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 kids had been in a position to say their goodbyes,” the household mentioned 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 Court docket of B.C. as a decide.
He additionally labored for the Yukon court docket system and B.C. Police Fee.
Outdoors of the authorized career, 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 non-public funeral mass was held, and a celebration of life can be held on the Vernon Lodge Lodge, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m.
Overend is survived by his spouse, Barbara, seven kids, and a number of grandchildren.