Passed away May 2, 2014 at Haven Hill Retirement Centre in Penticton. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on June 13, 1929 and went to Montreal, Quebec at the age of 20 months due to his father’s death, where he lived until he was 16 when he moved to British Columbia in 1945. He is survived by his loving wife, Sheilagh (nee Lyons); their 4 children, Heather (Bill) Adams, Christopher (Julie) Hoffman, Timothy (Rhianon) Hoffman and Patricia (James) Skarbo; 6 grandchildren, Rachel (Willis) Schneider, Matthew (Ria) Adams, Jordan and Alexandra Hoffman, Joshua and Chelsea Skarbo and one great grandchild, Liam Schneider. Also survived by brother, Cyrille; sister, Gloria Atkinson and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; sister, Virginia Wright and brother, Robert. He loved his family very much. He was an avid chess player, enjoyed remodeling houses and canoeing and was an active member of St. Saviour’s in Penticton and St. Stephen in Summerland. A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Stephen Anglican Church Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Memorial tributes may be directed to The War Amps (CHAMP Program). Condolences may be shared by visiting www.everdenrust.com

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