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Subject: [CAN-BC-OBITS] FEb 16, 2002 Lower Mainland / Vancouver
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 11:11:09 -0800


Deaths (02/16/02)
The Vancouver Sun notes the following deaths in today's paper ARCHER BAMFORD
BOLTON BONK BUERK BURROW CAREY CARR COLLER DODUK DOGE DORFER EDWARDS FUDGE
GAYLARD GOULD HILL HODGE LAWRENCE LIM MacKILLOP MacKINNON MAHOOD MANSFIELD
McLEAN MONTY NAY NEWBURY PARRY POWELL PRIZEMAN REID RENNEBERG ROONEY ROWLAND
SOFIANOS THOMAS TYERMAN VON AESCH VOSPER WEATHERBY, A WEATHERBY, R
WILLIAMSON

(02/16/02)
CAREY _ Mary (Machray) born October 6, 1905, died peacefully February 7,
2002. Predeceased by her husband Ralph and sister Jean. She is survived by
her four daughters Carol, Jocelyn, Susan and Linda; Averil and Ian; fourteen
grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; her sisters Ruth and Christine
and brother Robert. Mary was born in Winnipeg and graduated from the
University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Arts in French and Latin. Mary and
Ralph moved to Vancouver in 1950 where she was active in the University
Women's Club and St. Mary's Church. Many people will remember the warm
welcome extended by Mary over 47 years at her home on West 8th Ave. A
memorial service will be held on Friday, February 22, 2002 at 1:30 pm at
Arbutus Manor, 2125 Eddington Drive, Vancouver, with Rev. John Bethel
officiating. If desired, contributions in memory of Mary may be made to a
charity of your choice. The family wishes to thank the staff and residents
of Arbutus Manor, Classic Care and Dr. Lorna Sent.

(02/16/02)
FUDGE _ Alma Winnifred (nee Lott) passed away peacefully in Summerland,
February 8, 2002. Born in Vancouver March 25, 1906. She was in the first
class at Henry Hudson Elementary. She lived her married life in Summerland
and is predeceased by her beloved husband of 58 years, Lionel, sister,
Dorothy Sheeley, and brother Gordon. She will be dearly missed by her
daughters, Barbara and Nancy Cadwallader; son-in-law, Gene; grandchildren,
Meagan and Evan; great-grandchildren, Brianna and Alyssa; and many who knew
her as a special lady and friend. She devoted her life to her family, her
love of music, the United Church, and community service. A celebration of
her life is planned for March 30th at 2 p.m. in the Summerland United
Church.

(02/16/02)
BURROW _ Alice Aileen (nee Sinclair) passed away peacefully at the Richmond
Hospital on Wednesday, February 13, 2002, after a short illness. Aileen was
born in St. Louis, Manitoba on April 5, 1912. Predeceased by her loving
husband, William Henry and her 3 brothers. She will be very much missed by
many relatives and friends in Manitoba and British Columbia. Funeral service
for Aileen will be held on Friday, February 22 at 2 p.m. at St. Edward's
Anglican Church, 10111 Bird Rd., Richmond B.C. In lieu of flowers, please
make a donation in Aileen's name to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a
charity of your choice.

(02/16/02)
COLLER _ June Kennnedy, died peacefully in Boca Raton, Florida on Wednesday,
February 13, 2002 in her 75th year. Adored wife of Dr. Julian (Dick) Coller
and mother of Michael, Shaun, Robin and Garth. Sadly missed by son-in-law
Robert Muir and daughter-in-law Jill Coller. Dear grandmother of Kristin and
Robbo Muir and Blake and Grace Coller. Fondly remembered by many friends
from her years in Vancouver. Funeral services were held in Boca Raton on
February 14, 2002. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American
Cancer Society.

(02/16/02)
EDWARDS _ Dean William Thomas, passed away on February 7, 2002 in Vancouver,
age 42 years. Predeceased by his parents, Maurice and Julie. Survived by
brothers, Carson (Daphne), Andre (Sandra), Broderick (Marianne) and Darren
(Fely); nephews, Mel, Joshua; nieces, Jennifer, Jessica and Alyssa. Memorial
service will be held Friday, February 22 at 1:30 p.m. at Glenhaven Memorial
Chapel, 1835 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, 604-255-5444.

(02/16/02)
DORFER _ Margaret E. "Peggy" of Keewatin, Ontario, passed away at Seaton
Villa, Burnaby on February 12, 2002, at age 96 years. Margaret leaves a
brother, John Forbes; stepsisters, Edna Haynes and Jean Lachance all of
Winnipeg, Manitoba. She will be dearly missed by her extended family and
friends throughout the world. Predeceased by husband, Leo J. Dorfer.
Margaret was a caregiver to her many friends and was a chartered member of
the Confederation Community for the Retired in Burnaby. She was an avid
outdoors person and world traveller well into her 90's. A special thank you
is extended to the staff at Seaton Villa. It was Margaret's request for no
service and donations may be made in her memory to a charity of choice.

