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BULACH, Nicholas Anthony “Nick”

January 1, 1970 — January 1, 1970

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nick Bulach on April 25, 2015 at Kelowna Hospice House at the age of 75.


He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eleanor and two daughters Brenda (Jack) Appel and Lynn (Rick) Hainstock. He will also be greatly missed by his two granddaughters Karlee and Ashlee Appel and step granddaughter Shawna (Carl) Johnson and two great step granddaughters Emilie and Elise. He is survived by two sisters Mary and Rose and several nieces and nephews.


Nick was born in Kelowna, BC on May 11, 1939. He was a successful orchardist in the Glenmore Valley for 45 years and a Firefighter for 24 years. Nick participated in and loved curling, baseball and hockey all of his life.  He also enjoyed horseback riding, roping and fishing.


The family would like to extend a special thank-you to Dr. Michael Shepherd, Dr. Douglass Rolf, and all the staff on 6 West at KGH.


Funeral Service will be held on Saturday May 9th, 2015 at 10 a.m. at Springfield Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the B.C. Lung Association. 

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Saturday May 9th, 2015 at 10 a.m.

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for BULACH, Nicholas Anthony “Nick” is scheduled for Saturday May 9th, 2015 at 10 a.m. . 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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  • Colin and Darcy Sauer says:

    Eleanor, Brenda, Lynn and family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I have fond memories of growing up in the Glenmore Valley. Your family was a big part of that. Will always remember the fun we had at the pool in the summer. Your dad was a strong contributor to the local community and the City of Kelowna. His character and his contributions will be missed.

    All the best and take care,

    Colin and Darcy Sauer

  • Patti Jennens says:

    Dear Eleanor & Family: My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. You will miss Nick dearly yet I know you have so many fond memories that will last you a life time. Sincerely, Patti

  • Paul & Marlene Mamchur says:

    Dear Eleanor & Family
    Our deepest sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • Colleen Blaney says:

    Mrs. Bulach, Brenda, Lynn, and families,
    Our thoughts are with you in this sad time. Mr. Bulach was a strong man who showed wonderful family values. He will be missed.
    Colleen and Norm

  • Vera Hoffmann says:

    Prayers and thoughts are with you all thru this difficult time. Vera

  • Bernie & Ev Monteleone says:

    Eleanor, Lynn, Brenda & Family . . . We were so saddened to hear of Nick’s passing. Good memories of Masters Racqetball with Nick. And of course the “snow capped apple” photo will always remind us of Nick & The Bulach orchard. Cherish all those special times you shared & the memories you created. Love to you all, Bernie & Ev

  • Terry and Barbara Turner says:

    Dear Eleanor and family.

    We are so sorry to hear of Nicks death. I enjoyed many years of working with Nick and also refinishing furniture for you both. Our deepest sympathy to tou all. We will be in Alberta on the day to funeral, so unable to give you these condolences in person. We great respect our prayers and thoughts are with you. Terry Turner

  • Len and Tannis Moody says:

    Our deepest sympathies to you and your family at this difficult time. Nick will be missed by family and friends for his common sense approach in all aspects of his life.
    Len and Tannis Moody

  • Ernie & Lucille Poitras says:

    Eleanor, Our sympathy and prayers are with you and your family. We will think of Nick whenever we hold a brightly shined apple.

  • Al and Donna says:

    Eleanor, Brenda, Lynn and families
    We are sorry for your loss. We enjoyed our travels and fun times so much. Nick will be missed by all of our family as well.

  • Wayne and Bernice Thompson says:

    We send our best wishes to the entire Bulach family at this time of your loss of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and community supporter. We have shared many happy times with your family and Nick will be truly missed. He always had a wonderful outlook on life and a very kind heart. Wayne enjoyed playing ball with Nick as well as a connection in curling. You are in our thoughts and prayers and we wish you all the best at your time of sorrow. Nick will truly be missed.

  • Peter & Kathy Pich says:

    Dear Eleanor and Family
    Our sincere condolences as we hear the passing of Nick. May loving memories be your constant comfort and fill your heart with peace in the days ahead. Our prayers are with you and your family.

    Peter & Kathy Pich

  • Domenic and Lina Rampone says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family

    Domenic and lina Rampone

  • Fred Fowler says:

    Eleanor and family, So sorry to read about Nick’s passing.Fred remembers him from the Fire Dept., and I remember him from the good old KHS days. He will have left you all with wonderful memories–cherish them and remember the fun years together.
    Fred & Marg Fowler Enderby

  • Donalee & Henry Roelofs says:

    Eleanor & Family
    We are so sorry to hear of Nick’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.

    Henry & Donalee Roelofs

  • Randy Knight says:

    Hi Eleanor, Brenda & Lynn

    I am so sorry to hear bout your loss. Nick was a good man Growing up as a kid and hanging out at the farm you never knew what he was going to say. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

    Randy Knight

  • Michael Mccullagh says:

    Again, it is with deep sadness to Eleanor and family, to hear of Nick’s passing.
    Looking at the photograph brings fond memories or the times spent together, bothe in Canada&Ireland. Thought and prayers with you. Thinking of you all at this sad time.
    Cousin Michael.

  • Norbert Gen wildemann says:

    Dear Elenor we are sorry to hear of Nicks passing our thoughts are with you .

  • Mel and Anne Campbell says:

    Dear Eleanor and Family
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time, as we remember the life of a very good man. Nick will be dearly missed.

    Mel and Anne

  • Dave & Barb Sparrow says:

    Dear Eleanor and Family. We were sorry to hear of Nick’s passing. We will always remember sharing the fun of senior’s softball, and those Canadian Championships.

  • Warren Cardinal says:

    Nick and I were table mates when we were in Rehab at KGH. He was a real inspiration to me with his words of advice and support. He was a kind and caring man and will be missed by many. My heartfelt sympathy to his family.

    From Warren Cardinal

  • Mike and Janet Skubiak says:

    To Eleanor and Family
    We are so very sorry to hear of Nick’s passing. Mike has wonderful memories of last fall clearing trees with Nick and Jack. May all your memories of all the years you have shared help to comfort you at this most difficult time. Sincerely Mike and Janet Skubiak

  • Chris Bonner says:

    Eleanor, Brenda and Lyn
    My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. May your memories give you comfort.
    Chris Bonner

  • Dale and Lynn Armeneau says:

    We are so very sorry to hear of Nick’s passing. Our thoughts are with you.

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