Joseph Sobon

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of

Joseph Sobon on April 2, 2008. Joe was born in Halenkwa, Poland, on July 26, 1926. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Micheline; children: Richard (Jacquie), Anita (Doug), Christian (Elinor) and grandson Kyle. Joe is also survived by numerous nephews and nieces and their families in both Canada and Poland.

Joe and Micheline immigrated to Canada in 1955, arriving in Montreal, later moving to Calgary and finally settling in Vernon in 1965. Joe was known locally as a cabinet maker/finishing carpenter and worked on many projects locally.

Prayers will be recited on Friday, April 11 at 7:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Vernon Funeral Home with Father Richard Hanaczewski officiating

Funeral Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church on Saturday, April 12 at 11:00 a.m. with The Reverend Father Martin Peyton, Celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joe may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association, Box 1301, Vernon, BC V1T 6N6. Arrangements are in the care of:

Vernon Funeral Home

250-542-0155