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Subject: Mid, Western, Northern Vancouver Island Newspapers; March 7, 2006
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Deaths (03/07/06)
BALDOCK James Samuel Passed away peacefully February 22, 2006 at Kiwanis
Lodge in Nanaimo, at the age of 94. Born in England he immigrated to Canada
as a young child with his parents to become Prarie farmers. It was there he
met and married his beloved wife Madelaine. They moved west to Port Alberni
in 1948 and later to Nanaimo in 1949. He is survived by his two children,
Gail and Murray as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren who
love and miss him. A private family gathering was held in Port Alberni in
his honour Sunday, March 5, 2006 37021
Vancouver Island
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Deaths (03/07/06)
Carr, Elizabeth Joan (nee Simpson) After a brave fight with emphysema, Joan
passed away peacefully on February 22, 2006 surrounded by her family. Joan
is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, Len; her four children: Carol
(Duncan), Don (Brenda), Barb (Al), and Paul (Bonnie); many grandchildren and
great grandchildren. Joan was an English War Bride who moved to Victoria in
1960 with her Canadian husband and four children. She had a warm, generous
spirit, was quick to laugh and was devoted to her family. She will be dearly
missed by all who knew her. LOVE Love triumphs over death, Not the other way
around. We still need you all around. We still love you much and much. So
please don't leave us oh so soon, For we still love you so. For Nanny By
Emma Carr, age 10 36636
Vancouver Island
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Deaths (03/07/06)
FINNEGAN, Claire Died peacefully March 3, 2006 at Traveller's Lodge at the
age of 91, after being cared for by her beloved son Dr. William Finnegan for
three and a half years in her home of thirty years, on Mt. Benson Street.
She is predeceased by her husband Frank in 1988 and her other son, Richard
in 1967, as well as five of her six siblings in Quebec. Claire was born
August 15, 1914 in Chicoutimi, third eldest of Dr. Thomas Duperre, who was
the first physician in the area and whom built the Chicoutimi hospital.
Their large family home, after the Saguenay River flood in 1995, became the
Chamber of Commerce there and remains a historical place for all in
Chicoutimi. She loved her father dearly and was so proud of him and her
family heritage. He died a few short months after her marriage to Frank and
never lived to see his grandchildren. Her older brother lived in that home
till the flood. She is survived by Bill and daughter-in-law Jill Finnegan,
their children Richard (Zoe, Kate and Emily), Margaret and her son Chase
Finnegan, and one sister, Madelaine Duperre Montreuil, in Quebec City, as
well as many other nieces and nephews in Quebec, Ottawa and the United
States. A private family service will be held in their home Thursday a.m.
before returning her remains to Chicoutimi to be with her husband, son and
other family there. Sands ~ Nanaimo 37065
Vancouver Island
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Deaths (03/07/06)
JACK, DION: It is with the greatest sadness that we announce the sudden
passing of Dion Delores Stephanie Maureen Jack on March 2, 2006. Dion was
born on September 4, 1999 in Tofino, B.C. She is survived by her loving
mother, Terese Jack; sisters: Diane, Bella, April, Billie-Jean; brothers:
Henry, Arthur, Lawrence; her father, Lawrence Jack Jr., and many other
loving relatives, and friends. All who knew her will remember a girl that
could brighten up a room with her smile, and had a very enthusiastic
attitude towards life. A Prayer Service will be held on Tuesday, March 7,
2006 at 7:00 p.m. at Yates Funeral Service Chapel located at 4470 Gertrude
St. A Service will be held on Wednesday, March 8, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at Yates
Chapel. Internment will follow at the Alberni Valley Memorial Gardens. YATES
Vancouver Island
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Deaths (03/07/06)
Doris Jean OLSEN 1920 2006 Jean Olsen passed away peacefully in Comox,
British Columbia on March 2nd, 2006. She was predeceased by her brothers
Malcolm Coker and Ken Coker. Jean is survived and will be lovingly missed by
her son Brian (Judy) Bates of Langley, B.C., her grandchildren Cory (Amy)
Bates of Kelowna and Chad Bates of Chilliwack, B.C., her brother Bernard
(Eloise) Coker of Ottawa, Ont., her sister Margaret (Duffy) McKinnon of
Brandon, Man., her sister-inlaw Joan Coker of Sarnia, Ont., 1 niece and 8
nephews. Jean was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian
Legion with 54 years of service and a lifetime member of D'Esterre Seniors
(since it's inception). A Memorial Service was held at the Royal Canadian
Legion Branch 160 in Comox on Monday, March 6th, 2006 at 2:00 P.M. with
Service Officer Victoria Coffey facilitating. Arrangements have been
entrusted to COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 1101 RYAN ROAD Courtenay, B.C. In
lieu of flowers donations made in Jean's memory to the Heart and Stroke
Foundation of B.C. and Yukon, P.O. Box 1225, Comox, B.C. V9N 7Z8 would be
appreciated. 36903
Vancouver Island
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Deaths (03/07/06)
SAXER, Anna Anna passed away peacefully at home February 24, 2006 at the age
of 87. She was born in St. Gallen, Switzerland on March 5, 1918. Predeceased
by her husband: John on October 22, 1997; and in July 1990 son: Ralph
(Georgine). Anna and John came to Nanaimo in the early 1950's. Anna was a
Boy Scout leader in the community. She was an active member of outreach at
Trinity United Church. Some of the activities she enjoyed were swimming,
sailing, hiking and crosscountry skiing. She especially enjoyed travelling
with her husband, John to Mexico in the Spring. There was a dedication of
Parkland donated by Anna and John to the City of Nanaimo (April 14, 2005).
