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Subject: [CANADA-OBITS] Victoria Times-Colonist; October 23, 2008
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 22:49:17 -0700

Victoria Times-Colonist; October 23, 2008 > Victoria home

Obituaries and Guest Books for 10/23/2008
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BANFIELD, Ida Evelyn Danford (McAllister) April 7, 1914 October 20, 2008 Ida
was born in Seattle, Washington April 7th, 1914. She was the only child of
John and Evelyn McAllister. Predeceased by husband of 48 years George in
1982 and son John (Jack) in 1998. Survived by sons Keith (Margaret), Vern
(Denise), Wayne (Marilyn), daughter-in-law Lyna, many grandchildren, great
grandchildren and dear friends, whom she loved dearly. Ida spent some early
years in Vancouver, North Van and Victoria. The family settled in Esquimalt
where she spent many happy years. She had fond memories which she shared in
her fabulous stories about family history that will be remembered and passed
on to future generations. One of her cherished memories was with George
living in Hudson Hope while George worked on the Peace River Dam from 1967
1970. Ida's love for flowers and roses and tending to her garden were a
passion. When weather didn't permit one could find her at yet another
favourite pastime knitting, crocheting, listening to music or playing her
family piano and always ready for tea whenever anyone dropped by to visit.
She was kind and compassionate with a wonderful sense of humour and an
inspiration to us all and will be sadly missed by her loving family and many
friends. There will be no service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to a charity of your choice. Condolences to 508158
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

BOWEN, Winifred Ann With great sadness, Winifred Ann Bowen passed away on
October 18, 2008. Born Neath, Wales, 1921. Predeceased by husband Dave and
survived by sons Stephen and Peter. A service will be held at First Baptist
Church in Nanaimo, on October 29, 2008 at 1:30 pm. and also at Mt. Edwards
Care Home in Victoria, on November 4, 2008 at 9:30 am. 507979
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

BROWNE, Jack Edward Born January 23rd, 1929 in Regina Saskatchewan, passed
away peacefully on October 15, 2008 in Kelowna at the age of 79. Predeceased
by wife Rose Helen in 2007, Jack will be deeply missed by his loving family,
sister (Isobel), son (Jeff) and daughter (Cindy), nieces and nephews and
friends. Jack will be remembered for his deep devotion to his family, his
wit, his keen sense of humor, his strength and wisdom. A Graveside Funeral
Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, October 25th, 2008 at a
Graveside Service, Royal Oak Burial Park, 4673 Falaise Drive in Victoria.
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/21/2008 - 10/23/2008

CHURCHILL, Marjorie Passed away at Bow View Manor, Calgary Alberta on
September 20, 2008. A graveside service will be held at Holy Trinity
Anglican Church, 1319 Mills Road, North Saanich, Thurdsay October 30th, 2008
at 2:00 pm. with a reception following. Those wishing to make a donation in
memory of Marjorie may do so to a charity of their choice. 507060
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

COLLEY, Michael David March 5, 1973 October 12, 2008 It is with great
sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mike at the age of 35. Born
in Victoria, he leaves to cherish in his memory, his parents Hazel and Ray,
sister Joanna (Rod) Mar, nephew Brandon, Aunt Evelyn Gough, cousins Pat
(Gord) Dobbie, Susan (Gordon) Dawson and families. His girlfriend Frances
Cownden, special friends K.C., Rob, Melanie, Alan, Robin and many other
loyal friends. We thank Ken and Dave at Foundation House for all the help
they gave Mike. Special thanks to all who have helped us get through this
very sad time. Mike will be remembered for his kindness, generosity, loyalty
and wit. The service will be at First Memorial, 4725 Falaise Drive, on
October 31, 2008 at 2:00 pm. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers
donations to Foundation House, 536 Cecelia Road, Victoria, BC, V8T 4T7 in
Mike's name. You will always be in our hearts. God Bless you Mike. 507696
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/22/2008 - 10/23/2008

