DE JESUS, Primo
Passed away unexpectedly, but peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. He was born in Portugal on July 26, 1925 and worked as a sailor on ships that plied the Panama Canal. Upon emigrating to Canada in 1966, he took training as a welder and worked at Alcan in Kitimat, Endako Mines in Fraser Lake, BC and at Brenda Mines, Peachland. Primo was a hard-working, friendly, independent man who was known for having a great smile. He loved to grow grapes, cherries, lettuce, tomatoes and beans and always had a very colourful garden with many poppies and dahlias. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. Donations in Primo’s name may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, #4 – 1551 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y 9M9. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.