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

 

Joseph Harvie Harris

April 28, 1939 - July 25, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Joseph Harvie…

  • Jul 25, 2022

Margaret Cameron

December 12, 1924 - July 21, 2022Margaret Sylvia Cameron, beloved wife of…

  • Jul 21, 2022

Eugene Vanzety Dolinsky

September 13, 1932 - June 29, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Please celebrate…

  • Jun 29, 2022

Arnold Michael Penno

June 4, 1941 - June 24, 2022In loving memory ~ The family…

  • Jun 24, 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)

Mario Mastroianni

May 31, 2022Mario Mastroianni passed away on May 31, 2022 after a…

  • May 31, 2022

Delores Louise Burkin

December 20, 1944 - May 25, 2022In loving memory ~ It's with…

  • May 25, 2022

David Joel Breton-Short

May 22, 2022In loving memory ~ We are saddened to announce the…

  • May 22, 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)

Ronald Paul Truman

March 16, 1954 - April 23, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Ronald Truman…

  • Apr 23, 2022

Edmund James Barry Nagle

November 1, 1935 - April 17, 2022Barry Nagle was born on November…

  • Apr 17, 2022

Muriel Lotosky

June 6, 1923 - April 3, 2022In loving memory ~ It is…

  • Apr 3, 2022

Robert Jodouin

April 27, 1940 - April 1, 2022In loving memory ~ Bob Jodouin…

  • Apr 1, 2022

Leo Walter Klafki

February 11, 1932 - March 24, 2022In loving memory ~ Leo was…

  • 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)

Lyn Heyword

In Loving Memory ~ Lyn was born in Cwmbran Wales UK to…

  • Feb 18, 2022

Dale William Jerke

November 23, 1957 - February 7, 2022We are deeply saddened to announce…

  • Feb 7, 2022