John Quiring

John Quiring

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of John Quiring on December 25, 2010 in Vernon at 102 years of age. John was born in Rosthern SK October 12, 1908 to Cornelius and Gertrude. He leaves behind his loving family; daughter Irene Anderson of Armstrong; son Lionel (Jessie) Tripp of Chilliwack; son Brent (Pandy) Quiring of Fort McMurray AB; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Eva on November 23 2010; and his two sons Wayne and Gary. John lived in Saskatchewan where he married Eva Mary Deschenes on December 19 1953, then resided in Alberta before coming to Armstrong over 40 years ago. He worked as a mechanic and millwright. In his retirement John enjoyed flea markets, garage sales, fishing, and playing cards with friends and family. A Celebration of Life Tea will be held at Personal Alternative Funeral Services (2980 Smith Drive, Armstrong) on Wednesday December 29 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC (#102 3402 27 Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S1). Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via email:

Arrangements entrusted to


Vernon 250-558-0866 & Armstrong 250-546-7237

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