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Edward Barkowsky

November 14, 1936 - April 11, 2019

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On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Mr. Edward Allan Barkowsky of Oliver passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side at the age of 82 years.

He was predeceased by his father John; mother Mary; sister Irma and brothers-in-law Henry and Isaac.

Edward will be fondly remembered by his loving wife Stella of 57 years; son Karl and grandchildren Dylan (Kenzie) and Paige; daughter Christine and grandchildren Nickolas (Hannah) and Crystal; daughter Anita (David) and grandchildren Miranda (Keenan), Annalise (Michael) and Emma; son Tony and grandchildren Dryden (Jessica) and Ceara; son Eugene and grandchildren Nyla, Caelan and Jesse; daughter Tamara (Brian); great-grandchild Avery; brother John (Myrna); sister Veronica as well as many extended family and friends.

Ed was a great provider and enjoyed a forty-year career working for MacMillan Bloedel – Powell River Division. He also enjoyed life as a hobby farmer along side his wife and family and was a jack of all trades.

He enjoyed traveling which included trips to the Yukon, Alaska, Hawaii and across Canada. As a young man Ed was very athletic and played soccer and baseball. He also enjoyed fishing, boating, taking part in musicals and plays as well as singing. “His first love” was automobiles, from Mercury’s to Lincolns.

Ed was a man of faith and was always very active in his churches in Powell River, New Denver and Oliver. He also volunteered his time with the Men’s Fellowship, Full Gospel Businessmen in Powell River, the Okanagan Gleaners in Oliver, was a member of the Red Cross and a frequent blood donor.

Donations are gratefully accepted for the Okanagan Gleaners Society, 507 Road 3, Oliver, BC V0H 1T1.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Interior Health home support team, Palliative Care team (Lisa and Brianna), Dr. Clair and staff at Main Street Medical, Dr. Rao and the Cancer Society in Kelowna, Pastors Bart and Tony at Park Drive Church and Jim and staff at Pharmasave in Oliver.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1:30 pm, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Park Drive Church, 6570 Park Drive, Oliver, BC followed by a reception in the church hall.

Condolences and tributes may be directed to Stella Barkowsky, #205 – 337 McKinney Road, Oliver, BC V0H 1T3 or by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

 

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Bev Peterson
Relation: Was part of the home support team.

So sorry for your loss. I was lucky enough to be able to care for Edward for a short time but he touch my heart as did his family. RIP.

From: Fiona Wood
Relation: Church friend

Comdolences Stella and family. Enjoyed you both when you attended Valley Congregational.

From: Sharon Forshner-Bibby
Relation: friends

Dear Stella, Anita and family, It is always with a sad heart we feel for you who are left behind. May the memories sustain you as you go through the time of such grief, with the help of course from friends, family members and God to bind the wounds of the pain of such loss. Sending you warm hugs and prayers for each day you go through without him. with much love hugs and warm thoughts of when I met him, with pleasant memories for sure… God Bless you all during this time…..xoxoox

Service Schedule

  Celebration of Life

Date & Time:
April 20, 2019
Beginning at 1:30pm

Location:
Park Drive Church
6570 Park Drive
Oliver, BC Canada

A celebration of life service will be held at 1:30 pm, Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Park Drive Church, 6570 Park Drive, Oliver, BC followed by a reception in the church hall.

6570 Park Drive
Oliver, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Donations are gratefully accepted for the Okanagan Gleaners Society, 507 Road 3, Oliver, BC V0H 1T1.

Thank You Notice

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Interior Health home support team, Palliative Care team (Lisa and Brianna), Dr. Clair and staff at Main Street Medical, Dr. Rao and the Cancer Society in Kelowna, Pastors Bart and Tony at Park Drive Church and Jim and staff at Pharmasave in Oliver.

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