COOKNELL, William George Born July 14, 1920 in Lower Boddington, England.
Dad passed away peacefully on October 20, 2008. Predeceased by wife,
Florence (2004); granddaughter Tracey (2004); brother Ted (2000) and sister
Agnes (1977). Survived and lovingly remembered by his seven children Bill
(Gail), Beverley (Larry), Shirley (Ron), Bruce (Heather), Ken (Debbie), Val
(Jeff), Debbie (Ray), 15 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, (and 2 more
on the way) and 3 great great grandchildren. He also leaves behind his
brother Ken (Helen), sister Blanche, 3 sisterin-laws Isabel, Barbara (Jack)
and Emily; brother-in-law Eric, as well as many nieces and nephews and
longtime acquaintances. Dad was a long time resident of Victoria and worked
in the tree service industry for 54 years. He was owner/ operator of
"Cooknell Tree Service" for about 30 years until forced to retire at 80
years due to eyesight problems. He served in World War II from 1942 1945.
His thoughtfulness, kindness and sense of humour will be dearly missed. The
family would like to extend special thanks to the care workers and staff at
John Alfred Manor where Dad resided for the last 3 years. Many thanks also
to Dr. Steven Keeler and Fran as well as Dr. Smith at the RJH. Funeral
Service will be held at Sands Funeral Chapel, 317 Goldstream Ave, Victoria,
BC on Monday October 27, 2008 at 1:00 pm. Interment entrusted to Hatley
Memorial Gardens. Reception to immediately follow the interment. Flowers
gratefully declined. If so desired, donations in Bill's name may be made to
the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation, 107-1001 Cloverdale Avenue, Victoria,
BC, V8X 4C9. Condolences may be offered at 507874
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

COOPER, Maurice Southwell Passed away peacefully on October 11, 2008. After
85 years he has left us to be with the Lord and his loving wife Joyce. He
will be fondly remembered and missed by all who knew and loved him. He
leaves his daughter Maurine (Ron), 9 grandchildren and 10 great
grandchildren. Service will be held October 24th at 11:00am at Our Lady of
the Rosary Church on Goldstream Avenue. In lieu of flowers a gift to the
Parkinsons Centre would be appreciated. 507666
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/22/2008 - 10/23/2008

FONG, Mei October 3, 1931 October 20, 2008 Mei Fong passed away peacefully
on October 20, 2008 in Victoria, B.C. Predeceased by husband, Gun Nan Fong.
Survived by daughters Lee (Lincoln) and Lily (Yuhui); grandchildren Eric,
Philip, Aiden and Ada. Mei Fong will be missed dearly by her family. She was
a wonderful mother and grandmother. We are so grateful that she was our
mother. She was kind and generous to everyone. Funeral Service will be held
at Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria, B.C. on Friday,
October 24, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. 507738
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/22/2008 - 10/23/2008

FRANKLIN, Colin CB Born December 3, 1937 in Kent, England. Passed away
October 16, 2008 at home in Victoria (formerly Powell River, BC) surrounded
by his family. Colin is survived by his wife of 42 years Marlena, daughter
Susanne, sons Patrick, Ian (Dina), grandsons Bryce and Brendan, brother Ken
(Betty), many nieces, nephews and close friends. A service will be held in
Colins' memory at First Memorial Funeral Services, 4725 Falaise Drive,
Victoria, BC at 10:00 on Friday, Oct. 24, 2008. 507541
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/21/2008 - 10/23/2008

FULTON, Wanda (nee Cooke) It is with great sadness that our family announces
that Wanda Fulton (Cooke) passed away on Monday, October 20th at the age of
91. Wanda leaves behind her loving husband, Fred of 66 years, daughters
Sharon and Colleen (Peter) and two adoring grandchildren Sean and Selena.
Born in Victoria, Wanda was predeceased by her 10 brothers and sisters and
in 1990 by her loving grandson, Nathan. She also leaves behind many nieces
and nephews including Susan Cooke Barnett of New Zealand and Mike Cooke of
Arizona. Wanda lived her entire life in Saanich and also enjoyed many
wonderful times in Qualicum Beach with family and dear friends. Wanda was a
generous and devoted wife and mother whose love of life and strength of
character, to the very end, inspired us all. We now have another guardian
angel watching over us. Our sincerest thanks to Dr. Herman Lee and to the
entire team on Royal 1 Jubilee Hospital for their loving and compassionate
care. Please join us to celebrate Wanda's life on Tuesday, November 11th, at
2815 Murray Drive, Victoria, 1:00 4:00 p.m. Flowers gratefully declined.
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

