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HOWK, James Albert

James Albert Howk passed away peacefully with his family by his side on April 19, 2013, at the age of 61. James will be lovingly remembered by son Michael (Becky), daughter Nadine (Kevin), four grandchildren: Owen, Liam, Charlotte and Wyatt, and his mother, Eleanor. He is predeceased by his father Albert and sisters, Barbara and Eileen.

James was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He loved gardening and spending time with his beloved dog, Bailey. He also enjoyed various hobbies, including barbecuing, fly-tying, bargain hunting and working with his hands. James was a Jack of all trades. We will miss his vibrant personality and generous spirit.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the BC Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”


Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10:00 am

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The service for HOWK, James Albert is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • John Schvanauer says:

    I am so sorry to hear about James passing away. He has been an awesome friend and neighbor over the years and will be greatly missed. My heart goes out to the family. Especially Michael and Nadine,as my sister and I recently lost our parents also.I know first hand how it feels. Sincerely John Schvanauer 665 Girard rd.

  • Edgar & Lynn Fleury says:

    We are very saddened to hear of your loss. May your memories be your comfort.

  • Karen Stinnett says:

    I am so saddened to hear of James passing. I had the pleasure of working with James for a number of years. He was a kind & generous man.

    May he rest in peace.

  • Ron and D. Seebacher says:

    We are so sad to hear of James passing. We were neighbours for 18 years and our families grew up together. James loved fishing and Robert learned to tie his first fly hook from James. Sincere condolences. Ron Doreen Robert and Tanya Seebacher

  • GLENN BOMAN says:

    I am sorry to here of the passing of James. He was a good neighbour and fishing buddy. My condolence to Michael and Nadine, and families, Glenn Boman.

  • Linda Gagnon says:

    Michael, my condolences to you and your family on your Dad’s passing. He had to have been a great guy to raise a awesome son and co-worker as you.

  • tracy shandrowsky and renee swinford says:

    our deepest condolences, we had the pleasure of renting from james for almost 3 years. had many good chats out back in the garden where he spent a lot of time. very sorry to hear of his passing.

    rest in peace our friend.

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