Goerge KONECHNY

KONECHNY, George

 

Passed away on July 28, 2016 at the age of 96. Survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Edna; son Gary and daughter-in-law Ginny; grandchildren: Craig (Satomi), Jeff (Shaunna), Sara (Vinay); great grandchildren: Justin and Brandon. Predeceased by his brother Martin.  George was born in Melville, Saskatchewan June 24, 1920.  After serving in World War II in the Netherlands and Italy, he married Mom in 1946 and moved to BC where he had a 38 year career with the Dueck car dealership in Vancouver.  Upon retirement, they moved to Kelowna where golf, travelling, volunteering, gardening and enjoying the company of friends enriched their retirement years.  His life was guided by his favourite expression: “It doesn’t cost anything to be nice to people.”George will be deeply missed by family and friends and a celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, August 6th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundationwww.heartandstroke.bc.ca. Condolences may be sent to the family by visitingwww.springfieldfuneralhome.com,

250-860-7077.