Mr. John (Toby) Broccolo passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Thursday, July 17th, 2008 at the age of 76 years. There will be no formal funeral service by Toby’s own request.
Toby was born in Similkameen, B.C. on October 22nd, 1931 and had been a resident of Revelstoke for over 40 years. He was an active member of the Elk’s Club for many years, assisting with many club projects. He enjoyed his annual Moose hunting trip and his daily coffee with his many and varied friends. Toby especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Toby was predeceased by his parents; one brother, Skinny; brother-in-law, Bill and sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Joyce. He is survived by his loving wife, Birthe; six children: Dan (Jan); Ken (Marlene); Susan (George); Henny; John
(Sheryl) and Peter (Cathy); numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; three sisters: Mary Ann, Heddy and Dot, a brother, Richard as well as several nieces and nephews. Toby is also survived by his good friends Rene Boily and Ian McAllister.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.