VINCENT GENOVESE

GENOVESE, Vincent

On Friday, June 24, 2011, Mr. Vincent Genovese went to be with the Lord and joined his loving wife, Audrey, who predeceased him on April 15th of this year. Vincent was 92 years old and born in Naples, Italy on October 20, 1918. He will be sorrowfully missed by his five children: Charlene Tallmadge (Art) of Red Deer, AB, Heather Spinney (Steve) of West Kelowna, BC, Angie Cook (Dave) of Grande Prairie, AB, Ron of West Kelowna, BC, Pam Dahl (Chris) of West Kelowna, BC; seven grandchildren: Alison (Greg), Laura (Ben), Adrienne, Anthony, Jazz, Milena and Tenaya; sister-in-law Mary Richards of Summerland; nieces and nephew: Steve, Patricia, Jackie and Bonnie. Vincent served in WWII. He was a self-employed carpenter and home builder. He was also an orchardist, having his own orchard since 1956. Vincent enjoyed playing the clarinet in the Kelowna City Band, of which he was a member for 51 years. He will be missed by all whose hearts he touched. Our family would like to thank the in-home caregivers and all the staff at Brookhaven Care Center for all their wonderful care for Dad. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 4, 2011 at 10:00 am at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 839 Sutherland Ave., Kelowna, BC. Interment to follow in the Canyonview Cemetery in Summerland, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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