James (Jim) passed
away peacefully at
Hospice, December 7,
2012 at the age of 87, after a long battle with cancer.
He was predeceased by
his loving wife, Margaret
(nee Lockerbie), grandson Doug McClelland, son in
law Richard Pitt and
brothers; Steve and Mike. He will be dearly missed by
his loving partner, Gladys Retzlaff, sister Anne Leblanc, daughters; Shirley Pitt, Lynne Rennick (Bruce Freeborn), Leslie McClelland (Greg), Diane Quigley (Ralph), Patti Kains
(Emery) Valerie Cook(Doug) and son Jim Rennick, many nieces and nephews and the extended Retzlaff family.
He cared deeply for his grandchildren; Jennifer Persello (Brent), Garrett McClelland (Kim), Sheri Gilroyed (Jamie) Brian Quigley, Jocelyn Hamilton(Wes), Monica Kains,
Matthew Rennick, Teagan Rennick, Michael Pitt (Tamara) David Pitt(Kristen) Devin Cook and Trevor Cook.
Jim also took great delight in spoiling his great
grandchildren, Tyler, Andrew, Theresa Gilroyed,
Kara Persello, Sofia Kains, Kylie McClelland,
Violet Pitt and Gage Hamilton
A memorial service for Jim, will be held, Friday,
December 14, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the Royal Canadian
Legion. Branch 26, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna B.C.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Central Okanagan Hospice House.