Charlie passed away in Vernon, BC, on September 5, 2009, in his eightieth year.
He is survived by his wife Barbara, daughters Cathy O’Brien and Charlotte Baglole. He will also be missed by step-daughters Frankie Epp, Julie Marts and Heidi Skoglund, 6 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and his brother Richard and family.
He was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Geraldine, and his brother Bill.
Charlie worked for the Trans Canada Telephone Co., providing nation-wide communications. After many years with BC Telephone (Telus) around BC, he retired in Vernon and started Vernon Mobile Radio. He was active in amateur radio as well and made contact with many people worldwide. In his field he was “a man ahead of his time”.
He leaves many friends, both in BC and at his winter home in Indio, CA.
Heartfelt thanks to the staff at Polson Sunshine Valley for their excellent care in the last months of his life.
Cremation and no service at Charlie’s request.