CONNOR Patrick (a.k.a. ‘Mesde’) FENNESSY

CONNOR Patrick (a.k.a. 'Mesde') FENNESSY

Born Kelowna BC Oct 11th, 1990 – Died Aug 30th, 2008. It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, friend and hero. Connor found his wings on Saturday August 30th 2008 at the tender age of 17, with  family and friends by his side. Connor leaves to mourn his father Kevin, mother Lori, sister Casey, brother Chase, his grandfather Robert Fennessy of Cranbook and grandmother Eileen Allan of Kelowna. He is also survived by aunts and uncles, Brenda Jmaeff (Dan) of Winfield, Karen Fountaine(Stephen) of Kelowna, Kalvaleen Fennessy of Cranbrook, Gary Allan(Monique) of Quebec, Gordon Allan of Kelowna, Debra Penney (Tony) of Kelowna, Cousins Michele Jmaeff (Todd) of Kelowna, Cory Jmaeff (Tammy) of Winfield, Justin Allan of Kelowna, Raechel Allan-Nicholls of Edmonton, Kara Bruno(Pat) of Kelowna, Alexandra Fountaine, Austin Fountaine, Braya Jmaeff, Caleb Jmaeff and his newest little second cousin Jake Bruno of Kelowna. He will be sadly missed by his friends Ian, Will, Chase, Blake, Pat, Lyndsey, Kynnen, Keiren & Ben who stood by his side until the very end. His little companion Deacon has lost a true and best friend. Connor is predeceased by his Grandfather Robert Allan in 1985 and his Grandmother Megdalene Fennessy in 2005. Connor was born and raised in Kelowna, had he not been in hospital he would have graduated from OKM School in June 2008. He loved life and enjoyed playing Lacrosse, rugby and street hockey with his buds, he enjoyed camping and fishing with his family, time spent on the ski hill and on the lake brought a smile to his face. He loved listening to music, celebrating Christmas, soft stuffies and Slurpees, but his first love was computers. He spent countless hours battling in other lands as the character “Mesde” in his favorite game W.O.W. he made numerous friends all over the world who will miss him greatly. Connor was always smiling and happy. He loved to make his family and friends laugh whether it was with a sarcastic remark or a little jig, as he passed by you, he never ceased to bring a smile to your face. He waged a long and difficult, yet very courageous battle with Ewing’s Sarcoma Cancer. He was always positive and never lost sight of the future right to the end. He is a true hero and friend to many. Special thanks to many Dr’s, Nurse’s and staff at both BC Children’s Hospital, Kelowna General Hospital and also to Ronald McDonald House BC. A very special Thanks to Claudio Arato, if not for your efforts Connor’s wish would have never come true. Glen Braathan, you have been there for us since the moment we met and we love you very much. To Brad Field, riding in honour of Connor is something we will never forget. Melissa, your little “Pookie” loved having you as both a nurse and a friend. Wendell Harlow, you have gone above and beyond for Connor and our family.  Corrine Crockett, thank you for helping Connor attain the inner peace that he was looking for.  To all of the people who came out to help support Connor and our family in the numerous fundraisers and our home renovation during the spring of 2007, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.Thanks to all of the friends and families that we met at both RMH and BCCH who travel this journey with us and have supported us along the way. You are in our thoughts and prayers always. You are free of pain and suffering Connor, spread your Angel wings and cover us during this very difficult time. Memorial Service will be held Friday, September 12, 2008 at 1:00 pm at Willow Park Church, 439 Hwy 33, Kelowna.  Should family and friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the “STICK IT TO EWINGS” foundation at Interior Savings Credit Union acc# 8345175.  A gift in living memory of Connor will be made to “Hospice Care” by Springfield Funeral Home.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting, 250-860-7077.

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