It is with great sorrow and sadness that we announce the passing of Chris Epp on January 24, 2013. Jonathan Christopher Epp was born in Swan River, Manitoba on October 1, 1958. He moved to Red Deer Alberta, then to Abbotsford BC and eventually settling in Penticton.
Chris was predeceased by his mother, Mabel Epp and infant brother, Brian Epp. He is survived by his father Erdman Epp, sister Brenda Yirka (family David, Carmen and Catherine), brother James Epp (family Vanessa, Michael, David and Timothy), his son, Jim McKitrick (family Veronica and Rosemary); his daughter Bridget Gillberg (family Mike, Adam, Emma and Logan), the mother of Jim & Bridget, Marianne Conci, and MacTavish, his beloved pet.
Chris was an innovative entrepreneur in the RV manufacturing and RV retail industry for most of his life. He was loved and respected by those he worked with due to the integrity displayed in all of life’s circumstances. Throughout his life, he enjoyed numerous outdoor activities with family and friends. Chris had a great sense of humor and lived life to the full. His devotion to family, his hope in Jesus and his love of worship were apparent to all who knew and loved him. Chris will be truly missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Chris’s memory can be made to the Abbotsford Hospice Society at 33134 Marshall Rd Abbotsford, BC V2S 1K5 or Penticton Hospice Society at 1701 Government St,Penticton, BC V2A 8J7.
A service was held in Abbotsford at Woodlawn Funeral Home on Clearbrook Road on Monday, January 28 at 1 pm. A Celebration of Life service will be held in Penticton on Friday, February 1 at the Vineyard Church at 1825 Main Street at 2 pm.
Online condolences to the
family may be made at
Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643