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Subject: [CANADA-OBITS] Victoria Times-Colonist; March 27, 2008
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Victoria Times-Colonist; Thursday, March 27, 2008
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Obituaries and Guest Books for 3/27/2008
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BAILEY, Dorothy Malvina (Walsh) Born June 19, 1919 in Edmonton, Alberta, she
passed away peacefully at Saanich Peninsula Hospital March 24, 2008.
Predeceased by her husband Robert, and children Barbara and Bob. Dorothy was
a kind-hearted woman who loved her family dearly. Dorothy will be sadly
missed by her loving family Pat (Keith), Jim (Gloria), Doug (Alison), as
well as 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and many close friends.
Private service. 454837
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


BRYANT, M. Doreen October 14, 1926 March 23, 2008 Born in Victoria, B.C.
growing up in James Bay. Passed away in the early hours on Easter following
an extended period of declining health. Beloved wife of Joseph Bryant.
Loving mother to son Murray (Muzz) and daughter Terry. Also survived and
loved by her two grandsons Jason and Kevin, son-in-law Mal Roberts,
Michelle, brother Gordon Ball, sisters-in-law Jeanette Bryant, Ruth Ball and
brother-in-law Cork Bryant, also 29 nieces and nephews. She was predeceased
by her mother Ethel, father Charles Ball, brothers Ed, Stan and Ernie,
sisters Florence and Shirley. Doreen will be remembered for her gentle sense
of humour and love for her family and friends. Leaving Vic High School at
age of 14 she worked at Northwestern Creamery where she met her husband to
be, Joe. She also worked for Hudson Bay grocery department, Adams Low Cost
and Woodward's grocery department. She was a very good 5 pin bowler, shuffle
board player, and card player. Doreen and Joe celebrated their 61st
Anniversary on 20th August. Deepest gratitude is extended to her caregivers
at Oak Bay Lodge since November 2007. Thanks also to Dr. Leah Norgove for
everything she did for Doreen. No funeral by her request. Private Cremation.
454288
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/27/2008.


ELLETT, Jack Meredyth May 2, 1919 March 16, 2008 Jack was born in Toronto,
Ontario. He was the youngest child of Mary Louise and John Henry Ellett. He
was predeceased by baby sister, Mary (1915), sister Bertha Barker and sister
Kathleen (Kitty) Louise Greenslade (1988). The family moved to 437 Monterey
Ave., Victoria in 1919. Jack and Kitty enjoyed a childhood on the beaches at
Willows, Cadboro Bay and Shoal Bay. They climbed Gonzales Hill to watch for
ships. Jack loved music and won piano festival awards. Jack married the
beautiful Doris May Faulkner May 2, 1942. Their 65th wedding anniversary was
quietly celebrated in 2007. Jack first worked at the Empress Hotel. He later
became a mechanic and owned several garages around Victoria; first the
Texaco at Craigflower and Tillicum, then Douglas BA at Douglas and Herald
St. and a third in Fairfield. Predeceased by partner Alex Speller. Jack and
Doris loved to spend weekends and holidays traveling, camping and above all
fishing often with friends Art and Elaine Caton. Their property in Sooke
with its small fishing cabin was well used. In the early 1980s they decided
to build a small home on this much loved property and make it home, where
they lived until early 2007. Left to mourn his loss is his wife, Doris;
niece Kathleen (Ed York), great niece Norah (Rob Thornton) and great great
niece and nephew Shelby and Stephen; great nephew James (Georgina York) and
great great nephew; niece Bruce and Rebecca, niece Margaret Moore, great
nephew Patrick Moore, great niece Susan (Dale Leicht) and great great niece
and nephew Kasia and Aidan; great niece Christina and great nephew Jordan,
nephew Frank Barker, nephew Fred (Clare) Faulkner and great niece Stacy
(Josh McCulloch), great nephew Matthew, and great niece Melissa; and by
family friends Jean Oakman, May, Hugh and Shirley Hollingworth. Visitation
for family and friends will be held at First Memorial Funeral Chapel, 4725
Falaise Drive, Victoria, BC on Friday, March 28, 2008 from 12:00 p.m. 2:00
p.m. followed by the funeral service in the Chapel at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of
flowers please send donations to: First Open Heart Society of British
Columbia, 1580 Pembroke Street, Victoria, BC, V8R 1W2. 454247
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/25/2008 - 3/27/2008.


