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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 10

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Date: Wednesday, 16 April 2008, at 11:19 a.m.

FOX, LEWIS B. (LEW) on January 29, 2003 at Brookhaven Extended Care, age 75 years. Lew is survived by his wife Sheila; sons: Bruce (Lucille), Brad (Susan) and Blair (Karen); grandchildren: Graham, Hilary, Jeffrey, Michael, Cameron and Haley. Longtime member of A.C.T., past commodore, Westbank Yacht Club and longtime volunteer with Heart & Stroke. His early years were spent in radio, and he was CKNW's first all night record man. Special thanks to Dr.'s Wickstrom and Swart and all the staff at Brookhaven for their loving care of Lew and his family. Memorial service, Monday, February 3 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna. If desired, donations in Lew's memory to the Interior Alzheimer Society, #217 - 1889 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, V1Y 5V5 would be appreciated. To send condolence to the family, please visit

PERRY, PEARL E. On Wednesday, January 22, 2003 Mrs. Pearl E. Perry of Cold Lake, Alberta passed away in Edmonton, Alberta at the age of 89 years. Pearl is lovingly survived by her daughter: Shirley Rourke of Cold Lake, AB; son: Les (Skinny) Tennant of Toronto, ON; five step-children: Joseph (Cathy) Perry of Brandon, MB, Eugene (Marte) Perry of Winnipeg, MB, James (Jackie) Perry of Westbank, BC, Ernie (Darlene) Perry of Burnaby, BC, Gloria Turner of Winnipeg, MB; 23 grandchildren and great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces & nephews. Pearl was predeceased by her first husband: William Tennant; second husband: Ernest Perry; parents: Thomas & Martha Alldread; two brothers: Lorne & Clarence; two sisters: Leone & Elva; son-in-law: Bill Rourke in 1999. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Friday, January 31, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the Trinity United Church, Cold Lake, AB with Reverend Evelyn Rigby officiating. Memorial tributes in memory of Pearl may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of AB, NWT & Nunavut, 10985-124 St., Edmonton, AB T5M 9Z9 or to the Children's Wish Foundation, AB Chapter, 223-12 Ave. SW, Suite 106, Calgary, AB T2R 0G9.

BOSLEY, ELMER JOSEPH: passed away peacefully on January 29, 2003, at the age of 62 years, in Vernon Jubilee Hospital with his daughter, son and brother by his side. He is survived by one step daughter Wendy Holling of Kelowna, daughter Sheila (Ron) Coombs of Winfield, son Dennis Bosley of Kelowna; six grandchildren: Tracy, Lisa, Courtney, Michael, Shelby and Aaron; three brothers and one sister: Ted, Bob, Fran and Theresa. Predeceased by two sisters Philomena and Cecelia. Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 5, 2003, from the Chapel of Valleyview Funeral Home, 165 Valleyview Road, Kelowna with Father Jim Ratcliffe officiating. Cremation. Funeral arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME - 765-3147

Turner, Clarence: Born May 22, 1910, passed away on February 1, 2003. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Juanita, and his two children: Sylvia MacKenzie (Don) of Kelowna, David Turner (Marlene) of North Vancouver; his brother Richard Turner (Myrtle) of Keremeos; five grandchildren: Bob (Michele), Shawn (Karen), Matthew, Kristen and Jayne; four great grandchildren: Adrian, Carmen, Tarran and Bobbi-Lee. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, February 6th, at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Center for the Southern Interior, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y-5L3 or Kelowna General Hospital -Cardiology, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y-1T2. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077. Condolences may be sent to the family at

CAPTAIN MILTON LeROY WILSON (RETIRED) CD: passed away peacefully the morning of February 3, 2003 at the age of 78, surrounded by his loving wife of 48 years, Rachel and daughter Marie-Lise. He is also survived by son Donald (Lorraine) and Alexandre (Shanaz); grandson Frederic and granddaughter Nicollette; his mother Mrs. Martha Wilson-Kulbeda of Winnipeg; brother Max Wilson of Fairview, AB; sisters Phyllis Gellette (Don) of Lacombe, AB; Karen Havrilenko of Winnipeg; sister-in-law Veronique Bruneau as well as brother-in-law Louis Bruneau (Lise) of Quebec. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 7th at 11:00 am at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, friends so wishing may make donations to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077

