Obituaries

October 3, 1943 – April 27, 2012 at the age of 68 years Celebration of Life:   Saturday, May 26, 2012    2:00 p.m. Cedar Heights Community Hall Sorrento, BC William Allan Pope (Al) passed away on April 27, 2012 in Kelowna General Hospital Al was in his 69th year. Al was born to parents Margaret (Peggy) & James A. Pope in Pemberton BC on October 3, 1943.  Al’s family moved from Pemberton to Vancouver
August 14, 1947 – April 27, 2012 at the age of 64 years
December 27, 1932 – April 27, 2012 at the age of 79 years
February 5, 1934 – April 27, 2012 at the age of 78 years Celebration of Life:  Wednesday, May 02, 2012     1:00 p.m. Fischer’s Funeral Services It is with great sadness we announcing that Alan Farnham of Salmon Arm,British Columbia, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the age of 78.  Alan was born in Windsor, Ontario on February 5, 1934.  He is predeceased by his parents, Orlo and Jean Farnham, and his sister,
October 14, 1914 – April 23, 2012 at the age of 97 years Frances Irene Fretenburg Archer (nee Matthews) passed away April 23, 2012 in Hillside Village, Salmon Arm, BC, at the age of 97.  She was born October 14, 1914 in Montesano,WA.  She lived in various places in WA and OR before moving to BC in 1970.  She lived  in Blind Bay, Hazelton, Eagle Bay and Chase.  She moved to Hillside Village,  Salmon Arm
February 3, 1940 – April 20, 2012 at the age of 72 years
June 28, 1924 – April 19, 2012 at the age of 87 years
May 6, 1938 – April 18, 2012 at the age of 73 years
March 22, 1944 – April 18, 2012 at the age of 68 years
December 2, 1957 – April 14, 2012 at the age of 54 years.  
May 22, 1941 – April 14, 2012 at the age of 70 years The family of Don Sharp sadly announce his sudden passing on April 14, 2012, at the age of 70. Don was born on May 22, 1941 in Vancouver B.C. Don is predeceased by his father Donald Sharp Sr., survived by his mother “Birdy” (Roberta) and her husband John of Yuma, AZ, his loving companion of 22 years Vi, his three children: Dawn Marie
March 15, 1931 – April 12, 2012′ at the age of 81 years
September 18, 1918 – April 10, 2012 at the age of 93 years It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edna Taylor. Edna passed away peacefully in the presence of her dear friend Dawn and Chaplain Bill on April 10, 2012 at Hillcrest Village in Salmon Arm. Edna is predeceased by her son Donny Killian,  husband Paul Killian and second husband Orville Taylor, also brother Roy Milligan and sister Doris Burr.
October 18, 1929 – April 9, 2012 at the age of 82 years The family of Helen MacDonald regret to announce her sudden passing on Monday, April 9th, 2012 at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. She was predeceased by her parents, Mike and Nellie Cruzo and her brother in law, Duane Perry. She is survived by her sister, Jean Perry of Salmon Arm, BC, brother Gordon of Thunder Bay, ON, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and
July 31, 1925 – April 9, 2012 at the age of 86 Memorial Service & Reception Saturday, April 21, 2012     1:00 p.m. Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium
December 15, 1933 – April 9, 2012 at the age of 78 years
December 30, 1923 – April 8, 2012 at the age of 88 years
January 13, 1943 – April 8, 2012 at the age of 69 years
August 15, 1915 – April 2, 2012 at the age of 96 years Graveside Service:   Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Valleyview Cemetery, Valleyview, AB
July 1, 1938 – March 31, 2012 at the age of 73 years Celebration of life:  To be held at a later date   The family of Ann Christina Castle (nee Gouthro) sadly announces that she passed away March 31 2012 in Salmon Arm at the age of 73. Ann is well remembered for her strong independent nature, and her love of opera and music in general. She was pre-deceased by her mother Ann, and
March 23, 1957 – March 30, 2012 at the age of 55 years
May 22, 1920 – Marcy 27, 2012 at the age of 91 years
September 21, 1925 – March 26, 2012 at the age of 86 years Service May 4, 2012,     1:00 p.m. Catholic Church of St. Rita, Castlegar, BC
January 5, 1928 – March 26, 2012 at the age of 84 years
August 22, 1950 – March 25, 2012 at the age of 61 years
December 6, 1931 – March 23, 2012 at the age of 80 years It is with deep sadness and regret we announce the passing of Nick Baun on the morning of March 23, 2012 in his home with his loving wife of 50 years Bruni, at his side. Nick is also survived by their daughter Barbara (Rick), grandsons Nikolaus and Nathan, his brother Vic (Ruth), sisters Alexandra (Dieter) and Natalie (Alex) as well as numerous