(02/16/02)
LAWRENCE _ John Roger. Our Father, Brother, Friend, Son, and Husband left us
today (February 10, 2002) when he quietly died in his sleep after a long
battle with cancer. We will long remember his influence, his guidance, his
smile, his laugh, his love, his memories and most importantly his Spirit! We
will have a Celebration of His Spirit on February 23, 2002 for Family and
Friends to remember this remarkable Man! Where: The ClubHouse Surrey
(Parking on 184th) Date: February 23, 2002 Time: 1330 Hours In John's
honour, the family has requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made
to the BC Cancer Agency.

(02/16/02)
HODGE _ Irma (Jackie) passed away peacefully in Victoria. Survived by her
sons Ronald (Linda), Brent; daughter Sandra; her sisters Jeannette O'Donnell
and Yvonne Schell. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Leanne, Paul, Erik,
Cheryl, Brian, Heather and Jordan. A special thanks to the staff on The
Kenning 2 Ward at the Memorial Pavilion and James Bay Lodge in Victoria for
their loving care. Burial and memorial service has taken place.

(02/15/02)
DOGE_Gerhard (Gary) passed away in Vancouver on February 5th, 2002 after a
short and courageous battle with cancer. Born September 10, 1920, Gera,
Germany. He leaves behind to mourn his loving wife of 51 years, Birthe; his
two sons, Douglas and wife Kim, Hans; his grandchildren Christopher, Richard
and Nicole and their mother Patricia. The many caring souls, Dr's. Dwyer,
Wilson, Spring, Slater and the staff and nurses at V.G.H., will forever be
remembered, with thanks in our hearts. The care and dignity afforded by the
Palliative unit was extraordinary. Sleep well, Opa. God took you in his
arms. You were the best. A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday,
February 22 at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1573 E. 18 Ave. at Fleming
Street, Vancouver. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to a
charity welcomed.

(02/16/02)
BONK _ Nick, born July 26, 1919 in Lowo, Poland, passed away February 12,
2002 in Surrey B.C. age 82. Predeceased by his loving wife, Marion in
October 1990. He is survived by his niece, Mary Bonk and nephew, Raymond
Bernier. No service by request

(02/16/02)
GOULD _ the Honourable John (Jay) on February 5 in his 90 year, following a
brief illness while vacationing in Palm Desert, California. He is survived
by his wife of 46 years, Pat; son Bill; daughters Beth (Hall), Jayna
(Ellsworth); grandchildren Carly, Evan, Jay, Alec, Kayla. As sentiment was
anathma to Jay, he extracted a promise from his family that the word
"loving" would be stricken from the text of any obituary over which we had
control. A lifetime Vancouver resident, he enrolled at UBC at age 16 where
he excelled in bridge. At age 17 he renounced higher education, left
university to work in Powell River's pulp and paper mills and sundry other
occupations. Five years later Jay returned gratefully to UBC, and was voted
Student Council President in 1936. In due course a law degree, on his way to
a distinguished career. During World War II he served aboard corvettes in
the North Atlantic theatre, with the rank of Lt. Commander. Always
fascinated by politics, on his return to civilian life after the war, Jay
served as a Liberal MLA from 1949 to 1952. He reluctantly retired, due, he
said, to "a massive assist from the voting public." An avid boater, Jay
acquired several vessels over the years, each a challenge - until the last
one - the greatest challenge of them all, by which time he should have known
better. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia in 1964.
It is safe to say that his innate kindness and sense of fair play did not go
unnoticed nor unheralded. Upon mandatory retirement at 75 Jay was able to
devote more time to his passion for travel. The London theatre was the
greatest attraction, a month-long annual trek which he missed only once in
24 years. At home in his well equipped workshop he applied his
unquestionable skills to designing and making dreadful lamps and recycling
his vast inventory of collected junk. Jay was a man of constant
contradictions. He was funny, exasperating, opinionated, kind, arrogant,
warm and utterly unique. He will be sorely missed. At his request there will
be no service. His family will welcome his friends at 640 Duchess Avenue,
West Vancouver, on Saturday Feb 23, from 4-6pm.