MCLAUGHLAN, A.T. 'TOMMY' of Peachland, BC, died on January 29, 2003 at Brookhaven Care Centre, at 81 years of age. Born in Peachland on December 2, 1921, Tommy was a life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, (Branch 69, Peachland). He is survived by Cookie, his loving wife of 49 years; daughters Sandra of Peachland, Dawn (Blaine Porsnuk) of Vancouver, WA; sons John of Peachland and Jim (Angella) of Shannon Lake, step-mother Helen McLaughlan of Peachland, sister Christine (Pat) Riggs of Westbank, BC; sister-in-law Faye Ketola (Klaus Heinz) of Whonnock, BC; nieces and nephews Lee (Anita) Riggs of Westbank, Kent (Shannon) Riggs and Dean (Shawna) Riggs of Gibsons, BC, Trish Riggs of Whistler, BC, Lucille (Curtis) Schubert of Vernon, BC, Carrie Hauser (Eric) of Fort Nelson, BC, Darcy (Val) Hauser of Grande Prairie, AB, Christopher Hauser of Fort Nelson, BC, Jim (Jan) Lamb of Victoria, BC, Gerry (Susan) Lamb of Langley, BC; great nieces and nephews Bruce (Iris) Lamb of Vancouver, BC, Douglas and Carl Lamb of Langley, Stormee, Shadow, Migeena and Kaianne Riggs of Westbank, Brandy, Sherry and Dustyn of Vernon, Brianna and Austin Riggs of Gibsons, Chase and Haley Hauser of Fort Neson, Darnell, Darby and Dalayne of Grande Prairie; cousins Murray McLaughland (Susan) of Ottawa, ON, Chuck Topham of Summerland, BC, and Ann Fridge of New Westminster, BC. Tommy was predeceased by his sister Margaret (Fernie) Hauser of Fort Nelson, and sister-in-law Mary (Harold) Domi of Penticton, BC. Tommy served overseas in WWII with the BC Dragoons, and worked as an electrical contractor until his retirement. He enjoyed playing the guitar, country/western and bluegrass music and was fond of horses, especially in his youth. He was a kind man with a generous and optimistic nature. A Celebration of Tommy's Life will be held at Legion Br. 69 (Peachland), at a date and time to be announced. The family would appreciate donations to the BC Kidney Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to the care of HANSONS' ARBOR WESTWOOD FUNERAL HOME, 768-3702

RATHJE, MARY RATHJE: born February 24, 1930 in Vanguard, SK, passed away quietly at home in Kelowna, BC, on February 3, 2003. Survived by her loving husband Jack, five brothers and one sister. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday February 7, 2003 at 1:30 pm from the Holy Spirit Church, 1235 Neptune Road, with Father Brendan Boland celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Center for the Southern Interior: 399 Royal Ave, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5L3. Condolences may be forwarded to the family at Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. - 860-7077

Wright, Kathleen, Agnes: passed away peacefully at Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna, B.C. on January 29, 2003 at the age of 81 years. She is survived by her sons Jim (Gerry) Wright of North Vancouver, BC and Ted (Alina) Wright of Westbank, BC; two grandsons; two grand daughters and two great grandsons. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, February 9th, 2003, at 1:00p.m. at 1691 Westover Road, North Vancouver. Donations appreciated to the BC Heart Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to HANSON'S ARBOR FUNERAL CHAPEL & CREMATORIUM. 250-768-3702.

ADAM, ETTIE VIOLA (CLEMENT) born in Kelowna July 3, 1905 passed away at Kelowna General Hospital Thursday, February 06, 2003 at the age of 97 years. Predeceased by her husband Jack (Slim) Adam in 1998. She is survived by her son Charley (Yvette), grandchildren Lee Adam, Sharleen (Darren) Smith, great-granddaughter Samantha, step grandchildren Terry Barnbook (Amanda), Valerie Phaneuf (Rick), seven step great-grandchildren. No funeral by request. Reception to be held at First Baptist Church, 1309 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Saturday, February 8, 2003. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the Kelowna Food Bank or Charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Our heartfelt appreciation to the staff of Comfort Living, the nurses and staff at KGH and DR. Pollock. Funeral arrangements entrusted to VALLEYVIEW FUNERAL HOME 765-3147

Boehlke, Pearl Olive: Passed away on February 4, 2003. She was born October 22, 1913 in Castor, Alta and was predeceased by her husband of 34 years, Julius Daniel (Jim). Olive is survived by three brothers, Earl (Elsie) of Craigmyle, Alta, Bill (Augusta) of Creston, B.C., Harvey of Red Deer, Alta. and her loving children, son Vern (Alice) of Kelowna and daughter Velma of Vancouver, her grandchildren; Wes, Erin, Debbie and Cheryl, her great grandchildren; Josh, Jordan, Eli, Chiara, Noah, Madison, Danika, Ashley, Branden and Christine. Cremation is in care of Todays Choice Alternative Funeral Services. Internment of the urn will be at Kelowna Memorial Park at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Foundation, 217-1889 Springfield Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y-5V5 or the charity of your choice. Our 'Nan' was a very special lady and will be missed by all who knew her and loved her

