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Subject: Times - Colonist Victoria, British Columbia, October 26, 2004
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 10:30:43 -0700
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ALLMAN Evelyn Margaret (Evie)
BACHYNSKI Noreen (nee Sundell).
CARVER Marjorie Alice
DOHERTY John, Captain (RCN-Ret).
HASSETT Marilyn Eaye nee Keel
KADANG Wendy nee: Gillanders
LUCAS Edward John Murray
MCLAREN Lawrence (Larry) Lauchlin
PEDEN Stanley John
PICKARD Roger Bruce (Sam),
PRITCHET Christopher Dixon, Ph.D
REILLY Dorothy (Hill)
RENFREW Agnes Helen
SAM Nancy Marie "Hank"
TSAI Yvonne
WINDER Glen Richard
YOUNG Ethel Bernice

ALLMAN Evelyn Margaret (Evie) died peacefully at home October 25th at the age of 86. Born in New Brunswick in 1918 Evelyn was a registered nurse who served overseas in the Second World War with the nursing sisters of Canada and later was a home care nurse in her community of Sooke. Predeceased by her beloved husband Jack in 2003. Mom is survived by her loving family of four sons: John (Alison), Jim (Susan), Ron (Karin), and Michael (Cheryl); five grand-children and four great grandchildren. Family was the core of this kind and gentle lady's life. We love you always, Nanny. No services by request. A family gathering will be held at a later date.

BACHYNSKI Noreen (nee Sundell). With great serenity and peace, Noreen passed away on October 25, 2004. Predeceased by her husband, Mike, Noreen will be deeply mourned by her son, Bob (Penny) Bachynski and daughter, Linda (Glen) Michon and her grandchildren, Robert, Andrew, Carolyn, Michelle, Crystal and Michael. She will also be deeply missed by her God-daughter, Gaye Sharpe and Gaye's husband, Keith Howard as well as by her many relatives and friends. Born in Saskatoon on July 19,1925, Noreen spend most of her childhood in Manitoba and found great satisfaction in her career as a registered nurse, graduating from Winnipeg General Hospital in the 1940's. With her gentle nature and quiet dignity, she formed many deep friendships throughout the course of her life. Noreen was a steadfast wife, mother and friend. Her family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to Dr. Michael Miles and the staff of 6D North, Victoria General Hospital for their great compassion and lovin!
g care. A celebration of Noreen's life will be held at First Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1155 Fort Street on Friday, October 29 at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the charity of your choice.

CARVER Marjorie Alice - Born May 6, 1913 in Tisdale Saskatchewan to Richard and Louisa Oliver. Passed peacefully in her sleep at Victoria Hospice on the morning of October 24th, 2004. She will be missed by her daughter Margaret, son-in-law Jim Dowd, grandsons Michael and Aaron, great-grandson Cameron and her lifelong friend Mae McKenzie. At her instruction there is no service, and in lieu of flowers a donation in her name to the SPCA or BC Cancer Society may be made. "The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things Of shoes and ships and sealing wax Of cabbages and kings And why the sea is boiling hot And whether pigs have wings."

DOHERTY John, Captain (RCN-Ret). Captain John Doherty, Royal Canadian Navy (Ret), Fellow, Royal Aeronautical Society. Evanshire. Crescent, (Fairwinds), Nanoose Bay, BC. Peacefully on Vancouver Island on Saturday, October 23, 2004 at the age of 89. A devoted father and true gentleman whose spirit, guidance and support will be greatly missed. Beloved husband of the late Marion Daisy Doherty (nee Roberts); beloved father of Peter (Ottawa, Ont); Ian (St. Catharines, Ont); Cynthia (Adderbury, Oxfordshire, England); Susan (Nanaimo, BC), Sean (Nanoose Bay, BC) and Eamon (Coldstream, BC); Beloved Grandfather of Shanda, Kieran and Robyn. Funeral services to be held on Vancouver Island, on Friday, October 29, 1:00 Sands Funeral Home, 1 Newcastle Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. Condolences as wished, may be addressed to 2355 Evanshire Crescent, Nanoose Bay, British Columbia, V9P 9G6 Alternatively, donations may be made to The Navy League of Canada, 305 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ont., K1N 9E5,!
1-800-375-6289. Condolences may also be offered at

HASSETT Marilyn Eaye nee Keel, born December 14, 1944, passed away at Royal Jubilee Hospital on October 24, 2004. Marilyn will be missed by her husband and best friend Bill, and their children Doug, Brenna, Brock, Seth and Jordon, Dee Lyn and son Joshua, Kristy, James, Jessica and Grace. Predeceased by her parents Mabel, Fred and sister Linda. Survived by her sisters, Fran, Diane, Marianne, Joyce, Pam and their families. At Marilyn's request there will be a private service for family only. In lieu of flowers, a donation to charity of choice in Marilyn's memory.

