January 20, 2022
It’s great sadness that we said good bye to a Big Brother / Husband /Dad /Uncle / and a Friend to many.
Philip Paul Froment passed away Peacefully On January 20, 2022, after battling complications of a Severe Stroke and Brain Bleed.
Philip was born in Westlock, Alberta in 1937 and was the first born of Ethel and Louis Philip Froment.
Philip traveled with his parents to many Northern Alberta communities as a young boy. Then traveled to Victoria /Vancouver and /Toronto while his dad was in the Navy … After the war his family settled down in Canoe BC where Philip finished his schooling and started a life long career as a Mechanic … This career took him to many BC towns working for the Department of Highways in various Departments he Travelled with his wife Sheena and son Paul …Residing in Revelstoke /Summit of the Rodger Pass / Victoria /Nanaimo / Prince George and Settling in Kamloops BC …where he spent his Retirement days golfing /bowling & skiing /….. Philip was a avid hockey player playing for the Salmon Arm Aces and Revelstoke Selkirk’s & coaching many years in Revelstoke for their Junior Teams. Philip enjoyed travelling with his wife Sheena to Scotland /Chicago and many trips to Mexico and the West Coast…Philip was an avid Volunteer for the Red Nose Society in Kamloops and enjoyed being a Marshall in the Summer games for Track and Field traveling to many different communities in BC…
Philip is predeceased by his parents Ethel and Louis Philip Froment ,wife Sheena, Son Paul. He is survived by his brother Norman (Barbara) Froment, Sisters Paulette (Wayne)Turner; Louise (Jack) Whitney and Joanne (John) Weber. Along with many Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews… that will all miss their Uncle Philip at all their family celebrations, They Loved him Dearly … And as His Niece Paige (Middlestead) says ..”There will be a Missing Plate at All Our Family Gatherings .. He will be Missed Greatly” … Rest In Peace Philip ..may you have many sunny days Golfing in Heaven
The Family would like to extend their sincere Thanks to the Nurses and Doctors in Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops and the TLC that Philip received during his short stay at the Ridgeview Manor.
Due to Provincial Health Orders the Family will be holding a Private Family Service at The Revelstoke Gravesite later this summer.
Condolences may be sent to the family at drakecremation.com. 250-377-8225.
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