PERRY, Charles Alexander (Sandy) – passed away peacefully at home in Kelowna on November 10, 2010. Born in Armstrong, BC on July 2, 1919, Sandy was the 5th of 13 children, and lived his entire life in the Okanagan area except during his wartime service. Sandy served overseas during WWII with the Canadian Scottish Regiment and remained an active and very proud member of this Regiment. Sandy is survived by his loving wife Sheila; his children Reg (Jeanette) of Burnaby; Eileen of North Vancouver; Michael (Carla) of Victoria; Mary-Lynn (Craig) of Fallbrook, Calif.; and Laurel (Ted) of Malibu, Calif. Also mourning the loss of their beloved grandfather are Jeff (Hong Kong), David (Vancouver), Ben (New York), Christina (Encinitas, Calif.), Caitlin (Victoria), Braden (Burnaby), Jesse (Newport Beach, Calif.), Leanne (Burnaby), and Cooper (Malibu, Calif.), and five precious great-grandchildren: Caden, Hayden, Haleigh, Chloe, and Ella. He also leaves three brothers: Doug, Bud, and John; and sister Noreen, as well as many friends in the community. Sincere thanks to the many people who provided Sandy with care, comfort, and friendship.
A funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph’s Church, Salmon Arm, B.C. on Saturday, Nov. 13 at 11 a.m. in conjunction with the service for Sandy’s sister Marguerite Perry, who passed away on November 8, 2010. Interment will follow at the Salmon Arm cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.