John Edward Drader

Sadly the family of John Edward “Jack “ Drader wishes to announce his unexpected peaceful passing at his home on

July 9, 2013, blessed with 61 years of life.

Jack was born in Rossland, BC on August 3, 1951 to parents Lillian Elva Drader and Philip Edward Drader.

Jack was such a joy to be with. As a great lover of animals, he always had a cat curled up on his lap or rubbing against his legs. He had a wonderful sense of humor and loved to play practical jokes. He loved to be outdoors and spent many hours camping, fishing, hunting and golfing. After a tragic car accident in 1990, Jack still enjoyed walks to the Millenium Walkway and Zuckerburg’s Island and would entertain everyone with his funny stories.

He was predeceased by his parents.

Left to mourn his loss is his son Jason Drader and sister Barb Wachek, both of Castlegar and sister Lois Carr of Okanagan Falls and many nieces and nephews.

A Private Family Service and Interment were held at Park Memorial Cemetery on July 17, 2013.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack’s Memory may be made to the West Kootenay Brain Injury Society, 2nd Floor, 709 – 10th Street, Castlegar BC V1N 2H7.

Arrangements were in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.

“GOD WELCOMED YOU HOME JACK. WE LOVE YOU DEARLY AND YOU WILL REMAIN IN OUR HEARTS FOREVER.”


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