behind to mourn the loves of his life; his wife, Marlys; son, Tyler-Lee and daughter-in-law Alison Cooney; daughter, Carly, and son-in-law Brendan Green; his amazing grandchildren Beatrix Cooney, Wilder Green, and Ian Cooney; and his best fur buddy, Apollo. He is also survived by his siblings, Rodney Cooney, Debra Williams, Michael Cooney, and Sandra Cooney (Gerry Bugera). As well as Marlys’ family; Nataline and Ty Sadorsky; Terri-Lyn Roshinsky-Kardel; Jason and Teresa Roshinsky; Brian and Jeannie Reid; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, who will fondly remember him as “Uncle Al, the kiddie’s pal”. Al was predeceased by his parents Ron and Alice Cooney; his in-laws Clarence and Lorraine Roshinsky; sister-in-law Carolyn Sutherland; and nephews Shawn Williams and Geordie Sutherland.
The family wishes to thank the caring staff at BC Cancer Society and the staff at KGH Emergency, ICU, and 4B for their wonderful care.
Al’s Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Condolences”.
THIS SERVICE WILL BE BROADCAST/LIVESTREAMED ON AUGUST 13TH, 2019 AT 1:00 PM.