GLEN ALLAN GAINES passed away peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on January 3, 2003, at the age of 84 years. He was a resident of the Vernon and Coldstream area since 1965, and a former resident of Stettler, Alberta, and of Mission, B.C. Glen was predeceased by his first wife, Norma, in 1980, and by two sisters, Iva Mather and Fern Holmes. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife, Gladys; four children: Thelma (Bill) Boucher, Betty (Ken) Hamilton, David (Lin) Gaines, and Lorna (John) Guild; nine step-children: Cliff, Bob, Darrell, Bradley, Rick, David, Dwight, Chris, and Cindy Arkell; and their families. Glen is also survived by one sister, Holly (Placid) Ducharme, and many nieces and nephews and extended family members. Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service was held on Tuesday, January 7, at 10:00 A.M., in the chapel of Vernon Funeral Home, with the Reverend Rick Arkell officiating. In lieu of flowers, friends wishing to do so may make donations in memory of Glen to Hospice House, 3506-27 Ave., Vernon, V1T 1S4. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 250-542-0155.

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