1928 ~ 2016
Sam passed away peacefully on February 27,2016 with his family at his side. He was born in SanPedro, California on
September 21, 1928. He was raised in Burnaby, British Columbia and spent most of his life in the lower mainland.
He retired in the Okanagan and lived in Peachland since 1990. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife, Ruth, his daughters, Cheryl-Anne Hendy and
Carolynn Brooks, his son Stephen Badger and his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Sam was a very gentle soul, a wonderful husband and a loving father. He loved family gatherings. He was considered the King of Waffles with strawberries and whip cream, being his breakfast specialty often served at his home. He also enjoyed dancing, skiing, camping, golfing and the company of dogs. The family sends their sincere thanks to Dr. Delorme, Dr. Pavan,
Dr. Sorensen, and Dr. Maroney, the 4th and 5th floor nursing staff at KGH and the nursing staff at Kelowna
Hospice House for their compassionate care to the end. A special thanks to Faye, his home caregiver who always goes the extra mile for Sam and Ruth. In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to the Kelowna Hospice House and the Canadian Cancer Society. A Graveside Service
will be held at the Peachland Cemetery on Saturday,March 12, 2016 at 2:00 PM followed by a celebration of life at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church in Peachland,
B.C. on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 3:00 pm.
Arrangements entrusted with
First Memorial Funeral Services,
Kelowna, BC., 250-762-2299