JOHN MARVIN HUNTER

HUNTER, JOHN MARVEN

February 6, 1936 ~ April 14, 2014

Marven passed away

peacefully April 14, 2014 at

Kelowna General Hospital

after a period of failing health.  He is survived and will be

sorely missed by his wife of

56 years, Jean, and five

children: John (Shelley),

Stephen, Marlene (Ken),

Caroline (Jamie), Jeanine (Paul).  He was also loved

and will be missed by his

20 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. He is survived

by his siblings Allan (Adele) of ON, Don (Carolyn), Carl

(Linda), Carol (Hazen), sisters-in-law Maude and Miriam

all of NB.  He was preceded in death by his parents,

Frank and Mable Hunter, brothers Gerald and Royden,

all of NB.  Marven was born and raised in Saint John, New Brunswick. As a young man he went to Toronto where he met and married his wife Jean. While there he worked at

the 7 Up Company and later was a store manager at

Becker Milk.  After 15 years they moved back to his old home in New Brunswick where he owned and operated Lord’s Lobster in the City Market for 30 years.  In 2000,

he retired and they moved west to be closer to their children

in Alberta and Montana. In 2002, they settled in Kelowna, BC where they were warmly welcomed by a growing

family of friends.  Marven will be greatly missed by many. 

Family and friends may call for a time of visitation on

Friday, April 18, 2014 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at

Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road,

Kelowna, BC.  A funeral service will be held on

Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11:00 am at Evangel

Church, 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, BC.

 

Condolences may be sent to the family

by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com

250-860-7077.