Famous lawyer, decide passes
Photograph: Bethel Funeral Chapel
A longtime Vernon lawyer and decide has died.
Dennis Overend handed at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Oct. 13. He was 87.
“A damaged hip mixed with underlying well being points resulted in him leaving us too quickly. We’re very grateful that his youngsters have been in a position to say their goodbyes,” the household stated in Overend’s obituary.
Overend was born on March 1, 1935, in Vancouver.
He moved to the Okanagan in 1962 and practised legislation with Davidson and Firm till 1978, when he was appointed to the Provincial Courtroom of B.C. as a decide.
He additionally labored for the Yukon court docket system and B.C. Police Fee.
Exterior of the authorized occupation, Overend loved barbershop singing in addition to curling, golf and opera.
Educating English as a second language took him to Costa Rica and Hong Kong.
A personal funeral mass was held, and a celebration of life will likely be held on the Vernon Lodge Resort, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m.
Overend is survived by his spouse, Barbara, seven youngsters, and a number of grandchildren.