With sad and heavy hearts the family of George Peter Hlookoff of Shoreacres wishes to announce his unexpected passing at his home on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 blessed with 70 years of life.
George was born in Nelson on December 23, 1944 to parents Pearl and Pete Hlookoff. On May 8, 1971, he married the love of his life, Irene May Kerluke and the couple raised 3 children. George spent 43 years working at the sawmill in Castlegar, from the time it was owned by Celgar and on. He enjoyed camping, fishing, golfing, travelling and spending time with his family.
George was predeceased by his parents and sister Jenny Hlookoff. Left to mourn his loss is his loving wife of 43 years Irene, daughters Elenore and Patricia (David) Nichol, son Stuart, grandchildren Gregory and Felicia Nichol, brothers Joe (Laurie) and son Brian and Fred (Carol) Koorbatoff and sons Freddie and Ben and stepsisters Flo (Harry) Hadikin and children Shirley, Donna and Glen and Gloria (George) Steed.
Funeral Services were officiated by Sid Malakoff at Castlegar Funeral Chapel on
Monday, May 11, 2015 followed by cremation.
In lieu of flowers, donations in George’s Memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 1589 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5Y7.
“MAY HE REST IN PEACE”