We regretfully announce the sudden and unexpected passing of Ron Canning on April 25, 2016 at the age of 62 years.  He is survived by his wife, Barbara; daughter, Mary Anne; father, Gerry;

brother, Michael (Ruth); and sisters:  Joanne (Rene), Gwen, and Kathrine.  Predeceased by his mother, Audrey;

brother, Gerry; and sister, Cherylle. Ron was a devoted husband and father.  He met his wife, Barbara, in Kelowna in 1978 while installing a new roof on her mother’s house.  They were married in 1980 and were blessed with their daughter, Mary Anne, in 1982. Ron worked as a carpenter all his life, building and renovating houses around the province.  He worked alongside his father in the family business “Canning and Son Construction” for more than 35 years.  Ron loved the outdoors, hunting and trapshooting with his Dad. 

A celebration of Ron’s life will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday May 7th at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation, 2268 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, BC  V1Y 1T2 would be appreciated.

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