Henry (Harry) Coldwell

It is with sadness we announce the passing of Henry (Harry) Brotherton Coldwell. Harry was born in Summerland, BC January 31, 1920 and died August 16, 2012 in Vanderhoof, BC.

Harry spent many years in England and on his return to Canada lived the life of an outdoor man. He eventually settled in Fort St. James.

He is survived by his sons; Ian (Alma, Liegh, Karen), Melvin (Janet, Angie, Amanda), and Ben (Sharon) Coldwell; his brothers; Jack (Helen) and Bernard (Evelyn) Coldwell; and his sister Beatrice McLean. Also survived by his grandchildren; Sandy, Tammy and Candy.

His is also survived by his wife Catherine Coldwell and stepchildren; Barbara Lessard, Beverly Bird, Peter (Valerie) Bird, Brenda (Jack) Bodnar, Clara (Steve) Jack, Margaret (Ronald) Mattess, Sharon Bird, Paul Bird, Caroline (Leo) Bird, Loretta Bird (Brian), Mary (Billy) Joseph, and John (Cheryl) Bird. Many, many grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive Harry.

Harry was predeceased by his parents Reg and Doll Coldwell; his sisters Gertrude Feyer (1999), Agnes Bourelle (2007), and Gladys Drezet (2002); his brother Joseph Coldwell (1993), and by his grandson Todd Coldwell.


Funeral service was held August 20, 2012

in Fort St. James.