Allister Stanley BARR

Allister Stanley BARR

passed away peacefully at Brookhaven Care Centre on July 14th, 2008 at the age of 85. He is now re-united with his wife Christine who predeceased him 2006. He is survived by his three sons Jim (Marlene) , David (Luann) and Larry (Wendy) and grandchildren Brent (Laura), Teryn, Kelly, Cameron, Jessica and Christa.Also left to mourn his passing are brother Arnold (Josephine) of Calgary, sister Dorothy Ellis of Victoria, brother-in-law Paul Shewchuk (Madge) of Vernon and sister-in-law Lillian Turchanski (John) of Ft. St. John and Ann Klingbeil of Prince George. Allister was born in Summerview, Alberta and grew up on the family farm in the Pincher Creek / Ft. Macleod area of Alberta before coming to the Okanagan in 1948. He worked for many years at the local GM auto dealers, was the “family Mr. Fix- it” and an avid fisherman who took special pride in introducing each of his grandchildren to his favourite pastime. The family would like to acknowledge the staff at Brookhaven Care Centre for their care and compassion during his stay there and especially during his final days. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 26th, 2008 at 11:00 AM from First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave, Kelowna. Upon request of the family and in lieu of flowers, donations in Allister’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society of B.C. , 865 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 6P6. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialkelowna.com


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