Passed away peacefully with family at his side on Friday,

September 11, 2015 at the age of 87. Survived by his daughter Shelley (Tom) Bertuzzi, sons Hugo (Michele) and Cleve (Leslie), 8 grandchildren Tony Bertuzzi, Elana Bertuzzi, Tara Cookson (Isaac Holeman), Shauna Cookson (Ryan Ikle), Gabby Guarino, Kayla Cookson, Charity (Mike) Franzcak and Tiffany (Ben) Todd, 4 great grandchildren Wyatt,

Caitland, Cole and Vivian, sister Val Hanson and

numerous nieces and nephews. Hugo was born and raised in Kelowna.  He trained as a mechanic at Smith’s Garage before moving to Chapmans Transport as the Service

Manager.  Hugo always wanted to be his own boss and opened Cookson Motors in 1965, where his employees were like family. He was a long-time member of the Gyro Club and the Kelowna Golf and Country Club.  Hugo loved to travel and family get-togethers were always a highlight. He was a very loyal, loving hard-working man who will be greatly missed. Hugo has now joined his loving wife Pat

who predeceased him on May 6, 2010. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Rd, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation,

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