William Joseph Sidney (Bill) BRANKSTON

BRANKSTON, BILL

1938 ~ 2015

William Joseph Sydney (Bill) Brankston passed away at age 77 on Tuesday, November 3 at Hospice House in Kelowna,

BC with his loving wife and daughter by his side.  He was born on February 10, 1938 in Port Alberni, BC.

Bill was predeceased in death by his parents, William & Dorothy Brankston, daughter Karen Brankston and brother John

(Jack) Brankston.

Bill is survived by his wife Violet Brankston, son Keith (Irene) Brankston, daughter Katherine (Kevin) Eliason, step-son Steve (Gayleen) Nelson, step-daughter Carol (Myles) Thrift, seven grandchildren and one nephew.

The family would like to thank the nurses and volunteer staff at Kelowna General Hospital and Kelowna Hospice House for the loving care and attention given to both Bill and the family members during his time there.

A Celebration of Life will take place on Friday, November 27 at 3 pm at Church of God at 3705 Mission Springs Dr. in

Kelowna.  In lieu of flowers the family would request donation be made to Central Okanagan Hospice House #104 1456 St. Paul Street Kelowna BC V1Y 2E6 or

at www.hospicecoha.org/donate-coha indicating

Kelowna Hospice House.

Arrangements entrusted to Fischer’s Funeral Services & Crematorium Ltd., Salmon Arm (250) 833-1129.

Email condolences and share memories of Bill through his obituary at www.fischersfuneralservices.com.