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Randall "Randy" Scott Breen

January 11, 1956 - October 26, 2021


Randall Scott Breen, born Jan 11, 1956 in Oliver BC.  Randy was the oldest of two children born to Cora and Gord Breen.  At the age of three Randy moved to Edmonton then later to Red Deer.  In later years he moved back to Edmonton and in the summer of 1983, he met the love of his life Debbie Lazurko.  On December 29, 1984 Randy and Debbie were married and moved to Kelowna to begin their new life together.  Randy opened a new golf course, Shannon Lake, where he worked for the next 5 years.  In 1990 Randy and Debbie set on a new adventure and moved to Nelson, where Randy took the job of head pro at the Nelson Golf Club, now known as Granite Pointe Golf Club.  Randy work there for 10 years, organizing tournaments, keeping the members in line and making sure everyone was having a good time.

On April 30th, 1994 Randy and Debbie got the best gift ever when their son Alexander was born.  He was the apple of Randy’s eye, whom he always referred to as “The Boy”.  Randy later returned to school for 3 years to further his education in computer programming while working full-time at Esso. He always made sure he could provide for his family.  Randy did not stop there with career changes, on April 16th, 2004 he made his final move to join the Home Hardware Family, where he entertained customers and co-worker for the past 17 years.

Randy was a family-man, his wife Debbie was his everything. She was not only his wife, but his best friend and he cherished the ground she walked on.  Randy was very proud of their son Alexander and loved him dearly. Randy loved all his family, making yearly trips to Saskatchewan to visit his in laws Paul and Elise and brother-in- law Rick. Where they enjoyed many great family meals.

Randy is survived by his wife Debbie, son Alexander, brother
Rob of Calgary, mother-in-law Elsie and brother-in-law Rick of Yorkton, Sask.

Randy was predeceased by his parents Gord and Cora Breen and father-in-law Paul Lazurko.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at https://www.heartandstroke.ca/ or Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation at  https://klhf.org/wp/giving/donate-klhf/

Randy you will truly be missed….


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Thompson Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Peter Hartridge
Relation: Friend

Debbie and Alexander we are heartbroken and so sorry for your loss of Randy. A long time friend who is hard to beat. Soar with the eagles “Orson”! Peter and Sherry

From: Carol & Brock Ryan

Our family always appreciated Randy’s smile and forthright personality that he shared with whoever he was interacting with, whether on the golf course, in his retail careers, or at community activities. He will truly be missed and fondly remembered by us💝

From: Cindy Gavin/Perasso
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of Randy’s passing. Randy had a big heart and laugh! Made me smile and laugh every time I saw him. So many times making my day! He will truly be missed! Hugs to you Deb & family xo

From: Barb Price
Relation: Friend

I’m heartbroken for you Debbie and Alex. Know that your Dad/hubby was known to be one of the top sweetest and friendliest fellows that ever lived. Randy ALWAYS had a smile and a big welcoming Hello each and every time I crossed his path. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. Barb Price

From: Teresa Potapoff
Relation: Friend and co worker

Debbie and Alexander, I’m so very sorry for your loss. I will always remember Randy, he was an amazing person who taught me my ‘golf ‘ stance. May he Rest In Peace.

From: Cathrine Leighland
Relation: Just a customer at HH

In his employment with HH, Randy helped me enormously through a challenging renovation. He was a gift to me and I’m sure to many others. I was so sorry to miss him at the store and to hear of his passing. All blessings to his near and dear.

From: Harry & Norma Dmytryshyn
Relation: Cousin

Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this very difficult time. Randy was an awesome guy, he will be truly missed. May cherished memories comfort you Debbie, Alexander & all the family. Hugs !

From: Joe Zucchi
Relation: Customer

We will miss the most wonderful man we have known. Randy was always kind, respectful and you always felt great having conversations with him each time in person or over a phone call. We will miss him and our company will never forget Randy. Our sincere condolences to the family and his great teammates at Home Hardware. From the Gentek Team in Kelowna

From: Lana Donaldson
Relation: Friend

I am so saddened to hear of Randy’s passing. He was a gem; a true “people person”. I am going to miss his booming “Hello Neighbour” greeting.
My sincerest condolences to his family.

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Private service arrangements have been made.

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In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at https://www.heartandstroke.ca/ or Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation at  https://klhf.org/wp/giving/donate-klhf/

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