HIRON, Donald Stanley “Don” passed away at the Golden and District Hospital on Wednesday, May 6,2015 at the age of 83 years.
Don was born at Rose Valley, Saskatchewan on July 19, 1931. He moved to Harrogate in 1963 and worked in the logging industry as a mechanic, welder and heavy equipment operator for many years. An avid hunter and fisherman most of his working life. After retirement from Crestbrook Don kept busy repairing mechanical things from lawn mowers to tractors for family and friends.
Don will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 57 years, Denise; children, Judy Hiron of Cranbrook, Pam (Mike) Lim of Duncan, Shelley (Frank) Jogiste of Golden and Stacey (Warren) Chambers of Golden; eight grandchildren, Charles (Dawn) ,Rick (Rebekka), Sara (Andrew), Laura (Scott) Erin (Gord) Adam Ryan (Devon) and Luke (Sam) ten great-grandchildren, Blake, Edward, Noah, Elise, Julia, Ethan, Madison, Michael, Jake and Conner and five sisters, Gladys (Bill),Viola, Merline, Carol (Ross), and Barb (Henry), sister in law Adell (Dennis), in laws Brian, (Sharon), Darlene (Mike), Lou (Evan), And numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be no formal funeral service.
If so desired, contributions in memory of Don may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC or the Lung Association of BC.
Online condolences can be sent through Don`s obituary at:
Arrangements were in the care of Hindman/Bowers Funeral Home, Golden.