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Mervyn Steele

July 24, 1947 - May 19, 2016


On Thursday May 19, 2016, Mr. Mervyn James Steele of Osoyoos, BC passed away at the Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 68 years.

Merv never wore a watch and seldom used a phone but he always knew what time it was and it was time to go.

The work is done and challenges complete. Now its time for a new paradise and much welcomed sleep.

The stars are not wanted now, put out every one, pack up the moon and dismantle the sun, pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood; Merv would have done it if he could.

Beloved husband of Donna (nee Eldridge; loving father of John and his wife Miae of Seoul, South Korea.

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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

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From: Dave & Cathy Peterson
Relation: Friend

Donna & John we are so heartbroken over the loss of Merv, he was such a kind, caring, patience guy. We always enjoyed our times we had w/ him. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. As I said to Dave today I knew Merv longer than I knew Dave & remember a few times he took care of John & Ryan wihile we were out having a ” Little too much fun”, he was great w/ the boys & so patient w/ us. He will be missed. Love you guys & thinking about you.

From: Sally Hogan
Relation: friend and neighbour

Mike and I are so sorry to hear about your loss. We knew that these last few years have been a struggle. What a great guy. Did not know him very long, but we didn’t need to. He was one hell of a guy! Rest in peace Merv. You were loved by so many.
Sally and Mike Hogan

From: Gail Segnoe
Relation: Lived in the same complex

Thoughts & prayers to you Donna & your family. With fond memories.
Gail Segnoe
Ridgeview Estates

From: Kev & Lynn McCaskill
Relation: Friends

Dear Donna and John. We are so sad to hear that Merv is gone. He has always been such a genuinely wonderful guy. Donna we know that your life revolved around your husband and this is going to be a difficult transition. May the beautiful memories of Merv and the support of your friends and family help you along the road. He will be missed, and you will always be in our thoughts and prayers.

From: Annette and Len Hamm
Relation: from our home town; lifetime friends

Donna, John and Miae,
We are so sorry to hear about Mervyn. He will live on in our memories of childhood and lay summer days on Rainy Lake and Lake Despair.
Our hearts go out to you. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.
Love from Annette and Len

From: Grant LeBlanc
Relation: neighbor

Janet and I want to express our sympathy on Merv’s passing. We know that you were a great team and that you will miss him greatly. You and Merv are in our thoughts and please remember that you are not alone.
Grant & Janet

From: Lynn MacCalder/Leo Dwyer
Relation: RVing friends

We are so sorry to hear of Mervyn’s passing. Our memories of him are from better times before his health issues of recent years but we will always remember the times we ran into each other in Yuma and Mexico. This will be a difficult time, Donna , but remember you are in many thoughts and prayers. Our condolences to you and your son and his wife.

From: Jon MacDonald
Relation: friend and collegue

Merv—our rocketman from work and friends. How do we say goodbye without a tear in our eyes. You were a tremendous man and friend and I shall remember you forever. Good travels my friend.

Jon MacDonald.

From: John Benson
Relation: Worked Together

Donna and John. My Thoughts are with you,s So sorry to hear about Merv, John B

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