August 7th, 1933 – March 12th, 2016
Gene passed away at the age of 82 at his home on the Kootenay Lake after a brief but courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was comforted by the presence of his family and friends during his illness. There are no words to describe the sorrow and feelings of loss and love that his passing leaves behind.
He will be forever remembered by his loving wife Agnes, his daughter Suzette, and his sons Calvin (Linda), Douglas, and Scott (Laura), his brother Joe (Delores) and sister Ione. Gene is also survived by 7 loving grandchildren, and great grandchildren, brother and sister – in – laws, nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the to the Community Home Care Nursing Services of Team One of the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Area and the Nelson and District Hospice Society for their compassionate care and the services.
A private service with the family will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Thompson Funeral service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfs.ca