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Subject: Vancouver Sun and The Province; February 16, 2005
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 11:19:42 -0800


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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Beaulac, Maurice Louis Leonard

BEAULAC _ Maurice Louis Leonard beloved husband of Margaret passed away Sunday, February 13, 2005 at the age of 88 years in the Waverly Retirement Home, Chilliwack, BC. Maurice is survived by his wife Margaret (nee Wiberg); sons Bob and Keith; daughters Lyn and Laurel; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Born in Marcelin, SK to Napoleon and Emily Beaulac in the year 1916, he is survived by one sister Sylvia Wagman and predeceased by two half-brothers Ernest and Walter Lawby. Maurice was raised on the Prairies; served overseas in WW II, moved with his family across Canada in his career with the Federal Civil Service until retirement after 25 years. Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 1153 Fir St., White Rock. Please refrain from sending flowers to the church. We will miss him dearly. The Beaulac Family. HENDERSON'S FUNERAL HOME - 604-530-6488
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province on 2/16/2005.
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Beck, Olive Mary



BECK _ Olive Mary. March 10, 1911 to February 7, 2005. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dearly loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt Olive Mary Beck. Predeceased in 1999 by Jim, her husband of 57 years, and in 2004 by her brother, Alf. Survived by daughter Susan (Ray), sons Bill, Lewis (Louise), John, Phillip (Richard), grandchildren, Dana (Kevin), Ted (Sarah) and Shawn and great-granddaughter Lucinda, sisters Charlotte and Betha and brother Lewis; nieces and nephews at home and abroad. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Olive's memory to charity of your choice. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 19,2005, at St. Faith's Anglican Church, 57th Ave and West Blvd, Vancouver, BC First Memorial Funeral Services (250) 754-8333
Published in the Vancouver Sun from 2/15/2005 - 2/16/2005.
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Bjornson, Keith



BJORNSON _ Keith of Penticton, BC passed away peacefully at Penticton Regional Hospital on February 11, 2005 at the age of 69 years. He was a man who struggled long and against all odds to stay alive. He was a loving husband, who will be sorely missed; a father, who cherished his children; a grandfather, who adored his grandchildren and he was true and dear to all his family. He was the friend we all should be. He has moved on and is now at peace where he deserves to be. Keith will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered and cherished in the hearts of all that knew him. He leaves to mourn his loving wife of almost 49 years, Elaine. He is survived by his two children, Tracey (Larry) Hamilton of Kelowna and Doug (Gordean) Bjornson of Surrey, four grandchildren, two sisters: Verna (Vic) Hogg of Richmond, Thelda (Brian) McIlwaine of Westside, two brothers-in-law: Don (Pat) Forbes and Merv Forbes and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. An open house will be held on Saturday, Ma!
rch 5, 2005 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the home of Elaine Bjornson. There will be another open house on June 18th from 1 pm to 4 pm at Doug and Gordean Bjornson's home in Surrey. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Penticton Regional Hospital's Renal Department.
Published in the Vancouver Sun on 2/16/2005.
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Blight, Roberta Frances "Bert"

BLIGHT _ Roberta Frances "Bert" passed away peacefully at the age of 74 years on February 12th, 2005 at Burnaby General Hospital. Bert is survived by her husband of 47 years, Kenneth, son Don (Barb), step-daughter Wynne (David) Ezart and family. Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jaydon and Quinn. Predeceased by her son James. Remembered fondly by many extended family members and friends from the race track including her neighbour Helen. The family would like to thank the staff and doctors at Burnaby General Hospital. Viewing for those who wish to pay last respects to be held on Saturday, February 19th, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Ocean View Funeral Home 4000 Imperial St. Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations appreciated to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation.



