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FLINTOFT, Lloyd McCreary

Passed away quietly in his sleep on November 22, 2013 at the age of 95.  Survived by his loving wife Mildred (nee Blackwood) of 74 years; daughters: Donna Lyons (Richard) of Kelowna, BC, Terry Blasier of Barriere, BC, Linda Elliott of Vernon, BC and Bonnie Janz (Grant) of Winfield, BC; sons: Dwayne Flintoft (Noriko) of Kyoto, Andrew Flintoft of Winfield, BC and Chase Willier (Blanka Smekal) of Vancouver; five grandchildren: Cheryl Taneda (Chris), Anita Moor, Rick Flintoft (Shamina), Sandy Drieschner (Chris) and Dayton Janz; five great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by sons: Bill, Randy and Donald.

Lloyd was born in Swift Current, SK on January 6, 1918, moved to Kelowna as a child, where he grew up with many fond memories.  He married Mildred Blackwood in 1939 and together they ran the Pandosy Store.  He served in the Air Force during World War II and spent years in Calgary, Lethbridge and Edmonton before settling back in the Kelowna and Vernon area.  He worked as a salesman with Electrolux Canada for 36 years, selling door to door, at which he was very successful, consistently hitting top salesman and branch manager year after year.  Lloyd always had a story for anyone who happened to pass his way and was known for his selflessness, always helping those in need.  Lloyd and Mildred were foster parents for over 35 years and helped many a child get the support and love they needed.  He managed to stay very busy in many projects related to business and family for the majority of his life.  There will be a private family service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Research, 300-1090 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E 2N7.  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.”

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  • Claude and Tara Cote says:

    Blessings and prayers to Anita, Cheryl, Donna and all the family. Our hearts are with you.
    with deepest sympathy,
    Claude and Tara Cote

  • Zoe bolton says:

    So sorry for your loss. I miss all the giggles and the chocolate cake(of course) already. His journey is just beginning and he is always with you Mildred. Sending lots of hugs. Luv ya.

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