Vern Douglas (Vinnie) Fortier

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of VERN DOUGLAS (Vinnie) FORTIER October 29, 1963 – July 30, 2015, age 51.

Vern always said “If you can draw it, I can build it!”

He will be deeply missed by his two daughters Kylie (Eric) and Erica, with their mother Donna. He is predeceased by his brother Howie.

Vern’s spirit will continue to live with his family, parents Len and Myrt; siblings Deb (Wayne) Ross, Fred (Mary) Fortier, Willi Fortier (Susan), Greg Fortier and Tom Fortier; as well as nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles, and many other relatives and friends.

Vern passed away peacefully with his family by his side.

The family would like to thank Dr. Campsall, Dr. Trutsov, nurses Kalea and Holly and the other doctors and nurses in the Emergency and ICU departments who were extremely caring and went above and beyond during this difficult time.

A celebration of life will be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Canadian Liver Foundation.

On-line condolences may be expressed at www.schoeningfuneralservice.com

Schoening Funeral Service, 250-374-1454.


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