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From: Dennice Goudie <>
Subject: Daily News - Nanaimo, BC January 07, 2005
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2005 12:53:42 -0800


ADDISON- JOSEPH, born December 7, 1914 in Whitehaven, England. Passed away January 5, 2005 in Malaspina Gardens, Nanaimo, BC. Joe moved to Nanaimo in 1919 with his parents Mary and Herbert. Predeceased by his wife Frances and his son Ray. He leaves his loving daughters Joanne (Don Conley) and Janice; his daughter-in-law Lorraine Addison; grandchildren Steven (Yolanda); Kevin and Lene (George Rounis). His eyes sparkled when he saw his great grandchildren Rachelle, Kayley, Brooke, Nicole, Demitria and Nikos. He raised his family in South Wellington while working in the coal mines, logging and construction before becoming a pipe fitter at Harmac where he worked for 35 years. He loved to hunt and fish but most of all totell stories. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. A special thanks to Dr. Byron McCarter and the Staff at Malaspina Gardens for their kindness and wonderful care. A Memorial Service will be held in Mount Benson Funeral Chapel, 125Wallace St., Nanaimo Mond!
ay January 10, 2005 at 1:00pm with a reception to follow. Mount Benson Chapel 250-754-6811

BICKLE, LESLIE T. born November 28, 1929, passed away peacefully in Nanaimo on January 1, 2005 at the age of 75 years. He is predeceased by Kate and Harry Bickle and is survived by his loving family; spouse Irene James, children; Laurie, Harry(Brandy), Cecil (Diane), Kathy (Kurt), Grandchildren Selina, Harley, Ashley and Jordee, Henry, Lonny and Jeremy and great grandchildren. Sisters: Marie Barry of Vancouver, brother Alan Bickle (Sharon) of Nanaimo, Glenna Gillis of Vancouver, Jean (Chuck) Clark of Campbell River, Joyce Halliday of Vancouver, Irene's children: Lila, Norman, Donna, Gordon and Brian. Prayers will be offered on Thursday January 6th at 6:00 pm, followed by a funeral service on Friday January 7, at 11:00 amat Sands Funeral Chapel, One Newcastle Avenue, Nanaimo, BC, followed by interment in Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens. Flowers welcome, for those so desiring donations may be made to a charity of choice. Sands ~ Nanaimo

BURNS, ROBERT JOSEPH February 16, 1963 - January 4, 2005 We regretfully acknowledge the sudden passing of Robbie, the beloved husband, father, brother, son and uncle. Predeceased by his father Robert Burns, and sister Phyllis. Survived by his loving wife Linda, and his two beloved children Hayley, and Trevor, his mother Doreen, as well as numerous brothers, sisters, nieces, & nephews. Robbie lived life to his fullest, working selflessly hard, while always willing to lend a hand offering his expertise. Within all his hard work Robbie never lost sight of his family, friends, sense of humour, and his love for hockey, golfing and his children's sports. Services to be held Saturday, January 8, 2005 at Beban Park Annex at 12 noon with refreshments to follow. No flowers by Request. Please feel free to make donations to the Red Cross for the Tsunami Relief at 250-756-9363.

JOHN STANNARD PALMER OCTOBER 11,1920 - JANUARY 5, 2005 Passed away surrounded by his loving family. Born London England, returned to Nanaimo with his parents at the age of three. John enjoyed his youth- hunting, fishing and boating, which he continued for the rest of his life. He became a journeyman finish carpenter at an early age. He joined the navy as a shipwright and sailed on north Atlantic convoy vessels for five years. After discharging from the Navy he married June (the loveof his life for 59 years). They settled in Campbell River in 1945. A building Contractor for over 30 years while raising 4 children. His building career covered all aspects of the trade. Commercial, residential and working as a shipwright in the local fishing fleet. Johns second love was his boat the June Wind. He built this vessel in the back yard and launched her in 1961. The vessel travelled the coast from Seattle to Alaska numerous times. In later years it was commonly seen throughout the Nort!
hern Gulf Islands. John will be especially missed by his immediate family who enjoyed a life time following his lust for life. He continued living life to the fullest until the end. The laughter will remain with us for our lives.John is survived by his loving wife June, daughter Vivien Appleby, Sons Jock (Carol), Eric (Marie), & Rory (Jane). Eight Grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Sister in law Isabelle Stewart of Campbell River. Sisters Mary (Reg) Briginshaw of Nanaimo, Sheila (Jack) Elgie of Nanaimo, Brenda (Herb) Forbes of Cobourg Ont. & brother Frank (Irene) Palmer of Nanaimo. Also will be sadly missed by many long time friendships made during his 60 years residing in Campbell River. Predeceased by his parents. There will be no service by his request. A private family celebration of his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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