Published in the Vancouver Sun on 2/16/2005.
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Boulter, William Bradley (Aka Brad) (Memoriam)



In Loving Memory of William Bradley Boulter (aka Brad) January 16, 1955 - February 15, 2004 A heart of gold stopped beating one year ago today Hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. Leaves and flowers may wither and the sun will set but our hearts who love you dearly, no pen can write our words or describe the loss we had. Time may fly and tears may dry, But our love and memories will never die. We miss you with many a silent tear. Babe, you would be proud of your crew. - Gen Dad, Mom misses you like crazy. Watch over her and all of us. -Your loving wife Gen, daughters Terra, Chelsey, Kayla and Jess, son Brent, and family and friends.
Published in The Province on 2/16/2005.
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Bunch, Inez

BUNCH _ Inez, passed away in New Westminster, B.C. on Feb 6, 2005, at the age of 89 years. Predeceased by her husband Adam and brother Lorne. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Bev (John) Rottluff, granddaughters; Susan (Gordon), Carol (Blair) and Betty (Dean), great grandchildren Jacob, Sarah and Madison and numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial service will be held in Ocean View Funeral Home, 4000 Imperial St., Burnaby, B.C. on Friday, February 18, 2005, at 2:00pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.



Published in the Vancouver Sun from 2/11/2005 - 2/16/2005.
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Chernenko, Joseph Lincoln "Joey"



CHERNENKO _ Joseph Lincoln (Joey). Born October 20, 1959 in Nelson, BC. Passed away peacefully February 14, 2005 with family and friends at his side. Joey is lovingly remembered by parents Bill and Vera of Nelson; brother Wayne; and Joey's companion Scott McFarlane and family; Uncles George (Sheila) Fofonow and Al (Leda) Fofonow; Aunts Sasha Messiha, Natasha (Al) Shaw, Molly Taylor, Flo Chernenko and Henny Cherenko; and many cousins. Joey owned Joseph Lincoln Design Consultants and his sense of humour and zest for life will always be remembered and missed dearly by all who met him and his many friends. Viewing will be held between 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Thursday, February 17, 2005 at Kearney Funeral Home, 1096 W. Broadway, Vancouver. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 18, 2005 at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 2025 Napier Street, Vancouver, Reverend Agostino Lovatin, C.S. celebrant. An online memorial book is available at www.kearneyfs.com. In!
lieu of flowers please check the website. Kearney Funeral Home (604) 736-0268
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province from 2/16/2005 - 2/17/2005.
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Dangelmaier, Margaret Loretta (Driedger)

DANGELMAIER _ Margaret Loretta (nee Driedger) 1916 - 2005. Margaret Loretta Dangelmaier was called to the Lord on February 11, 2005. Beloved Spouse, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother; she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Rudolf Dangelmaier and her four brothers, Edwin, Elmer, Jack and Don. Margaret is survived by her two sons, Donald and his wife Pat of Langley, B.C. and Earl and his wife Arlene of Bellingham, Washington. Margaret has seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, all of whom viewed Oma as a special person in their lives. Born in Saskatoon and raised in Osler, Saskatchewan. Margaret moved to Vancouver, B.C. with her husband in 1938 and to Langley, B.C. in 1981. While a gifted pianist and organist and for years active in the Scouting movement, her greatest joy was her family. Throughout her life, Margaret was surrounded by loved ones who will forever cherish the joy and memories she provided over her full and active life. Funeral M!
ass will be held Friday, February 18, 2005 at 11 :00 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Langley, B.C. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation on Margaret's behalf to the charity of your choice.
Published in the Vancouver Sun on 2/16/2005.
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Davis, James (Jim) (Memoriam)

DAVIS - James (Jim) March 5, 1937 - February 15, 2002 In loving memory of my dear husband "Jimmy" Who left my side after 43 years together. Day by day I miss him more as I go through life alone. He was my soul's companion and the emptiness in my heart will never go away. _ Your Loving Wife Cecile
Published in the Vancouver Sun on 2/16/2005.
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Demos, Stefania (Jurkovic) (Memoriam)



DEMOS _ Stefania (nee Jurkovic) December 25, 1907 - February 16, 2004 In loving memory of a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who was always there for us. We miss you. _Love The Demos and Ovsenek Familes
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Dennis, Thomas

DENNIS _ Thomas departed this life on February 11, 2005 at the age of 71. Survived by daughters, Lorraine (Jefferey) Dennis of Victoria, Lillian (Shane) Wilson Henry of Telkwa; sons, Bryan of Moricetown, Keith (Melanie) of Smithers, James, Patrick of Prince George; grandchildren Shaun, Angela, Spencer, Brandon, Ashton, Simbayez, Siyez, Nathan, Jamie Lee, Garrett, Reid; brother Herb; sisters, Pauline Pallan of Victoria, Dorothy (Leo) Aker of Kelowna, Marianne London of Prince George; brother-in-law Ron Mancewich of Vancouver. Predeceased by brother William, sister Betty and sister-in-law Patsy. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 16, 2005, 11:00 a.m. at Assman's Funeral Chapel in Prince George and memorial service will be held at the Moricetown Community Hall on Saturday, February 19th, 2005 at 2:00 pm.
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province on 2/16/2005.
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Eyers, James William

EYERS _ James William passed away peacefully on February 13, 2005 after a lengthy illness. Born October 21, 1934 in St. Boniface Manitoba. Jim was predeceased by his first wife and mother of his children, Lorraine. He is survived by his wife Suzanne; his sons Donald (Risa), Richard, Jamie (Karen), and Brad (Maryanne); grandchildren, Ashley, Cory, Ethan, Eric, and Elijah; sister Joanne (Gerry) and step-daughters Nicole and Danielle (Bill). Family and friends are welcome to a Celebration of Jim's life at their home on Saturday February 19th, 1PM to 5PM. As per Jim's request, in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Arthritis Society of BC or to Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Words cannot express how much he will be missed. HENDERSON'S FUNERAL HOMES 604-530-6488
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Florkow, Bertha

FLORKOW _ Bertha born November 16, 1910, passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 14, 2005. Bertha is predeceased by her husband Joseph and son Arthur. She is survived by daughters Joy and Betty with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A Graveside Service will honour her at Forest Lawn Memorial at 1:30 pm February 18, 2005 with a reception to follow.
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province on 2/16/2005.
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Fong, Frank

FONG _ Frank, born on September 21st, 1924 in Prince Rupert, BC, passed away on February 11th, 2005. Predeceased by his parents, brothers Roy, Rupert, Dick, Richard and George. Survived by brothers John (May), Robert (Edna), and sister Laura (son Randall), and his many loving nieces and nephews and their families. Funeral Service to be held at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3789 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby, BC, on Thursday, February 17th, 2005 at 2:00 pm.
Published in the Vancouver Sun from 2/15/2005 - 2/16/2005.
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Formaniuk, Ronald John



FORMANIUK _ Ronald John March 6, 1944 - February 3, 2005 It is with great sadness that the family announces the untimely passing of Ronald John Formaniuk at the age of 60. Ron leaves to mourn his mother Elsie Formaniuk; sons, Ronny, Randy (Leanne), Josh and Devin, daughter Robin, sister Helene (Ken); brothers, Steve (Karen) and Harry (Cheryl), one granddaughter, Emily, as well as many nieces and nephews. Ron was predeceased by his father Harry, brother Michael and sister Katherine. Ron was born in West St. Paul, Manitoba and went to West St. Paul School. Ron loved life and enjoyed it to the fullest. Ron was a salesman by profession and was once told by his boss "that he could sell ice boxes to Eskimo's". Ron also dabbled in painting of pictures and wall murals as well as restoration of old cars. Ron will be sadly missed. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, February 21, 2005 in the chapel of Glen Eden Funeral Home with Msgr. Maurice Comeault officiating. Interm!
ent in the Garden of The Everlasting Life at Glen Eden Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be his sons, Josh and Randy, nephews Dirk and Steven, friends, Dale Randle and Dave Cormack. Honorary Pallbearers will be his sons, Ronny and Devin and brothers, Steve and Harry. God looked around his garden And found an empty space He then looked down upon the earth And saw your tired face. He put His arms around you And lifted you to rest. God's garden must be beautiful He only takes the best. He knew that you were suffering, and knew that you were in pain, So He closed your weary eyelids and whispered, "Peace be thine" It broke our hearts to lose you, But you did not go alone, For part of us went with you The day God called you home. VICHNAYA PAMYAT Arrangements entrusted to: GLEN EDEN FUNERAL HOME 4477 MAIN STREET, WINNIPEG MB (204)338-7111 Family and friends are invited to sign The Book of Condolences at: www.gleneden-mb.ca
Published in the Vancouver Sun on 2/16/2005.
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Hansen, Norman Ray

