Garret Nicholas Getz 1991 — 2019

Garret Nicholas Getz

It is with extreme sorrow that we announce the passing of Garret Nicholas Getz. Loving son to Robert and Carolynn Getz, brother to Sherrie (Tristan) and Robbie, Uncle to Sophia and Abel, Grandson to Barbara Getz and the late Ruth and Gerald Bennett and George Getz. Garret leaves many aunts, uncles, cousins and foster brothers and sister. Garret grew up in Aldergrove, BC.  He enjoyed many activities including hockey, camping, fishing and hunting. Garret attended Thompson River University where he earned his welding certificate in January 2017. Garret will be forever remembered for his sense of humour and practical jokes.

Garret is loved by many and will be deeply missed.

The Celebration of Garret’s life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 23, 2019 in the Kamloops Funeral Home, 285 Fortune Drive. Pastor Andrew Picklyk officiating.

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9 Tributes

  1. Sharon Spooner
    Posted February 19, 2019 at 8:53 am | Permalink

    There are simply not enough words to express our sorrow for your great loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May god bless you all. xoxo

  2. Garry Seaborg
    Posted February 19, 2019 at 9:27 am | Permalink

    My condolences to all the families of Garret!

  3. Steve Hamilton
    Posted February 19, 2019 at 7:08 pm | Permalink

    Dearest Carolynn, Rob, Sherrie and Robbie: We are So sorry for your loss. Just know in your heart that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. We love you guys so much.

    -Steve, Ilene, Graham, Elizabeth and Madelyn Hamilton

  4. funeral2
    Posted February 21, 2019 at 9:45 am | Permalink

    Carolynn and Rob Getz, My deepest condolences to both of you. I can’t imagine your devastation. My heart breaks for both of you. I am sending you both my thoughts, prayers and as much love and light that I can possibly muster. Please take care of each other and try not to let tragedy tear you apart. You need each other now more than ever.

    BIG Hugs,

    Robyn Grattan

  5. Aunt Audrie
    Posted February 21, 2019 at 10:35 am | Permalink

    Dearest Carolynn, Rob, Sherrie, and Robbie: I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved son and brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you. My heart is so full of love for you now and always.

    Auntie Audrie Ham

  6. Eileen/Mark Mountain
    Posted February 21, 2019 at 6:25 pm | Permalink

    To Rob and Carolynn, the BEST parents and the BEST people on earth: You are the salt of the earth and we are desolate hearing this news. We love you and have so much respect for you as a family and for your extended foster family. We wish we were there to hug you hard!

  7. Lorelei. Jackson
    Posted February 23, 2019 at 9:44 am | Permalink

    Dear Rob, Carolyn Sherry and Robbie, no words can express the heartache you are all feeling. We want to let you know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. With all our love, Sandy, Lu, Rob and Meghan

  8. Sherry Moore
    Posted February 23, 2019 at 1:31 pm | Permalink

    Dear Carolyn, Rob, Sherrie, Robbie & family,
    Just a note to let you know that we are thinking of you on this day & wish we could be up there to give you all great big hugs..
    We are so sorry to hear about your Dear Garret & understand the pain & heatache you are all feeling.
    My Gramma & your Auntie Marie Rideout sends you her love & wants you to know that she wishes she could give you a great big hug also.
    You are all in our prayers & thoughts..please take special care of each other.
    Sherry, Montana & Michaela ❤️

  9. Jane Nosálová
    Posted June 1, 2019 at 11:27 pm | Permalink

    To all of Garret’s family, I send my deepest sympathies. He was a remarkable man. Thank you for putting forth such a memorable person in the world. I will always remember his laugh and beautiful smile.

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