January 29, 1938 – February 16, 2023
at the age of 85 years:
A memorial service will be held on April 14, 2023 at Our Lady of the Lake Church Catholic Church in Blind Bay, BC at 1:00pm. Reception to be held following service at Sorrento Memorial Hall in Sorrento, BC.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ed on February 16, 2023 in Salmon Arm, BC at the age of 85 years. Ed was born in Winnipeg, MB on January 29, 1938.
He was predeceased by his parents Joseph and Lillian Gagnon, and his sister Joan.
He is survived by his wife Linda, daughter Suzanne (Murray), son Rob (Melissa), son Chris, stepdaughters Sandra (Glenn), Leslie and six grandchildren, Cecily (Ari), Katerina, Avery, Emily, Shannon and Shaina. Also surviving are his sister Shirley and brother Jim (Betty) and many nieces and nephews in Winnipeg.
Ed moved to BC in the 80’s and worked for the BC government as an elevator inspector until his retirement. He was also with the RCMP as an auxiliary member in Squamish and was involved in victim services.
HobbIes included working on his 1954 Ford pick up, building many doll houses, boats, wooden trucks and flying RC airplanes.
Thanks go to Dr. Breugem and Dr. Goldberg for Ed’s wonderful care along with the staff at Shuswap Lake Hospital.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society or the SPCA.