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Obituaries

With heavy hearts, the family of Frank “Bud” Whitfield announce his passing on Nov 15th, 2021 at the age of 95.

Bud was born in Nelson, BC to Francis and Ruby (Neate) Whitfield on Dec 29, 1925 - the youngest of 6 children. He completed Grade 12 in 1943 before enlisting in the army and was stationed on Vancouver Island when the war ended just prior to his deployment to the South Pacific...

Daisy Lee was born Barbara Winifred Norris on June 3, 1920 in Enniskillen Townland, Ardtrea, County Tyrone, Ireland (later Northern Ireland).  The nurse who attended her birth said “Isn’t she just like a little daisy!” and the nickname stayed with her for the next 101 years.  When she was a toddler her family immigrated to Canada, first to Calgary and then to South Slocan, BC.  She loved...

Elizabeth (Liz) Alice Honey passed away peacefully at home, on her own terms, with her family by her side on November 1, 2021.

Liz was an amazing mother, sister, grandmother, cousin, aunty, and friend.  She is loved and will be missed by her daughter Sandy Woodhouse and grandchildren Lewis and Maya; son Rodger Woodhouse (Karen) and grandchildren Luke (Faye) and Mollie (Red); son Gerry...

 November 10, 1921 – October 31, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Kenneth McNeill.

Ken was born in Ireland and emigrated to Canada at the age of 5, where he lived in Virden, Manitoba until he enlisted in the Army when World War II started. He served for six years overseas and when he returned to Canada, he headed out...

George Roy Coletti a loving husband and father to six children died peacefully at home in Nelson at the age of 100 on October 27, 2021.

George was born July 2, 1921 in Ladysmith B.C. He moved to Nelson at the age of 5 years and attended St. Joseph...

May 19, 1946 - October 22, 2021

“I believe that we humans are beings created for ethical action, beings meant to step into the stream of human life and create causes, create effects, to be, to know, to love, and to do right in the human world.” 

It is with profound sadness that his family announces the sudden and unexpected passing of local environmentalist and...

Randall Scott Breen, born Jan 11, 1956 in Oliver BC.  Randy was the oldest of two children born to Cora and Gord Breen.  At the age of three Randy moved to Edmonton then later to Red Deer.  In later years he moved back to Edmonton and in the summer of 1983, he met the love of his life Debbie Lazurko.  On December 29, 1984 Randy and Debbie were married and moved to Kelowna to begin their new...