February 14, 1952 – March 23, 2012 at the age of 60 years Visitation:  Saturday, March 31, 2012   9:00 – 11:30 a.m. Celebration of Life:   Saturday, March 31, 2012    1:00 p.m. Fischer’s Funeral Services Richard Dale Taylor born February 14, 1952 in Port Alberni, B.C passed away peacefully March 23, 2012 after his courageous 8 month battle with brain cancer, his beloved wife Olivia at his side. He is predeceased by his
April 7, 1931 – March 22, 2012 at the age of 80 years Les Henry Peters, age 80 years, April 7, 1931 – March 22, 2012 passed away peacefully with family by his side, at Salmon Arm Hospital.  He was predeceased by his wife Beverley and is survived by son Greg, daughter in-law Donna, grandchildren Justin & Lindsay, brother Orville and sister Verna. He will be dearly missed by family & friends in Winnipeg,Calgary,Edmonton, Vancouver
November 18, 1916 – March 22, 2012 at the age of 95 years DARMOKID, MARY (nee Blosky) on March 22, 2012 in Vernon, BC at the age of 95 years.  Born in Poland on November 18, 1916. Mary was predeceased by her husband Mike in 1970 and son Roger in 1966.  She is survived by her loving family: daughter Sonja (Wil) Van Der Meer of Salmon Arm, BC;  grandchildren;  Craig (Bridgette) Van Der Meer of
  July 7, 1935 – March 19, 2012 at the age of 76 years Regina passed away peacefully in Salmon Arm on March 19, 2012. Born in Swerschtschow, Poland on July 7, 1935, Regina immigrated to the USA with her family in 1956. She married Harry in 1973 and moved to Canada, retiring in the Shuswap area. Regina is survived by her loving husband Harry, and by sisters Wanda (John) and Elizabeth (Art), and also
October 21, 1929 – March 19, 2012 at the age of 82 years
October 23, 1921 – March 17, 2012 at the age of 90 years
April 22, 1950 – March 16, 2012 at the age of 61 years
December 22, 1929 – March 14, 2012 at the age of 82 years
May 2, 1938 – March 13, 2012 at the age of 73 years
July 25, 1931 – March 10, 2012 at the age of 80 years
May 17, 1940 – March 10, 2012 at the age of 71 years
June 12, 1939 – March 9, 2012 at the age of 72 years Memorial Service ~ Sunday, April, 1, 2012      2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Shuswap Lake Community Centre, Shuswap Lake Estates On Friday, March 9th, 2012 succumbed to his short battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family, in his own home, when he completed his journey. Don was born in Toronto, Ontario on June 12th, 1939 to Harold and Marguerite Tufford.
September 17, 1917 – March 8, 2012 at the age of 94 years Sophie Molodowich passed on to eternal rest inVernon’s Heron Grove with her eldest daughter Hilda by her side.  The family wishes to thank all the caring and loving caregivers and nurses who took such good care of her. She leaves behind to mourn her passing four children Hilda, John, Percie and Tena, two grandchildren Shelly-Anne (Larry) and Robin (Sue) as well as
December 5, 1924 – March 7, 2012 at the age of 87 years On March 7, 2012, (age 87) Keith passed away peacefully at Shuswap Lodge Retirement Residence, in Salmon Arm, BC. Keith was born near Borden, Saskatchewan, December 5, 1924. In 1939, he moved with his parents, Ethel and Hugh, to Vanderhoof, BC, and then to Vancouver in 1940. In 1943, they settled at Canoe, BC, where Keith married and raised his family. Keith
June 9, 1950 – March 7, 2012 at the age of 61 It is with sadness that we announce the sudden, unexpected passing of John Boyes on March 7th, 2012 at his home in Enderby, BC. John was born June 9th, 1950 at Leader, SK and moved to Vancouver in his very young years.  John has been a resident of Enderby for the last 25 years and could be seen daily on the streets with
December 23, 1957 – March 6, 2012 at the age of 54 years Celebration of  Life, Saturday, March 24, 2012   1:00 pm Silver Creek Seniors Centre   Steven’s life was tragically taken on March 6, 2012 at the age of 54.  Born in Salmon Arm on December 23, 1957, his life was both simple and complex.  He was loved dearly and truly, for who he was, by his girlfriend and love Wendy, her two
April 26, 1937 – March 4, 2012 at the age of 74 years
October 23, 1930 – March 1, 2012 at the age of 81 years
December 7, 1917 – February 29, 2012 at the age of 94 years Anne was born in Edmonton, Alberta and remained there until she moved out to British Columbiawhen she was seventeen years old.  She married her husband in 1938 and after living in Vancouver, Wells and other places, they made their home on Quadra Islandin 1948.  This is where they raised their family.  In 1990 she moved from Quadra to Courtenay and a while
January 11, 1964 – February 27, 2012 at the age of 48 years Celebration of Life – Friday, March 2, 2012     3:00 p.m. Lions Grove Manor, Aldergorve Celebration of Life – Saturday, March 10, 2012,  3:00 p.m.            Fischer’s Funeral Service, Salmon Arm Richard Norman Fitzsimonds (Fitz) In memory of a loving soul mate, son,brother, father, uncle and friend, Born; January 11th, 1964 New Westminister, British Columbia Joyfully welcomed
