Harry Dubinsky, 1928 – 2012, grew up on a farm in the Wadena, Saskatchewan area.
He joined the Canadian Naval Air Arm in 1947. Harry flew as Navigator and helicopter and fixed wing pilot, mostly on our aircraft carrier “HMCS Magnificent” until 1957 when he retired from the Navy, as a Lieutenant. Then until 1970, he flew for commercial aviation companies, mostly on helicopters, in most parts of Canada as well as the USA and Greenland.
In 1970 Harry accepted the position of Coast Guard District Manager, based in Hay River, N.W.T., administering all Coast Guard regulations and operations in all of North West Canada, west of the Hudson’s Bay.
Harry retired in 1988 and moved to Salmon Arm where he met and married Bonnie Kubitza and lived happily for the rest of his life.
By his own request there is no visitation, and no funeral.
Cremation with the arrangements in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.
Email condolences may be sent to Harry’s obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com