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Ray Parker

September 16, 1924 - November 4, 2013

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On Monday November 4, 2013, Mr. Ray Joseph Parker of Penticton passed away peacefully surrounded by family at Village ByThe Station at the age of 89 years.

He was predeceased by his parents Sam & Esther Parker; brother Cam Parker; sister Carrie MacDonald and wife of 50 years Roberta Jean Jory Parker.

Ray will be fondly remembered by his loving family including wife Eva Parker of Penticton, Don Klassen of Regina, Delores Berendt of Toronto, Verna Hutchinson of Vancouver and Dale Klassen of Winnipeg; son Don Parker (Lynn) of Oliver; daughter Debra Hupp (Jim) of Osoyoos; grandchildren Jeremy Parker (Connie) of Penticton, Jocelyn Kirs (Mike) of Oliver, Ray Hupp (Amber) of Trail and Alan Hupp (Nicole) of Oliver; great-grandchildren Celeste, Ethan, Lincoln, Lane, Chase, Bella, Hunter and Jamie.

Ray spent his career working as a mechanic for the South Okanagan Lands Project and as a Ditch Rider until retirement. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to travel. Ray was also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion for 64 years, the Studebaker Car Club for 30 years and the South Okanagan Sportsman’s Association.

Donations are gratefully accepted to the Canadian Cancer Society.

A funeral service will be officiated by Legion Padre Rev. Ray Turner at 1:30 P.M. Saturday November 9, 2013 at the Oliver United Church. Interment and committal will follow at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery Field of Honour.

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

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: Sonni McLaren
Relation: Father of Friend

My Deepest Sympathy to the entire Family and Friends of Ray. May his Light Shine upon you Always. With Respect Sonni McLaren.

From: Wendy Russo
Relation: family friend

Ray was a big part of our family when I was growing up and I was saddened to hear of his passing. My heart goes out to his family at this very difficult time.

From: Mary Ostermeier
Relation: Relationship - How did you know the deceased?

On behalf of the Southern Okanagan Sportsmen’s Association I would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ray. He was a longterm member of our club and many people will remember him. He was a great asset to the club during his member years.

From: Wayne and Cheryl Dennill
Relation: Friends of family

Don and Lynn, sincere condolences to you at the loss of your Dad. Thinking of you and your family at this time of grief.

Sincerely, Wayne and Cheryl

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
November 9, 2013
Beginning at 1:30pm

Location:
Oliver United Church
511 Church Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada

A funeral service will be officiated by Legion Padre Rev. Ray Turner at 1:30 P.M. Saturday November 9, 2013 at the Oliver United Church. Interment and committal will follow at the Oliver Municipal Cemetery Field of Honour.

511 Church Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada

Memorial Gifts

Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
The Canadian Cancer Society
Po Box 1872
Oliver, BC
V0H 1T0

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