April 11, 1957 – February 29, 2012 at the age of 54 years Celebration of Life:  Saturday, March 10, 2012   1:00 Kamloops United Church Born in North Vancouver BC, Ron passed away unexpectedly in Kamloops, BC at 54 years of age. Ron is predeceased by his mother Gail and brother Gordon.  He is survived by his loving wife Donna Hall, Kamloops, BC, father Monty Hall, Kamloops, BC, children Cindy (Steve) Dixon, Kamloops, BC, Jesse (Tamara)
May 20, 1931 – February 27, 2012 at the age of 80 years Memorial information to follow
February 24, 1924 – February 27, 2012 at the age of 88 years      
April 13, 2012 – February 25, 2012 at the age of 94 years It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother and grandmother, Mary Gertrude Tyrrell on February 25, 2012 in Hillside Village.  Mary was predeceased by her husband Percy Tyrrell, twin sister Betty Patzack, brother Edward and son Ron Lawrance. Mary was born in Bertle, MB on April 13th 1917, and married in Shell Lake, SK where the family
October 30, 1934 – February 24, 2012 at the age of 77 years Memorial Service Sunday, March 11, 2012      1:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #62, Salmon Arm Georgina passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Friday, February 24th, 2012. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Mike Lamanes.  She is survived by her daughter, Kim Kushniruk (Terry), son Wade Lamanes (Veronica), three grandchildren, David and Cory Kushniruk and Nicole
March 18, 1953 – February 24, 2012 at the age of 58 years
January 4, 1926 – February 24, 2012 at the age of 86 years
March 7, 1931 – February 18, 2012 at the age of 80 years
March 19, 1988 – February 23, 2012 at the age of 23 years Memorial Service:  Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012     1:00 p.m. Shuswap Community Church (formerly 1st Baptist Church) 3151 6th Avenue NE, Salmon Arm In Loving Memory of Our Son, Coby William Cross Coby, born in Olds, AlbertaMarch 19th, 1988, was suddenly and unexpectedly taken from us on February 23rd, 2012.  He was raised on our farm for the first six years of
March 27, 1916 – February 22, 2012 at the age of 95 years
March 3, 1946 – February 22, 2012 at the age of 65 years Kaisu Anneli Whitlock, born March 3rd, 1946 in Oulu, Finland, ended her struggle with cancer peacefully on February 22nd while comforted by those she loved.  A celebration of her life will take place at the Oddfellow Hall, 3005 Wood Avenue, Armstrong, at 2:00pm on March 3rd.  In lieu of flowers, her family would appreciate any donations made to the BC Cancer Foundation
September 2, 1930 – February 22, 2012 at the age of 81 years Memorial Service Monday, February 27, 2012      2:00 p.m. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Enderby William Douglas Scott age 81, Husband of Rita Violet (Keller) Scott, father of Randy Scott of Acton, Ont., Jodie Snyder of Ensenada, Mx, Bonnie Busby of Vernon, B.C. Doug passed away at Gateby Nursing home in Vernon, B.C. Doug’ last days were made more comfortable and
February 27, 1920 – February 22, 2012 at the age of 91 years It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Father and Grandfather, John Humphries Steele.  John passed away peacefully as Shuswap Lake General Hospital of Feb. 22, 2012 with his daughter Caroll and son in-law Brian at his side.  He was 91 years of age. Born on February 27, 1920, John was the eldest of seven children born
March 7, 1931 – February 18, 2012 at the age of 80 years
Sept 9, 1939 – Feb 18, 2012 at the age of  72 years Celebration of Life Saturday, February 25, 2012  2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sorrento Memorial Hall   Don passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sat February 18, 2012  Don will be sadly missed by his loving wife Louise of 43 years, his children Sherry (Greg) Bogaerts, Rhonda (Ron) Otte, Sean (Michelle) Burgoyne, and his grandchildren, Adam, Darryl, Kyle, Rebecca, Travis and Hayley.
September 27, 1919 – February 17, 2012 at the age of 92 years
September 17, 1966 – February 16, 2012 at the age of 45 years   Passed away unexpectedly on February 16, 2012 at Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops at the age of 45 years.  David is survived by his loving partner of over 20 years Judy Vosper, his father Grant, mother Marilyn, six sisters, numerous nephews and nieces, aunts, uncle, cousins, family and friends. No service at David’s request; remember him while doing something you enjoy.  
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