John Kendell

Keith Holmberg

John Ralph Kendell

April 8, 1962 to September 2, 2015

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of John Kendell, 53, of Kitimat, BC.

John was born in Victoria, BC. He spent his childhood years in West Vancouver then moved to Kitimat with his family in 1980. During his childhood, John played little league baseball, hockey and was a very talented curler. John attended Mount Elizabeth Secondary School and after graduation he started working with Alcan’s (Rio Tinto) Ingot finishing department, where he remained (30+ years) until his passing.

Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin, Uncle and

Friend to all, John was a kind, caring,

generous man with a BIG heart.

Predeceased by his father, Michael, John leaves behind his mother Eleanor; brother Grant; sisters Lynn and Sylvia; brother-in-law Mike; nephews Tyler and Cameron and many close friends.

A memorial service was held Friday, September 11 at Christ Church in Kitimat.

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