Obituary

Olivia Newton John performs during the Viña del Mar International Song Festival at the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, Chile, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Believed to be one of the largest musical events in Latin America, the annual five-day festival was inaugurated in 1960. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Olivia Newton-John, beloved star of Grease, dead at 73

Newton-John ‘passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning’

 

Wanda Watson

December 3, 1949 - August 6, 2022In loving memory ~ Our world…

  • Aug 6, 2022

 

FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichols more recently known for role in TV series ‘Heroes’

 

FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Russell was first ever Black head coach of any major U.S. sport

FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Morley McElree

August 31, 1931 - July 28, 2022In Loving Memory ~ It is…

  • Jul 28, 2022

Edwin Michael “Ed” Mariash

June 25, 1951 - July 16, 2022In loving memory ~ Edwin Michael…

  • Jul 16, 2022

Robert (Bob) Burchinshaw (LCol Ret’d)

July 5, 1933 - July 5, 2022Bob, our loving husband and father…

  • Jul 5, 2022

Jason Albert James Filipchuk

December 22, 1970 - June 23, 2022It is with great sadness we…

  • Jun 23, 2022

Leon Remus

June 21, 2022In loving memory ~ Reverend Leon Remus. Reverend Bluejeans as…

  • Jun 21, 2022

Marnie Filipchuk

September 10, 1947 - June 18, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Marianne Winifred…

  • Jun 18, 2022
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

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)

James “Jake” Clayton Frausel

January 29, 1944 - May 28, 2022In Loving Memory ~ It is…

  • May 28, 2022
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

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

Ernie Jacks

January 28, 1957 - April 22, 2022In loving memory ~ Ernestine "Ernie"…

  • Apr 22, 2022

Shirley Frank

May 12, 1951 - April 1, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Firle "Shirley"…

  • Apr 1, 2022

Amy Cashato

March 24, 2022In loving memory ~ It is with sadness that the…

  • Mar 24, 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)

Franca Stagliano

April 11, 1928 - March 9, 2022In Loving Memory ~ It is…

  • Mar 9, 2022

Gary Joseph Schiller

February 2, 1943 - March 7, 2022It is with heavy hearts and…

  • Mar 7, 2022

Robert Clayton Frausel

February 15, 20221963-2022  ~  Robert Clayton Frausel passed away on February 15th at the…

  • Feb 15, 2022