She will be dearly missed by friends in Nanaimo and throughout the world and
relatives in Switzerland. Sincere thanks to Anna's caregivers for their
loving care. Dr. T. Van Der Goes greatly helped to respect Anna's wishes to
remain in her home. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the CNIB in
Anna's memory. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, March 9, 2006 at
1:00 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 6234 Spartan Road, Nanaimo. First
Memorial Funeral Services 754-8333 36870
Vancouver Island
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Deaths (03/07/06)
SCHOONARTS, Gordon Raymond Passed away suddenly in Ladysmith, B.C. on March
02, 2006, born in Ladysmith March 15, 1925. Gordon was a veteran of WWII
serving in the Canadian Army, he was a member of the R.C.L. Branch 171, a
member of the Ladysmith Eagles and of the Mt. Brenton Power Squadron.
Predeceased by his brothers: Emil and Edward; sisters: Eva, Leona, Mary and
Vera. Survived by his loving wife: Loretta; daughter: Trena (Perry) Daly;
grandchildren: Courtney, Kendall, Megan and Mitchell; also nieces and
nephews. Celebration of life Wednesday, March 08, 2006 at 11:00 a.m. in
Ladysmith Eagle's Hall. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of choice
would be appreciated. Arrangements confidently assigned to: TELFORD'S
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Deaths (03/07/06)
Paul Fredrick WILLIAMS 14 April 1934 3 March 2006 It is with extreme sadness
that we announce the passing of Paul (Willie) Williams. Paul is survived by
his wife of 51 years, Nedra, and children: Fran Jenkins (Gord) of Port
McNeill, and Russ (Tina) of Fort Erie, Ontario. He is also survived by his
only brother, Phillip (Beverley) of Fort Erie, and grandchildren: Russ,
Brady and Christina; and greatgrandchildren, Jalen and Tyra. Born in
Toronto, Ontario, Paul joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1951 and
served Canada for 30 years. Paul has been a resident of the Comox Valley for
27 years. He contributed to the community through his associations with the
Comox Valley Lions Club and the Monarch Lions Club for over 20 years, and
also as the Commanding Officer of the Air Cadet Squadron for a short time.
Paul touched and warmed the lives of all who met him. He was a man of
integrity, kindness, and above all, humour. Paul loved a good laugh, and
filled the life of those around him with laughter, even in his illness. He
was a wonderful husband, father, brother, and friend. He will be truly
missed by those who knew and loved him. Paul was an inspiration in
acceptance, strength, dignity in his battle with cancer, and he passed
embraced in the love and support of his family. We would like to thank the
friends and family who did so much to help during the past few months. We
would especially like to thank Dr. D. Musgrave, the Home Care Nurses and
Home Support Workers who provided such wonderful care and support to Paul
and his family. In appreciation of these angels in our lives, in lieu of
flowers, the family requests donations to: Palliative Care Program, c/o
Seniors, Home, and Community Services, 941-A England Ave., Courtenay, B.C.
V9N 2N7. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL
HOME, 1101 RYAN ROAD, Courtenay, BC. Nedra would like family and friends to
gather at the Courtenay Civic Cemetery, Saturday, July 22, 2006 at 11:00 am
for Paul's interment. Reminiscing and refreshments to be enjoyed at the
family's home directly following the interment. "Ever Remembered, Always
Loved" 36941
Vancouver Island

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