James (Jim) WRIGHT

It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Born in Winnipeg, MB, Sept 18, 1929, died peacefully but suddenly at KGH September 14, 2008. Predeceased by his father Albert (1935), mother Ada Mitchell (1998), step father Tom Mitchell (1979) and sister Barb Bruce (2005). Survived by his devoted and loving wife of 59 years Pat, three daughters, Diane Marshall, her children Kenneth James Marshall and Michelle Dawn Bittroff (Thomas), Kathy Rojem (Dennis), their children Jonathan Wright Ward (Nicola), Jaclyn Dawn Ward, Lori Marie Surinak (Nathan) and Caleb Rojem, Sandy York (Todd), their daughter Hannah M. York, great grandchildren, Mikenna, Hunter, Karsyn and Daymek. Jim was a loving family man and successful businessman. After retiring Dad had many hobbies most notably the beautiful stained glass works, golfing with friends and his weekly card games. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. A man of tremendous honor, integrity and an amazing sense of humour. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts to the KGH staff, Emergency and 4A. A celebration of life will be held on Monday, September 22, 2008 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made to the Westside Minor Hockey: WMHA Benevolent Fund, 2760 Ross Road, Kelowna, BC, V1Z 2T6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.