Vincent Correy Shaver

Vincent is safe in the arms of Jesus, whom he loved and depended on throughout his life.

Vince was born in Kamloops B.C. where he spent his early years, before moving to Salmon Arm. Vincent passed away peacefully in his home, in the early morning of January 9th, 2010.

His precious mother, Frances Mary Shaver, (Capel), pre-deceased him in 2007. Vince is survived by his step brother Don, and step sister Irene both of Edmonton. Uncles: Russell, Marshal (Bertha), Rodney (Anne) Capel, and Aunts: Joy Levetan, and Margaret Capel. Vincent also lived and shared his life with some very special families to him. The Sunnybrae Group home, the Harris Currie family, the Norvil Bremness family, and his special CLBC family. These families and friends all meant a lot to Vincent over the years.

In 1997, Frances asked if the Nunn family would take Vincent on and become his ‘adopted family’, as she knew her own health was failing. Of course they were happy to! Vincent was a wonderful, blessed addition to the family. He loved his dad Jim, his ‘other mother’ Marion, sister Naomi, brother Caleb, and sister and brother-in-law Hannah and Gislain Sylvain, Grandpa Joe James was a huge part of his life also. He is survived by his many ‘adopted’ aunts and uncles. Uncles: Don &(Teri) James, Joe & (Marilyn) James, Ken & (Teresa) James. Aunts: Carol Hall, Marge & (Pat) Duncan, Sharon & (Kevin) Casson, Susan James, Debbie & (Rob) Deyo. Dorothy & (Hugh) Wallis, Joyce & (Stan) Kayser. Vincent shared a very special bond with his cousins David and Susanna Casson, he loved and enjoyed all 58 of his cousins.

Vincent, (or affectionately called ‘Shorty’), loved life and he filled the room with his joy. So many have commented on his sweet spirit and laugh, and the sparkle in his eye! He had an incredible bond with his mother Frances, it was so precious to watch. Vincent loved children, enjoyed reading his bible, praying, preaching. Vincent also liked to print, and did so very neatly. He was humorous, loved to tease, snow shovel, rake leaves, and sweep the carport clean – these areas were ‘his’ jurisdiction! He enjoyed travelling, the train trip to California was a highlight for him! Vince enjoyed his pictures of friends, as they all meant so much to him over the years, he was loyal to all he met. His birthdays, cake and ice cream, good food, bowling, hymn music, singing! His pets, especially ‘Sidney’ the family dog, and his new puppy ‘Max’ was an enjoyment for him. Vincent worked hard at keeping the streets of Salmon Arm clean, and he enjoyed his years at the workshop making survey stakes. He was proud of it! Vincent has a group of ‘special friends’ in this community, that go back a long way. They have all encouraged each other greatly over the past years, and we know Vincent thought a lot of each one of you! He looked so forward to going home to be with Jesus and to be reunited with his mother. As Vince loved to say…..‘Oh ya!’  We surely will all miss him dearly.

Jesus the very thought of Thee, with Sweetness fills my breast;  But sweeter far Thy face to see and in Thy presence rest.

A memorial service was held on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the First Baptist Church, Salmon Arm, at 11:00 am. Minister James Baer, of the Salmon Arm Mennonite Church officiated. The obituary was read by pastor Norvil Bremness, of Living Waters Church. Interment was held at 3:00 at the Mt. Ida Cemetery, with Bishop Clarence Miller of the McBride Mennonite Church officiating.

If so desired, a donation in Vincent’s memory can be made to: Five Loaves Ministry c/o: Box 103, Fischer Branch, Manitoba. R0C 0Z0

E-mail condolences may be sent to:

sympathy@bowersfuneralservice.com Vincent is safe in the arms of Jesus, whom he loved and depended on throughout his life.

Vince was born in Kamloops B.C. where he spent his early years, before moving to Salmon Arm. Vincent passed away peacefully in his home, in the early morning of January 9th, 2010.

His precious mother, Frances Mary Shaver, (Capel), pre-deceased him in 2007. Vince is survived by his step brother Don, and step sister Irene both of Edmonton. Uncles: Russell, Marshal (Bertha), Rodney (Anne) Capel, and Aunts: Joy Levetan, and Margaret Capel. Vincent also lived and shared his life with some very special families to him. The Sunnybrae Group home, the Harris Currie family, the Norvil Bremness family, and his special CLBC family. These families and friends all meant a lot to Vincent over the years.

In 1997, Frances asked if the Nunn family would take Vincent on and become his ‘adopted family’, as she knew her own health was failing. Of course they were happy to! Vincent was a wonderful, blessed addition to the family. He loved his dad Jim, his ‘other mother’ Marion, sister Naomi, brother Caleb, and sister and brother-in-law Hannah and Gislain Sylvain, Grandpa Joe James was a huge part of his life also. He is survived by his many ‘adopted’ aunts and uncles. Uncles: Don &(Teri) James, Joe & (Marilyn) James, Ken & (Teresa) James. Aunts: Carol Hall, Marge & (Pat) Duncan, Sharon & (Kevin) Casson, Susan James, Debbie & (Rob) Deyo. Dorothy & (Hugh) Wallis, Joyce & (Stan) Kayser. Vincent shared a very special bond with his cousins David and Susanna Casson, he loved and enjoyed all 58 of his cousins.

Vincent, (or affectionately called ‘Shorty’), loved life and he filled the room with his joy. So many have commented on his sweet spirit and laugh, and the sparkle in his eye! He had an incredible bond with his mother Frances, it was so precious to watch. Vincent loved children, enjoyed reading his bible, praying, preaching. Vincent also liked to print, and did so very neatly. He was humorous, loved to tease, snow shovel, rake leaves, and sweep the carport clean – these areas were ‘his’ jurisdiction! He enjoyed travelling, the train trip to California was a highlight for him! Vince enjoyed his pictures of friends, as they all meant so much to him over the years, he was loyal to all he met. His birthdays, cake and ice cream, good food, bowling, hymn music, singing! His pets, especially ‘Sidney’ the family dog, and his new puppy ‘Max’ was an enjoyment for him. Vincent worked hard at keeping the streets of Salmon Arm clean, and he enjoyed his years at the workshop making survey stakes. He was proud of it! Vincent has a group of ‘special friends’ in this community, that go back a long way. They have all encouraged each other greatly over the past years, and we know Vincent thought a lot of each one of you! He looked so forward to going home to be with Jesus and to be reunited with his mother. As Vince loved to say…..‘Oh ya!’  We surely will all miss him dearly.

Jesus the very thought of Thee, with Sweetness fills my breast;  But sweeter far Thy face to see and in Thy presence rest.

A memorial service was held on Thursday, January 14, 2010 at the First Baptist Church, Salmon Arm, at 11:00 am. Minister James Baer, of the Salmon Arm Mennonite Church officiated. The obituary was read by pastor Norvil Bremness, of Living Waters Church. Interment was held at 3:00 at the Mt. Ida Cemetery, with Bishop Clarence Miller of the McBride Mennonite Church officiating.

If so desired, a donation in Vincent’s memory can be made to: Five Loaves Ministry c/o: Box 103, Fischer Branch, Manitoba. R0C 0Z0

E-mail condolences may be sent to:

sympathy@bowersfuneralservice.com


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