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HUNTER, John Marven

February 6, 1936 — April 14, 2014

Marven passed away peacefully April 14, 2014 at Kelowna General Hospital after a period of failing health.  He is survived and will be sorely missed by his wife of 56 years, Jean, and five children: John (Shelley), Stephen, Marlene (Ken), Caroline (Jamie), Jeanine (Paul).  He was also loved and will be missed by his 20 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.  He is survived by his siblings Allan (Adele) of ON, Don (Carolyn), Carl (Linda), Carol (Hazen), sisters-in-law Maude and Miriam all of NB.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Mable Hunter, brothers Gerald and Royden, all of NB.  Marven was born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick.  As a young man he went to Toronto where he met and married his wife Jean.  While there he worked at the 7Up Company and later was a store manager at Becker Milk.  After 15 years they moved back to his old home in New Brunswick where he owned and operated Lord’s Lobster in the City Market for 30 years.  In 2000, he retired and they moved west to be closer to their children in Alberta and Montana.  In 2002, they settled in Kelowna, BC where they were warmly welcomed by a growing family of friends.  Marven will be greatly missed by many.  Family and friends may call for a time of visitation on Friday, April 18, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:00 am at Evangel Church, 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC.  


DIRECTIONS TO SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME:  located approximately two blocks west of Orchard Park Mall (between the Invu and Art Knapps Plantland) and directions to EVANGEL CHURCH from the funeral home is:  driving west on Springfield Road for approximately 5 blocks, turn left onto Gordon Drive, proceed past KLO intersection and Evangel will be to your left.


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Friday, April 18, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Springfield Funeral Home
(2020 Springfield Road, kelowna, BC)

Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:00 am

Evangel Church

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