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SHAVELA, Justin Donald

Justin passed away on January 16, 2019 at the age of 37. He is survived by his loving partner Leanne Wendy MacMillan and his loving cat Onix. He was predeceased by his parents Donald and Linda and his brother Kurtis.
Justin was loved by everyone. He was always smiling and singing and lived his life to the fullest. He loved travelling and cooking especially on the BBQ. He and Leanne enjoyed the outdoors where they went quading, camping and fishing amongst other things. He had a secret love of Country music.
He will be dearly missed by his life partner Leanne and his cat Onix.
A Memorial Service will be held Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Okanagan Cat Coalition through www.okanaganhumanesociety.com. If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Condolences.”


Friday, May 24, 2019

Springfield Funeral Home

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Okanagan Cat Coalition. Link: www.okanaganhumanesociety.com


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The service for SHAVELA, Justin Donald is scheduled for Friday, May 24, 2019 . 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 Rd Kelowna, BC


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  • heather harrison says:

    I am soo sorry for your loss Leanne. He was such a great human being and will be missed. Unfortunately, I will be working on Friday, but know you guys are in my thoughts. RIP Justin 🙁 If there is anything I can do, please feel free to reach out to me. Deepest sympathy, Heather

  • Treko Jackson says:

    Thinking of you Leanne and sending my love. Justin was one of the kindest people I’ve ever met and enjoyed the time working with him and getting to know him. He had a heart of gold and I know he’s watching over you everyday.
    I’ll see you next friday and if you need anything at all, just let me know.
    Keep being strong like I know you are…..

  • Nancy Hansford says:

    Dear Leanne, I never had the opportunity to meet Justin but from all you have said, he sounds like a wonderful,caring, loveable man. Sending my deepest sympathies to you at this very sad time. I love you. Call me if you just need to. xoxoxo

  • Leb Haymour says:

    Justin was one of the most amazing people I have ever met. Hie became part of my family and will truly be missed. Leanne if there is anything you need please don’t hesitate to ask. I will see you at the celebration of life.

  • Aunt Cheryl (Simcoe, ON) says:

    Leanne: I am very sorry for your loss. It is comforting to see all your friends supporting you. Hugs.

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