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SNELL, Ralph

Went to be with the Lord on April 7, 2015 at the age of 82. Survived by his loving wife Merle, daughters Julie-Ann Murdoch, Deanna (Jay) Balehowsky, grandchildren Ella, Keaton, Braydon, niece Gael and nephew Doug. Predeceased by his sister Beryl. Our dad will be remembered for his love and kindness and crazy sense of humour. We love you dad and are so proud of you! A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 10:00 am at Sunridge Community Church, 1190 Stevens Road, West Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers or memorial donations, as you go about your daily lives if you see a need fill that need.

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Friday, April 17, 2015 at 10:00 am

Sunridge Community Church

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The service for SNELL, Ralph is scheduled for Friday, April 17, 2015 at 10:00 am. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Sunridge Community Church

1190 Stevens Rd, West Kelowna, BC


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  • Charlene Smart says:

    Ah, Ralph what a privilege to have known you. I love this picture! It captures your kindness and all those funny jokes you would share. Hugs to your beautiful family.

  • Gabe and Linda Daku says:

    We were so sorry to hear about Ralph. He was such a wonderful man, always so kind and generous. May you be comforted by the assurance that he is now present with God and waiting joyfully for the day when you will be there with him. We send you all our love.

  • Michelle (Cook) says:

    What a fitting photo of Ralph and a lovely tribute to have friends give where there is a need. Thinking of you all…

  • Norm & Karen Grande says:

    We were so saddened to hear of the passing of our friend Ralph. We think of you often – your sense of humor, your “puns” and your love of God. We appreciated you and were honored to know you. Blessings and comfort to you all at this time. Norm & Karen

  • Gael Allen says:

    As his niece I clearly remember his wacky sense of humour as well as his devotion to family.

    So many year have passed, illnesses and the miles have separated us that I had to look long and hard at the photo to see my Uncle Ralph in there. No worries, I will see
    him again and he will be renewed. Wouldn’t it be something to be met in heaven by someone who made you giggle?

    To all the family, with love and blessings.
    Gael Allen

  • Sarah says:

    Merle, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your husband. I am thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Take care.
    -Sarah (an old nurse of Merle’s)

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