1928 ~ 2015

Ron Paquin, of Kelowna, passed away peacefully with his loving wife by his side, on the morning of October 19, 2015. Ron was born in Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan on November 19, 1928, during the depression. Ron moved to Edmonton to pursue his career as a professional photographer. He met his wife Syl and was married in 1954. They moved to Grande Prairie where they raised their family of three sons. Ron retired in 1979 to Kelowna where he enjoyed fishing and snowmobiling with his close friends. He is survived by his wife Syl and sons Robert (Roxanne), Emery (Barb), David (Cathy), also nine grandchildren, Justin (Jessica), Ryan (Dusty), Christine (Adam), Jonathan (Stephanie), Andre, Jeremy (Chantelle), Corey, Danielle (Darcy), Marie and seven great grandchildren. Ron is also survived by his sisters Jeanine, Alda and Colette, and his brother-in-law Eugene (MaryJane), many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brother Gerald and his sister-in-law Ollie. His memory and kindness will live on in our hearts forever.

The family wish to thank Dr M. Bobyn and the staff at

Mountainview Care Facility for their wonderful care of Ron in his final years.

His Celebration of Life will be at Springfield Funeral Home Friday, October 23, 2015 at 1 PM followed by a private

interment in the Kelowna Memorial Park Cemetary. Should family or friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Kelowna Cancer Clinic or BC Alzheimer

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