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HICKEY, John Ewen

John Hickey passed away surrounded by his loving family at Kelowna Hospice House, August 14, 2017 at the age of 68. He leaves behind his beloved wife Veronica, his son Evan (Jodi), daughter Erica (Mehran) and his precious grandchildren Devin, Joshua and Amilia. John’s surviving family includes his sisters Joan (Wes) and Miriam (Rick); brothers Don (Diane), David and brother-in-law Gary (Joan) along with many special nieces and nephews.

John will be remembered for his witty sense of humour and, for those who knew him best, his big heart and deep devotion to his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Springfield Funeral Home, Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of John to the BC Cancer Foundation or to the Kelowna Hospice House.

In order to ensure the support reaches the Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior (SAHCSI) branch of the BC Cancer Foundation, who have endlessly supported John through his journey, please make donations IN THE MEMORY OF JOHN HICKEY. http://bccancerfoundation.com/ways-donate/gift-memory

Donations mailed directly to Kelowna Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna BC V1Y 2Z5, will go directly to patient care and comfort. Hospice House donation envelopes will be provided at the service on Sunday.  A special thank you to the Kelowna Hospice House who will forever hold a special place in our hearts for helping us make it through our darkest hours.

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Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:00 am

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Service Details

The service for HICKEY, John Ewen is scheduled for Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Doug Mann says:

    We are going to miss John very much and We will remember the times we spent at Lillooet.
    John was a great friend and was always helpful and shared his vast experience and wealth of knowledge.

  • Robbie and Al Gibson says:

    So sorry for your loss and praying for comfort for your whole family. Love, Al & Robbie

  • jean & mark adams says:

    Hearts & prayers are with you.

  • David and Janet patterson says:

    Sorry to hear about the passing of John. We will always remember his sense of humour and the stories John told. He will be missed by all. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

  • Pam says:

    Sending love and prayers,, John will be missed for his sense of humour a very nice man ,,, love from the Turgeon family

  • Carol eigenseher says:

    We are so sorry for your loss and are praying for all of you. Cousin Carol and Harry

  • Tina. Frost. Brooks says:

    John all ways made us laugh. He was a “oneoff” they broke the mould after him He and Veronica were a great team together I will miss him so much after many years of friendship Special Hugs to all of Johns Family Tina. In Menorca

  • Stephen and Oksana Morris says:

    We do hope our condolences, given soul fully now, will help in your forward memories of John. I know I will always enjoy recalling my first Stampede and who not better to have been my guide but him.
    Sincerely, Stephen & Oksana

  • Glenn & Jean Warwick says:

    So sorry to hear of John;s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

  • Dianne and Larry McClure says:

    Dear Vonnie, Evan and Erica and families; our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. We have fond memories of John. His generous spirit will no doubt live on. Blessings to all.

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