We Remember

SWETZ, Ronald Eugene

June 28, 1950 – August 6, 2012


Ron passed away suddenly after a perfect day of fishing on the ocean with members of his family. He was a genuine and loving man, very hard working, a master of all trades, and dedicated to enjoying nature, fishing and all aspects of the great outdoors.  He will be sadly missed, but not gone forever, as he lives on in all our hearts and memories.  He is survived by Serena Swetz Colins, daughter, Burc Colins son in law, grandchildren Alyssa Colins, Nolan Colins; Shaun Swetz son, Karina Arroyo Swetz daughter in law; his first wife Hilda Swetz; common law wife Vikki O’Brien and Vikki’s daughter Chelsea Laurin (Terry), and granddaughter Cooper Laurin and Vikki’s son Colby Shaddock.  Also survived by Larry Hrabchuk, brother, (Bonnie); Dana Towers, sister; numerous aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces as well as many, many friends will miss him dearly.  Ron is predeceased by his mother Kaye Swetz, his dad Peter Swetz, his father Andrew Hrabchuk; brother Albert Hrabchuk and sister Phyllis Hrabchuk Ackerly.  A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.

Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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