After a long battle with cancer, Wilfred Daniel (Porky) Favell passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon, March 8, 2009 with his family at his side at Hillside Village, Salmon Arm, BC, at the age of 73 years. This was two days after the funeral for his sister, Lenore Fuller.
A celebration of life service was held from the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home, Salmon Arm, on Saturday afternoon, March 14th at 2:00 p.m. with Jack Bowers the celebrant. Tributes were shared by family and friends, followed by a reception in the Mountainside Room at Bowers.
Wilf was a pioneer of Canoe, born in Salmon Arm, BC on October 19, 1935. Wilf worked a various occupations and locations in BC, including Canim Lake, CP Rail, Fraser Villa and Mohawk service station in Vancouver and, of course, spending time with his family’s boxwood business. He is well remembered for his love of bacon, coffee and chocolate bars, which balanced his enthusiasm for sports.
Predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Edith Favell, four brothers, Robert (Bobby), Don (Donny), Roy and Bill Favell and two sisters, Yvonne Favell and Lenore Fuller. Wilf is survived by daughter, Darlene; son, Robert; granddaughter, Catherine; sister, Doreen Hesse; brother, Dave Favell, as well as many nieces, nephews and their families.
Memorial donations in memory of Wilf may be sent to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation, Box 265, Salmon Arm, BC, VIE 4N3.
Arrangements were in the care of Bowers Funeral Home and Crematorium, Salmon Arm.