HANSEN _ Norman Ray passed away on February 10, 2005 at Queen's Park Hospital in New Westminster. A Memorial Service will be held at Mount Zion Lutheran Church at 10th Avenue and Cumberland St. in New Westminster on Saturday, February 19th at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Fund would be appreciated. Columbia Bowell 604-521-4881
Published in The Province from 2/15/2005 - 2/16/2005.
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Harmer, Wm. Bruce (Bill) (Memoriam)



HARMER _ Wm. (Bill) Bruce November 29, 1952- February 16, 2004 Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body. But rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming: "WOW!!! What a ride!!" With love from your family
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province on 2/16/2005.
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Jarvis, John Henry



JARVIS _ John Henry December 7, 1933 - February 13, 2005. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of a beloved husband, father and grandfather, John Henry Jarvis of Nanoose Bay. He was taken suddenly and unexpectedly while doing what he loved most, walking on a quiet beach in Tofino. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 42 years, Brenda and their daughters; Lisa (Panos) Kyriacou, Lynda (Martin) Swain and Lesley (Tim) McLeary. "Papa" was loved by his 5 grandkids, Madison, Hannah, Megan, Connor and Mia. He is also survived by his mother, Rose Jack and sister, Betty (Tony) Klein and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Mary's church, Nanoose Bay on Friday, February 18 at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Yukon and BC Heart and Stroke foundation. First Memorial Funeral Services



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Lee, Jun Lok (Lee, Man Jun)

LEE _ Jun Lok also known as LEE, Man Jun The family announces the peaceful passing of our beloved father, Saturday February 12, 2005 at Vancouver General Hospital at the age of 77. He is predeceased by his loving wife Mrs. Roy Sam Lee and is survived by his six loving children. Family and friends are invited to celebrate his life on Friday, February 18, 2005 at 1:00pm at Glenhaven Memorial Chapel, 1835 East Hasting Street, Vancouver, B.C. Interment to follow at Ocean View Memorial Park.
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province from 2/16/2005 - 2/17/2005.
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Llaneza, Librada Bacani "Lily"

LLANEZA _ Librada "Lily" Bacani unexpectedly passed away February 10, 2005 after a courageous battle following complications with pneumonia. Lily was born July 20, 1936 in Pangasinan, Philippines and immigrated to Canada with her family in 1973. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Richard, her devoted daughters Jean (Ryan) and Lorali (Martin), and her caring sisters, Eufemia, Adele and Gertrudes. Her grandchildren, Anneke and Henk, as well as numerous nieces and nephews also survive Lily. She was well known by family and friends for her generosity and kindness. Lily spent 22 years working as a pharmacy technician at VGH before retiring in 1996. She was a very active and well respected member of her community and tirelessly devoted her time and energy towards the enrichment of St. Patrick's Parish. Lily will always be remembered for her vibrant spirit, her zest for life and her desire to help others. Prayers to be held February 16th, (7pm) at St. Patrick's Pari!
sh at 2881 Main Street, Vancouver. Funeral Service to be held February 17th, (11am) at same location. Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery (Bby). The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the ICU staff at St. Paul's Hospital. Although she is deeply missed, we know that she is watching over us with the Lord. "Your spirit will always dance and sing loudly in our hearts."
Published in the Vancouver Sun from 2/15/2005 - 2/16/2005.
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Mann, Joanne (Campbell)

MANN _ Joanne (nee Campbell), born March 15th, 1940 in Vancouver, passed away with her husband at her side at Langley Hospital, on February 11, 2005, after a short battle with cancer. Joanne was predeceased by her first husband, Art McDonald, her mother Sid Harvey, her father Elmer Campbell and her stepfather Ken Harvey. Joanne is survived by her loving husband Russell, her stepdaughters, Janine (Chad) Hein and Raylene (Grady) Ott. Grandma will never be forgotten by her four loving grandchildren, Jacob, Miranda, Jonah and Brenna. She is also survived by her sister Lynn (Shannon, Donny and Shaun), her brother Steven (Sharyn, David and Lianne), many loving extended family and friends. At Joanne's request, no formal service will be held. In lieu of flowers, a donation in Joanne's name can be made to the Cancer Society. We would like to thank those who have lent their support over the last six months. You are home now Joanne. Until we meet again
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province on 2/16/2005.
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Marshall, Alec Ross



MARSHALL _ Alec Ross 1922- 2005. Alec was born on August 29, 1922 in Nanaimo and died on February 9, 2005 in Chilliwack. He served as a Gunner and an artillery surveyor in the Canadian Army at home and in Holland during the War. Upon his return to Canada, he met and married his beloved wife, Elsie Day who predeceased him in 1989. Throughout his life, he was a passionate supporter of Scottish music and dancing and was a Scottish Country Dancer of note. He was particularly active as an organizer and supporter of youth pipe bands, accepting leadership roles in the executives and parent auxiliaries of the Highland Laddies Pipe Band, the Vancouver Kiwanis Pipe Band and the Burnaby Ladies Pipe Band. On his retirement, he took up the sport of kite flying as both a judge and competitor and traveled widely in both capacities. Many children in Chilliwack knew him as a kite enthusiast since he was always willing and available to elementary school classes to demonstrate kite making and !
flying. Alec is survived by his son Sandy; daughters Janice and Laurel; grandsons Keith, Collin, Justin, Christopher and Douglas and by his granddaughters Rosanne and Alison. Gathering for family and friends will be held on Saturday, February 19, 2005 at Port Coquitlam Seniors Recreational Centre in the Garden Room, 2150 Wilson Avenue, Port Coquitlam at 2:00 pm. Donations may be made to the B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation.
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province on 2/16/2005.
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Marshall, Wilma Joy (Whitfield)

MARSHALL _ Wilma Joy (nee Whitfield). It is with profound sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our wife, mother and nana on February 13th, 2005. Joy was born in Victoria, B.C. on March 28, 1926, and the youngest of eight children. She was married in 1948, had four children and subsequently moved to North Vancouver in 1963. She leaves behind her loving family Gord, her husband of 56 years; her sons, Doug (Lori), Phil (Alison), Brad (Rita) and daughter Lynda; her grandchildren, Laura, Tyler, Kelsey, Matt and Brady. Joy was predeceased by Lynda's husband, Andy Archibald, in 2001. Joy was devoted to her children and grandchildren. She had many friends and her warm, compassionate and endearing personality was enjoyed by many. She always sought out and found the best in others. She had been a member of Delbrook Baptist Church and she possessed a strong faith in God. We extend our heartfelt thanks to the staff at Inglewood Lodge for their kindness and compassion in the !
last year of her life. A memorial service in celebration of Joy's life will be held at Delbrook Baptist Church (Bridge Church) on 515 West Windsor Rd in North Vancouver at 2:00pm on Friday, February 18th. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Joy's memory be made to the Alzheimers Society.
Published in the Vancouver Sun and The Province on 2/16/2005.
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McFetridge, Thomas Bankhead



