Paul Hemich

Paul Hemich

HEMICH, PAUL

March 17,1928- October 27,2011

After a short illness, Paul passed away peacefully

at Brandt Creek Mews

in Kelowna, BC. at the age

of 83. Paul was born in

Piszczac, Poland on

March 17, 1928. At the age

of 12, Paul immigrated to

Canada with his family and

settled in the Ardmore, Alberta area. At 16 he left the

homestead for the Yukon where he worked in mining. Paul would eventually decide logging would be his career choice and settled in Prince George. In 1958, Paul married Hilda Rippel. They raised five children in Prince George until 1973, when they moved the family to Houston Paul’s last move came in 1984 when he and

Hilda retired to Kelowna. Paul was an honest, generous and

compassionate husband, father and

grandfather and will be deeply missed by us all. Paul was predeceased by his parents John and Nancy daughter

Darcey, and brothers Pete and John Himech. Paul is

survived by his wife of 53 years, Hilda, his children: Brenda Marko of Houston, BC, Leonard ( Jill) Hemich of Vernon, BC., Rosann (Brian) Pedersen of Houston BC.Dennis (Debbie Hamilton) Hemich of Prince George, BC.

his Grandchildren, Lindsey Pedersen

( J.R. MacInnes), Kyle Marko, Taylor Pedersen, Bryce

Hemich and Dakota Fox. He is also survived by his sisters Stella Marcotte and Lena Himech of Bonnyville, Alberta, Steve (Donna) Himech of Houston, BC., sister-in-law

Myrna Himech of Houston BC., as well as numerous nieces nephews in laws and special friends. The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude and appreciation to

Dr. McCloskey, the staff a Brandt’s Creek Mews and

Kelowna General Hospital. A celebration of life will be held at a later date In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson society of BC., Suite 600-890 W Pender Street Vancouver BC V6C 1J9 or the Alzheimer Society of BC. 300-828 W 8th Ave., Vancouver, BC. V5Z 1E2


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