August 15, 1926 – June 16, 2011

Eugene Finley passed away on June 16, 2011 at 84 years of age. He was born in Park City, Utah in 1926 to Harry & Lavina (Street) Finley and moved to Vancouver at the age of 7. Eugene served in the Canadian Forces from 1945-1974: Vancouver, Wainwright, Churchill, Germany, Chilliwack, Ottawa, Germany, Petawawa, Moose Jaw, and retired in Chilliwack.

Eugene, known as Utah, married Rose in 1950 in the city of Calgary (where Rose was born). Together Rose & Utah owned and operated the Twin Peaks Restaurant in Chilliwack until 1983. They enjoyed camping in their motorhome after retirement, and Utah continued after Rose’s death. Eugene was an active member of Mt. Cheam Lions, The Gyro Club & The Royal Canadian Legion.

Utah was predeceased by his wife Rose (1993) & daughter Linda (2009). He is survived by his children: David (Wendy) Finley, Robert (Kellie) Finley, Laura (Tony) Genest & son-in-law Jerry Kulchiski & his grandchildren: Adam, Emily, Dayne, Tyson, Michael, Sean, Michael, Janice & four great-grandchildren.

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