John Podmoroff passed away peacefully, following a battle with cancer, at Hospice House in Kelowna on Sunday October 25, 2015. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Helen; daughter, Pamela Podmoroff of Vancouver; son, Ivan and daughter in-law, Terry Podmoroff of New Westminster; sister, Bernice Posnikoff and numerous nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by: parents, Lucy and John; brother, Bill; Aunt, Polly Bell; Uncle, Fred Soloveoff and niece, Loretta. John was born on May 8, 1935 in Nelson B.C. and grew up in Blewett. He met his wife Helen, got married in 1966 and moved to Kelowna in 1967, where their kids were born and raised. John worked in construction for most of his life and will always be remembered for his gardening, fishing and love of the outdoors. A Celebration of Life will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday November 7th at Everden Rust Funeral Services, 1910 Windsor Road,Kelowna. Deepest thanks to Dr. Mackle and his staff, as well as the nurses and staff at Hospice House. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation.