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’

 

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

 

Harold Kenneth Nicholson

November 28, 1945 - July 27, 2022In Loving Memory ~ It is…

  • Jul 27, 2022

Donald Johnson McKenzie

July 11, 1935 - July 20, 2022The family of Donald J McKenzie…

  • Jul 20, 2022

Ralph Leaman Chase

March 14, 1936 - July 18, 2022It is with heavy hearts that…

  • Jul 18, 2022

Douglas Cyril Jones

In Memoriam ~ Born July 29, 1953 - Cumberland, BC Deceased July…

  • Jul 7, 2022

Samuel (Sam) Allan Watts

May 14, 1941 - June 25, 2022In loving memory ~ Sam was…

  • Jun 25, 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)

Hendrik (Hank) Eschbach

May 28, 2022In loving memory ~ It is with shock and sorrow…

  • May 28, 2022

David William Angers

May 22, 2022In loving memory ~ David William Angers was called to…

  • May 22, 2022

Herbert John Murray

June 20, 1938 - May 13, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Herbert John…

  • May 13, 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)

Joyce Olive Crickett

May 22, 1930 - May 12, 2022In loving memory ~ Predeceased by…

  • May 12, 2022

James (Jim) William Gerald McKay

August 15, 1939 - May 11, 2022In Loving Memory ~ With profound…

  • May 11, 2022

Mary McDonald (nee Tarapacki)

December 8, 1935 - May 9, 2022In Loving Memory ~ It is…

  • May 9, 2022

Menno Richard Unger

January 16, 1931 - May 5, 2022In loving memory ~ With both…

  • May 5, 2022

Mark Edward Wyatt

May 3, 2022Surrounded by family, Mark Wyatt passed peacefully in Penticton, BC…

  • May 3, 2022

Allan Leslie Akre

April 30, 2022In loving memory ~ Surrounded by family, Allan Leslie Akre…

  • Apr 30, 2022

Barbara Basaraba

April 24, 2022In loving memory ~ We are saddened to announce the…

  • Apr 24, 2022