KANE, JAMES (Cowboy Jim)
Passed away peacefully
surrounded by the love of his family on Monday, October 24, 2011 at the age of 72. He has left to mourn his loving wife
Colleen; daughter Laura Kane of Summerland; two sons:
Patrick Kane of Penticton,
Michael Kane (Natasha) of
Calgary; his chosen children: Bernie Blackwood (Connie) of Calgary and Bill Blackwood of Cape Breton Island; seven grandchildren; Amanda of Penticton, Christina of Prince George, Chantelle of Vancouver, Jared, Evan and Makayla all of Calgary and Lydia of Cape Breton Island.
Predeceased by his parents Mary and Roland Kane. Jim, and family lived in Penticton most of their lives and were
actively involved in the community, enjoying camping,
snowmobiling, swim clubs and Jim was a proud scout
leader. He worked in Penticton at Safeway for 20 plus years; moved to Kelowna in 1984 and worked at Gorman’s Mill for 22 years. Jim has been enjoying his retirement for the last 7 years. One of his greatest accomplishments in his life was that he recently celebrated 29 wonderful years of sobriety in the fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. In 1992 The “Big” fun began when he met the love of his life, Colleen. They married in 1999 and life for them was a constant gift of
living, loving and laughing with their many friends. In
celebration of Jim’s life a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, October 29th at 4:30 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of
flowers, memorial donations may be made to Parkinson’s Society – British Columbia Chapter, c/o 600-890 West Pender Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1J9.
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