KADANG Wendy nee: Gillanders passed away suddenly on October 20, 2004. Predeceased by her father Ernie Gillanders in 1999. Wendy is survived by her husband Paul, son Andrew (Rachael) mother Joyce Gillanders. She will also be sadly missed by relatives and friends in Canada and Malaysia. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Wendy's memory to the S.P.C.A. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday October 30, 2004 @ 2:00 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church 531 Herbert Street, Duncan. BC.

LUCAS Edward John Murray. Passed away suddenly on October 24, 2004 at the age of 71 years. Murray was raised in Edmonton, AB, lived as a long time resident of Victoria, BC and recently retired in Cookstown, Ont. Murray was loved and known as a true and trustworthy friend to everyone he touched and will be missed very much. He is survived by his loving son David and wife Sharyn; his second son James; his sister, Anne and husband Don; his brother, Gerry and wife Peggy and his many nieces and nephews. Also, he was loved and will be missed by his grandchildren Marilyn, David, James, Jeanne and Tera. A small memorial service will be held in Cookstown Ont. on October 30, 2004.

MCLAREN Lawrence (Larry) Lauchlin born December 31, 1934 in Okotoks, Alberta passed away peacefully October 25, 2004 at the Cowichan District Hospital with his family all around him. He fought a long hard battle with lung and heart problems. His courage and determination were remarkable. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 28 years Suzanne, and their blended family of 10 children, Michael (Val), Laurie Boyles, Heather, Brent, Gordon (Sue), Tina (Tom), Russel Mitton (Wendy), Colleen Mitton (Rick), Jackie (Darsh) Dhut, Dan (Pam) Mitton. There are many grandchildren and great grand children, cousins, nieces and nephews left to miss grandpa. Larry is also survived by his brother Malcolm and his first wife Betty. Larry spent his first career of 25 years in the Royal Canadian Navy and his second at Crofton Pulp Mill for 20 years. In his retirement Larry and his wife had some very special times enjoying the summers with family and traveling to their favorite place in Nevada wand!
ering the highways of the country. Larry loved his life and spent time researching family history, playing with eBay and making sure the pool and yard were always ready for company which he loved to have.He especially enjoyed his grandchildren. The last few years he had many stays in the ICU unit at our hospital, so much so that the nurses on the ward became quite a part of our life. For their care and compassion we are truly grateful. Also to Dr. Bass who continually was in awe of Larry's ability to bounce back. It was Dr. Bass who never gave up. A Remembrance Celebration will be held on Friday, October 29, 2004 at the Quamichan Inn at 1:00 p.m., 1478 Maple Bay Road, Duncan, BC. An open House will follow for those who wish to spend extra time with the family at home 6362 Woodgrove Way. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Larry's memory to the Cowichan District Hospital Foundation.

MOODY Norman F. FRSC, MIEE, FCMBS. Died on Saturday, 23rd October in Victoria, Canada. He was 88 years old. Norman was the much loved husband of Joan for 64 years, loving and proud father of Robert and his daughter in law, Marian. His grandchildren, Lisa, David, and Collin along with their spouses and children brought him great happiness. Born in England, his career grew out of his natural passion for science and research. He is the author of numerous research papers and was the supervisor of many graduate students. He was a television designer in the early days from 1935 until 1939 when he joined the Telecommunication Research Establishment with the Ministry of Supply in England, to work on Radar. In 1947 he joined the Atomic Energy Project of National Research Council at Chalk River, Ontario. In 1951 he returned to the U.K. to work at the High Explosive Research Project for Ministry of Supply, but returned to Canada when the project was completed, and joined Defense Resear!
ch Board in Ottawa where he was a pioneer in transistor circuit design. In 1959 Norman became Professor Electrical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan. The opportunity to combine his educational and research interests with his cross-disciplinary talents brought him to the University of Toronto in 1962 as the founding director of the Institute of Biomedical Electronics (now the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering), which created a partnership between medicine and engineering that was unique in its time. When Norman retired in 1977 he and Joan came to Victoria. He was an Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University of Victoria, but free now, he chose also to follow another of his hobbies: the making of elegant clocks of various designs. He will be greatly missed by us all. A Memorial Service will be held on October 30, 2004 @ 3:00 p.m. at First Memorial Funeral Chapel, 1155 Fort Street, with a reception to follow.

