We regret to announce the passing of Frank Thomas
Whitwell of Vernon, B.C. on August 3, 2006, at age 74 years. Frank was a dedicated father and grandfather, retired forester, active member of the North Okanagan Naturalist Club, and avid outdoorsman who enjoyed traveling, hiking, skiing, kayaking, and a good pint. He is survived by his loving companion Janet, three sons, David (Delee) Whitwell, Williams Lake, Brian Whitwell, Calgary, Allan (Treva) Whitwell, Grand Prairie, and granddaughter, Sarah.
Our sincere thanks and heartfelt gratitude to Krista Deneef, Bob Hebbert, Horace Brownlee, Janine Dahm and the Stroke Recovery Club, Sally Bassett, Terry Muir, Barbara Cousins, Dr. Gavin Smart, Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Dr. Ed Hardy, and the Vernon Cancer Center Staff, Ed, Rick and the Handi-Dart crew, Krystal Pine, Debbie Brown, Pierre and the Interior Health Community Care Staff, Lani Williston, Dr. Shawn McCann and the Kelowna Rehab Staff, Christian and the Staff at Poulson Multi-Level, and countless others for all the loving care and enriching Frank’s life.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Frank’s memory may be made to the James Grant Fund of the North Okanagan Naturalist Club, the BC Cancer Foundation, or the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation. A Celebration of Life service will be held September 9. Arrangement are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 542-0155.