Adam Mitchell


Adam Joseph

April 16, 1940 –

April 4, 2010

Adam was born and raised in Vernon. After

graduating from Vernon Secondary School,

Adam went on to attend UBC and received

his bachelor of Education and Masters of

Administration. In 1964, Adam taught and

became Vice Principal of 100 Mile House

Junior Secondary for 12 years. After moving

to Port Alberni in 1976 with his family,

Adam was the principal at A.W. Neill, Klitsa,

Maquinna, and Eighth Avenue School. Adam

and his wife Eleanor, both retired in 1996.

Adam was predeceased by his two infant

sons David and Michael; father Joseph

Mitchell; step father John Sunduk, and

nephew Ryan Corbin. Adam leaves to

mourn his wife of 47 years Eleanor; daughter

Sandra and Grant Odgers of Nanaimo; and

grandsons Bryan and Nathan. Daughter

Susan and Richard Cook of Kamloops;

and granddaughters Kaylin and Danielle.

Adam’s mother Ann Sunduk and his sister

Eileen and Bob Corbin of Vernon; brother in

law Ron and Elaine Zimmer of Kelowna; as

well as many nieces and nephews.

Adam loved to fi sh, hunt, ride his motorbike,

and go snowbirding in California every year.

Adam was a member of the Lions Club for

40 years, and always eagerly lent a helping

hand to anyone in need.

A Celebration of Life was held at the Search

and Rescue hall, on Tebo Road, April 7, 2010.

In Lieu of fl owers, please donate to the Cancer

Society or charity of your choice. The family

would like to thank Dr. White and Melissa

Netzer, and to all of the staff of the Home Care

Society for their care and compassion.

Thank you for all the support and well wishing

of all kinds, they were very much appreciated.

The cycle of life is now completed, and now

his new journey will begin.

Forever in our hearts and soul, you

were one of a kind

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