PEDEN Stanley John - Native son and businessman. Born in Victoria on July 31, 1923. Passed away on October 25, 2004. Predeceased by his wife, Victoria (Jo) in 1994. Stan is survived by sons, Gary, Craig and Bruce, and their families both in Victoria and the U.S. Stan enjoyed many years boating and fishing in our beautiful Gulf Islands and exploring our coast. Over the last couple of years he had been battling Lewy Body Dementia. No service by Stan's request, if you wish, donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. or charity of ones choice. Thanks to the Wellesley, Memorial Pavilion, Beacon Hill Villa and Dr. Bryan Murray.

PICKARD Roger Bruce (Sam), It is with great sadness that we announce his peaceful passing in his sleep at home on October 24, 2004. Born in 1930 in Duncan B.C. Survived by his wife of 50 years Doreen (Susie), sons Neil (Carol), Jim (Rena), Doug (Jennifer) and daughter Cheryl (Gary Miller). He is also survived by his brothers David, Louis and Malcolm, and his sisters Isabelle and Nancy and many relatives. Sam was predeceased by sister Barbara and brother Guy. One of the great joys in his life was visiting with his grandchildren: Karen, Sean, Dakin, Kennedi, Braedon, Caleb, Connor and Madison. He worked for many years logging at Copper Canyon and Nanaimo Lakes for MacMillan Blodel, retiring as a Woods Foreman in1990. An avid outdoorsman, Sam was active in the Boy Scouts of Canada, he hiked and backpacked extensively throughout Vancouver Island. We will always have fond memories of time spent with Sam on Gabriola Island, his special "getaway" spot where he built a cabin on a be!
autiful spot overlooking the ocean After retirement he used a 5th wheel to continue his adventures, travelling around B.C. with many of his friends and family. He was an avid reader, and one of his great morning rituals was completing the crossword puzzle in the Times Colonist newspaper. His humour, kindness, gentleness and his wisdom will be greatly missed by all who knew him. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, October 29 at Somenos hall in Duncan between 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke foundation.

PRITCHET Christopher Dixon, Ph.D., born 1915 in Colombo, Sri Lanka, passed away peacefully at home in Victoria, B.C. on October 18, 2004. Christopher moved to London, England from Colombo when he was 21 to study at the University of London. During the Second World War he was a radar operator in the RAF. He taught Classics at Harrow County and Chiswick County Grammar Schools. In 1957 he immigrated with his family to Canada, taught in Grassland, Alberta, and completed his M.A. in Classics (U. London) in 1959. He continued his doctoral studies at the University of Chicago, specializing in Greek Medicine, and receiving his Ph.D. in 1966. For many years he was Professor in the Department of Classics at the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, and retired to Victoria in 1983. During his life, Christopher was an accomplished musician and served as a church organist both in Saskatoon and Victoria. He was predeceased by his wife Lily in 1997, and is survived by his daughter, Margar!
et Burton (Walt) of Vernon, B.C.; son, Chris Pritchet (Darlene Kakoske) of Victoria, B.C. and grandchildren, Dafydd Pritchet and Hannah and Emily Burton. Memorial service will be held at ST. ALBAN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 1486 Ryan Street in Victoria, on Saturday, October 30th at 3:00 p.m. Christopher will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Condolences may be offered to the family at

REILLY Dorothy (Hill) Reilly 1911- 2004. It is with sad heart that the family announces the peaceful death of Dorothy on October 24th 2004 in Cranbrook, BC. She leaves to mourn her daughter Joan (John) Sharpe, Wardner BC; Ken (Caroline) Hill, Weyburn SK; sister Lenore Aitken, Vancouver; and grandchildren. Her life brought much joy to all who knew her. Dorothy was active in her church, nursing career, lawn bowling & fundraising for the Cook Street Seniors Centre. Born in Stoughton,SK Dorothy also lived in Weyburn and Cranbrook. Cremation arrangements by McPherson Funeral Home, Cranbrook. Service and interment at Weyburn SK. Donations in Dorothy's memory to the Alzheimer Society. Email condolences to - subject Dorothy Reilly.

RENFREW Agnes Helen passed away suddenly on October 21. Predeceased by her husband Charles William (Bill). Survived by her son Ronald and sisters Hazel, Amy, Elsie and numerous nieces and nephews. At Agnes's request there will be no service.