McFETRIDGE _ Thomas Bankhead, age 93, a retired retail executive, moved peacefully on from White Rock, B.C. to an eternal life with his Lord on February 11, 2005. Tom was born October 24, 1911 in Balleymena, Ireland and emigrated to Canada as a young teenager. He began work in Winnipeg with the T. Eaton Co. and rose through the organization until retirement with only time away to serve his country during the Second World War as a quartermaster in the European theatre, where he met and married his wife Margaret (Billie) Haley. Tom was a good and loving husband, father, grandfather and steadfast, reliable friend throughout his rich life. We were all blessed to know him and are comforted with the knowledge that we shall soon rejoin him in God's house. He is survived by his wife Billie, daughter Patricia of Dallas, Tx., her husband Bill and grandchildren Haley and Liam; his sisters Marian of Winnipeg, MB, Ellen of Summerland, BC, Sadie of Lachine, Que.; brothers Bert and Dave of!
Winnipeg, MB; and many loving friends. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre on Friday February 18, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522
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Meehan, Dorothy Irene (Phillips)



MEEHAN _ Dorothy Irene (nee Phillips) beloved wife, mother, grandmother and sister, moved on to Glory Friday morning, February 11, 2005 after a courageous battle with cancer. She is home at last, but will be dearly and deeply missed by her loving husband George; her children Gary, Stephen, Sharon and David; her two daughters-in-law Debbie and Shelley; her grandchildren Brendan, Connor, Kieran and Michelle; her brothers Gordon and Morley; her sisters-in-law Eulalia and Helen, and by her many nephews, nieces, cousins and friends. Born April 17, 1931, in Eckville, Alberta, she was schooled in Vancouver and graduated as an RN from the VGH School of Nursing in 1960, becoming a Public Health Nurse and practicing in Kitimat, Terrace, and Comox, before supervising the Health Units in Cranbrook and Coquitlam. She sang for 25 years in the Alta Vista Baptist Church choir, and for the past nine years in the choir at First Baptist. Here she chaired two committees and was a member of a nu!
mber of groups including the Discipleship Commission and the Amy Circle. Her Memorial Service will be held at First Baptist Church, Nelson and Burrard, on Saturday, February 19 at 3:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations made in Dorothy's name to the Shelter Program at FBC, or to the Sharing Way through FBC, would be greatly appreciated.
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Milos, Jack (Zeljko)

MILOS _ Mr. Jack (Zelko). On February 12, 2005 Mr. Jack (Zelko) Milos passed away at home at the age of 68 years. Jack was born on September 26, 1936 in Croatia. He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Helen; his daughter Rose (Miro) Rogic of Burnaby and his two sons Tony (Lynne) and Bronko (Penny) both of Kamloops; his four grandchildren Robert and Daniel Rogic, Josh and Stephanie Milos. He also leaves to cherish his memory his niece Marica (Walter) Vukovic and her family of Prince George. Prayers will be recited on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Cathedral. The Reverend Father Derrick Cameron will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial at the Cathedral on Friday, February 18, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery. Should friends desire donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, 685 Victoria Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2B3 or the charity of one's choice in memory of Jack would be appreciated. Service arrangements are entrus!
ted to Schoening Funeral Service, Kamloops, telephone (250) 374 -1454.
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Nelson, Barry Donald

NELSON _ Barry Donald, born May 11, 1931, passed away on February 12, 2005. Barry is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Jean; two daughters, Karin (Mark) and Sandra; grandchildren, Kindrey, Rachel and Thomas; sister Norma Robbins, as well as brother-in-law Vic Boal. A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 18 at 2:00 p.m. at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, 14835 Fraser Highway in Surrey. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Barry may be made to the Diabetes Association of British Columbia. Barry will be sorely missed by his wife and family. FRASER HEIGHTS 604-589-2559
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Palm, William Nixon



