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SOLESKI, Patricia Jean (Pat)

April 3, 1931 — October 31, 2013

Passed away in her home on Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the age of 82. She is survived by her loving family: daughters Kim Ward (Nicklas) of Boston, Mass., Danica Fruttarol (Lou) of Sooke, BC, and Deanna Harrison (Randy) of Pitt Meadows, BC; son Dana of Kelowna and daughter-in-law Lila-Mae of Kelowna; grandchildren Brandon Ward (Cathy), Shannon Ward, Paige and Noah Fruttarol, Charlie, Leah, Ellen and Aidan Harrison, and Ray Soleski; sister Audrey (Deaney) Golding (Leonard) of Vankoughnet, ON, sister-in-law Myrna Conway of Bracebridge, ON, sister-in-law Linda Whitehead of Vankoughnet, ON, brother-in-law Maurice Cook of Gravenhurst, ON; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Lyle and Margaret Cathcart of Bracebridge, ON as well as numerous nieces and nephews, and her dog, Tucker. Pat is sadly predeceased by her husband Ray in 2005, her sister Marjorie Cook, brothers Maurice, Ray and Mark Conway, her beloved dogs, Lancer, Josie and Lady, and her cats, Cornflakes, Michael, Tinkerbell and Willie. A time of visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 7- 8:00 pm Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Rd, Kelowna with a funeral service being held on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm. Cremation; interment to follow at a later date. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. For those wishing to send a condolence, photos or share memories, may do so by scrolling down this page to the area called “Share Your Condolences”.




Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 7- 8:00 pm
Springfield Funeral Home
(2020 Springfield Road, , Kelowna, BC)

Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for SOLESKI, Patricia Jean (Pat) is scheduled for Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC

Phone: 250.860.7077

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  • Jeannette and Dave McLellan says:

    To Kim and the whole Soleski family, Dave and I are thinking of you all and hoping you can take comfort in the company of each other in the coming days. Love, Dave and Jeannette

  • Ray says:

    My Grandma and me!

  • Karen Tarrant says:

    Dear Kim,

    I was so sorry to hear about your mother’s death. My thoughts are with you and your family. I know that you have many lovely memories of your mother and hope that they can provide comfort for you.

    Karen Tarrant

  • Art and Christine Bonney says:

    So sorry to hear of Pat’s passing. We still remember her kindness to Jamie and her calling him “the little shoveler boy” when he cleared her walk and driveway.

  • Peter and Jennifer Cates says:

    Pat was a wonderful lady and we wish you strength and love, during this difficult time.

  • Vickie, Ron and Linda Beahun and Bev Banks says:

    Our sympathy to Dana and the Soleski family. May wonderful memories of your Mom help you to celebrate her life, remind you of her love and live in your hearts forever. Our little village of Kettle Valley will not be the same without her. We remember her love for animals, especially her beautiful dog Lady.

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