John Sherwood passed away peacefully on Friday, April 2, 2010 in Vernon, BC.
A veteran of WW II, John came to Canada with his wife Mary in 1980 to live nearer their family. John, who owned a market garden and haulage business in England prior to retiring, continued to grow strawberries and raspberries at his home on Silver Star. He enjoyed cross country skiing and singing with the Scott Singers and Halina Choir, and was a member of Sage. A former president of the Vernon Lawn Bowling Club, he competed in the BC Seniors Games, winning several medals. John was honoured with a Life Membership of the Powerhouse Theatrical Society and North Okanagan Naturalist Club.
John enjoyed visits with his grandchildren and great grandchildren and will be sadly missed by them. The family held a Private Memorial and have dedicated a tree in the Van Dusen Gardens in his memory. Friends wishing to remember John may wish to donate to the Residents Comfort Fund, Polson Multi, Polson Residential Facility, 2101 – 32 Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2.
Arrangements were in the care of Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155.