Lionel L. BROWN

BROWN, Lionel L. passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the age of 88. Survived by his loving family, daughters Elaine (Michael) of Toronto, ON, Christine (Gus) of Caledonia, ON, Gayle (Malcolm) of Fort Saskatchewan, AB, sons, Gordon of Oakville, ON, Ian of Calgary, AB, 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren and his special friend Lillian Goodman. Sadly predeceased by his wife Eileen and his son Douglas. Lionel was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be missed. He loved playing bridge and pool and any kind of dancing. He was incredibly skilled with his hands and made all sorts of crafts from chairs to pens. Dad served in the RAF during WWII in India and Burma, was a long-standing member of the Legion and took great comfort in his Christian faith. A fond thank you and farewell to the many friends and caring staff of Missionwood Retirement Resort. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made in Lionel’s name to the Central Okanagan Hospice Association – Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 2Z6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.