(02/16/02)
BOLTON _ Doris, on February 7, 2002, Euphemia Elizabeth Doris Bolton, passed
away at home with her daughter by her side. She joins her beloved parents,
Norval (Cuddy) and Sarah (Sadie) Gamble; brothers, George, Lynn and Blair
Gamble; and her great granddaughters, Chloe and Celia Higgins. Doris was
born near Crane Valley, Saskatchewan on June 5, 1926. In 1948, she and her
husband moved with their young family to Creston, BC, where she lived for
almost 50 years. She was an active member of the Pythian Sisters, the Eagles
and the Legion Ladies Auxiliary. After her children left home, she worked at
the Endicott Centre for the Mentally Handicapped for 10 of the happiest
years of her life. She was known far and wide as an outstanding cook and is
fondly remembered for the generosity with which she welcomed all, including
hungry strangers, to share at her table. She loved having tea parties with
her grandchildren, travelling, dancing, country and spiritual music, The
Young and the Restless, and spending time and talking on the phone with
friends and family. Among her talents, the greatest was her openness to and
interest in people from all backgrounds and cultures. Her children often
teased that she could strike up a coversation with a rock. She inspired
great and loving friendships. When her health, which was never good,
deteriorated so that she could no longer live in her own home, she moved in
1997 to Vancouver to live with her daughter. Family was extraordinarily
important to her. She proudly displayed photos of eight generations in her
home. The family she leaves behind to greatly miss her include children,
Heather, D'Arcy and Randy (Pat) Bolton, Fred (Faye) Pendry; sisters, Kathy
(Bruce) Arrowsmith, Muriel (Louie) Rota and Hazel (Jerry) Hughes;
grandchildren, Brandi (David) Higgins, Kimberly (Andrew) Lavigne, Tara,
Spring (Bob) and Travis Bolton, Charlotte and Justin Douglas and great
grandson, Ethan; along with numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.
She was eagerly anticipating the births of two additional
great-grandchildren this year. The family would like to express heartfelt
thanks to the many people who have been so kind and supportive. While there
are too many to mention by name, we would like to especially acknowledge the
following whose friendship and care enriched the quality of Doris' later
life: Reg Cox, whom Doris thought of as another son, Betty Clemo, Marion
Holland, Shirley Luke, Diane Bolton, Sister Kathleen Bolton, Diane Kika,
Master Kee Ha, his family, Hong, Bo Kyung, and Gi Sung and the staff at
Kee's Tae Kwon Do, Jim Scroda and Yvon Neveu. Special thanks to Rosa
Dalupang for her tender care and love of "Grandma". Thanks also to the
professionals at Greater Vancouver Community Services, especially Dina and
Terry, for their personal care, and the Ravensong Health Care team. For his
understanding, compassion and support, our gratitude goes to Dr. Morris
Hestrin. Doris' life will be celebrated with a private service and tea at
home in Vancouver. In July, family and friends will gather for a memorial
service and tree planting in Creston. Details for the memorial will be
published in the Creston Valley Advance in early July.

(02/16/02)
CARR _ John William, passed away at home on February 10, 2002. Born March
28, 1931 in Vancouver, B.C. and moved to the San Fransico Bay area in 1953.
A San Mateo, California resident since 1975. Retired after working at the
Schlage Log Company for over 30 years. John enjoyed many wonderful morning
walks along San Mateo's Sawyer Camp Trail. He will be missed by all who knew
him. John is survived by his wife of 31 years Lena and son Eric. Private
memorial service to be held after cremation.

(02/16/02)
DODUK _ Juanita Diane (nee Cadzow), passed away after a brief illness
February 6, 2002 at Vancouver General Hospital at the age of 24 years. A
wonderful mother and daughter, she will be forever missed by everyone who
knew her. Juanita is survived by her daughter, Alexa; parents, Cam and Bev
McLean; brother, Matthew Cadzow; grandmother, Juanita Jones; grandfather,
Neil Johnston; special friends, Lynn and Brooke; numerous aunts and uncles
and their families who all shared a special part in her life. A celebration
of Jaunita's life will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, February 23, 2002 at
Trinity Memorial United Church, 33737 Hazel Ave., Abbotsford, B.C. If
desired memorial donations in lieu of flowers to the Cindy Verhulst Memorial
Fund, 32810 - 10th Ave., Mission, B.C. V2V 6J5, gratefully appreciated.
WIEBE & JESKE FUNERAL DIRECTORS In care of arrangements 604-859-5885

(02/15/02)
HILL _ Alfred Law (Fred) passed away February 13, 2002 in MSA Hospital,
Abbotsford. Born March 20, 1912 in Wapella, Sask. He and his family resided
many years in North Vancouver. Survived by his wife Clara; daughter Joan and
son in-law Sid Cross; son Garnet and wife Rebecca (Miller); grandsons Bryan
Hill, Warren Hill and wife Deanna. Also survived by older sisters Hazel
MacPherson and Harriet Little, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. No
service by his request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Arthritis
Society would be appreciated. (895 W. 10th Ave, Vancouver, B.C., V5Z 1L7)

(02/16/02)
ARCHER _ Patricia Mary (nee) Nelson-Smith born on March 17, 1912 in St.
Florence Tenby, Wales passed away peacefully on February 13, 2002.
Predeceased by her husband Ivor, in 1980. She will be missed and lovingly
remembered by her family and many friends. No service by request, cremation.
In lieu of flowers, donations made in Patricia's memory to the Canadian
Cancer Society would be gratefully appreciated.

