Obituary

FILE - Actress Jennifer Aniston, left, poses with her father, actor John Aniston, after she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2012. John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

John Aniston, star of ‘Days of Our Lives,’ dead at 89

Aniston also starred in The West Wing, Gilmore Girls

 

Retired Vernon B.C. Supreme Court Justice Frank Cole has died at the age of 79. (Morning Star - file photo)

Retired Vernon Justice remembered for work ethic, laughter

Supreme Court Justice Frank Cole (retired) dies at age 79

 

Carl Peter Neufeld

September 30, 1930 - November 9, 2022It is with great sadness that…

  • Nov 9, 2022

 

Daniel ‘Danny’ Stancik

November 3, 2022In loving memory ~ Daniel (aka Danny) Stancik passed away…

  • Nov 3, 2022

James Vincent “Jim” Cain

March 2, 1947 - November 3, 2022Surrounded by family, Jim Cain passed…

  • Nov 3, 2022

Barbara-Ann Lindsay

March 30, 1938 - October 30, 2022In loving memory ~ Barbara-Ann Lindsay…

  • Oct 30, 2022

Ronald Ross Culver

April 4, 1941 - October 26, 2022In loving memory ~ Ronald Ross…

  • Oct 26, 2022

Donna Jennison

October 4 2014 ~ We know how much we love you, because…

  • Sep 27, 2022

Ewa Szkultecki- Kurth

July 10, 1986 - September 25, 2022In Loving Memory ~ It is…

  • Sep 25, 2022
Claire Wickett took this photo of Queen Elizabeth II outside the Vernon Recreation Centre in March 1983, while sitting atop the shoulders of her dad, Ian Wickett. The Queen and Prince Philip visited Vernon to help the city celebrate its 90th anniversary. (Salmon Arm Observer Collection, archives @ R.J. Haney Heritage Village Museum)

Vernon residents fondly remember lunch with Her Majesty

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were in town in 1983 to celebrate Vernon’s 90th anniversary

Claire Wickett took this photo of Queen Elizabeth II outside the Vernon Recreation Centre in March 1983, while sitting atop the shoulders of her dad, Ian Wickett. The Queen and Prince Philip visited Vernon to help the city celebrate its 90th anniversary. (Salmon Arm Observer Collection, archives @ R.J. Haney Heritage Village Museum)

Margaret ‘Lois’ Bell

September 3, 2022Margaret Lois Bell "Lois", 93, of Kelowna, BC, formerly of…

  • Sep 3, 2022

James (Jim) Richard Pomrenke

August 24, 2022Born in McMahon, Saskatchewan in 1933, Jim always loved hunting…

  • Aug 24, 2022
Ian Speckman (Special to The News)

Well-known Kelowna businessman dies suddenly

Speckman gained notoriety for his Maple Ridge Chrysler advertising

Ian Speckman (Special to The News)

Remigio ‘Remi’ Giovanni Picco

August 19, 20221926-2022 ~ Today my mom (Melcha Picco) and I (Theah…

  • Aug 19, 2022

Carol Ann Swan (nee Edwards)

August 20, 1944 - August 10, 2022In Loving Memory ~ With great…

  • Aug 10, 2022
Ron Rubadeau. (File photo)

Former Central Okanagan Public Schools superintendent dies at 73

He was known for his unwavering advocacy and support of students with diverse abilities

Ron Rubadeau. (File photo)
Olivia Newton John performs during the Viña del Mar International Song Festival at the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, Chile, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Believed to be one of the largest musical events in Latin America, the annual five-day festival was inaugurated in 1960. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Olivia Newton-John, beloved star of Grease, dead at 73

Newton-John ‘passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning’

Olivia Newton John performs during the Viña del Mar International Song Festival at the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, Chile, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Believed to be one of the largest musical events in Latin America, the annual five-day festival was inaugurated in 1960. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichols more recently known for role in TV series ‘Heroes’

FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Russell was first ever Black head coach of any major U.S. sport

FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Gordis Page (nee Uldum)

August 10, 1931 - July 28, 2022"The Angel Lady"- Beloved Mom, Mor…

  • Jul 28, 2022