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Irving Wood

September 10, 1937 - June 8, 2017

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With deep sorrow, we announce the peaceful passing of Irv Wood at the age of 79 years on June 8, 2017.  Irv passed away at home with family at his side, after a brief battle with esophagus cancer.

Irv is survived by his wife Fiona of 37 ½ years; sons Daniel, Mark (Diane), George (Sheryl); daughters Wendy and Catherine; grandchildren Alicia (Jared), Nicole (Adam), Ashley, Robin and MacKenzie.

Irv was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and moved with his parents to Vancouver, BC at the age of 7 years.

He worked as a carpenter, heating/maintenance engineer, fire prevention officer, motel owner/operator, school district maintenance, then school bus driver until he finally retired at the age of 65.

He was a social butterfly with many friends.  Past member of Oliver Elks and Oliver Kiwanis Club.  Member of Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 97 and Vintage Car Club of Canada (S. Okanagan Chapter) for 27 years.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 17th at Valley Congregational Church, Black Sage Road, Oliver.

Donations gratefully accepted for Canadian Cancer Society or Desert Valley Hospice.

Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting www.nunes-pottinger.com

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

Many grateful thanks to our local doctors – Dr. Smallwood and Dr. Entwistle; palliative care nurses Lisa and Ashley; Pastor Ken Clarke; John and Daryn from Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service for their caring, guidance and support.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium

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

From: Kay & Ernie Rotheisler
Relation: Acquaintance

Fiona, we are so very sorry to hear of Irv’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.
Kay & Ernie

From: Sandy Walker
Relation: Co-worker of wife

So sorry Fiona – hugs!

From: Jaime Pacheco
Relation: Friend and fellow car-guy.

Our most sincere condolences to Fiona and the family. We share your loss and your grief.

From: Ken & Janice Clarke
Relation: Pastor and friend

Celebrating Irv’s life; grateful to have crossed paths with him. We will remember his kindness to others, his sense of humour and the faith and courage that marked the last season of his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with Fiona and her family.

From: Dianne & Wayne Gough
Relation: friends and car people

Fiona and family, we are so sorry to hear of Irv’s passing. Will miss that glint in his eyes that shone every time you saw him. RIP our friend

From: Dennis & Jean Tomlin
Relation: long time friends & car guys

Fiona & family,
We are so sorry to hear of Irv’s passing. Our heartfelt condolences. Big hugs, from long time friends, Dennis & Jean

From: Vivian Smith
Relation: Friend

Sorry for your loss Blessings to the family in love and light God bless Vivian and Bill xxxx

From: Judy Dallas
Relation: Through the start of a bus service for this area, originally for medical appointments.

My condolences to the family. Irv drove the “Med-Trans” bus when it started out and I remember him as a friendly and kind individual. Cherish your memories as you honour him always.

From: Valerie Durham
Relation: Was my landlord back in Keremeos

I am so sorry Fiona, Hugs to you, My condolences to you and the family, I loved his humor ,He was a good guy,You will be missed by a lot of people, R.I.P Irv

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Service Schedule

  Memorial Service

Date & Time:
June 17, 2017
Beginning at 2:00pm

Location:
Valley Congregational Church
4312 Black Sage Road
Oliver, BC Canada

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 17th at Valley Congregational Church, 4312 Black Sage Road, Oliver.

4312 Black Sage Road
Oliver, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Donations gratefully accepted for Canadian Cancer Society or Desert Valley Hospice.

Thank You Notice

Many grateful thanks to our local doctors – Dr. Smallwood and Dr. Entwistle; palliative care nurses Lisa and Ashley; Pastor Ken Clarke; John and Daryn from Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service for their caring, guidance and support.

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