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Sivucha Alexander

SIVUCHA, Alexander



A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday April 29, 2017 from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club, 1297 Glenmore Road, Kelowna.


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alexander John Sivucha on Dec. 27, 2016. Born in Vancouver in 1939, Alex was 77.  Predeceased by his mother Mary, his father William and brother Bill, Alex is survived by his wife of 53 years Verna (nee Arason), their 2 sons Jeff and Dale (Erin) and grandchildren Aidan, Harper, Owen, and Dalton. Alex came to Kelowna from Vancouver in 1970 and immersed himself into the community as a member of the local Kinsmen chapter, the Kelowna Golf and Country Club and the Kelowna Curling Club.  He was an active member of these establishments until 2015. Alex began his career with Crown Zellerbach (currently Tolko Industries) in 1971 as Shipper/Receiver. He went on to work there for 42 years.  It was through these professional and personal affiliations that he met so many wonderful friends that were there for him right up to his passing. Alex had numerous passions, one was being a mentor for his children.  He was a soccer coach for 7 memorable seasons and spent countless hours in hockey arenas and the sidelines of football fields, to which his sons are forever grateful. At the end of an exhausting day you could always find Alex sitting in his backyard by his pool with a great paperback novel. He taught us about loyalty, integrity but most important was to enjoy life with people you truly cared about.

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Service: Saturday April 29, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: Kelowna Golf and Country Club

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The service for SIVUCHA, Alexander is scheduled for Saturday April 29, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Kelowna Golf and Country Club

1297 Glenmore Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
    Deepest sympathy
    Wayne & Chris Bonner

    Condolence sent by: Chris Bonner on January 12, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    • Verna: Sorry to learn of Alex’s passing and your loss. Worked with Alex at CZ and curled against him, but never got around to golfing with him–my loss. Always enjoyed his company.

      Sincere condolences from Pat and I.


      Condolence sent by: Sheldon Paulger on January 13, 2017 at 12:14 pm

  • My dear Verna, Jeff and Dale: How very sorry I was to hear of the passing of Alex. My deepest sympathy is extended to you all. Such fond memories I have of days gone by when we were all young parents. Doesn’t really seem all that long ago. Sending love to you all. Patti

    Condolence sent by: Patti Jennens on January 13, 2017 at 2:03 pm

  • Verna, Jeff, Dale and families

    We are so saddened to hear of Alex’s passing. He was such a great guy and I have so many fond memories of the time we spent together during your time in Vernon. He had a wonderful sense of humour and loved to laugh. When I think of Alex it brings a smile to my face.

    Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    Darrell & Marilyn

    Condolence sent by: Darrell & Marilyn Embley on January 14, 2017 at 7:56 am

  • My sincere condolences to the family. I worked with Alex since August 1978. I had a fond nickname for him ‘Alexe’. He loved his family and was proud of his sons. I ran into Alex at Wal Mart where he shared with me that he was forgetting things. I gave him a big hug and told him that I forget things too (but I knew what he meant). A sweet man whose smile will be missed.

    Condolence sent by: Carla Bodie on January 20, 2017 at 8:21 am

  • great client sorry for the family loss, still to young to go

    Condolence sent by: DENNIS on April 22, 2017 at 7:12 pm

  • Dear Verna & Family

    Sincere condolences to all if you at this very difficult time.

    We have many fond memories of Alex in Vancouver. Stan has many more as a buddy from elementary & high school. We have great memories of playing board games during the ’60’s, family holidays at Birch Bay.

    May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well-lived.

    He is now reunited with those gone before him. He is now at peace, no more suffering, no more pain.

    Stan, Barb Sandover & Family

    Condolence sent by: Stan & Barb Sandover on April 23, 2017 at 10:10 am

  • Verna, Jeff , Dale & Family. . . . So sorry to hear of Alex’s passing. Lots of good memories of our boys playing hockey, baseball & golf. Cherish all those memories & special moments you shared as you mourn your loss!

    Condolence sent by: Bernie & Ev Monteleone on April 27, 2017 at 3:23 pm

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