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Manning, Wilfred (Bud) (Died)
appeared in Sentinel Review, 14 Feb 2014, B, p. 7, column 4
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MANNING, Wilfred (Bud) - Peacefully on February 9th, 2014 at Central Okanagan Hospice House, Kelowna, B.C. in his 82nd year following a short battle with cancer. Beloved father of Adrienne Cunningham (David), Alison (Marc Page), Wilfred Allan (Paula Gilbert), Andra Winterfield (Dale) and Christy Williams (Sean Murray Barr), grandfather to ten grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Predeceased by his parents Wilfred Leonard and Winnifred Manning, and Eden Paul Weltz, great grandchild. Also survived by siblings Marie Thornton (Ron deceased), Frank, Walter (Jean), and several nieces and nephews. Wilfred was a life-long music man first as a performer in many community bands, performing professionally with his father, followed by obtaining degrees in Music and Teaching at Wayne State University, conducting numerous bands, and teaching as a venue for one of his passions being a life coach. Other passions included bowling and the Kelowna Rockets. Wilfred served in many organizations including Ontario Band Masters Association, Canadian Band Directors Association, Canadian National Exhibition Band competitions as a participant and convenor, Kelowna Jazz & Blues Society, founding the North Bay Musicians Association, founding the music program at Widdifield Secondary School as well as leading many programs at the school and with the Nipissing District Board of Education and most recently as a Canada Revenue Agency lobbyist and advocate for non-profit organizations. A service will be held in Kelowna on February 15th. A Celebration of Life will be held in Brantford in May with interment at Mount Hope Cemetery. Details to be announced.

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14 Feb 2014
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9 Feb 2014
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.13339 Longitude: -80.7497
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Manning, Wilfred (Bud) (Died)