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GILLANDERS, Hazel June (nee Degerness)

Passed away peacefully on the morning of Sunday Sept 21, 2014 at the age of 88. Hazel is survived by her loving husband George – her 4 children Don, Beth, Bruce and Joe – 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren – siblings Eva, Ona and Lyle. Hazel was predeceased by her brothers Vernon, Albert and sister Edith.

Hazel was a caring mother, wonderful homemaker, a great friend to many. George and Hazel celebrated 64 wedding anniversaries together! She was dearly loved and will be missed!

There will be an internment service for Hazel on Monday Sept 29 at 11:30 A.M. at Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Hospice House, 2035 Ethel St. Kelowna. BC V1Y 2Z6 or at Hospicecoha.org. or to the Canadian Cancer Society. For those wishing to send a condolence, photos or share memories, may do so by scrolling down this page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”


Monday Sept 29 at 11:30 A.M.

Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

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Hospice House, 2035 Ethel St. Kelowna. BC V1Y 2Z6 or at Hospicecoha.org. or to the Canadian Cancer Society Link: Hospicecoha.org


Service Information

Service Details

The service for GILLANDERS, Hazel June (nee Degerness) is scheduled for Monday Sept 29 at 11:30 A.M.. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery

1991 Bernard Ave. Kelowna, BC


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  • Dot Davies -Fuhrman says:

    I wish to express my sympathy to the loving family left to mourn. I have contacted Rae and Anne Fuhrman in Calgary of Hazel’s passing.

  • Dot Fuhrman says:

    I wish to express my condolences to the loving family to morn of dear Hazel’s passing. I will notify her friends Rae and Anne Fuhrman in Calgary. Dot

  • Pat & Frank Gerlitsch says:

    Our condolence to George and the family on the passing of Hazel. We enjoyed bowling with her and George when they lived in Sunrise Village.

  • Harold Decksheimer says:

    Our sincere sympathy to George and his family during this sad time.Wishing you God’s special strength and comfort as you greive the loss of Hazel.
    Harold and Jean Decksheimer.

  • Gwenn Goodwin Campbell says:

    Dear Family, So Sorry for your Loss. I was a friend of Hazel’s in the old Fairy Glen Days. Hazel was a very fine Lady with those lovely big brown eyes and calm and cheerful manner.

  • Karen Sundelin Johnson says:

    To the Gillanders Family. Please accept my condolences on the passing of you dear wife and Mom. I and my brothers remember your family from your days in Kinistino when your Dad was the Coop manager. I went to school with you Don.

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