SAM Nancy Marie "Hank"- passed away suddenly on October 24, 2004. Born on October 13, 1965 in Victoria, B.C. Predeceased by her husband, Jones Edwards. Lovingly remembered by her children, Marie, Crystal and Stanley; granddaughter, Sugar; Maries father, Jack Seward Jr.; parents, Chief Robert and Bernice Sam; sisters, Denise, Barbara, Valarie and Bernice Jr. and many more family members and friends. Special thanks to our community members who stepped forward to help the family. Prayers will be offered on Wednesday, October 27, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. at the Lekwammen Longhouse, Maple Bank Road. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Lekwammen Longhouse on Thursday, October 28, 2004 at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at the Lekwammen Cemetery.

TSAI Yvonne born on October 3rd, 1927 in Fuchow, China, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family at home on October 24th, 2004. She was a teacher, public servant and artist. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Shaopan, her children: Emei, Sandie, Armand, Mary and their spouses: Aidan, Mike, Jennifer, Don, her grandchildren: Daniel, Liam, Jailyn, Tehshang, Jordan, Neil, Cameron, Malcolm, Ethan, and her siblings: Yueren, Ta-Sun, Yuhwa and Yutsui. A celebration of her life will be held on October 29th, 2004 by her family and close relatives in Victoria, B.C., Canada

WALLENSTEEN (BA, LLB), Richard Carl. Beloved husband, father, coach and respected lawyer; he was taken away from us unexpectedly on Friday, October 22, 2004. He leaves behind his soul mate Ruth, children Derek and Stuart, and his sisters Christina Wallensteen and Wanda Hopp. Rick enjoyed family gatherings and will truly be missed by all. His colleagues, clients, friends and children he coached, both in baseball and soccer will dearly miss Rick as well. Rick first practiced law in Port Alberni, was a Crown prosecutor in Nanaimo for many years and once again entered private practice with King Sutton in Nanaimo. His colleagues and clients knew him for his unparalleled pursuit of excellence both in his practice of law and life. Rick was a dedicated father to his children and enjoyed coaching and participating in their activities. A celebration of life will be held for Rick at the Coast Bastion Inn in Nanaimo, BC on Saturday, October 30, 2004 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donation!
s may be made in memory of his parents, Wenda and Carl Wallensteen, to the United Way. First Memorial Funeral Services 1-866-713-8333

WINDER Glen Richard. He was born November 7th, 1921 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Glen passed away October 24, 2004 at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. Lovingly remembered by Joan, his wife of 60 years. Glen will be missed by brother, Ray; sister, Aileen, family and friends. He was a veteran of the Second World War, serving with the 2nd Antitank in the Canadian Forces, Joan served in the WAAF for three years. Many thanks to Dr. Grimwood and the nurses and staff of the Richmond Pavilion. No service at Glen's request. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations can be made to Hospice.

YOUNG Ethel Bernice of Duncan, BC passed away on October 22, 2004 at the age of 85 years after a brief illness. She is predeceased by her husband, Cecil in 1991 and by two brothers, Charles Stuart Jamieson and Allan Jamieson of Edmonton, Alberta. She will be greatly missed by her daughters, Jane (Bob) James, Duncan; Margaret (Doug) Jenkins, Victoria; Ruth (Dave) Baker, Cowichan Bay, six grandchildren; Carolyn James, Alison James, Andrew (Debra) Cherry, Laura Duckett, Deidre (Mike) Massey, Luke (Angel) Craig, Katrina Baker, ten great-grandchildren; Chelsea Pollock, Blake and Brody McDonald, Aaron and Asha Rose Cherry, Sarah Duckett, Kyle and Jade Massey, Ashton Craig and Kaj Baker. Ethel was born January 10, 1919 in Drumheller, Alberta. She was a warm, loving mother, grandmother and "Nana G" whose family was the centre of her universe. She was generous and compassionate, supporting many causes and charities in her last years. She was also independent to the end, driving her o!
wn car and doing her own shopping until the day she went into hospital. Ethel worked for many years with the Ministry of Social Services. She was a member of the Order of the Easter Star since 1938 and was active with Girl Guides of Canada, first as a member and finally as District Commissioner. Ethel's family wishes to express their appreciation for the care and comfort given to her during her brief time in ICU, Cowichan District Hospital and in Royal 4 at the Royal Jubilee Hospital. She will be lovingly remembered by her nieces and nephew and all her friends. A Celebration of Ethel's life will be held at Sands Funeral Chapel, 187 Trunk Road, Duncan, BC on Friday, October 29, 2004 at 2:00 pm followed by a reception in Sands Arbor Reception Centre. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations in memory of Ethel may be made to the Cowichan Therapeutic Riding Association, 1843 Tzouhalem Road, Duncan, BC V9L 3B2. Condolences may be offered at

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