(02/16/02)
GAYLARD _ Sheila Mary, born on July 2, 1928 in Norwich, England, passed away
peacefully on February 15, 2002 in Delta Hospital, Delta, British Columbia.
She is predeceased by her husband, Claude. She is survived by her 3 loving
children; Calvin (Lori), Lisa (Larry) and Lynn (Angelo); as well as 3
grandchildren, Cale, Alisha and Westin; along with many other friends and
family. A celebration of her life will be held at the Ladner United Church
Celebration Centre, 4960 48th Ave., Ladner, British Columbia on Saturday,
February 23, 2002 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to
the Kidney Foundation of Canada. "We love you Mom" FRASER HEIGHTS (604)
589-2559

(02/16/02)
BUERK _ Robert Carter, 1920-2002, passed away February 14, 2002. Survived by
his loving wife, Audrey; and his 3 children, Diana Eriksen (Richard),
Douglas, Trish Collins (Gordon); and his grandchildren, Michael, Rob and
Megan. Robert served in the R.C.N.V.R. during World War II for 4 1/2 years
in the "Battle of Britain" and retired as Lieutenant Commander. He was a
member of Kiwanis for 18 years, serving in many capacities and enjoying it
thoroughly. We shall all miss him greatly with his good humour and a love of
life. No service by request.

(02/16/02)
BAMFORD _ Winona Lorraine Burt (Bunnie), a longtime resident of West
Vancouver, passed peacefully away at home with family at her side on
February 11, 2002. Born in Vancouver on July 10, 1910 to Albert and Grace
Snider, both of pioneer BC families, she was the youngest of six daughters.
"Bunnie" was predeceased by Ken, her husband of 54 years, and her sisters,
Alma, Dorothy, Viola and "Billie". She is survived and lovingly remembered
by her sister, Marjorie McNeill and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and
great-nephews. She was a devoted wife, avid golfer, gardener and lover of
the outdoors. She believed strongly in giving back to the community, and
volunteered 30 years of service to the Lions Gate Hospital Auxiliary in
which she was proud to hold a lifetime membership. In lieu of flowers,
contributions in her name to the LGH Auxiliary or the BC Heart and Stroke
Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
(02/15/02)
REID _ Douglas, passed away February 11, 2002, born April 14, 1921, former
resident of W. 13th Ave., Vancouver, died peacefully at Peace Arch Hospital.
Predeceased by his wife, Eileen in 1984. He is survived by his children, Ron
(Kirsten), Barb (Ken) and Garry (Linda); 4 grandchildren; and 2
great-grandchildren. Our thanks to staff of Peace Arch Hospital, GATU and
Palliative Care Unit for their kindness. No service by his request. In lieu
of flowers donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

(02/16/02)
TYERMAN _ David R. passed away peacefully on January 31, 2002 after a
courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his daughters Andrea and
Jane, his grandchildren Cailleigh and Daniel, and sister Margaret, and
brothers Ken and John. A celebration of David's life will be held in the
community at a later date. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to "A
Loving Spoonful" of Downtown Vancouver. Healer, friend, professional,
father, actor, sage, brother, protector, lover, cook, mentor, artist, guide.
You are remembered with love.

(02/16/02)
MONTY _ Helen J. of Surrey, B.C., suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on
February 11, 2002 at her home, age 80 years. She is survived by daughters,
Susan (Ron) McClements, Quebec, Mary Jane, Charlottetown; granddaughters,
Sheila Monty (Greg Hebert), Washington, Carly and Megan, Quebec; and
great-granddaughters, Shelby and Kaylen Hebert, Washington. Helen was
predeceased by son, Louis (1993) and husband Charles (1996). Helen was a
veteran of World War II, an active member of the R.C.A.F. Memorial service
will be held on Monday, February 18 at 1 p.m. at St. Bernadette's Church,
6543 - 132nd St., Surrey. Helen's nephew, Father Petere Monty officiating.

(02/16/02)
MacKILLOP _ Douglas Ian, born July 12, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, passed
away after a lengthy illness on February 10, 2002 in Vancouver. Survived by
wife Karin; daughter Traci; son Kevin (Kathleen); granddaughter Veronnica;
sister Marilyn; and brothers Bud and Ross. A Memorial Service will be held
at 2:00 p.m. on February 20, 2002 in Chapel Court Yard on the grounds of
Ocean View Burial Park. "SO LONG PAL"

(02/16/02)
ROWLAND _ W. John, born in London, Ontario August 7, 1910, passed away
February 13, 2002 at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, B.C. He is
survived by Anna May, his loving wife of 56 years; sons Scott, Jay and
Fraser; daughters-in-law Lynda and Rose; grandchildren Sean, Matthew, James
and Kelly. His brother, Colonel Fraser Rowland, predeceased him in 2001.
John lived an interesting life, travelling around the world in the 1930's
selling Canadian Comment and MacLeans Magazines. He sailed to the South Seas
where he was the extended guest of the King of the Fijian island of Kandavu.
In New Zealand he was made an honorary officer aboard the sailing ship of
Count Felix Von Luckner, the famous sea raider of WW1. In China, he refused
author/adventurer Richard Halliburtons offer of passage on the ill-fated
sailing ship The Sea Dragon, which was lost in a typhoon on its way to the
1939 Treasure Island Worlds Fair in San Francisco. In 1940 he built a boat
at Mayo, Yukon Territories, and rowed it down the Stewart and Yukon Rivers
all the way into Alaska. He was the first Canadian representative for
Newsweek Magazine and he sold subscriptions to miners in the Yukon, many
being original sourdoughs from the gold rush of 1898. While in Dawson City
he rented a cabin from Klondike Kate. In 1941, he answered the call to duty
and enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy. He was one of the first officer
graduates from Royal Roads in Victoria and served as Lieutenant on the
Corvettes HMCS Ville de Quebec and HMCS Winnipeg, performing convoy duty on
the North Atlantic until 1945. The highlights of his life were published in
his successful 1993 autobiography Slipping the Lines, Adventures in Peace
and War. He spent his last years ensuring that everyone he met bought a copy
of his book. A consummate salesman, he even got US President Bill Clinton to
buy a copy, at full price in US dollars. John was a resident of West
Vancouver for 55 years. His house at 1570 Argyle was know as The Silk Purse
and is now home to the West Vancouver Community Arts Council. John was a
memorable character who met life on his own terms. His family and many
friends will miss him greatly. A celebration of his life will be held at
2:00 pm on Friday February 22, 2002 at St. David's United Church, 1525
Taylor Way, West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the
Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice.

