Gordon (Barry) French

Born at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Jan. 9, 1934, passed away Dec. 8, 2013 at the age of 79. He was married to Mary for 53 years. He had two daughters, Sheri French, Valerie (Herb) Cleverly; four grandchildren, Casey (Clay), Tina (Auston), Suzanna and Donnie and one great-grandchild Mathew.

He is survived by his younger brothers Ira (Noreen), Dale (Gene) French; one sister Shirley Conquergood and sister-in-law and brother-in-law Betty and Bill Bunting plus several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was a full-time carpenter and part-time farmer before retiring. He enjoyed camping, travelling and golfing with numerous friends. He will be sadly miss by all who knew him.

Many thanks to the great staff in the E.R. and I.C.U. at Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Also many thanks to Dr. Arnold and Dr. Naude. As per Barry’s request, no service. Donations can be made to the Cancer Society or Vernon Jubilee Hospital.

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