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March 31, 1936 — November 23, 2017

Passed away on November 23, 2017 at the age of 81. Wilbert is survived by his wife, Doris; daughter Bonny Sitter; son Shane Borkowsky (Chrissy); and grandchildren Jessica Sinclair (Nolan) and Megan Sitter.  He is predeceased by daughter Shelley Joy (in infancy).  A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 am at Christ Lutheran Church, 2091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, with Pastor Patricia Giannelia officiating.  Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, www.heartandstroke.ca, the BC Lung Association, www.bc.lung.ca or Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2091 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC.

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Thrusday, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 am

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

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The service for BORKOWSKY, Wilbert is scheduled for Thrusday, November 30, 2017 at 11:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church

2091 Gordon Drive Kelowna, BC


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  • Jim Carta says:

    To Doris & Family, My thoughts and Prayers are with all of you this day. I have enormous respect and am appreciative for the confidence both you and Wilbert placed in us. It was always a pleasure to serve and participate in in our meetings.

    With Love, Jim Carta & all our Staff

  • Jessica says:

    The look on my Grandpa’s face in this photo is one that I know fondly and will continue to cherish. I hope that I can carry your genuine, unassuming spirit with me as I move forward… I can’t find the words to thank you for so many of the life lessons I’m not even sure you knew you taught me. I watch and take in a LOT. 🙂
    I’m so grateful I got hugs and kisses from you this past September (it had been way too long) and while I may not see you my next visit home know “your girls” love you forever and let me tell you, Gramps, your love and memories will be carried in my heart until it’s time we meet again.
    May your memories bring the rest of our family and your friends peace and comfort.

  • Ken and Marlene Rockley says:

    Dear Doris and family. We were so very sorry to hear of your loss of Wilbert. Such a lovely man and enjoyed talking with him so often as he worked hard keeping your cars clean in our garage. Our sincere sympathy to all the family. Ken and Marlene.

  • Angie says:

    My most heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Wilbert, (honey) was an amazing man. I will remember his “John Wayne” voice and infectious laugh forever! Having our morning coffee waiting to go to work was always a laugh with you both.
    Special people in our lives are never really gone they have a cherished place in our hearts where they will always be remembered. 

  • Linda Cordick says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Even though I never met, I always remember him at peach season and how much he loved peaches. Who will eat our peaches now?

  • Serg Mankow says:

    Dear Doris: I would like to express my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Don had just called me today of Wilbert passing. I will be sending a donation to the Heart and Stroke fonndation.

  • don ,muriel martin says:

    so very sorry to hear of the passing of Wilbert he was a great guy.

  • Bill & Lorraine Pallister says:

    We only learned yesterday, from one of the Shell men, that Wilbert had passed away. Lorraine and I are very sorry for your loss. If you recall, he was a customer of mine 30 plus years ago, a great guy, and we enjoyed hockey games and dinners with the two of you.

  • Pat says:

    I just discovered this announcement of Wilberts passing. I was lucky to get to know him through Doris as we worked together. He was a very nice man who loved Doris very much and he loved golf. It was a pleasure in my life to have him cross my path.

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