Milobar, TonyTuesday, 02 Feb 2010
Dr. Tony Milobar
On Tuesday, February 2, 2010, Dr. Tony Milobar
passed away peacefully at Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops at the age of 77 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Ann, his 5 children: David (Sophia), Antony, Elizabeth (Ross), Jennifer (Lee), Peter (Lianne), and his 10 grandchildren: Morgan, Matthew, Rowan, Kayleigh, Dylana, Peter, Avery, Sadie, Ethan, and Jared. Tony also leaves a large extended family, including his brother Michael, sisters Rose, Margaret, Eva, and Mary, and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. Tony was predeceased by his mother and father, Eva and Karl and his brother, John.
Born in Edmonton in 1932, Tony spent most of his childhood years in Nordegg, AB. Upon graduation from high school, Tony attended the University of Alberta where he completed his medical degree. Tony and Mary Ann married in 1955, and after his internship in Victoria, the couple moved to Kamloops. Tony began practicing with the Burris Clinic as a general practitioner. In 1965, Tony and family returned to Edmonton where Tony specialized in Internal Medicine. The family returned to Kamloops in 1971 where Tony practiced until his retirement in 2004. Tony was active in the BC Medical Association and served as president from 1978-1979. He served two terms as an alderman for the City of Kamloops from 1982 1985. Tonys commitment to his profession was exceeded only by his love and dedication to his family and close friends. His happiest times were shared with loved ones at the familys cabin on Shuswap Lake. In his later years, Tony found his greatest joy in spending time with his beloved grandchildren, taking interest and pride in all their activities.
The family extends sincere thanks to Dr. Wijeysinghe, Dr. Michaud and the nursing staff of the RIH Renal Unit and 7North for their dedicated and compassionate care. The family would like to recognize the many other physicians and health care professionals who also provided exemplary care to Tony in recent years.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 13, 2010 at 1 pm at the Calvary Community Church, 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC with a reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a memorial contribution in Tonys name to: Royal Inland Hospital Renal Unit or Kamloops United Church - Redevelopment Fund.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.schoenings.com
Service arrangements entrusted to Schoening Funeral Service