Obituary

Brian Green fills sandbags in Falkland. The longtime Shuswap Emergency Program volunteer died peacefully at home at age 80 on June 27. (Emergency Support Services photo)

Falkland mourns passing of longtime volunteer

Brian Green helped with everything from Emergency Social Services to Sunday Mourners Club to First Responders

 

Dorothy Viva Horton (née Rye)

July 12, 20211932-2021 ~ Horton (née Rye), Dorothy Viva, 88, of Sherwood…

  • Jul 12, 2021

 

Longtime Vernon hockey icon Odie Lowe died Tuesday, June 29, at age 93. Lowe was a member of the 1956 Allan Cup Canadian Senior Hockey champion Vernon Canadians, and coached the Vernon Essos to B.C. Junior Hockey League titles in 1970 and 1972. (Morning Star file photo)

Vernon hockey icon dies at 93

Odie Lowe won Allan Cup with Vernon Canadians and coached Vernon Essos to pair of BC Junior Hockey crowns

 

George F. Heiss

December 24, 1939 - June 29, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • Jun 29, 2021

Leslie James ‘Les’ Love

June 14, 2021We are sad to share that Les passed away on…

  • Jun 14, 2021
Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ star Olympia Dukakis dies at 89

The veteran stage and screen actor’s flair for maternal roles helped her win and Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy

Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Ruby May Mondry

November 1, 1920 - April 18, 2021We sadly announce the passing of…

  • Apr 18, 2021

Sharon Heather Leveque

August 3, 1942 - April 15, 2021Sharon (Daniel) Leveque was born in…

  • Apr 15, 2021

Rosanna Irene Harms (née Keim)

February 20, 1936 - April 8, 2021Rosanna "Rose" was born in Turtleford,…

  • Apr 8, 2021
Crannog Ales, a Shuswap microbrewery, is mourning the death of 15-year employee Greg Darling, a company driver and brew-hand. (Facebook photo)

Shuswap brewery saddened by employee death

Greg Darling was a beloved fixture at Crannog Ales in Sorrento

Crannog Ales, a Shuswap microbrewery, is mourning the death of 15-year employee Greg Darling, a company driver and brew-hand. (Facebook photo)

Greg Pym

It has been 9 weeks since my HANDSOME husband, Greg Pym passed…

  • Mar 18, 2021

Gregory ‘Greg’ Pym

January 22, 2021Greg Pym passed away January 22nd, 2021, at the age…

  • Jan 22, 2021
Tributes have been pouring in for longtime Morning Star editor Glenn Mitchell, who died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 17, at age 60. (Cory Bialecki photo)

Colleagues, community deeply saddened by Vernon editor’s death

Glenn Mitchell, managing editor at the Morning Star for nearly 30 years, died suddenly Dec. 17

Tributes have been pouring in for longtime Morning Star editor Glenn Mitchell, who died suddenly Thursday, Dec. 17, at age 60. (Cory Bialecki photo)
The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is mouring the death of former president Len Dergousoff of Salmon Arm. The longtime Revelstoke Grizziies board member, who was president from 1999-2002, lost a year-long battle with cancer at age 80. (Dergousoff family photo)

Former KIJHL president dies after cancer battle

Len Dergousoff, 80, of Salmon Arm, was longtime Revelstoke Grizzlies exec, president 1999-2002

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League is mouring the death of former president Len Dergousoff of Salmon Arm. The longtime Revelstoke Grizziies board member, who was president from 1999-2002, lost a year-long battle with cancer at age 80. (Dergousoff family photo)

Rodney Abel Gagnon

November 6, 20201941-2020 ~ It is with sadness, yet fond and tender…

  • Nov 6, 2020
Judy Mallett, a Butcher Boys employee for 44 years, known for her fun-loving nature and fundraising abilities, died of cancer Oct. 4 at age 70. (Photo submitted)

Fun-loving Okanagan grocery clerk fondly remembered

Judy Mallett, who worked for Butcher Boys for 46 years, died Oct. 4.

Judy Mallett, a Butcher Boys employee for 44 years, known for her fun-loving nature and fundraising abilities, died of cancer Oct. 4 at age 70. (Photo submitted)
Kenneth William 'Ken Magee' Magee

Kenneth William ‘Ken Magee’ Magee

February 27, 1932 - October 16, 2020It is with heavy hearts that…

  • Oct 16, 2020
Kenneth William 'Ken Magee' Magee
Helen Gatzke

Helen Gatzke

January 13, 1939 - September 2, 2020With love and appreciation, the family…

  • Sep 2, 2020
Helen Gatzke
Edward Perepolkin

Edward Perepolkin

May 4, 1942 - August 28, 2020The family of Edward Perepolkin wish…

  • Aug 28, 2020
Edward Perepolkin

Douglas F. Irving

August 15, 2020It is with great sadness that we announce the passing…

  • Aug 15, 2020