January 1, 1970 — January 1, 1970
On March 6th, 2012, at the age of 87, Paul passed away at home with family by his side, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Paul is survived by Barbara, his wife of 60 years;
4 daughters: Beverly Burton of Kelowna, Donna Sali (Grant) of Surrey, Angie Pomeroy (Mike) of Fort St John and Brenda Odermatt (Gerry) of Kelowna;
5 sons: Paul Jr. (Michelle), Myron, Declan (Heather), Kevin, all of Kelowna; and Chris of Cherryville;
16 grandchildren: Nadine and Kurtis Odermatt of Kelowna, Kristen, Michael, Benjamin and Meghan Sali of Surrey, Nathan Pomeroy (Lexie), Adam Pomeroy (Jody), Maria Driedger (Andy) and Annalise Kines (Daniel) of Fort St John, Shauna and Ashley Odermatt of Kelowna, Alana Deleurme (Jason) and Kathleen Roxborough of Kelowna, Alisha and Sierra Odermatt of Kelowna.
9 great grandchildren: Lincoln, Eden, Nash, Brielle, Lina and Esperanza of Fort St John, Kyra of Midwest City, Oklahoma, and Emma and Lexi of Kelowna;
2 brothers: Kaspar Odermatt (Rose) of Vernon and Alois Odermatt (Ruth) of Switzerland.
3 sisters: Maria Rutz (Ernst/Hans), Ida Meier (Jakob) and Rosa Schwarzenberger (Josef), all of Switzerland.
A special thanks to Paul’s loving caregiver, Helen Biabado.
Paul was predeceased by 3 brothers: Josef (Kathy), Arnold (Christina) and Martin Odermatt (Helen).
Paul will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered.
Funeral Prayers will held on Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 am. Both at Immaculate Conception Church, at 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to your favourite charity. Paul faithfully supported the missions; one of his favourites was “Save a Family Plan” www.safp.org.
Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 am
Immaculate Conception Church
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The prayer service for Odermatt, Paul is scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm at located at 839 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC.
The service for Odermatt, Paul is scheduled for Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 11:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.