BROWER, EDWARD DONALD
It is with profound sadness that the family wishes to announce the passing of Edward Brower on Saturday, March 24, 2012, with his family at his side. He is survived by his loving family, two daughters: Sherry Stiles (Gary) of
Kelowna, Dena Hammond (Harry) of Kelowna; son Galvin Brower (Jennifer) of Surrey, BC; four grandchildren: Jim, Grant, Jordy and Jayna; four great grandchildren: Ryley, Ceili, Josh and Brooklin; three brothers: Melvin, Albert and Leonard; one sister Angela and nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his wife Lorraine in 2004 and sister
Edward was a veteran called into service in 1941. He was posted in Claresholm, AB, transferred to the Firing Squad in Lethbridge, AB and went onto Moncton, NB, where he boarded the Louis Pasteur. Edward went onto Scotland, England, Normandy for D Day, onto France, Belgium,
Germany, Holland and Denmark. He came home in 1945 on the Queen Elizabeth, arriving in New York and then onto
Edmonton, AB in January 1945.
Edward worked for the City of Edmonton as a
superintendent of painting and maintenance until his
retirement in 1974. He moved to Kamloops in 1975 and to Kelowna in 1977. Edward was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Royal Canadian Legion.
Prayers will be held on Wednesday, March 28th at 7:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road,
Kelowna, BC. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, March 29th at 10:30 am at St. Charles Garnier Parish, 3645 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna, BC. Interment to take place in St. Theresa’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to the Kelowna SPCA, 3785 Casorso Road, Kelowna, BC V1W 4M7.
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