Eugene Bojechko of Trail, born June 22, 1930 in High Prairie, Alberta passed away suddenly at his home on December 22, 2014 at the age of 84.
He was the Proprietor of Gene’s Refrigeration from 1961 until his retirement in 1989.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy, sons: Rod (Diane), Mike (Lori), Ken (Marlene) and Darrel (Sandy). He is also survived by five grandchildren: Shannon (Nathan), Michelle, Jordan, Casey (Lauren) and Corey (Leah), two great grandchildren, Anella and Halen as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Gene was predeceased by his parents, John and Rose, his brother Mike, sister Helen and his grandson Gordon.
Gene was a member and president of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #2838 and attended many conventions. He enjoyed RV’ing, making many trips across Canada, stopping in major cities to exchange Trail city pins. Newfoundland was his favourite. He enjoyed being a ‘snowbird’, spending several years on the California desert. Gene also loved his yearly fishing trips to Victoria. For 20 years he attended a family reunion every May 24th weekend with his in-laws in Tiny Town, Kelowna.
Cremation has taken place with a Celebration of Life Service to be held in the early spring.
As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the LeRoi Community Foundation c/o 1252 Bay Ave., Trail, BC V1R 4A6 or online at: www.leroifoundation.com. Al Grywacheski is in care of the cremation arrangements.