Jerome Ray (Jerry) Shpeley
was born on August 20th, 1948 in Vernon, B.C. and passed away on July 14th, 2012 in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 63 years.
Jerry will be lovingly remembered by his wife Sharon; one step-daughter, Carrie (Murray) Koenig of Watson, Saskatchewan; two step-grandchildren, Christie and Shelby; one brother, Zenith Shpeley of Prince Rupert, B.C.; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and many friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Metro (Matt) on September 8th, 2007; and his mother, Annie on August 27th, 2011.
Jerry was a member of the Fraternal Order Of Eagles and was their Chaplain for the past three years. He loved the outdoors; had a passion for fishing, making jerky and in his younger years, hunting. He loved woodworking and welding and was always busy in his workshop.
Cremation preceded a Celebration Of Jerry’s Life which will be held at the Eagles Hall, 5101-25th Avenue, on Friday, July 20th, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. with Mr. John Mayrhofer and Mr. Stuart Fransbergen officiating. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Jerry to the charity of their choice.
Funeral arrangements have been made with
BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,
5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5