June Lucia Dutkewich

It is with great love and sadness that we announce the passing of June Lucia Dutkewich (nee Simon). She passed away with her family by her side at Heron Grove on December 16th, 2013.

June was born in Hylo, Alberta on June 10th, 1934. She then moved to Swan River, Manitoba and there met her beloved husband John Dutkewich whom she married on June 8th, 1955. After retiring they moved to Vernon B.C. in May of 1990 and made Vernon their home.

June will be lovingly missed and remembered by her husband John; one son, Glen; three daughters, Sandra (Jeff) Hunt, Lisa (John) Kublick and Karen (RJ) Busch; thirteen grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eva (Bud) Newton and Ella Ouchar; two brothers, John (Phyllis) Simon and David (Diane) Simon; and numerous extended family members. She was preceded in death by one brother, Andrew Simon; her mother, Anne Simon; her father, Gino Simon; and one granddaughter, Cecilia Dutkewich.

The Funeral Service will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. with Reverend Ron Doroshuk officating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The family invites friends to a Reception which will take place in the Bethel Tea Room at the conclusion of the Graveside Service.

As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of June to the Alzheimer Society of B.C., #102-3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1.

We, June’s family would like to offer our thanks and appreciation to Dr. Healey and the care aides at Cottage #4 at Heron Grove for the wonderful care June received while a resident there.

Funeral arrangements have been made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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