James Joseph (Jim) Bede passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital in Revelstoke B.C. on September 19th, 2014 at the age of 77 years. Prayers will be recited at 7:00 pm at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Revelstoke, B.C. on Friday September 26th, 2014. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 am on Saturday, September 27th, 2014 with Father Aaron de Dios officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, Revelstoke, B.C. Pallbearers will be Chris Delorme, Randy Henyecz, Andrew Todd Henyecz, Gilbert Bede, Paul Bede and Troy Henyecz.
Jim was born on June 23rd, 1937 in Revelstoke where he resided all of his life. Jim worked as a Brakeman/Conductor for the CPR for 45 years without taking a single sick day off. As well he achieved a perfect safety record with the CPR. He enjoyed gardening and spent many hours tending to his vegetables and flowers of which he was very proud.
Jim is survived by his sister Gizella Henyecz of Revelstoke as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He will be deeply missed.
Thank you for all the wonderful care and compassion received from Doctor Leslie and Hospital Staff at Queen Victoria Hospital.
Messages of sympathy may be sent to Jim’s family by viewing his obituary at www brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.