Patrick Gordon Phinney passed away peacefully at the young age of 62 on April 21, 2009 in hospice care after a battle with leukemia.
He was born in West Summerland B.C. December 17, 1946 and adopted into the loving home of James (Bob) and Ethel (Winnie) Phinney (nee Craze) as their only child. Pat had an adventurous life of travel, education and mystery. Everywhere he went the lives of others would be touched by his large caring heart, love and compassion. He will always be remembered as a “Ham”. He is predeceased by his parents and one child Shawna (1977). He is survived by his wife Anita (Tina) St. Hilaire, 6 children James (Joy-Lee), Andrew (Shaylene), Tara (Randy) Wells, Gordon (Kendal), Elizabeth (Andrew) Clegg, Bobbie (Erin) and 15 grandchildren. There will be a memorial service in celebration of his life on May 9, 2009 at 11:00 AM in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints chapel located at 6300 Tyson Road, Chilliwack B.C. V2R3G8. Those wishing to honour Patrick with charitiable donations or in lieu of flowers may do so through The Chilliwack Hospice Society 45360 Hodgins Avenue, Chilliwack B.C. V2P1P5 or The B.C. Cancer Society 565 W. 10th Avenue, Vancouver B.C. V5Z4J4. Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.