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SWERTZ, Joseph

Passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at the age of 87.  Survived by his loving wife Velia of 52 years; son Victor (Jane) of Kamloops; grandchildren: Emily (Ben) and Mary-ann (Craig); great grandchildren: Harlequin and Wren and extended family.  Joseph came to Canada in 1953 from Holland, moving to Saskatchewan where he built a very successful construction company.  In 1973 he moved to Kelowna where he enjoyed his retirement.  There will be a private family service.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Centre for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3.  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.”

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  • lee and jim cannell says:

    dear vic and jane…..i just saw this and am extremely sorry for your loss…please accept our sincere condolences.

    jim and lee

  • Leo and Helen Shannon says:

    Dear Velia and Victor, Sending our deepest Sympathy to you both. So sorry for your lost. Thinking of you both
    Sincerely Leo and Helen

  • Gertie Dean says:

    Dear Velia and Victor, thinking of you during this difficult time.

  • Jane (Petrella) Radloff says:

    Trisha, Frankie and I are sorry to hear that Victor passed away

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