FAIR, James David (Jim) It is with great sadness and loving memories that
Brian (Nancy) of Kelowna and Gloria of Honolulu, son and daughter, wish to
announce the passing of their beloved father, James David Fair at the age of
88. He leaves behind two wonderful grandchildren, Kirsten and Bradley, son
and daughter of Brian and Nancy. Jim, born in Abbey, Saskatchewan in 1919,
was predeceased by his brother, Robert Fair and his mother and father,
Margaret and David. He was previously married to Betty Jean, who remained a
very caring and devoted friend. Jim was a member of the Oddfellows Lodge for
many years, served in the Air Force during World War II and was a longtime
resident of Victoria, where he took great pride in his work as a carpenter.
He was an avid sports fan who played hard and loved to coach. Jim will
always be remembered and honored as a kind and caring man by all who knew
him. Special thanks to the staff at John Alfred Manor and James Bay Lodge
for their compassionate care, and to our Mom who was always there for us. A
Celebration of Jim's Life will be held at MCCALL BROS. FLORAL CHAPEL,
Johnson & Vancouver Streets, on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at 11:00 am. In
lieu of flowers, the family would very much appreciate donations to be sent
to the First Open Heart Society of B.C., 2205 Shakespeare Street, Victoria,
BC, V8R 4G2 in the name of James D. Fair. Condolences may be offered the
family at www.mccallbros.com 454306
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/28/2008.


(Memoriam)
FRANCIS, Elaine In loving memory of the most wonderful wife, mother and gran
dmother who passed away on March 27, 1997. Another year has passed without
you and we miss you more than words can say. A part of each of us went with
you the day God called you to His Home. Thank you, Elaine for 48 years
filled with so much love, special memories and happiness. You will be loved
and remembered always. Until we meet again your husband Bill; son Peter and
his wife Nancy; son Michael and his wife Diane; grandsons Michael and
Gregory. 449232
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


FRASER, Donald James September 20, 1931 March 24, 2008 Don passed away
unexpectedly on Monday afternoon, March 24. For Don, and for all who knew
and loved him, it was far too soon. Don is survived by his sister Jessie St.
Pierre of Edmonton, his son Scott (Jocelyn), his daughters Barbara Mackley
(Peter), Margot Fraser (Neil) all of Calgary, and Karen Lawrence (Jarret) of
Red Deer, and his grandchildren Stuart, Ross, Emily, Jordan, Kaitlyn and
Jessica. Don is also survived by many close members of his extended family:
Ann Tasko and family, Dianne Woodman and family and Pam Wallace and family.
Throughout his life, from his childhood in Vegreville, Alberta until the
last chapter spent at Hollywood Crescent in Victoria, Don had the gift of
creating and maintaining endearing and enduring friendships. It was a great
privilege for all his many friends to share his exuberance, enthusiasm, joy
and appreciation of life which he lived to the fullest right up to the very
last moment. In his own words, Participating in life with admiration, trust
and respect in my relationships, and where a sense of humour and sharing of
adventure and excitement are important; to seek knowledge, to laugh, to risk
and to have the peace of solitude." A celebration of Don's life will be held
on Monday, March 31st, 2008 at the Friendship Baptist Church, 7820 Central
Saanich Rd., Saanichton, BC. at 2:00 p.m. followed by a tea in the adjoining
hall. At his request, there will be a wake at Don's house, beginning at
5:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the Single Parent Resource Centre, (602 Gorge
Rd. E., Victoria, BC, V8T 2W6) would benefit from your remembrance. 454969
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/27/2008 - 3/29/2008.


GREENING, George Charles May 20, 1920 March 21, 2008 George was born in
Monikie, Scotland, to William Arthur and Emma (Faupel) Greening, the second
youngest of their twelve children. He came to Canada from England in 1924
with his parents and nine of his eleven brothers and sisters. The family
settled on a farm south of Gladstone, Manitoba. George served with the
Canadian Army in WW II from 1939 1945 in North Africa, Italy and England. He
worked for many years at Alcan in Kitimat, BC. George loved the outdoors,
the ocean, and the wildlife; he enjoyed fishing, boating, and woodworking.
George loved all animals, especially his own dogs. He enjoyed being with
people, and was known for his kind generous nature and wonderful sense of
humour. George died peacefully in his sleep, early Friday morning, at
Saanich Peninsula Hospital after a lengthy illness. Sincere appreciation
goes out to Dr. D. Jovic along with the nurses and staff at SPH for their
compassionate care of George. He is predeceased by his parents, his first
wife Elsie, and ten of his brothers and sisters. He is survived by his
loving wife Norah (Murray), son Michael of Kitimat, BC and sister Clara
Greening Black of Stonewall, Manitoba, as well as many nieces and nephews. A
graveside service will be held on Friday, March 28, 2008, at 1:30 PM, at
Royal Oak Burial Park, 4673 Falaise Drive, with a reception immediately
following at Sequoia Gardens Memorial, 4665 Falaise Drive. Condolences may
be offered to the family at www.sequoiagardens.com 454739
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/28/2008.


GROVE, Marion Isobel (nee Kirk) May 10, 1926 March 14, 2008 Marion passed
away peacfully at her home in Victoria, BC. Born in Sudbury, Ontario she
spent her childhood in the Sudbury area, and summers at her grandparents
farm in Glanworth, Ontario. As a teen she enjoyed swimming, canoeing,
fishing on Lake Wanapitei, with sister Diana, dear friend Helen Woodside
(Muir), as well as many others. Marion trained as a nurse at Ontario Womans
College Hospital in Toronto. Upon graduation she moved with friends to take
up a nursing position at the new hospital in Trail, BC. There she made life
long friends, and met her future husband Ralph Grove. They were married in
1951, settled down and started a family. They later moved to Sooke, BC where
Marion lived for the next 40 years. During her many years in Sooke, Marion
was involved with Meals on Wheels, Ladies Auxillary at Holy Trinity Anglican
Church, Salvation Army, and Stage West. She enjoyed the Sooke Philharmonic
Orchestra, the Sooke Fine Arts Show, and particularly the Musical Soirees at
Kathy Swifts. She loved music and enjoyed playing the piano. She also
enjoyed Golf, Tai Chi, and walks on Whiffen Spit. Marion was an early
proponent and practitioner of meditation, and yoga. She was predeceased by
her husband Ralph in 1979. Marion will be fondly remembered by her children:
Peter (Debra), William, Jim (Marcela), Nancy; grandchildren: Heather
(Andrew), Noah, Gabriel, Louis, Marcelita, Camila; and 5 greatgrandchildren;
sister: Diana; nephew, nieces, and their families. A Memorial service will
be held at Sands Funeral Chapel, 317 Goldstream, Colwood, BC on Saturday,
March 29th 2008 at 11:00 A.M. reception to follow. Flowers gratefully
declined instead a donation may be made to a Hospice of your choice. 454934
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/27/2008.


HAUN, Kenneth Wayne Passed away at home in Victoria on March 18, 2008 at the
age of 64. Born June 24, 1943 in Regina, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by his
wife Shirley, mother Agnus and father Fred. Survived by daughters Lisa
(Richard) and Sarah, and grandchildren Zachary and Katarina of whom he was
so proud. He also leaves two brothers, Jack and Rick (Lil), and numerous
nieces and nephews. `Kenny' worked diligently as a meat cutter at B & C
Foods since it opened 19 years ago. Special thanks to his co-workers for
their kindness and support to him over the years though he was a man of few
words, you should know that you were like a second family to him. Memorial
Service to be held in the Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra Street,
Victoria, BC on Friday, March 28, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a gathering
to remember Ken at his home. Flowers gratefully declined. 454825
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


HENSON, Don March 10, 1939 March 22, 2008 It is with great sorrow and loving
memory that we announce the passing of Don. Survived by son, Don; daughter,
Debbie; ex-wife and friend, Linda; mother, Irene; brother, Ron and many
cousins, nieces and nephews. Don was born and raised in Victoria. He will
always be remembered for his quick wit, sense of humour and his kindness. In
his younger days, he was an avid fisherman, hunter and loved gardening. Don
was in the construction business most of his life where he met many great
friends who always had time for a beer at the local watering hole. For many
of those years he worked with good friend and cousin, Bill, who remained a
large part of his life. Dad, you will always be in our hearts. A grave-side
service will be held 2:30pm Friday, March 28, 2008 at Hatley Memorial
Gardens, 2050 Sooke Road. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation. 454646
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/28/2008.


HORSFIELD, Elsie G. November 26, 1914 March 24, 2008 With sadness we mark
the passing of our mother and grandmother Elsie Horsfield in her home at the
Saanich Peninsula Hospital Extended Care Unit 2. Mum was predeceased by
husband Ernest Horsfield in June of 1960 and grandson Darren William Bland,
August 1964. She was the last family member of her generation. Elsie is
survived by daughter Pamela Bland (William) and her beloved grandchildren,
Dr. Susan Karlyn Bland of Vancouver and Steven David Bland of Ottawa. We
wish to thank all Elsie's caregivers, nurses and staff for their outstanding
dedication, kindness and loving care. At Mum's request there is no public
service. In lieu of flowers, should you wish to remember Elsie, a donation
to the Extended Care Units at Saanich Peninsula Hospital would be
appreciated. At a later date there will be a celebration of Elsie's long
life. Bye Mum, Goodbye Gram, Hey G". Send condolences to
www.firstmemorialfuneral.com (saanich link). 454979
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/27/2008 - 3/28/2008.


HUTCHINSON, Henry (Harry) Died March 24, 2008 at Saanich Peninsula Hospital.
Survived by his loving wife Sheila, sons Brian and Alan, daughter-in-law
Jean and grandsons Michael, Rory and Ryan. Sadly missed by all who knew him.
Memorial Service will be held at First Memorial, 4725 Falaise Drive, Royal
Oak, Saturday, April 5 at 2 p.m. The world may change from year to year And
friends from day to day But never will the one I loved From memory pass
away. 454755
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


KNIGHT, Alice Emily (nee Jones, Palmason) October 8th, 1924 March 1st, 2008
Our beautiful, beloved Mom, Granny and GreatGranny, Alice Emily Knight,
passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on March 1, 2008. She was and is
deeply loved by her family daughters Diane (Bob Manship), Sharie "Bunny"
(Bob Westgate) and Gloria (Dave Strom); grandchildren Deana, Tara, Kyla,
Mark, Trevor, Shawna, Terry, Shelley; and greatgrandchildren Dean, Tyler,
Courtney, Brogan, Ainsley, Roan, Breccan, Jacob, Siera; also Harold's
children Brad, Mark, Sheila, Marie, Dan and Tom and their families. Alice
was predeceased by her parents Frank and Dorothy Jones, brothers Jack and
Carl Jones, all of Invermere, B.C.; her husbands Gestur J. Palmason in 1975
and Harold G. Knight in 2004, and son-in-law Gordie McKay. At the tender age
of 18, Alice joined the Women's Army Corp. to serve during WWII. She was
stationed in Prince Rupert, Vancouver and Calgary. She married Gestur
Palmason (RCAF) in 1944. In 1953 they moved to RCAF Stn. Gimli, Manitoba
(reunited with Icelandic roots), '59 to Penhold, Alberta and '65 to Comox,
B.C. Alice was an accomplished horsewoman who loved to ride and race
bareback; as a teenager she worked at Banff Springs Hotel. Mom loved acting,
dancing, playing piano and organ, curling (won competitions in badminton,
tennis and dancing). Her father and uncle stole a church and brought it down
the Columbia River to Windermere, B.C. The church is still known as "The
Stolen Church". Mom was a hairdresser, homecare worker, aide at the Fort in
Comox. In 1986 she and Harold Knight married and lived in Chemainus, the
mainland and the States. They lived an active life of lawn bowling, Bocce,
cards and board games, dancing, travelling, camping, bike riding. Mom played
a mean game of pool and shuffleboard. She loved adventures, having fun and
lived her life according to 1 Cor. 13 with grace, dignity and integrity. Mom
was very much a lady. She loved her Lord, her family and friends with all
her heart and we will cherish her forever. A bright shining light here on
earth is now glowing in Heaven. Mom's last moments were spent outside with
the sun shining on her face, a gentle breeze blowing, the sounds of a
waterfall and the voice of a little 9-year old angel, Kiera, who blessed us
all with her guitar and singing. A most perfect ending to a most gracious
life. We love you, honour you and call you "blessed" Granny. Special thanks
to Dr. Bosenberg and the staff at SPH, especially Palliative Unit,
"Suenanny", Lesley, Lily, Leah, Lynn, Tina and Michelle. Thank you for your
tender care. A service of celebration will be held Saturday, March 29 at
3:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 7921 St. Stephen's Road,
Saanichton, B.C. Rev. Barry Wyckham officiating. Donations in Mom's memory
to SPH Palliative Unit, SPCA or the Cancer Society are gratefully
appreciated. 454975
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/27/2008 - 3/29/2008.


KULAI, Madeleine "Gussie" (nee McNeil) Jan. 5, 1913 Mar. 15, 2008 Born in
Camp 4, Headquarters, BC to John and Flora McNeil. Predeceased by her
husband George in 1977, her loving sister Sarah Verchere, and her brothers
Bill McNeil and John McNeil. She is survived by her son Ken and her nephews
and nieces. In her early years, Madeleine worked at the Wigwam Cafe and Ryan
Groceries in Ladysmith. When she moved to Victoria she worked as a clerk at
David Spencer's and Eaton's Department Stores. She was an avid gardener,
member of the Roman Catholic Church and a life long walker. Special thanks
to Dr. Dan Buie, Dr. John Kelly and the staff and nurses at Glenwarren Lodge
for their loving care and support. A memorial service will be held at First
Memorial Funeral Services, 1155 Fort Street, Victoria, BC on Saturday, March
29, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations, if
desired, may be made to the charity of your choice. 453324
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/21/2008 - 3/28/2008.


LAMPORT, Olive Beatrice (Mollie) On March 25th, our Mum, Mollie", died in
her 94th year. We were privileged to have had such a wonderful, spirited and
loving person for a Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma. Mollie is survived by
her children, Bronwen, Ken and Janet; their spouses, 6 grandchildren and 7
great grandchildren. She also leaves her brother Rob and family, many
nieces, nephews and good friends both in Parksville and Victoria. Mollie's
family is very grateful to her other family, the wonderful staff at Mt.
Tolmie Hospital. Thank you very much. No service or flowers by request.
455078
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/27/2008 - 3/29/2008.


LANTINGA, Veronica (Grace) Passed away peacefully in Sidney on March 22,
2008 at the age of 89. She was cherished by her family and friends and will
forever remain in our hearts. Predeceased by her beloved husband Sabo, she
is survived by her family, daughters Candace and Denise and son Curtis,
grandaughters Alasha, Lisanne and Nina, and grandsons Adrian and Raphael.
Memorial Service to be held on Friday March 28, at 10 am at First Memorial
Services Chapel, 4725 Falaise Dr., Victoria, B.C. 455041
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


LAWRENCE, Robert George Passed away after a lengthy illness, on March 24,
2008. Bob is survived by his wife, Helen, son Terry (Melissa), daughter
Danielle (James), sister Joan, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was
predeceased by his father Hollis, mother Agnes, infant son, sister Kath
(Ken), brother Terry (Audrey). Bob was employed for many years as a heavy
duty mechanic at Sproat Lake division and was a member of Legion Branch 169,
his leisure time was spent fishing, hunting and gardening. A memorial
service will be held Friday, March 28, 2008 at 1 pm at Yates Chapel, 4470
Gertrude St., Port Alberni with a tea to follow. In lieu of flowers the
family would appreciate donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 565 10th
Ave. West, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 9Z9 or Legion Branch 169 455056
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


LENCUCHA, Michelle Passed away March 19, 2008 Memorial service Friday, March
28, 7:30pm at the Kingdom Hall, Ball St. off Fisher, Cobble Hill. 455026
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


LOCKE, Charlene It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Charlene
on March 16, 2008. Left to cherish her memory are loving husband Don, son
Jeff, daughter Dyan (John) Kody and Max, brothers Gord, John (Katie), Tom,
and sister Sal (Bob), families & friends. We would like to thank the staff
at R.J.H. Hospice who helped us through this difficult time with great
compassion, support, and kindness. A celebration of life will be held at a
later time. 454502
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/27/2008.


McFADYEN, Wain Douglas Dec. 28, 1958 Mar. 25, 2008 Died suddenly after a
brief illness. Survived by his parents, Warren and Margaret McFadyen; one
sister Linda (Randal Bottoms), niece Lori Bottoms, also many cousins, aunts
and uncles. No service. Flowers gratefully declined. 454831
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/27/2008 - 3/28/2008.


McWHIRTER, Ruth Alvira (Collins) December 7, 1948 March 19, 2008 Ruth was
the beloved wife of Bob McWhirter and precious mother of Jason (Kate)
McWhirter and Jon (Alissa) McWhirter. She was also the Awesome Grandmother
of Brianna and Faith (Jason) and Abbey (Jon). Ruth's Funeral Service will be
held on Saturday, March 29, 2008 at the First Baptist Church in Cranbrook,
British Columbia at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Kevin Ewaskow officiating. In lieu
of flowers, please make donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Full
obituary can be viewed and condolences for the family may be offered at
www.mcphersonfh.com 455049
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


PORTTILA, Margaret Louise (McNeil) Sept. 26, 1926 March 06, 2008 Margaret
passed away peacefully at home in the arms of her family, she will be sadly
missed. Margaret is survived by her son John McNeil and wife Adele,
granddaughters Laura McNeil and Tanice (McNeil) Talbot and husband James,
great grandson Kairo Talbot (known by Nana as her Sonny boy), sisters Marg
Ryan and Teddy Walker, brothers Roy McNeil, Richard McNeil and Alex McNeil.
Margaret was predeceased by her son Timothy Porttila and loving husband
Tauno Porttila, brothers John (Jay) McNeil and Ranny McNeil. If you're away
on leave and far from family please come and join us in celebration of
Margaret's life at Branch #54 Sooke Legion, in the upstairs hall, on
Saturday, March 29th, from 7:00-11:00pm for great music and good memories.
Condolences may be offered at www.sandsfuneral.com 454024
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/28/2008.


QUINN Charles Albert Jerome (Chuck) 27 October, 1941 24 March, 2008 After an
intense, three week battle with cancer, our courageous Chuck was sadly taken
from us late Monday night. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by his soul
mate, Ellenore, sons Chad and Orrin, and other loving family members, and
comforted with compassionate palliative care. Chuck was admired by all for
his generosity, strength, work ethic, tell-it-like-it-is honesty, unique
sense of humour, and his love and respect for everyone. He faced personal
adversity without complaint, and will be sorely missed by all. Reception to
be held at the S.V.I. Rangers, 3498 Luxton Rd., Happy Valley Service at
1p.m., Saturday, 29th March. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers,
donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. 455074
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/27/2008 - 3/28/2008.


(Memoriam)
RUDMAN, Josip March 27, 1990. Not one day has passed in the last 18 years
without thinking of you and loving you. ~ Your loving wife, Angela; son,
Barret; and daughter, Ljiljana. 454997
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist on 3/27/2008.


THOMSON, Dave True to his character, after a long and courageous battle with
emphysema, Dave passed away March 18, 2008. Born on November 7, 1939 in
Victoria, Dave comes from one of the first pioneer families on the Saanich
Peninsula and was very proud of his Brentwood Bay roots. He started his
career as a land surveyor, working with crews throughout the province and
moved onto his first love, the paving business, where he owned and operated
Saanich Paving. He proceeded to work for OK Paving as their Superintendent
for several years. Dave ended up in the land development business and was
instrumental in the development of the Keating Industrial Park, Butler
Crescent and numerous subdivisions in the Brentwood and Keating areas. One
of his proudest accomplishments was the restoration of the Thomson family
farmhouse in Brentwood Bay, later dedicated as one of the first heritage
homes in Central Saanich. He was a founding member of the Brentwood Bay
Rotary Club and took pride in many of the projects they completed in the
community. These included the Brentwood walkway, boat launch and beach
access. Dave was a well-respected businessman, known for his honesty,
integrity, and commitment to getting the job done right. Dave will be
lovingly remembered by his wife and best friend of 44 years, Pat; daughter
Leigh Glancie (Dave); son Andy (Debbie); daughter Rae; his pride and joy,
his 4 grandchildren, Morgan, James, Madelaine and Sarah; mother Mary
Thomson; sisters Carol Vickers, Judy Primrose and their families; and
lastly, his most faithful companion, Max. The family wishes to thank CSVFD
First Responders and especially Rob Nelson for their fast and professional
services. Also, the Trauma Unit at Saanich Peninsula Hospital, ICU at
Jubilee Hospital, Dr. Porayko and the nurses who were all so compassionate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Lung Association. A
celebration of Dave's life will be held on Friday, March 28, 2008 at 2:00 pm
at the Brentwood Community Hall on Wallace Drive. I shall be telling this
with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence Two roads diverged in a wood and I
took the one less traveled by and that has made all the difference. 454152
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/25/2008 - 3/27/2008.


Van HERWAARDEN, Antony November 12, 1923 March 24, 2008 Born in Urecht,
Holland and raised in Deventer, Holland, Tony emigrated in 1954 to Toronto,
ON where he met his wife Maria and they married in 1956. He went to Ryerson
University where he obtained a degree in engineering and metallurgy. They
moved to Youbou in 1966 where Tony worked until he retired in 1982.
Predeceased by his loving wife Maria in 2005. He is survived by sons Tony
Jr. (Elizabeth), Edwin (Susanne), and Henrich (Yvonne); granddaughters
Rylie, O'ressa, Lotta, Malou, and Floor; grandson David; and
great-granddaughter A'Lexy. There will be no service. Donations may be made
to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 276-2950 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC
,V8T 4N4. Online condolences may be offered at www.sandsfuneral.com 454378
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/26/2008 - 3/30/2008.


WHITTEN, Owen Alexander Our son was born and passed away on March 21, 2008
in Victoria. He is survived by his loving parents, Sarah and Larry; his
sister, Talia and his twin brother, Gavin. Our joys will be greater, our
love will be deeper, our lives will be fuller because we shared your moment.
"Some people only dream of Angels, we held one in our arms." Flowers are
gratefully declined; tributes, if desired, may be made to the Victoria
General Hospital NeoNatal Unit. Condolences may be offered to the family at
www.mccallbros.com 454963
Published in the Victoria Times-Colonist from 3/27/2008 - 3/28/2008.


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