Posted: August 1st, 2014

A gentle quiet soul is now with the angels. MR. KIM KOVACS passed away on July 14, 2014 from skin cancer at his home in Burnaby, B.C. Kim grew up in Lethbridge, attending elementary, junior and senior high. He was involved in Scouts, bowling and soccer and continued his love of sports as a fan of hockey, soccer and bicycle races. Kim loved music, was a huge Beatles fan and was fortunate to realize his life’s dream of seeing Paul McCartney in concert. He moved to Vancouver in the late 70\’s and loved living on the coast. Kim was working towards being a chartered accountant and at the time of his death, worked for Houle Electric. Kim is lovingly remembered by his brother Greg and his children Kelan and Jory, sister Nadine, aunt Anna (Art) Blackwood, uncle John (Colleen) Kovacs as well as several cousins. Kim is predeceased by his parents Helen and Ernie Kovacs, great aunt Elizabeth Firth, grandmother Mary Szarka, step-grandfather Bert Szarka and grandparents Mr. and Mrs. John Kovacs. The family would like to say a special thanks to all the staff and Management at Houle Electric for their caring and compassion shown to Kim. Special thanks to Kim\’s friend Norm Lew for providing Kim\’s favorite music for his service. A Memorial will be held at CORNERSTONE FUNERAL HOME on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. with Reverend Bob Wallace officiating. Interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kim’s memory may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, 317-10th Street South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 2M7, or to Inspire Health, #200, 1330 West 8th Ave., Vancouver, B.C. V6H 4A6

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