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Erwin Schaffrick

March 24, 1934 - June 16, 2016


On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Erwin Schaffrick passed away peacefully at McKinney Place in Oliver. He was born on March 24, 1934 in Janushew, Poland. 

He was an orchardist, worked at Co-op Packing House, BC True Fruits, Drayton Valley and Fort St. John oil fields.

Erwin will be sadly missed by his wife, Susan, his stepson Jason (Bridget), sisters Margaret, Trudy (John), Hanna (Larry) and Ursula (Leo), brothers Alfred (Jill), Richard (Linda) and Harry (Janice) and many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by his father Otto, his mother Alice, and brother-in-law Miles Lewis. 

We are thankful to Dr. Hamilton, the staff of McKinney Place and John Nunes for their unending care and compassion.

Cremation has taken place and there will be no funeral at Erwin’s request. His ashes will be spread according to his wishes.

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Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos.




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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

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

From: Sandra Smith
Relation: co-worker

Condolences to Sue and the Schaffrick family – Erwin was a pleasure to work with. Dedicated and meticulous , good traits for an ammonia refrigeration operator. Friendly, reliable, and I’ll always remember the smile.
Great guy.

From: Sheri and Vic Hamilton
Relation: Uncle

Many fond memories of picking prunes at Uncle Erwin’s at the end of each summer. He was always a lot of fun with his nieces and nephews.

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