The family of John Swetlikoe of Celista B.C. in the Shuswap, sadly announce the sudden passing of their beloved husband, father, and grandfather on Jan 13 2012 in Mexico. Born in Nelson, B.C. to Peter and Tina Swetlikoe in 1943. He is survived by his wife of 48 years Rita, daughter Debbie Bond (Stu Eamor) and granddaughters, Erin Brazil (Sheldon) and great grandson, Hunter Brazil and Kayla Bond, and son David Swetlikoe (Cherie) and grandson Cole.
John and Rita spent 5 happy years in Mexico for the winter, making many friends. Cremation and celebration of life was held in Mexico. All amigos in Baja, Mexico, at Cerritos donated money to the children’s orphanage in Todos Santos, Baja in John’s memory.
Celebration of life will be held in Penticton, B.C. on Friday Jan. 27, 2012 at the Seniors Drop In Center, 2965 South Main St. at 1:00-4:00pm. All family and friends welcome.
He will be sadly missed by all.