It is with heavy hearts that the family of Allen John Gariepy announce his sudden passing on January 27, 2018 at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital.
Allen was born on November 29, 1948 in Trail, BC. Al worked as a Pipefitter at Cominco until his retirement.
He will be forever remembered by his four children; Quinn (Kaycee), Rachele (Chris), Tyler (Karly) and Andra (Kevin), his grandchildren; Hannah, Jaden, Wyatt, West, Wylder, Landan and Gray. He is also survived by his mother Eleanor Gariepy, his brothers Laurence and Grant, his sisters; Margot, Maureen and Joanne, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Allen enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time in his garden. His biggest joy was spending time with his grandkids and family.
The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of ICU, Second Surgical and the Physio Dept. for all their care and support.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Trail Royal Canadian Legion Branch #11 with Gwen Ziprick, Celebrant. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Servicestm has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Allen’s memory may be made to a charity of your choice.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca