September 26, 1944 ~ May 19, 2016
The family of Bill is heartbroken to announce his sudden passing at the age of 71. Bill has left to mourn his loving wife Verna; two children Rachelle (Rene) and Jason (Crystal); adoring granddaughters Molly and Violet; sister Patricia (Sal); along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Bill is predeceased by his parents Peter and Nellie Semnovitch, as well as aunts and uncles. Bill spent many years in the oil and gas industry in Calgary where he built many successful business relationships and personal friendships. He retired in 2004 and moved to Kelowna where he and Vernie lived a full and happy life and enjoyed winters in Arizona, where they made many more dear lifelong friends. Bill touched the hearts of all who knew him and he will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his family and many dear friends. Memorials will be held both in Kelowna, BC on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at 4:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, and in Calgary, AB on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Eden Brook Funeral Home, 24223 Twp. Rd 242 (17th Ave & Lower Springbank Road, S.W.). In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Bill’s name may be made to your local SPCA.
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