October 25, 1925- September 30, 2016
On the morning of Friday, September 30, 2016, Richard Norman Brenton passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital at the age of 90 years. Dick was born on October 25, 1925 in Kimberley, BC.
Dick spent his last working years as a baker at Fort Steele Heritage park. He was a baker and upholsterer in various locations in BC and Alberta. Dick was heavily involved in genealogy and helped in gathering and recording of historical information in the local area.
Family left to cherish his memory are his sister, Ila Webber and brother Alan (Glenda) Jones as well as his extended family, his step-children; Jackie MacLeod (Larry), Paula MacPhail (David), Pat Benson (Randy) and David Roth (Cheryl). Dick also leaves to mourn his passing his ten grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Dick was predeceased by his wife Mary in 2014.
A Memorial Service in honour of Dick will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook at 2:00 pm. Memorial donations may be made in Dick’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of BC, #300, 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1E2.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.markmemorial.com
Mark Memorial Funeral Services
in care of arrangements (250) 426-4864