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Bela Golhovits

March 8, 1941 ~ June 19, 2018 (age 77)

Béla ‘Bill’ Golhovits passed away peacefully surrounded by his girls June 19, 2018 at the age of 77 years.  He will be remembered and sadly missed by his loving wife Heather Margaret (nee Smale); children Patti (Keith) Lord of Lake Country, BC, Tina (Jay) Hiebert of St. Gregor, SK, Richard Anderson of Salmon Arm, BC, Bruce Anderson of Salmon Arm, BC, and Tim (Kim) McGuire of Oyama, BC; 7 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; and brother Károly (Marcei) Gál of Szeged, Hungary.  He was predeceased by his parents Katalin Golkovits and Mikalos Györgyfalvi  of Diosd, Hungary, brothers Csaba and Lazslo also of Hungary, and Katalin of Paris.

Bill was a finishing contractor, a job he loved and excelled at, for all of his working life.  He was also a member (retired) of the PPCLI2 in Edmonton.  His loves were Heather, his dog Penny, bowling, golf, and woodworking. 

By request, there will be no funeral services.

Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Moog and Friends Hospice House and Dr. Peter Bennett for their care of Bill.

Memorial tributes may be to Parkinson Society BC, 600-890 West Pender St., Vancouver, BC V6C 1J9 or Alzheimer Society of BC - South Okanagan & Similkameen, 104-35 Backstreet Blvd., Penticton, BC V2A 1H7.

  Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com 250-494-7752.


Donations may be made to:

Parkinson Society British Columbia
600-890 West Pender Street, Vancouver BC V6C 1J9

Alzheimer Society – South Okanagan/Similkameen
104-35 Backstreet Blvd., Penticton BC V2A 1H7


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