It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Eric William Egely on May 30, 2015. Eric was born in Penticton, BC on January 7, 1937 to Lars and Hilda (Hilma) Egely. Eric was predeceased by his wife Lea, his parents, his brothers and sisters-in-law: Ed and Margaret, Orville and Marion, John and Ruby, Oliver and Mary, Clarence and Wilma, his sisters and brothers in law Emma and Eric Wharton and Shirley and Gerry Owen. Eric will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughter Darlene (Dave) Ogilvie, Son Leonard (Tammie) Egely, grandsons Mitchell and Connor, granddaughters Anisah and Kaylea, his sister Gladys (Ed) Schram, and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Eric loved meeting and visiting with everyone and in his honour there will be a gathering to celebrate this much loved funny man on June 6, 2015 at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home, Tea Room at 1:00 PM. Please come and share stories with friends and family. Eric’s family would like to thank the staff of Gateby and Polson Residential Care Facilities for their loving care of Eric during his stay with them. Dad really loved children and in lieu of flowers donations may be made in Eric’s name to a cause that benefits children.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Vernon Funeral Home, Phone: 250 542 0155. Condolences may be offered at www.vernonfuneralhome.com