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Darrell Baker is shown in this undated handout photo. Courtney Baker doesn’t know what she’s going to do with the urn she’s picked out for her little brother’s ashes. They were supposed to arrive by express post from Edmonton to Vancouver more than two weeks ago, but after the expected delivery date was pushed back several times, she’s come to the conclusion that they may be lost. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Courtney Baker *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Sister in B.C. waits for little brother’s ashes that seem to be lost in transit

The ashes were supposed to arrive by Christmas Eve

 

A virtual service is being held for Glenn Mitchell, who passed away suddenly on Dec. 17, 2020. The service will be available on YouTube starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, 2020.

Celebrating the life of Glenn Lloyd Mitchell

A virtual service is being held for the longtime Morning Star editor on YouTube today at 1:30 p.m.

 

Brandon Bowers Funeral Service has been purchased by a company in Penticton, however, Gary and Chrissie Sulz will remain as the operators. (Submitted/Revelstoke Review)

Funeral home in Revelstoke aquired by new owners, managers will remain

Penticton’s Providence Funeral Homes bought the Bowers group

 

Ian Elliott of Arbutus Funeral Services in Langley is worried about running out of basic supplies like protective gloves. Across B.C., funeral homes are having trouble sourcing more PPE. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Funeral homes face PPE shortage as COVID crisis continues

From Langley across the country, funeral professionals need PPE to stay safe

Ian Elliott of Arbutus Funeral Services in Langley is worried about running out of basic supplies like protective gloves. Across B.C., funeral homes are having trouble sourcing more PPE. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A member of the Okanagan Youth Pipe Band will perform every Friday afternoon in honour of those who are not able to have a funeral, service or celebration of life as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)

South Okanagan piper to perform for livestreamed memorials

Penticton funeral home to show performances every Friday at 4:30 p.m.

A member of the Okanagan Youth Pipe Band will perform every Friday afternoon in honour of those who are not able to have a funeral, service or celebration of life as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Contributed)
Sarah Cotton with her daughters Chloe (left) and Aubrey (right) taken in October 2017. (Photo Ryan MacDonald Photography)

VIDEO: A thousand come out to honour two B.C. girls found dead Christmas Day

Mourners gather in massive Victoria cathedral

Sarah Cotton with her daughters Chloe (left) and Aubrey (right) taken in October 2017. (Photo Ryan MacDonald Photography)