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Subject: [CANADA-OBITS] Victoria Times-Colonist; November 29, 2007
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2008 22:26:03 -0800

Victoria Times-Colonist; Thursday, November 29, 2007 > Victoria home

Obituaries and Guest Books for 11/29/2007
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BLOW, Lee (nee Jones) April 24, 1952 November 24, 2007 Lee gave it her best
as she always did. Pushing herself to her limits whether fighting her
disease, working, running, field hockey, motorcycling, basketball,
photography, water skiing, karate or caring for her family and other
relationships; Lee lived a fast-paced life and one could always count on her
vibrant intensity and devotion. Lee has forever inspired her husband Gordon,
her daughter Mardi and her son Les. Lee is also survived by her mothers,
Mary Jones and Rhoda Collins, her father James Collins, her sisters: Lynn
Stevens (Paul), Lynn Mantello (Frank, Paul and Joanna) and Joanne Butler
(Todd, Nellie), her brothers: Randy Jones (Linda, Keith and Alana), George
Collins (Denise, Sam and Monique) and Billy Collins. Lee forged countless
diverse, dynamic and durable relationships throughout her lifetime, and she
continuously expressed her value of these many people in her life and her
appreciation for the abundant love and support she has found especially
within the past 14 months. Lee was notably grateful for the friendship she
found in Vicki Drader, the Christian clan and her co-workers at BC Ferries.
"I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living my
Mommy you'll be." -Robert Munsch A Service of Remembrance will be held on
Saturday, December 8 at 1:00 p.m. at the Saanich Fairgrounds on Stellys
Cross Road in Saanichton, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to
UVic Athletics and Recreation (250) 721-8406 or the Canadian Cancer Society.
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/29/2007 - 11/30/2007.

CHATTELL, Victoria "Toni" June 30, 1911 November 4, 2007 Mom passed away
peacefully at Luther Court after being visited by her loving family,
daughter Claire (Craig) Reynolds, grandson Danny (Chloe) Langford,
granddaughter Daphne Stuart and great-grandsons Aidan and Liam Stuart. She
will also be remembered by step-grandsons Ryan Reynolds, Elliott (Kira)
Reynolds and Tyrus, as well as Pamela Dutfield (Gravenhurst, Ont.), Llew
Davison (New Brunswick), special friend Marilyn (Keith) Brooks (Calgary, AB)
and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband and lifelong friend,
Fred, sisters Grace and Edna, niece Marilyn and many friends. Mom will be
remembered as a tiny bundle of energy, fun loving, hard working,
adventurous, spirited and a loyal friend who was loved by everyone who met
her. Her family was her life and she looked after us all. After volunteering
at Luther Court since 1979, Mom moved there in 1990 and continued to
volunteer until her 90th birthday! We are grateful for the loving care she
received there and want to thank all the caregivers, especially Lori,
Brenda, Elaine, Ladine and Polly. A memorial service will be held at 2pm on
December 3, 2007 at The Church of The Cross, 3787 Cedar Hill Rd. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made to the United Way or Charity of your choice.
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 11/29/2007.

CLIMIE, Donald Sutherland Born in Port Arthur, Ontario, 18 November 1919,
Don died peacefully, surrounded by family, on November 26, 2007. He was
predeceased by his parents William Christopher and Jessie Sinclair
Sutherland, and in 1970 by his first wife Maybelle Cora (Mayo). He is
survived by his wife Lenora, children Bob, Christine and Shane as well as
step-children Dave, Patricia, and Rick. He was a devoted husband and a
loving father and will be deeply missed by them, their spouses, and a host
of grandchildren and great grandchildren. After service overseas in World
War II, Don worked for 31 years at Domtar in Red Rock, Ontario, ending his
career as Superintendent of Purchasing and Stores. During this period he
served in various capacities in the Royal Canadian Legion, the Office Union
local 267, the Northwestern Ontario Hockey League, the Red Rock Fire Brigade
and the Domtar Charity Fund, as well as being a successful insurance agent.
Since retiring in Sidney he was on several boards of the United and
Presbyterian Churches, was a volunteer driver for the Cancer Society, and
held many offices, including that of President, in the local Old Age
Pensioners Association. He has requested no flowers; if desired, memorial
donations may be made to the Prostate Cancer Research Foundation, Canadian
Diabetes Association, or the Sidney Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund. A
memorial service will be held at the Saanich Peninsula Presbyterian Church,
9296 East Saanich Road, on Sunday, December 2nd at 2:30 pm. 428479
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 11/29/2007.

HUMPHRIES Terrance Swain Martin (Humper) Ex fighter pilot and avid sportsman
passed away in Victoria on November 22nd, 2007 at the age of 61. He
succumbed to cancer after a brief illness. He was loved dearly and will be
greatly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by, his beloved
wife Dolores (Max), his daughter Lorisse and her husband Oscar, son Berin
and his wife Marcela, grandchildren Kaia and Yanik, his sisters Penny and
her husband Rob and family, Candy and her husband John and family, and
numerous nieces and nephews. Celebration of life to be held on Friday,
November 30th at 2:00 P.M at the North Douglas Church, 675 Jolly Place,
Victoria, B.C. A reception will follow immediately thereafter in the same
location. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the B.C cancer agency
or the B.C Hospice Palliative Care Association. 428494
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 11/29/2007.

LEE, Chew Sheung Passed away peacefully on November 25, 2007 at Victoria,
BC. Predeceased by his wife Fung Oi. Survived by Raymond (Sharlene), Robert
(Penny) and grandsons Justin, Adam and Max. Funeral Service will be held at
Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC on Friday November
30, 2007 at 1:00 pm. Interment to follow at Royal Oak Burial Park. 428155
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/27/2007 - 11/29/2007.

MEREDITH, Marjorie November 24, 2007 Born in Birkenhead, Cheshire, England,
on March 25, 1935 to parents, John and Lilian Lawton (nee Lowres). Marj, Al,
Dave and Deb emigrated to Canada in August, 1966 and resided in Victoria.
Passed away peacefully in Hospice after a six month battle with cancer with
her family at her side. Precious wife of Al, loving mum to Dave, Deb, and
Tam; Gramma to Kelli and Kristi; Nana to Cedar and Aspen, Ty and Shay.
Special thanks to Dr. Bullock, Dr. Pound, doctors and staff at RJH, the
Cancer Clinic, and Hospice. Fantastic care by Hospice nurses Stephanie,
Phung, and Rob. A remembrance service will be held at First Memorial Chapel,
4725 Falaise Drive on Saturday, Dec. 1, 10 am. Private cremation will take
place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your
choice. 428324
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 11/29/2007.

MILLER, Lynn (nee Jalbert) Passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at the
age of 74. Lynn will be lovingly remembered by her son, Tom (Anne) of
Calgary and their children, Jonathon, Robert and Mark; and her daughter, Kim
(David) of Victoria and their children, Samantha and Victoria; as well as
her sister, Florence and brothers, Aurelle, Euclide "Curly ", Hector, Horace
and Jerry. She was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence. A Celebration of
Life will be held at the Waddling Dog Inn on Sunday, December 2, at 1:00
p.m. 428123
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/29/2007 - 11/30/2007.

MILNE, John Stacy November 29 Ten years have passed since you left us, And
we said goodbye. Always in our thoughts and hearts. Love Mary, Boys &
Families 428279
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 11/29/2007.

POTTS, Edmund Born in Duncan, B.C. on December 20, 1912, passed away in
Victoria, B.C. on November 25, 2007. Predeceased by his wife Hilda, in 1985,
his sister Eliza and brothers Henry and Alan. He is survived by his loving
daughter Jane (Gord) Rutherford; grandchildren Scott (Kyla) Rutherford and
Laurel (Ben) Williams; greatgrandchildren, Cole, Logan, Brodie, Connor,
Cassidy and Makenna; his brother Francis of Duncan and numerous nieces and
nephews. Uncle Ed will also be fondly remembered by Elsie and Everett
Loeppky and family of Swift Current, Saskatchewan. Poppy enjoyed gardening,
fishing and could repair anything despite having a visual disability. He was
a retiree of B.C. Hydro. No funeral by request. An informal tea will take
place on December 15 from 2 to 4 p.m. at his daughter's home. Bring a smile
and happy memories to share. Flowers gratefully declined. Please give to a
charity of your choice. 428669
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 11/29/2007.

RAPP/RIZZUTO, Margaret Peggy born September 22, 1916 in Newcastle
Staffordshire England, passed away peacefully November 21, 2007 at Sunset
Lodge, Victoria B.C. She was predeceased by her husband Alexander Rizzuto.
She is survived by daughter Saundra (John) and son Garth (Janice), 5
grandchildren Laura, Dean, Darren, Dannielle and Jamie; 7 great
grandchildren Alex, Leigh, Kirk, Claire, Quinn, Pierce and Danica; brother
Ken Minifie of Kitimat. Peggy spent over 50 years supporting the Girl Guides
of Canada. She loved travelling and was a treasure to us all. The family
would like to thank the staff of Sunset Lodge for their kindness and valued
care given. A memorial service will be held at First Memorial Funeral
Chapel, 4725 Falaise Drive on Friday, November 30 at 3:00 PM. 427924
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/27/2007 - 11/29/2007.

SAMPSON, William Andrew August 18, 1918 November 26, 2007 Bill passed away
peacefully at Saanich Penninsula Hospital Monday afternoon. He is survived
by his step-children Les (Val), Shirley, and Kathy (Trent); brothers. Ernie,
Vic, Cliff, Charlie, and Ken, sisters; Ivy and Lily, nine grandchildren, and
numerous great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Predeceased by
his wife Pat; brothers Harold, Albert, Stan, Bruce and George; great
granddaughter Melanie and son-in-law Lloyd DeWolfe. He will be sadly missed
by family and all who knew him. We never knew anyone that didn't like Bill"
Many thanks to Dr. Jovic and all the nurses and staff at Saanich Penninsula
Hospital. Memorial Service will be held at Sands of Colwood Funeral Chapel
317 Goldstream Avenue, on Saturday December 1, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. with a
reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations in Bill's memory may be
made to your favourite charity. 428586
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/29/2007 - 11/30/2007.

SCHOEMAN, Cornelis (Dan) Passed away suddenly at his home in Victoria on
November 24, 2007. Dan was born on February 14, 1938 in Veenendaal,
Netherlands. He was predeceased by his parents, Pieter and Aartje; his
sisters, Ina Van Denberg and Gerda Johnson. He is survived by his son, Kerry
(Alanna); daughters, Krista (Wayne) and Jodi (Keith); 8 grandchildren and 2
greatgrandchildren; close companion, Linda Guthrie, nieces; nephews; Tante
Bets and numerous cousins. Dan was a dedicated employee of Eatons for 40
years. He made many friends through his long term membership at Gorge Vale
Golf Course. Dad will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. A
Celebration of Dan's Life will be held at MCCALL BROS. FLORAL CHAPEL,
Johnson and Vancouver Streets, on Monday, December 3, 2007 at 1 pm with a
reception to follow at the Gorge Vale Golf Course from 2 pm to 4 pm. In lieu
of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Condolences may be offered to the family at . 428293
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/29/2007 - 11/30/2007.

SHANTZ, Catherine Anne (nee Woods) In Victoria, November 23, 2007. Catherine
will be lovingly remembered by her family: son John Shantz and his wife
Monica; daughter Lindley McDougall and her husband Ross; grandson Dylan
McDougall; granddaughter Katie Andruschuk and her husband Kevin; great
grandsons Tobias and Jack Andruschuk. Catherine was predeceased by her
husband Kenneth Arnold Shantz in 1987. Ken and Catherine moved to Victoria
from Montreal in 1974, and resided first on Manor Road in the Rockland area,
and later at Clarence House in James Bay. Catherine moved to Somerset House
in May 2006. Her many friends will remember Catherine's good nature, clever
wit, elegant style and indomitable spirit. Ever the optimist, she helped us
all to see the bright side of every situation, and she maintained her
courage and loving heart to the end of her life. Her family wishes to thank
the many staff members at Somerset House who gave her special attention,
especially Linda, Adele and Michel; and the nurses who attended her,
especially Charlene and Susan; and Dr. Ted Rosenberg. To all of these, and
others who offered comfort and friendship, our thanks for your kindness and
care. 428042
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/28/2007 - 11/29/2007.

SIMMS, Ruth Mary Randle March 18, 1914 November 16, 2007 Ruth passed away
peacefully at Glacier View Lodge in Comox, BC. She is survived by Leslie and
Bill Pigott, Libby and Christian Haider, John and Joy Simms and their
families. 428272
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 11/28/2007 - 11/30/2007.

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