Obituary

Larry Brewster was a 25-year employee of Vernon Esso/Tim Hortons Express on 32nd Street who never missed a day of work. He died at age 78 in a Vernon care home, and his friends are trying to raise funds for an appropriate tribute. (Contributed)

Vernon gas jockey never missed a day

Larry Brewster worked a quarter-century at Vernon Esso without missing a day of work

 

Anna Fonyo died at age 89 in Kelowna on May 5. (Contributed)

Vernon cook, baker, dancer, mother of Marathon of Hope runner, dies at 89

Anna Fonyo and husband operated The Pyrogy House restaurant in 1980s; son Stephen ran across Canada

 

Diane Huey

April 29, 2022Diane Huey passed away peacefully on April 29th, 2022, at…

  • Apr 29, 2022

 

Murvin Kenneth Baker

August 18, 1930 - April 26, 2022It is with great sadness we…

  • Apr 26, 2022

Benedetto ‘Ben’ Mazzarella

1930-2022  ~   The family of Ben Mazzarella of Princeton, BC is saddened to…

  • Apr 8, 2022
A funeral procession of tow trucks from Kelowna to Vernon and back was held Saturday, March 12, for Dave Jones of Kelowna’s Brian’s Towing, who died Feb. 15. Jones’ 1994 red Kenworth truck is seen leading the procession into Vernon. (Tanya Taylor Photo)

WATCH: Okanagan tow truck driver remembered with truck procession

Dave Jones of Kelowna’s Brian’s Towing died Feb. 15; friends held truck procession from Kelowna to Vernon March 12

A funeral procession of tow trucks from Kelowna to Vernon and back was held Saturday, March 12, for Dave Jones of Kelowna’s Brian’s Towing, who died Feb. 15. Jones’ 1994 red Kenworth truck is seen leading the procession into Vernon. (Tanya Taylor Photo)

Eva Marion Corlett

March 9, 1935 - February 27, 2022In loving memory Marion passed away…

  • Feb 27, 2022

Laila Bird

February 26, 2022Laila Bird of Princeton, BC passed away peacefully on February…

  • Feb 26, 2022

Celastino Robert ‘Tino’ Liberatore

August 19, 1927 - February 10, 2022Tino was born August 19, 1927,…

  • Feb 10, 2022

Jeremy Shane LEDUC

February 10, 2022Jeremy Shane Leduc died suddenly on February 10, 2022, at…

  • Feb 10, 2022
Meat Loaf gestures during an interview for “Bat Out of Hell - The Musical’” in Toronto on Monday, May 15, 2017. The singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Meat Loaf gestures during an interview for “Bat Out of Hell - The Musical’” in Toronto on Monday, May 15, 2017. The singer born Marvin Lee Aday died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Robert Fredrick Roy Whelpton

May 31, 1976 - January 5, 2022(Freddie - Ferd)  ~  It is with a…

  • Jan 5, 2022

Harold DeWayne Wright

January 21, 1928 - January 3, 2022On January 3, 2022 Harold Wright…

  • Jan 3, 2022

Gerald Ronald Garner

January 10, 1932 - December 25, 2021AKA: "Grumpy, Ger, Dad, Garner, Grandpa…

  • Dec 25, 2021

Merline Stevens

December 17, 2021The family of Merline Stevens of Princeton, BC are saddened…

  • Dec 17, 2021

Donald Gordon Smith

December 15, 1942 - December 10, 2021In loving memory ~ Donald was…

  • Dec 10, 2021
The Armstrong Spallumcheen Trails Society has erected and dedicated a bench on Mt. Rose Swanson in memory of former society president Peter Rotzetter. (ASTS photo)

North Okanagan trails society honours late president with mountain bench

Armstrong Spallumcheen Trails Society erects bench to honour Peter Rotzetter on Mt. Rose Swanson

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Trails Society has erected and dedicated a bench on Mt. Rose Swanson in memory of former society president Peter Rotzetter. (ASTS photo)

Wayne ‘Whitey’ Gibson

September 8, 1949 - November 21, 2021It is with heavy hearts that…

  • Nov 21, 2021

Dean Stinson

July 8, 1946 - November 17, 2021We are devastated to announce the…

  • Nov 17, 2021

Terrence Patrick Wright

May 2, 1955 - November 15, 2021Terry swung a leg over his…

  • Nov 15, 2021