Fernand Ernest Vandenborre

Fernand Ernest Vandenborre passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Thursday, June 30, 2005, at the age of 94 years. He was predeceased by his wife Minnie (1965), sons Walter Peterson of Armstrong (1996) and Nicky Vandenborre of Vavenby (2004), two grandchildren Anne Peterson and Shane Vandenborre. Fernie will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by five sons and daughters Bob (Velma) of Armstrong, Don (Reita) of Vavenby, Lucy (Roy) Churchill of Surrey, James “Jim” (Elaine) of Clearwater and Ruth (Wes) Farynuk of Kamloops; two daughters-in-law Kathy Peterson of Armstrong and June Vandenborre of Clearwater, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and his long-time friend Simone Carriere. Fernie is an oldtimer to the area, having built his house on Pleasant Valley Road in 1946. An avid outdoorsman, he worked in the logging industry for over 30 years and ran his small farm on the side. He built houses, enjoyed hunting, fishing and grew a large garden every year until 2004. A Memorial Service with a tea to follow will be held at Zion United Church Hall, Armstrong on Saturday, July 9, 2005, at 2 p.m. Louise Burton officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Cremation and arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services. 546-7237

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