Alex Kinakin was born on October 15, 1948 in Nelson, BC and passed away with family by his side on May 9, 2017 in Castlegar, BC.
He is predeceased by his parents Alex and Nellie. Alex is survived by his loving wife of nearly 47 years, Karen, his daughters Tamara (Derrick) and Lisa (Craig) and his two grandsons, Dawson and Nathan; his sister Marion, brother Peter (Sharon), sister Elaine (Stuart), sister-in-law Gail, his nieces, nephews, extended family and some very close friends.
A Celebration of Alex’s life will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Salmo Youth Community Centre, followed by an inurnment at Salmo Doukhobor/ Boulder Creek Cemetery. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with the arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, your donations to the Alzheimer Society of BC at 300-828 W. 8th Avenue Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E2 or the BC Cancer Society at 150-686 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1G1 would be greatly appreciated.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence by visiting the family’s online register at www.myalternatives.ca