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Don passed away suddenly on March 27, 2019 at the age of 84. He is survived by his loving wife Betty Hill; sons Gordon (Christine) of Scotland, David (Tracy), Wrae (Marg) and Roger (Jodi) of Tasmania; many grandchildren; sister Dorean Hill; and sister-in-law Iris Hill.

Don spent many years as a dedicated teacher and guidance counsellor at QECVI High School in Kingston, Ontario. Don enjoyed his years up at the lake in Bancroft, Ontario, and enjoyed curling and golf with his friends in Kelowna. Don will be greatly missed by his friends and family.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Clubhouse at Sun Village, 2330 Butt Road, West Kelowna. Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, www.heartandstroke.ca.

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Friday, April 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Link: www.heartandstroke.ca


Service Information

Service Details

The service for HILL, Don is scheduled for Friday, April 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Sun Village Clubhouse

2330 Butt Road West Kelowna, BC


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  • Lois Jefferis says:

    I’m so sorry Betty for your loss. Don was a wonderful man and he will be missed. Prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • Stewart says:

    What a special man. He was so encouraging to me and our family members. We will miss his smile and humour and will be remembering your family and friends as you spend this time of life celebration together..

  • Nancy White & Stewart Nutt says:

    Dear Aunt Betty and family, we wish we were nearer to be there with you at this time. Know that we love you and are thinking of you all.

  • Ken and Janet Gillis says:

    Very sorry to hear the news of our golf pal Don. Don was a faithful supporter of our Monday Morning Golf Club at Orchard Greens and will be sadly missed.

  • Kim and Marlene Lyons says:

    Dave we are so very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Our most heartfelt condolences to you, Tracy and your family.

  • Barry Gordon says:

    Gord, Dave, and family: Very sorry for your loss. Seems like you folks have moved all over the world. Enjoyed your friendship in High school. I didn’t know your dad but he raised a good family. Best Wishes to all.

  • Lynn White says:

    Betty, I was so saddened to hear of Don’s passing. He was a wonderful man in a wonderful family, my thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

  • Bob Connor says:

    Good morning Betty and family. Sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I remember the great curling spiels in Bancroft and your wonderful hospitality. Know that I am thinking of you.

  • Dave and Joan Meidl says:

    Dear Dave, Tracy and family – we were so sad to hear of your dad’s passing. Sending you strength at this difficult time.

  • Doug Wolsey says:

    I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Don. You and Don were such an important part of my Mothers life and she loved to hear how everyone was doing. My sincere sympathies to you and your family. Doug wolsey

  • Ann Deacon says:

    Dear Betty and family, we were so sorry to hear of Don’s passing, he will be missed such a lovely man. Our thoughts are with you. Ann & Rod

  • Jim and Anne says:

    Dear Betty and family, We are so sorry for your loss. How sad we are to know that Don won’t be waving to us across the waterway. Don will be sadly missed by us. Love, Jim and Anne

  • Steve and Britt White says:

    Dear Aunt Betty
    Britt and I are so very saddened by Uncle Dons passing. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Larry Bennett says:

    It was a pleasure meeting and curling with Don. He was always smiling and totally enjoyed his time at the curling club. He will be missed by his many friends in the Kelowna Seniors Curling club.

  • David Gillam says:

    What a loss for us all !
    Don was a true gentleman , he made senior curling what it is suppose to be ,FUN
    My sincere condolences to his family !

  • Edna Day says:

    Dear Betty I was sad to read in the Kingston Whig Standard of Don’s death. I truly hope he didn’t have to suffer. Remembering many good times we had in the past, Sorry we lost touch over the years. I am still living on my own turning 91 in May. I am very lucky to have lots of family support. 111 Notch Hill Rd., Apt. 604 Kingston, Ontario. K7M 2X3. 1 613 546-5393
    Sincerely, Edna Day

  • Andrea Currie says:

    Dear Hill Family, I’m very sorry to hear of the recent news. I have fond memories of Don’s smile and kindness from many years back. I’m thinking of your family and sending my love. Andrea Currie

  • Gary and Josie Alford says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Dons passing. We remember Don for his kindness ,sense of humour and such a man of integrity. Will call you soon. Love and prayers to you all! Gary and Josie

  • Susan White says:

    Thinking of all of you during this sad time. Uncle Don always seemed to have a big smile on his face and a twinkle in his eye, especially when talking about family and friends. Condolences to all of the family.

  • Betty and Tom Perkins says:

    Dear Betty and Family:
    We were saddened by the news of Don’s passing. We always enjoyed seeing you both during your visits to Hepworth to see sister Dorean.

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