MR. GEORGE NICKOLAS SHIPPIT, a long time resident of the Vernon area, passed away in Noric House on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003 at the age of 94 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Frances, his daughter, Wilma Boulter and his son-in-law, Heinz Boesel of Vernon, B.C., three grandchildren; Karen (Doug) Jacobi of Vernon, B.C., Bruce Boulter of Douglas Lake, B.C. and David Boulter of Vancouver, B.C., three great-grandchildren; Brett, Braiden and Tristen Jacobi, his sister, Betty Ostafew of Osoyoos, B.C., his brother-in-law, David (Marnie) Bowden of Kelowna, B.C. and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by one son, Robert Jones, four brothers; John, Mike, Bill and Lawrence and four sisters; Frances Korol, Mary Stamberg, Catherine Sim and Lil Claughton. Cremation preceded the Funeral Service which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Saturday, September 13th, 2003 at 11:00 A.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson officiating. A Reception will follow in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of George to the Children’s Diabetic Foundation, c/o the Vernon Branch of the Canadian Diabetic Association, P.O. Box 1301, Vernon, B.C. V1T 6N6. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).