(02/16/02)
McLEAN _ Tom - Born November 29, 1981 in Saskatoon, Sask., passed away
February 12, 2002. He is survived by his family: his mother Anne Marie
McLean, Vancouver; father Col. Mike McLean, Winnipeg; sister Amy McLean,
Halifax; his grandparents Ed and Margaret Murrin and Fran and Eva McLean;
friends Peter Robson and Marilyn Sceles. Tom was known and loved for his
music, his poetry, his wonderful sense of humour, his love of the
environment, and for loving his friends and family. A celebration of Tom's
life will be held at the Kitsilano Yacht Club, 2401 Point Grey Road,
Vancouver, on Sunday, February 17 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a
donation to the David Suzuki Foundation would be

(02/16/02)
MANSFIELD _ Diane Greta passed away peacefully at Minoru Residence in
Richmond, February 10, 2002 at the age of 91. She was predeceased by her
loving husband of sixty years, Harley in 1993 and brothers Kirk and Ralph
Jones. She will be fondly remembered by her sister Phyllis Chiles, and
brothers Gerald and Bill Peverelle (Lorraine) as well as many nieces,
nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews. They moved to the Brentwood area of
Burnaby in the 1950's then to New Westminster in the 1970's. Harley and
Diane entered the world with the names of Robert Pironi and Dorothy Margaret
Jones. In 1939, they changed their names to Diane and Harley Mansfield.
Diane was an extraordinary woman of grace and poise. She was an elgegant
beauty, with a kind and loving nature to match. Diane worked as a waitress
at Scott's Cafe on Granville Street, and later as a sales clerk at
Silverman's Ladies Wear on Commercial Drive, and Saba's in Brentwood mall.
Harley was a welder by trade who worked at Vancouver Iron and Engineering
Works for many years. As well, he was an accomplished musician who played
the accordian with his and other local bands at various dances and functions
in the lower mainland. Harley was also an avid gardener, Hall of Fame soccer
player and, according to Harley, the "Worlds Greatest Lover." Though they
had no children of their own, Diane and Harley played a constant and
significant role in the lives of their many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces
and grand-nephews. Diane never missed an opportunity to babysit - still
offering to watch her great-great nieces well into her eighties! Diane and
Harley were part of a large family that loved to spend time together. Family
gatherings occurred in the form of traditional holidays, fishing trips, or
impromptu get-togethers. Never was an occasion complete without a feast
prepared by Diane and fantastic storytelling by Harley. When bellies were
full, he would weave a tale to fill the imagination. His accordian playing
would round out the event, and have everyone in song. To have been loved by
Diane and Harley is to have experienced unwavering support, constant
kindness, and pure adoration. As their family, we have let them go to be
together again, comforted that they are but a memory away. No service
planned.

(02/16/02)
NEWBURY _ Doreen Victoria, May 24, 1914 - February 3, 2002. Predeceased by
husband, Cowper William Newbury. Loving mother of Donna and John,
grandmother of Victoria, John, Ian, Drew, Annemarie, David and
great-grandmother of Violet, Isobelle, Victoria and Ryan. A special thank
you to the staff of UBC Hospital. A memorial service will be celebrated
Monday, February 18th, 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Anglican Church in
Kerrisdale.

(02/16/02)
VON AESCH _ Reinier (Ron) passed away on February 10, 2002 at the age of 80
years. Fondly remembered by wife, Frieda and his daughters. No service
requested and donations may be made in Ron's memory to the B.C. Cancer
Society.

(02/16/02)
PARRY _ Etta Marjory of Brome Lake, Quebec, passed away on February 2, 2002
at age 82. Survived by son, Lorne Parry and predeceased by husband, Harold.
A graveside service will be held at Victory Memorial Park, 2900 King George
Highway, Surrey, B.C. on Tuesday, February 19, 2002 at 9:30 a.m. Donations
may be made in Etta's memory to a charity of choice.

(02/14/02)
POWELL _ Alfred Glyn (Glen), aged 79, passed away at St. Mary's Hospital,
New Westminster, B.C. on February 12, 2002. Predeceased by his first wife
Laura and by his daughter Valerie Gail Greenall. Survived by his wife Peggy;
daughter Vicki Ory; step-daughters Jan Spilman, Sheila Bush and Laura Munro;
and several grandchildren and great- grandchildren. At Glen's request, there
will be no service. Donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian
Cancer Society if desired.

