April 4, 1935 – October 17, 2018
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of Alex Vereschagin of Kamloops, BC on October 17, 2018 with his loving family by his side. Alex is survived by his wife Elaine Butler (nee Lee), his children Debbie Jolicoeur (Ray), Terry Hunt (Tim Neath), his loving grandchildren Desiree (Dustin), Dustin, Tasha (Koyne), and Dylan. His great grand-daughters Georgie and Eva who he loved with all his heart. Alex is also survived by his siblings Bill (Mona), Lil (George) of Kamloops, Olga (Andy), Veriginia and brother Joe of Grand Forks, BC.
Alex was born in Grand Forks, BC to William and Ann Vereschagin. He settled in Kamloops with his family in 1972 where he resided ever since. Alex’s greatest joys were the closeness of his family and one of his great pleasures was the company of his grand-children and his precious great granddaughters. Alex worked as a cement mason for 40 years. Some of his hobbies included woodworking and he talent he had for creating intricate works of art from wood and stone.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to all the wonderful staff at Royal Inland Hospital. The care he received from Dr. Boris Gimbarzevsky. We would also like to thank Drake Smith for his care and compassion he showed to the family.
There will be no formal service by request.
Condolences may be expressed at www.drakecremation.com.
We will love you always and will be forever in our hearts.