GREEN, Robert MacDonald Chief Petty Officer First Class September 27, 1917
October 16, 2008 Chief Petty Officer Robert Green, known fondly by his naval
friends as Boots, passed away peacefully at home. Boots who was 91 years old
was born in Saskatchewan and raised in Mirror, Alberta, and in 1937 he left
home and joined the Royal Canadian Navy and served in the navy until his
retirement in 1958. Boots possessed boundless energy, deep compassion, a
keen intellect and a strong commitment to his naval family. He was a great
supporter of the Chiefs and Petty Officers Association and was a respected
member of the Canadian Legion, Esquimalt Branch. Chief Green's first ship
was HMCS SKEENA, and during the Second World War he served in ships on
convoy duty and in 1943 he was seconded to the Royal Navy where he served in
the cruiser HMS SHEFFIELD. It was at this time that he witnessed the sinking
of the German cruiser Sharnhorst. By 1945 he was in HMCS ONTARIO in the
Pacific, where he was awarded the British Empire Medal for "dedication to
the naval service". On retirement he went to work for the BC Corrections
where he stayed for 25 years retiring as the Director of the Case Management
Unit. In his later years he gave all of his time and energy to the Chiefs
and Petty Officers Association and the Esquimalt Legion. During this time he
helped immensely with looking after older and disabled veterans. Boots was
predeceased by his loving wife Betty and is survived by his 103 year old
mother-in-law Gladys Ballance, sisters-in-law Gloria Harradine/Bud, June
Carlson, brother-in-law Roy Ballance/ Arlene and eight nieces and nephews,
as well as six great nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at
the Esquimalt Legion on 8 November, 2008, that will commence at 2:00 P.M. In
lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Chief and Petty Officers
Association, Veteran's Assistance Fund. The family thanks the members of the
Chief and Petty Officers Association and Veterans Affairs for their kindness
and excellent care of our Senior Chief, Boots Green. 507470
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

HOFFMANN, Paulina Paulina passed away peacefully on Monday, October 20, 2008
at the age of 85. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Stanley. She
leaves behind her sons, Stanley (Muriel) and Tony (Linda), two grandsons and
two great granddaughters. She will be greatly missed and warmly remembered.
A heartfelt thank you to the care workers from Beacon Community Services and
the staff on 2 West at the RJH. A Memorial Service will be held at McCall
Bros. Floral Chapel, Johnson and Vancouver Sts. on Saturday, October 25,
2008 at 10:00 a.m. Reception following. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts
may be directed to the Alzheimer Society, 2571 A Quadra St., Victoria, BC,
V8T 4E1 or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 107 1001 Cloverdale Ave.,
Victoria, BC, V8X 4C9. Condolences may be offered to the family at 507869
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

HUDSON, Douglas November 21, 1921 October 20, 2008 Per Ardua ad Astra From
the earth to the stars" Peacefully after a brief stay at the Victoria
Hospice, Douglas passed away just short of his 87th birthday after a full
and rewarding life. Predeceased by his wife of over 50 years, Irene, our Dad
will be sadly missed by his children and their partners Terry and Stanley
(Victoria), Michael and Douglas (Vancouver), Christie (Las Vegas) and Judy
and John (Brampton). Among his grandchildren and great grandchildren,
especially Robyn and Mathew (Victoria) will miss happy times with their
beloved Papa". The Cook and Hudson families in Manitoba and the Ball family
in England lose a long-standing and wellloved member. Doug will also be
missed by his many devoted friends made through his time as RCAF air crew in
WWII, his long career in the Canadian Armed Forces, and his active
retirement of golfing at Prospect Lake Golf Club, sailing at the Canadian
Forces Sailing Association, and most recently dancing at Hermann's Jazz
Club, and a lifetime of volunteer activities for the less fortunate. His
devoted companion on many early morning walks, Timmy, still hopefully guards
the door for him. Please join us for a celebration of his life with a
service at St. Michael's and All Angels Anglican Church at 4733 West Saanich
Road, 2 PM, Saturday, October 25th followed by a reception at The Canadian
Scottish Regiment Officer's Mess at 715 Bay Street. Donations in lieu of
flowers to the B.C. Cancer Foundation. 507725
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/22/2008 - 10/23/2008

