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Douglas Roy Roskewich

It is with great sadness that the family of Douglas Roy Roskewich announce his passing on December 6, 2016. He left us peacefully at his home on Pine Drive, Golden, BC.

Born in Lac La Biche, Alberta on December 16, 1947, he moved to Edmonton, AB with sisters and mother, Mary, at the age of 12, from Amesbury, AB. He lived in Golden, BC from 1970 onward. Predeceased by his father, Thomas; mother, Mary; brother, Tommy (Irene) and, the love of his life, Sharon Schuman. Survived by his daughter, Pamela (Kirk); son, Trevor Roskewich; grandchildren, Eric Douglas Young and Trent Roskewich (Monsen); sisters, Sonja (Real) L’Heureux, Linda Ripley, Audrey Roskewich and many nephews and nieces.

Doug, or Joe to family, was an avid photographer who spent a lot of time in and around Golden and the Provincial Parks, sitting and waiting to get the perfect shot. His pictures were fantastic. His other passion was the Golden Rockets, watching them play at the arena with the guys. His family ask, in remembrance of Doug, to please support the Rockets or donate to the MRI Diagnostic Imaging Team at the East Kootenay Reginal Hospital. For additional info, contact There is no formal service planned for this time.

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Arrangements are in the care of Hindman Bowers Funeral Home, Golden, BC.

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