PETER HLUSHKO

HLUSHKO, PETER (July 8, 1933 to April 22, 2015) Pete passed away peacefully at Kelowna General Hospital on Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Devoted husband for over 60 years to wife, Marcie and loving father to Terri Jo, Brenda (Louis), Dan (Joe) & Michael (Tara) and special grandfather to Tyson, Colton, Brydan, Sam, Hayley, Quinn & Austin.  Pete was born and raised in Boyne Lake, AB and moved to Fort St John, BC in 1953, where he met his wife, raised their family, coached minor hockey, played and sang at many dances with the Espe Orchestra. In 1979, they relocated to Kelowna where Pete owned and operated Mission Park Shell until his retirement in 1994. Never one to sit idle, while retired, Pete assisted his son Mike at Minit-Tune & Brake and marshalled at Mission Creek Golf Club. Predeceased by his parents and siblings, Pete leaves behind many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. He was ‘grandfather’ to many and welcoming to all who met him. A true gentleman, sports enthusiast, handyman extraordinaire and musician – he is gone but never forgotten. A funeral mass and celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 11AM at St Pius X Church, 1077 Fuller Avenue, Kelowna BC.  Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services, (250) 860-6440. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna BC – www.kghfoundation.com Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting everdenrust.com


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