BULMAN, JOAN BERNICE BULMAN: born February 1, 1915, passed away on February 6, 2003. Joan is predeceased by her loving husband, William; her only daughter, Karen; and her only son, Donald. She is survived by her only daughter-in-law, Dianne Bulman and two grandchildren, Dylan Thomas Bulman and Cara Louise Bulman as well as a sister, Vivian Tait. No flowers by request, donations may be made in Joan's name to the Okanagan Valley Cystic Fibrosis Chapter, 9498 Angus, Coldstream, BC, V1B 3G2. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Cremation will take place and, in accordance with Joan's instructions, the ashes will be properly placed with Joan's late husband at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery privately by immediate family members only. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD
FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250 860-7077

Carter, Kent Douglas: Passed away peacefully in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Saturday, February 1st, 2003 at the age 75 years. Kent is survived by his loving wife Sheila of Vernon, three sons and daughters-in-law, Glen (Pat) Carter of Oakville, Ontario, Don (Susan) Carter of Nanaimo, B.C., Alan (Pam) Carter of Vernon, B.C., one daughter Susan Saare of Kelowna, B.C., seven grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Kent was predeceased by his parents and one sister Joyce Bucking. Cremation preceded a private family service at the Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with the Reverend Arthur Gans officiating. Interment followed in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Kent may do so to the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia 102-3402 27th Ave., Vernon, B.C. V1T-1S1. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME (542-4333)

TODD, CLIFFORD PARKER passed away peacefully at Lake Country Lodge, Winfield on Jan. 29, 2003 at the age of 92 years. He will be sadly missed by his friends and caregivers and by his family. He leaves seven children, eighteen grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. There will be no funeral at his request. In accordance with family tradition his ashes will be scattered on the ocean from Vancouver Island. Arrangement by First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC.

PASZKOWSKI: On Thursday, February 6th, 2003 Eugene Stefan Paszkowski of Kelowna passed away at the age of 96 years. His zest in life was his love of repairing Swiss watches and clocks which he trained for at an early age. Predeceased by his loving wife Eugenia in 1992. Survived by his niece Judy Staton of Winnipeg and numerous nieces and nephews in Poland. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, February 10th, 2003 at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, B.C. Interment will follow the service at the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetery, where Eugene will be laid to rest with his beloved wife Eugenia. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorial

PRICE, SPENCER DAVID: It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Spencer David Price . Spencer died peacefully in the presence of family on February 4, 2003 at the age of 88 years. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and his loving family: his wife of 66 years, Mary; his children, David (Alice) Price of West Vancouver, and Maryann Fiske of Kelowna; his grandchildren, Dianna Price of Toronto, Sandra (Steven) James of Bermuda, John (Tiffany) Price of Vancouver, Cheryl Fiske of Kelowna, and Andrea (Simon) Macleod of Vancouver; and his great-grandchildren, Lleyton James and Jack Price . He is also survived by two brothers: Ivor, of Vernon, and Clarence, of Kelowna. Spencer was a long time resident of East Kelowna. An orchardist for over 40 years, he became a skilled craftsman of gold and silver jewelry in his retirement. Spencer adored the community in which he lived, and was fortunate to spend the days leading up to his illness on the farm he cherished. At Spencer's request, there will be no service; however, friends are invited to join the family for a small celebration of his life on Sunday, February 16 from 2:00-5:00 pm at the family farm in East Kelowna. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kelowna General Hospital.

REECE, DAVID ALLAN 'AL' passed away on Wednesday, February 5, 2003 at the age of 59. Survived by his loving wife Deborah, daughter Jennifer (Praveen) Pillay of Edmonton, son Trevor (Deanna) of Kelowna, grandchildren: Taylor and Daniel, his mother Mary of Winnipeg, sister Joan (Marcel) Yaskiw of Winnipeg, brothers Phillip and Charles of Winnipeg and many relatives and friends in Canada and the Bahamas. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at 2:00 pm from the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Transplant Society: Third Floor, 555 West 12th Ave. Vancouver, BC V5Z 3X7. And, please sign your organ donor card. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME LTD. 250-860-7077

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