HOODEKOFF, Bernard "Bern"
July 7, 1937 - June 22, 2012
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Bernard Hoodekoff. He passed away peacefully on June 22, 2012 in Richmond, B.C. He will be lovingly remembered by his brother Tom (Heather), niece Nicole (Darin, Braeden, Connor, Liam), Tamera (Cameron, Brad, Brittney), and his nephew Ty. As well as, nieces, Tonia, Leisa, and Lara. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Bernie was born and raised by his parents Mary and Larion in Wadena, SK. He grew up with his three siblings Larry, Doris and Tom. He attended high school in Wadena. He went on to further his education in Saskatoon, SK where he received his Commerce Degree at the U of S and later to obtain his Law Degree at UBC in Vancouver. Bernie had a law practice in Richmond for many years. He was a man of many interests and hobbies and was the ultimate hockey fan! He was also a life long member of the Richmond Gun Club. In lieu of flowers, a donation of choice may be made in Bernie's memory. A graveside service will be held at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3789 Royal Oaks Avenue in Burnaby, BC on July 7, 2012 at 1:30 p.m.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on July 4, 2012