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PAQUIN, Sylvia Anna

Early in the evening of August 13’th, 2016 Sylvia (Syl) Paquin passed away peacefully at the Central Okanagan Hospice surrounded by family and love. Syl, the youngest of three children, was born October 10, 1933 to Peter and Anna Demkiw in Morecambe, Alberta. She married Ron Paquin in Edmonton on September 18, 1954. Syl and Ron raised their family of three sons in Grande Prairie, Alberta and retired to Kelowna in 1979. She enjoyed playing bridge and did a lot of knitting for charity. She will be missed by all. Syl was predeceased by her husband of 61 years, Ron, and her sister Ollie. She is survived by her brother Eugene Demkiw (Mary Jane Trafiak) of Edmonton; sons Robert (Roxanne Myers) of Campbell River, BC, Emery (Barb) of Yellowknife, NT, and David (Cathy) of Campbell River; dear grandchildren Justin (Jessica), Ryan (Dusty), Christine (Adam), Jonathan (Stephanie), Andre, Jeremy (Chantelle), Corey, Danielle (Darcy) and Marie; precious great-grandchildren Kessler, Cameron, Trey, Cloud, Kel, Atlee and Everett; and many nephews and nieces. The family is extremely grateful to all who cared for Syl during her long battle with cancer. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kelowna Cancer Clinic or the Central Okanagan Hospice would be appreciated. A memorial service will be held at Springfield Funeral Home on Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m. with Father Sebastian Puthenpura officiating. A private interment will follow at Promontory Green Interment Garden in Kelowna.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Saturday, August 20 at 10:00 a.m.

Springfield Funeral Home

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