IRVINE, Geraldine (Jody) Our mom passed away peacefully at Mt. Tolmie
Hospital on October 20, 2008. Born July 1st, 1924 to Harold and Elizabeth
(Ginger) Cunningham. Mom was a much loved employee of the Royal Bank for 40
years and will leave many friends to mourn her. Survived by daughter Debbie
and Marie, sister Evelyn and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Rest well our
unique mother. No service as per request. 507756
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/22/2008 - 10/23/2008

KADAR, Emma Julianna Passed away at the Victoria General Hospital on October
19, 2008. She is lovingly remembered by her husband, Ignacz; children, Iggy
(Louise), Gub (Judy), Joe, Mike (Sandy) and Emmike (Kevin); 8 grandchildren;
her brother, Les Bedocs of Saltspring Island; 4 brothers and 1 sister in
Hungary; as well as her extended family. A celebration of life will be held
at McCALL BROS. FLORAL CHAPEL, Johnson and Vancouver Streets on Thursday,
October 23, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
the Canadian Cancer Society. Condolences may be offered to the family at 507530
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/22/2008 - 10/23/2008

LAFAILLE, Carlos November 26, 1979 October 23, 1999 God saw you getting
tired When a cure was not to be. So He closed His arms around you And
whispered "Come to Me ". Love forever Mum, Dad, Vanessa and families. 507693
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

LaPLANTE, Margaret Elizabeth Emily (nee Block) April 2, 1914 October 18,
2008 Passed away at Peace Arch Hospital, White Rock after 94 years of
sharing kindness, respect, and laughter with all she met. She was born in
North Battleford, Saskatchewan and grew up in Macklin, raised by hard
working farm parents, from London, England and Dundee, Scotland (Henry and
Elizabeth Block). She was an accomplished artist and avid gardener, always
encouraging anyone who displayed even the least of artistic talent to keep
painting. Her indomitable spirit lives on in her grandchildren and great
grandchildren as is evident by their success. She is revered by all of us as
much for her generosity as being the glue that held our vast and extended
family together. She was predeceased by three bothers and a sister, and
leaves behind a son Robert, daughter-in-law Glenna LaPlante, granddaughters
Margaret Schwark and Michele LaPlante, grandsons Ryan, Aaron, and Lindsay
LaPlante, and great grandsons, Tyler and Mitchell Schwark. There are also
many nieces and nephews in BC and Ontario. As per her wishes there will be
no funeral but rather a celebration of life at a future date in Victoria, BC
where her ashes will be interred. To all who visited and spent such quality
time with her during the last few months the family sends a heartfelt thanks
knowing how much she appreciated the kind attention. 508031
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

LAROCHELLE, Roberta Joan (nee Nicholson) In loving memory of Roberta Bobbie"
Joan Larochelle who passed away in Victoria on October 19, 2008. Born on
October 25, 1925 in Ville LaSalle, Quebec. Predeceased by her loving husband
Larry in 1992. Survived by her loving sons; Donald (wife Carol of Calgary,
Alberta) and Robert of Langford; three grandchildren; Tara (Trevor), Curtis
(Stephanie), Christa (Brent), five great grandchildren; Donovan, Jessy,
Leah, Autumn and Jessica of Alberta. Bobbie was an active member of the
Ladies Auxiliary Legion Branch #91 and a lifelong member of the Royal
Canadian Legion. Love You Mom" Family Visitation will be held at the Sands
Funeral Chapel, 317 Goldstream Avenue, Colwood, from 12:00 1:00 p.m. Friday,
October 24, 2008 followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 p.m. A
reception will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion. In lieu of flowers
donations maybe made in Bobbie's" memory to the poppy fund. 507789
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/22/2008 - 10/23/2008

LEPAGE, Ronald Edward (Sgt. Ret.) March 16, 1937 October 16, 2008 It is with
deep sadness that we announce the death of our father Ron Lepage. He was
predeceased by his wife Jeanette in November 2007. He is survived by his
three children Steve (Joyce), Donna (Steve) and Mary (Greg), 9
grandchildren, three great grandchildren and his extended family in Ontario.
At Ron's request there will be no service. His family will celebrate his
life in private. 507537
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 10/21/2008 - 10/23/2008

LOGAN, Carolyn Carolyn of Port Moody passed away peacefully on October 18,
2008, age 64, after years with leukemia. Service will be at Steveston United
Church, 3720 Broadway St., Richmond, at 2 pm on Saturday October 25th.
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

MALLOCH, Anne Georgina (nee Wilson) Anne was born in Fernie, B.C. on June 7,
1915 and passed away at 2:00 a.m. on October 16, 2008 after a lengthy period
at Mount Edwards Court in Victoria. Predeceased by her sisters Jenny and
Mina, her daughters Betty, Emmie, and her only son, Bill. She is survived by
her daughters Jo-Ann (Bob), Jean, and daughter-inlaw Pat, 17 grandchildren,
Susan (John), Danny (Carol), Sharon (Gordie), Barbara (Doug), Carole
(Stephen), Marilyn, Dale (Diana), Steven (Sheri), Jeff, Rick (Barb), Tom
(Tracy), Donnie (Melissa), Steve (Kim), Joey (Terry), Tammie, Fred (Kathy),
Randy (Dayna); 46 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren. She
will be dearly missed by this extended family. Many thanks to the staff at
Mount Edwards Court for their gentle care of our Mom, Gramma, Granny. A
memorial service will be held on Monday, October 27 at 11:00 a.m. at the
Oakland Community Church, 2736 Fernwood Road. 507801
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

NORQUAY, James Rupert Tibachimu July 5, 1933 October 19, 2008 Born:
Winnipeg, Manitoba A Member of the Baha'i Faith James departed this world
swiftly and was sent on his way with the prayers of good friends. Long-time
Victoria and Sidney resident. Known as an artist, calligrapher, and story
teller. Thanks to the wonderful staff at VGH. Burial and graveside prayers:
Friday, October 24, 2:00 pm, Sequoia Gardens, 4665 Falaise Drive. Memorial:
Sunday, November 9th, 2pm, White Eagle Hall, (James Bay), 90 Dock Street.
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

STUART, Irma (nee Crippa) Passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 21,
2008 in Surrey, BC at the age of 96. Predeceased by her beloved husband Jock
(Nov. 1990) and daughter Ellen (Mar. 1977); father Guiseppe (1938) and
mother Assunta (1951) and sisters Ernesta, Theresa and Rose. Survived by son
John (Linda) and grandsons John, Bill and Mike of Ottawa; granddaughter
Michelle Paterson (Kevin) and great grandchildren Justin, Brendan and
Rhiannon of Trail; and granddaughter Andrea Oldroyd and great granddaughter
Avalon of Calgary, plus many nieces and nephews from the Hoover, Johnston
and Messmer families in Alberta and British Columbia. Visitors were always
welcome in her home and she will be fondly remembered by all who came her
way for her hospitality and cooking skills. A memorial service will be held
at Fleetwood Place, Surrey, BC on Saturday October 25th at 11:00 am, with a
second memorial service to be held in Naples, AB at a later date. A very
special thanks to the entire staff at Fleetwood Place who cared for Irma
over the last several years. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a
charity of your choice. 508144
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 10/23/2008

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