Henry Philip Kennelly
1933 – 2016
It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of Henry “Harry” Philip Kennelly. Harry passed away peacefully on
Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the age of 82. Harry was born on May 11, 1933 and lived all his life in Cranbrook.
Harry was married to Lois Nanette, the love of his life for over 62 years. They had 11 children together. Harry is survived by his wife, Lois Nanette, his children, Lori (Ian), Martin (Lisa), Linda (Brad), Lois (Kerry), Lisa (Murray), Sandra (Derrick), Sharon, Heather (Brian) and Paul. His 21 grandchildren, Douglas, (Heather), Andrew (Alicia), Tamara (Richard), Joshua (Robyn), Jasmine, Samantha (Eric), Brandon (Lisa), Chad, Aaron, Ryan (Megan), William, Sheldon (Caroline), Logan, Danielle (Andrew), Stephanie (Adam), Tyler, Brittany (Matt), Emily, Ashley (Tyler), Chelsea, Brett, his 14 great grandchildren, his brother Jim (Delphine) and many nieces and nephews.
Harry was pre-deceased by an infant son, daughter Nancy, father Martin, mother Myrtle, sister Doreen (Owen), brother Pat (Donna) and his grandson Zachary.
Harry spent most of his life working, mainly with his dad and brothers in the lumber and contracting business and his own septic tank cleaning/sweeping business.
Dad was passionate about the lodge and property at White Swan Lake and loved spending many days there with family and friends.
The funeral will be held on Friday, April 15, at 11:00 am at Christ The Servant Catholic Church in Cranbrook with
a reception to follow. Interment will follow at Fort Steele Cemetery.
Donations in honor of Harry’s memory can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon, Okanagan/Kootenays Area Office, #4, 1551 – Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 9M9 or the
B. C. Canadian Lung Association, 2675 – Oak Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6H 2K2.
Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Service.
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