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Ashby, Frank

March 20, 1922 — December 20, 2011

It is with great sadness the family of Frank would like to let his friends know of his sudden passing at the Kelowna General Hospital of pneumonia. Frank is survived by wife Mona of 57 wonderful years together, daughter Debra Critchley husband R.C.M.P. Chief Superintendent David Critchley of Burnaby, BC, grand-daughters Jennifer (Brandon) Fulkerth of Calgary, AB, Sarah Critchley (Joel Thirsk) of Ottawa, ON, son Gary (Connie) Ashby, grandsons Bradley and Gregory of Kelowna, BC, family-in-law Jean McCarthy, Michelle and Darren Owens, Matt and Nick of Australia, brother-in-law Trevor Statham of Australia, niece Christel Heerman (Claus) of Germany, niece Crystene Lynn and sons of Windsor, ON, long-time friends Valerie and Rick from Perth, ON. Frank was predeceased by his parents Frank and Lenore Ashby and brother Stuart Ashby. He left behind many caring friends he loved dearly in Kelowna, BC and from afar. Frank served in the RCAF from 1942 – 1968. A memorial service celebrating Frank’s long and happy life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26, 1380 Bertram St., Kelowna, BC on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Legion Branch #26 Poppy Fund.

Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm

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Service Details

The service for Ashby, Frank is scheduled for Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 26

1380 Bertram St., Kelowna, BC


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  • Bill and Ducky says:

    Mona and family
    We are going to miss seeing Frank on his favorite chair. Our love and sympathy to the family and a special hug for you Mona.

  • Mert and Curly sc says:

    So sorry to hear about Frank’s passing.He will be sorely missed. Hugs to you Mona. Our thoughts are with your family.

  • Davina Corrie says:

    my sympathy and condolances go out to the ashby family. Frank was a very loving and caring man and we will sadly miss him..xoxo

  • Corry Thomson says:

    Hugs for Mona…..I’m so sorry Ashby family for your loss of such a great, wonderful man. Frank you are going to be dearly missed. XOXOXOX

  • Allan Lietz says:

    I’m sorry to hear about the loss of your father.

  • Trina Glass says:

    Hi Mona….heard about Frank!

    My thoughts are with you and your family!! I am sooo happy I saw you guys not too long ago at Creekside! Frank always put a big smile on my face and he will forever remembered in my thoughts.

    Love Trina

  • Paul and Stacey says:

    Mona and Family.
    Our thoughts are with you. We are very sorry for your loss. Big hugs to you Mona.

  • Jeannine Patora says:

    Mona, I am so sorry to hear of Frank’s passing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if there is anything I can help you with,

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