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FAZAN, Terence Allan

FAZAN, Terence Allan

FAZAN: Terence Allan. July 12th, 1930 – Feb 5th, 2018. Dad passed away peacefully at Mountain View Village with his wife of 65 years Marie by his side. Dad is survived by those of us still living and predeceased by those who are not. Dad was the oldest of seven children and had eight of his own, plus five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and his special “buds” Meowder. Dad spent much of his youth in Joe Rich with his Uncle Leo, where he gained his love of nature, fishing and camping. He was a sheep herder in the Greystokes at the age of 16 Years and had some pretty cool stories to tell about his encounters with bears and other critters. Dad loved to read and had an opinion on everything. He was always a champion for the underdog. Those who knew him well will have at least one memory of having a heated argument with Dad on politics or something else he was passionate about. Dad was a hard worker and spent most of his career as a truck driver. Unfortunately dad spent the last years dealing with dementia. He was a resident of Mountain View and we would like to thank all the staff for their loving care of our father. Special thanks go out to Promila for going above and beyond, also to Dr. Sebulsky who respected dad’s wishes and allowed him to keep his dignity. Dementia is a disease that holds a person prisoner and robs them of all that is precious. We won’t be having a service at this time by would like to ask you to donate to the Alzheimer’s Society or an animal shelter near you. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.firstmemorialfuneralkelowna.com . Arrangements entrusted with First Memorial Funeral Services, Kelowna. 250-762-2299


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Condolence Messages
  • Feb 14, 2018
    Adrianne...my heart goes out to you..so many times we shared our experiences about this sad disease, I am thankful to have known your Dad and you ...many hugs to you my friend....Heather (RBC)
  • Feb 14, 2018
    To the Fazan family, I send my heartfelt condolences. In a changing world, there are some things you keep near and dear, for me, this was time spent with the Fazan family as a kid of 12 in the 60's. For those of us who were lucky enough to have been a part of the Joe Riche community during those very special years, I will remember Terry as a loving family man. Marie, you and Terry should be proud of the loving family you raised.
    Never forgotten.....
    Jim Pratt
  • Feb 13, 2018
    Uncle Terry, On behalf of the Gray family I would like to send our thoughts and prayers to our Aunt Marie ('MeMe') and all of our wonderful cousins. I personally have great memories of the Joe Rich area as well as hanging out downtown at Uncle Terry's place. Uncle Terry seemed so at home in Joe Rich and I loved the hay rides and exploring the barn and Uncle Leo's - a home fit for a movie setting in the pioneering days. I clearly remember Uncle Terry and Aunt Marie opening up their Joe Rich estate for amazing family reunions - a great time with great memories. I never could beat him in an arm wrestling contest - all those years of working hard created very strong arms. Uncle Terry also taught me how to whistle! Fond memories of Uncle Terry for sure! And yes, I do remember those political talks - I stepped into those a couple of times:) Had to love his passion for the working man in all of us! I am sure my mother (Marie's sister) would love to contribute to this message, but she is now dealing with dementia and at this point in time is unaware of his passing. I know she will be very upset when we tell her and would want me to tell you all, how sorry she is.
    Doug Gray
  • Feb 12, 2018
    Auntie Adrienne and Fazan family, I am sending you comfort in this time of grief. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Shona Harrison
  • Feb 11, 2018
    To Marie and all the Fazan family, sorry to hear about Terry's passing my prayers are with you all at this time. I would like to give you all a big hug at this time knowing how you are feeling.
    I have many memories and wonderful times spent with you all in Joe Rich. I always remember coming up with my brothers on Friday nights playing cards and watching TV. I can't thank Terry for the times he would pick me up in the
    early morning and drop me off to work when he was working for Miller & Brown. He was such a thoughtful person and know he worked long hard hours with his job. I sure miss my visits with Terry and Marie on my way home after they had moved from Winfield, always a nice topic with Terry I must say! Thinking of you all with my thoughts and prayers with your loss of a wonderful Husband and Father and Grandfather... Thanks for the great memories!!!!
    Doug Pratt
  • Feb 10, 2018
    Marie.........so sorry to hear of Terry's passing. I will always remember the many bridge games we had with him.
    Ron Volk
  • Feb 10, 2018
    My prayers are with your dad and all of his family at this special time.What a long and great history in this valley you folks have.Dearly understand your loss.Take care of one another at this time in your lives. I personally know you are all wonderful people.
    Love to you all Wayne McMillan
  • Feb 10, 2018
    Brenda and family...So sorry for your loss, may the many memories you shared keep you strong during this time of grief. Love and hugs to you all.
    Carol Koenig
  • Feb 09, 2018
    To all of the Fazen Family,
    So sorry to hear of Terry's /your Dad's passing. He had such a great since of humour and yes, many very interesting conversations were had with him.
    Sincerely, Roxanne LeMarchant
  • Feb 09, 2018
    To the Fazan Family,
    So sorry to hear of Terry's passing. I believe he worked with my husband Dave at Chapman's Transport. Our families go way back, Philpotts and Fazans - so many connections and good memories.
    Edithe Ross
  • Feb 09, 2018
    Dear Brenda and family, I was so sorry to hear about your Dad. Having lost our Dad before Christmas I know how hard this journey is. Big hug to you Brenda and family.
    Love, Linda Cichon
  • Feb 08, 2018
    Dear Marie, Judy and family, I remember your generosity inviting me and my sister Carol to spend summer up in Joe Rich. Terry would pick us up on his way home from work. He would stop at Sid's grocery store on Hwy 97 to buy groceries and buy us a bag of chips. He would get in the vehicle saying he was hungry enough to eat a horse and chase the rider. We would chuckle to ourselves as Terry was such a slender man it was a hard picture to conjure up! Oh summers in Joe Rich were magical. FREEDOM!! I fondly remember that time of my youth with such pleasure and am so thankful to the Fazan family for allowing me to be part of such a magical time. I love you all so much, and hope to see you in the near future. For now you are in my thoughts and prayers, Barbi Roberts...xo
  • Feb 08, 2018
    Maria and Diane, my prayers are with you. Rick Ainsbury.
  • Feb 08, 2018
    Fazan family...so sorry to hear of Terry's passing. I knew Terry when he drove for Miller & Brown. Always had a good chat with him when we crossed paths. He was a great person. And a good driver....
    Wally Buhman
  • Feb 08, 2018
    To all of the Fazan Family I would like to send each and every one of you a big hug! I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Terry, as being a wise outdoors man with a big heart and a big smile. He will be missed by all who knew him. Remember all of the good and fun times you had with him. Know that he is in a better place and at peace. Thinking of all of you---- Hugs Sam Harasin
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