Donald Benedik

Benedik, Donald Andrew

1946 – 2016

On the evening of Saturday, September 10, 2016, Donald Andrew Benedik passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital with his family by his side after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He was born on July 7, 1946 in Melville, Saskatchewan, the only child of Andrew and Rose Benedik. He moved to Cranbrook, British Columbia, with his parents when he was 3 years old and has made it his home ever since.

Left to mourn his passing are his beloved wife of 32 years, Wendy; his daughter Patti Pocha and her two sons Andrew and Nicholas; his son Bob Falys (April) and his three children Tyler (Shay), Riley, and Chloe; as well as two great grandchildren Lucas and Dezraii-May. He is also survived by his father Andrew. Don was predeceased by his mother Rose.

A celebration of Don’s life will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Don and Wendy’s home at #22, 2424 Industrial Road No. 2 from 1:00 to 6:00 pm. Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com.

Mark Memorial Funeral Services in care of arrangements (250) 426-4864