(02/16/02)
THOMAS _ Laurie (nee Dinter), passed away on February 12, 2002 at home in
Vancouver surrounded by her family after a 5 year fight with cancer. Born in
Germany on November 8, 1954. She is survived by her husband, Peter Robinson;
parents, Henry and Erna Dinter; brothers, Henry (Barb), Peter (Sharon) and
Ed; children David and Christine Thomas. "There's no words to say how much
this beautiful person will be missed." Visitation will be held Sunday,
February 17, 10 am - 12 noon at Hamilton-Harron Funeral Centre, 5390 Fraser
St., Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian
Cancer Society.

(02/16/02)
ROONEY _ Ernest Arthur, July 28, 1914-February 12, 2002, Surrey Memorial
Hospital, B.C. It is with a great deal of sadness that we announce the
passing of our #1 Irishman and Uncle, Ernest Arthur Rooney. We take comfort
in knowing that Uncle Ernie is now at peace and his final resting place will
be Tucson, Arizona. Ernie is predeceased by his loving wife Hazel, in August
1992 and by his brothers Jack in 1943 and Herb in 1989. He leaves to mourn
his passing his nieces Joanne (Gabe) Berrade (Rooney) and their children
Robert, David, Karina and grandnephew Nicolas; Janice Goodman (Rooney) and
her children Julie, Jennifer and Ryan, all of Calgary. Although Uncle Ernie
and Auntie Hazel had no children of their own, they were blessed to have
many nieces and nephews in Canada and the USA who were very special to them.
Ernie was born and raised in Calgary and in the early 1940's he and his wife
moved to Vancouver. He worked for many years for MacMillan & Bloedel until
his retirement. Ernie and Hazel spent their retiring years between Arizona
and BC, where they loved to golf and hike and enjoy the companionship of
family and friends. The family would like to thank Uncle Ernie's dear
friends for all their support and a special thank you to Dr. Cox, nurses and
all the people along the way who lent a hand and an ear and who were lucky
enough to hear one of his many stories. It is at Ernie's request that there
will be no Service but Joanne asks all who knew him to remember these two
dear people hiking into the Sunset on the Douglas Springs Trail. Va Ya Con
Dios My Darling Va Ya Con Dios My Love Personal Alternative Funeral Services
604-857-

(02/16/02)
MacKINNON _ Gloria (nee MacDonald) died of heart failure on January 13,2002.
Feisty and honest to the end she did not want to go. Born April 21, 1925 in
Philadelphia, her early childhood was spent in New York City and Cape Breton
Island. She married in Sydney N.S. and at the end of the war moved to
Vancouver. With her young family, she moved to Nanaimo in 1950, then to
North Vancouver in 1958. She spent the last 25 years in Powell River, close
to the ocean she loved. She is survived by Dixon, her loving husband. He was
her rock and she was his ocean, fascinating whether tempestuous or calm. She
leaves four children; Dixon (Jane), Merilee (George), Colin (Eileen), and
Jane (Andy); ten grandchildren; Karalee (Murray), Kristy (Mark), Jordan
(Hannah), Joanne, Neil, Stacey, Brett, Tommy, Karl and Alex; five great
grandchildren; Kolby, Keara, Laytyn, Hayden and Keaton. Soar with the
seagulls. We all love you. The family would like to thank Dr. Gideon Human
and his associates and the nursing staff at the Powell River General
Hospital. No service by request. Donations could be sent to the Canadian
Diabetic Association or a charity of your choice.

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RENNEBERG _ Anton (Tony) Peter Renneberg, born January 10, 1921 in Leofeld,
Saskatchewan, passed away February 14, 2002, at Surrey Memorial Hospital, BC
at the age of 81. Tony was predeceased by his daughter Marilynne in 1971. He
is survived by his loving wife Patricia of 55 years and their three
children, Pat (Allen) Van Slyke, Linda (Glenn) Suprovich, and Gerald
(Sylvia) Renneberg; five grandchildren; and a great grandson. Prayers will
be held on Sunday, February 17 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Bernadettes Parish
(6543 - 132 Street, Surrey). Mass of Christian Burial will take place on
Monday, February 18 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernadettes Parish with Father Mark
Bautista officiating. Internment to follow on Wednesday, February 20 at
10:00 a.m. at Valley View Memorial Gardens (14644 - 72 Avenue, Surrey). In
lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the
Surrey Memorial Hospital Palliative Care

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PRIZEMAN _ Mary I. passed away peacefully the morning of February 14, 2002
at the age of 92. Predeceased by her husband Arthur and son Gordon. She is
survived by her sons Arthur (Sophie) and Robert (Gladys) and daughter Merle;
8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the
doctors and nurses of Royal Columbian Hospital as well as the special care
given at the New Vista Society. A private graveside service is being held at
Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644 72nd Ave, Surrey on Monday, February 18,
2002 at 11:00 a.m. Rememberances may be made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation
in Mary's memory.

