It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Ed Gorovenko at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on June 1st, 2011. He was 93 years of age.

Ed will be sadly missed by his four daughters: Lenore (Norm) Duncan of Kelowna, Delores Burns of Vernon, Louise (Rodney) Smith of Williams Lake, and Gerri (Marvin) Rachul of Kelowna. Grandpa will be missed by his grandchildren: Evan (Denise), Neil (Salena), Debbie, Derrick, Darren (Kayla), Tiffany (Curtis), Tracie (Ben), Shellie, Jaylyn (Jesse), and Ian. Ed is further survived by one brother, Jack (Lucy) Gorovenko and one sister, Nina (Bill) Morie.

He was predeceased by his wife, Stella on May 28th, 2000; brothers: Phil, Dan, and Bill; and sisters: Lydia, Elsie, and Eva; and by his son-in-law, Jay Burns in July of 1998.

Ed was in the logging industry for most of his life. He drove his logging truck until he retired. Ed generously assisted Community Services by hauling various articles for people who needed help. This he continued to do until he was no longer able to drive. Both Ed and his wife Stella enjoyed visiting shut-ins and helping people with their needs. He was an active member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church and took great pride in being actively involved in the construction of the church.

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 10th, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. from the Vernon Seventh Day Adventist Church with Pastor Ed Teranski officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Following the interment, a reception will be held at the church.

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