Alphonse Kowalkowski

June 19, 1920 ~ February 9, 2019

Alphonse was born in Poland and he immigrated to Canada, first to Edmonton and later to the city of Keno where he worked in the United Keno Hill Mine.  He eventually moved to Whitehorse, built a house and worked for many years for the Department of Public Works.  He began a sign painting business on the side and later turned it into a successful painting contracting business called North Star Painting and Decorating. 
Al loved the Yukon and had many passions that he pursued including; photography, hunting and his favorite fishing.  Many days he could be found out on his boat, the North Star, on Tagish Lake with friends and acquaintances reeling in Lake Trout. 

Al we be loving remembered by his family and friends. 
A service for Alphonse will be held on Tuesday February 19th at Heritage North Funeral Home at 10:00am with interment to follow at Grey Mountain Cemetery. 


1 Comment

  1. Heather Bould

    Al was a great friend. No matter the miles that separated us he never forgot about my family. We will miss him.


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