(02/16/02)
SOFIANOS _ Nicoletta, passed away peacefully on February 14, 2002, born
November 11, 1924 in Corfu, Greece. Survived by her loving family:
daughters, Anna Avgerinos and Irene (Demetre) Pomonis; 3 grandchildren, Bill
(Daniell), Martha (Stephen) and Anthony; and her loving brothers and
sisters. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 19th at 2:00 pm
from the Valley View Funeral Chapel, 14660 _ 72nd Ave., Surrey. Burial to
follow within the cemetery grounds.

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LIM _ Hung Mei May (nee Wu) passed away peacefully on February 12, 2002,
surrounded by her family. She will be always loved and remembered by her
husband of 41 years, Ken, her sons Harvey (May), Peter (Katie), her
grandchildren Christopher, Jessica (predeceased), Catherine, Sarah, Daniel
and Michelle, as well as her brothers Yeung Yan, Yeung Choi, Yeung Wing and
sister Mee Yee Chow. Many thanks to the wonderful staff at the VGH
Palliative Care Unit and to our dear friends and family for their support
and care. A memorial service will be held at Glenhaven Memorial at 1835 East
Hastings, Vancouver, on Monday February 18th at 10:00am.

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NAY _ Doris Ilene, aged 76 years, passed away peacefully on February 14,
2002 in Kinsmen Place Lodge, Surrey. She is predeceased by her husband,
James "Ritchie". Survived by her loving family: children, Darrel (Terri),
Sharon (Ron) Slager and Alvin; 9 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren and
her sister, Ruth Owens. No service by her request. Cremation. FRASER HEIGHTS
(604) 589-2559

(02/16/02)
MAHOOD _ Ian Sharpe, 1915-2002. Forester, author and businessman Ian Sharpe
Mahood passed away February 13, 2002 after a full and vigorous life. His
passion for his surviving wife Annabelle, daughters, Cherie Hemmingsen and
Sally Mahood, 6 grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren, carved deep and
appreciated impressions in all that knew him. His son Ian Keith Mahood
predeceased him in 1996. As a husband, Ian increasingly celebrated each and
every of the 60 years romancing his wife. She was his girl and he, her man.
As a father and grandfather, he boasted a prolific and expansive legacy in
which he was ever engaged. As a noted author, he both richly chronicled and
contributed to B.C.'s history. As a forester, for his endurance in fighting
for a bright future in B.C.'s forest industry, he was respected by cavilers
and laudators alike. As a man, Ian inspired with his proud sense of justice,
humour, love and dignity. Ian was a member of First Baptist Church Nanaimo,
formerly of West Vancouver Baptist. He served proudly with the Royal
Canadian Engineers in WWII and later with the United Nations, setting up
forestry management systems in third-world countries. He worked with the M&B
Forestry department, was 2 term president of the Truck Loggers Association,
partner in Millsheam Timber, vice president of the Council of Forest
Products and president of Triangle Pacific Canada. Ian was an alumnus of UBC
with degrees in Commerce and Forestry. Ian was, and will continue to be, an
inspiration to all that knew him. The world is indeed a better place for him
having been in it. He was a good man. Memorial service is to be held at
First Baptist Church Nanaimo, Thursday, February 21 at 3 p.m. In lieu of
flowers donations can be made in Ian's name to the Alzheimer's Society,
#20-601 W. Cordova, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1G1.

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VOSPER _ Clifford Stanley born Vancouver, August 18, 1918 - February 5,
2002. Predeceased by his parents; sisters Grace, Helen, Ruth and Mabel and 1
brother Harold; his nephew Gordon and niece, Doreen. Survived by his
daughter Marilyn (Jim) Spelay and son Ken; granddaughter Heather (Peter)
Arrow and family; grandson Robbie (Kelly) Spelay; niece Dorothy (Dick)
Bakker and family; niece June and family; nephew George (Ferne) Menchions
and family; great-niece Paula and family; great-nephew Stephen and family;
his life long friends Bill Carver and Wally Rhead. He rests in peace. No
funeral. Cremation.

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YOUNG _ Alexander passed away peacefully after a long battle with cancer on
February 11, 2002. Predeceased by his first wife, Roseena in 1988. He
remarried in 1991 to Linda (Forcier) who looked after him to the end. A
wonderful man, he leaves behind children, Graham (Evelyn), Stuart, Helen
(Rob); stepchildren, Jean (Peter), Mary (Wade), Dan, Bob (Angela) and 10
grandchildren. The family wishes to convey their gratitude to Royal
Columbian Hospital and the staff at St. Mary's palliative care unit. A
memorial service is scheduled for Monday, February 18, 2002 at 1:00 pm at
Burkeview Family Funeral Care, 1340 Dominion Avenue, Port Coquitlam. In lieu
of flowers, we respectfully request donations to the Canadian Cancer Society
in his name.

