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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: ollie& lee-ann horton
Relation: freinds

our thoughts are with you and family during this sad time

From: Nathan and Marilyn Wood
Relation: Cousin

So very sorry for your loss. Our hearts and prayers are with you Fiona and the family. Irving was a good man and definitely made his imprint on so many people. Love to you all.

From: Denine Wood
Relation: Cousin

I am so sorry for the loss of Irving. I grew up hearing about Irving. Hearing how he was a good man and of memories my dad had. Love to you all! ❤️🌹

From: Diane Karpinsky
Relation: Friend

Dear Fiona and family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Cherish fond memories. May GOD bless you daily.

From: Bruce Fuller
Relation: Friend

Saddened to learn that Irv has passed. With Fiona he would often visit my Rustico winery, sometimes rounding up a group of car lovers to picnic with us. When I poked around the Kiwanis Market he’d help me search out interesting collectables for our winery. Will miss seeing your smile.

From: Diane Tetreault
Relation: Worked with Fiona

Fiona, So sorry to learn of your husbands passing. Condolences to you & your family.

From: Diane Tetreault
Relation: Worked with Fiona

Fiona, So sorry to learn of your husbands passing. Condolences to you & your family.

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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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