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Richard Pentney, 93

Richard Pentney
1921 ~ 2015
Richard passed away peacefully in Oliver, B.C., on Monday, June 8, 2015 at the age of 93. Predeceased by his wife Frieda in 2001; lovingly remembered by sons, Alan (Tara) of Calgary, Alberta; Bruce (Barbara) of Brandon, Manitoba and Ross (Cindy) of Barrhead, Alberta; grandchildren, Julie (Paul) and Richard (Jacquie) of Brandon; Alana (Richard) of Toronto and Jon (Natalie) of Calgary; great-grandchildren, Paige, Dana, Cade, Cohen and Mayson. Predeceased by 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Richard was raised in the Lake of the Woods region in Ontario and following his service as a Chief Petty officer in the Canadian Navy he brought his bride Frieda from Oliver back to the Lake where they ran a commercial fishery, a tourist resort and happily raised a family. He attended Queen’s University and went on to become a tax assessor for the Ontario Government and then eventually retired to Oliver where he enjoyed many cribbage games with his friends. He volunteered as an income tax preparer and was a member of the Kiwanis and was a Past President of the Royal Canadian Legion. A Funeral Service was held on Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 10 o’clock from St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 412 Skagit Avenue, Oliver. Rev. Darren Siegle officiating. Interment followed at the Oliver Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy donations to your charity of choice would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to Blaine Krist at Dignity Funeral Home.
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