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WILLIAMSON _ Clifford George November 9, 1904 _ February 13,2002 With great
sadness we announce the peaceful passing, with his family by his side, of
our beloved father, grandfather and great-grandfather, at the age of 97, at
the Evergreen Care Home in White Rock B.C. He was predeceased by his wife,
Betty of 75 years. He is sadly missed by his 2 daughters, Dorothy in White
Rock and May (Bill) in Winnipeg; 2 granddaughters, Lori and Leslie; 3
grandsons, Sean, Bill Jr., Craig; and 5 great-grandchildren. Clif was born
in La Riviere, Man. on November 9, 1904. During his early years he was a
school teacher in various rural areas of Manitoba before settling in
Winnipeg. He joined the Air Force in 1942 and served his country until war's
end in 1945. Returning home, he worked for the Canadian National Railway in
Winnipeg until 1959, when he and Betty moved to Victoria B.C. where they
spent 38 years of happy retirement. They moved to White Rock in 1997 to be
closer to their daughter, Dorothy. Cremation has taken place and a memorial
service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 17 in the chapel at the
Evergreen Care Home, 1550 Oxford St., White Rock, after which, a gathering
of family and friends will be held at the home of Dorothy Stolth, 14897 21st
Ave., White Rock. A private burial will take place later at Valley View
Cemetery. "You are already missed, Dad"

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WEATHERBY _ Ruth Jessie passed away peacefully at home on February 1, 2002.
Ruth was predeceased by sisters, May and Beth, and brother, Jim. Ruth was a
very talented lady and will be well remembered for her artistic detailed
crafts and paintings, and the many beautiful decorated wedding and birthday
cakes that she has given to family and friends throughout her life. Ruth
also had many friends on the mission field which she helped to support in
many ways. Ruth is survived by her brother, Roy, and sister, Ada (who just
passed away a week later), and numerous relatives and friends. A memorial
service will be held for Ruth and her sister, Ada at the same time on
Saturday, March 2, 2002 at 12 p.m. at Richmond Pentecostal Church, 9300
Westminster Hwy., Richmond. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to
Children's Hospital, Vancouver or Wycliffe Bible Translators, Calgary AB.

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WEATHERBY _ _ Ada Agnes, born January 9, 1906, passed away peacefully on
February 10, 2002. Ada was predeceased by her twin sister, May and sisters,
Beth and Ruth, and brother Jim. Ada will be well remembered for her gentle
loving way of teaching and caring for children. Survived and lovingly
remembered by her brother, Roy; daughter, Dot (Dave), granddaughter, Heather
(Bob), grandson, Jeff (Heather); great-grandchildren, Megan, Robyn, Zachary,
Joshua; and numerous relatives and friends. Many thanks to the staff at
Banfield's 4th Floor Angels for the loving care Ada received. A memorial
service will be held for Ada and her sister, Ruth at the same time on
Saturday, March 2, 2002 at 12 p.m., Richmond Pentecostal Church, 9300
Westminster Hwy, Richmond. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the
Children's Hospital Vancouver.

In Memoriams (02/16/02)
YOUNG _ Alex. In loving memory of Alex. Survived by brother and pal, George
(Nancy); nieces and nephews, George, Bruce (Marilyn), Darlene (Steve). You
will be missed.

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DAVOREN _ Winnifred Passed away February 16, 1994 Gone but never forgotten
Love always, Jack, Pat, Don, Penny and family.

(02/16/02)
TRACHTENBERG _ William December 6, 1956 - February 16, 2001. In so many
ways, William shared love and compassion with his family and friends. He
inspired and achieved greatness. William is sorely missed at the Academy
Awards Parties, in New York and in the Co-op but his spirit is strong. Words
cannot express the sadness I feel everyday without you by my side. I miss
you dearly and I cherish your memory. Your loving partner, Angus MacDonald

(02/16/02)
LEIGH _ Elizabeth (Bessie).Though your smile is gone forever And your hand
we cannot touch We will never lose the memory Of the one we love so much
Remembered with much love _ Len, Rick, Karen, family and friends

(02/16/02)
ROZAN _ Philip February 15, 1999 vissi d'arte, vissi d'amore Ever loved,
ever missed. Beverly and George

Engagements (02/16/02)
KERR _ PERROT Hugh and Katha Kerr are very happy and proud to announce the
engagement of their daughter, Marisa to Scott Perrot, son of Joyce Perrot.
Their wedding will take place on July 20, 2002. "Congratulations and all our
love to you both."

Marriages (02/16/02)
DOW - PHIMPISED Reginald and Gwendoline Dow of Vancouver, B.C., are pleased
to announce the marriage of their son, Allan Dow to Dokmai Phimpised, of
Khon Kaen, Thailand. The pair wed February 14th, 2002 at Bangkok.

Anniversary (02/16/02)
Mr. & Mrs Robert E. McMurray 50th Wedding Anniversary Married February 15,
1952 in Vancouver, now residing in Coquitlam. CONGRATULATIONS! - Love your
sons and their families

(02/16/02)
CONGRATULATIONS In Recognition of your Amazing 50 years together.Pat & Hank
Groenevelt - February 14, 2002 From your Family of Great Admirers.




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