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CALOREN, Richard Kenneth

Richard Kenneth Caloren, 1938-2019. (via Drake Cremation and Funeral Services)

In loving memory of Richard K. Caloren

July 9, 1938 – Jan. 29, 2019 (80 years old)

Born in Kimberly, B.C.

Died in Kamloops, B.C.

Survived by: wife of 58 years, Joan Caloren; son, Sean Caloren (Laurie); daughter, Kathleen Rae-Arthur (Steve); grandchildren, Chelsea and Ryan Rae-Arthur; sister, Colleen Phillips (Jack); sister, Sheralyne Albert and many nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by: father Kenneth Caloren and mother Vivian Warren (Arthur Warren).

Richard joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1955 where he worked as an MSE Equipment Operator while serving in the military. Richard moved to Holberg, B.C. in 1973 from Borden, Ont. He had several postings in Canada with the CAF. Tours overseas including a six-month posting in Egypt in 1977. After leaving the Forces in 1978 Richard worked for Western Forest Products until he retired in 1993 to Tofino. Richard moved to Qualicum and then on to Kamloops in 2007.

A Memorial will be held at Army Navy and Air Force Vets, 177 Tranquille Rd, Kamloops on Feb. 23 at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kamloops BC SPCA.

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