PALM _ William Nixon, on February 12, 2005 at 66 years. Dearly loved husband of Sally, father of Ian (Heather), Doug (Cheryl) and Rob (Tina) and brother of Jocelyn and the late Rindy. Proud grandfather of Cate, Will, Scott, Drew and Nikolas. He received his B.A.Sc. from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Dartmouth College and went on to a professional career including IBM Canada, Canadian Airlines, the University of British Columbia and consulting and mentoring to many other organizations. Throughout his life he drew great strength from his faith and enjoyed many hours singing in choirs and in recent years involvement in the community of St. Johns (Shaughnessy) Anglican Church. Bill had a life-long thirst for learning and knowledge. Those he touched will fondly remember his warm smile, his heart-felt hugs and his unswerving loyalty and commitment to family, friends and his many other interests. He lived his life with an infectious passion and enthusiasm and when he wa!
s not up front leading the charge he was often behind the scenes advising and encouraging those who were. The need for integrity and honesty ran deep and true in Bill! Funeral service at St. Johns (Shaughnessy) Church 1490 Nanton at Granville St. Vancouver, BC on Wednesday, February 16, at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Centre for Integrated Healing, Suite 200 1330 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 4A6 and to The Artizo Institute, 1490 Nanton Ave. Vancouver, B.C. V6H 2E2 would be appreciated. His compassion for others was contagious. Help us pass it on!
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Peterson, Norman Allan (Pete)

PETERSON _ Norman Allan (Pete). Pete Peterson passed away in Vancouver General Hospital on February 10, 2005 in his 85th year. Born March 31, 1919 at Silverton, B.C., Pete was predeceased by his loving wife of 62 years, Cammie (Blame) in November, 2002. A loving father, he is survived by his children Valerie, Russell and Dennis (Denny and Hanni); grandchildren, Krista, Matthew, Michael, Erik and Kevin; great-granddaughters, Savannah and Shelby; sister-in law, Muriel Blame; brother-in-law, Victor Madge and many nephews and nieces. Pete grew up in the Salmo/Ymir area and Anaheim, California, during the depression. After WWII he raised his family in Trail, B. C., until 1963, when he moved to Vancouver, where he was first in the mutual funds business and then managed his Medieval Coats of Arms business until his 83rd year. He will be fondly remembered by all those who knew him. A Reception of Remembrance will be held at the Arbutus Club, 2100 Nanton Avenue, Vancouver. B. C.. Fri!
day, February 18, 2005 at 2:30 in the Afternoon.
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Pilutik, Dr. Walter John



DR. WALTER JOHN PILUTIK May 15, 1933- February 12, 2005 Dr. Walter John Pilutik died peacefully on February 12, 2005 at his home in West Vancouver after a struggle with colon cancer. He is lovingly remembered by his former wife, Lucille Thelma Pilutik (nee Litke), the mother of his three adoring children, Thea Lynn Koshman, Christopher Ivan Walter Pilutik and Mylene Ava Pilutik, his wife, Patricia Brueckner, his mother Mary Pilutik, his brother Anthony J. Pilutik and his nephew Anthony Pilutik. Walter was predeceased by his father John Pilutik. Walter was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1933. He graduated from the University of Manitoba and then received a degree in dentistry at the University of McGill and received a Masters of Science in orthodontics at the University of Montreal. A gregarious man and powerful life force, Walter was an avid skier and boater who loved every aspect of life. Younger in spirit and form than his years, Walter invited all to be his friend. He will!
be missed by all who knew him. Walter's ashes will be committed to the sea in a family ceremony at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 19, 2005. Memorial services and a reception for family, friends and associates will follow at approximately 12:30 pm. Information about donations in lieu of flowers will be available at the reception. Hollyburn Funeral Home 604-922-1221
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Pomeroy, Constance Margaret "Connie"

POMEROY _ Constance Margaret (Connie) passed away peacefully on February 8, 2005 at the age of 81 after a lengthy illness. Connie was born in Gretna, Manitoba on November 15, 1923, and later moved to British Columbia where she lived in Salmon Arm, Sardis, and then in Vancouver where she graduated from Kitsilano High School. After getting a year of Art School under her belt she entered the world of advertising, drawing everything including fashion, food and furniture, as well as all those shoes! Her art career took her in a number of directions with her paintings giving her and those around her much pleasure and letting her meet many good friends though her classes. Good humor was her trademark and brought many laughs and happy times with family and friends. Who could ever forget those wacky summer parties? Predeceased by her husband, David, Connie will be remembered with much love by her daughters, Heidi Pomeroy and Lisa Sorensen (Edwin). A private family gathering will be h!
eld. Her family wishes to give thanks to the wonderful ladies at the Finnish Care Home who took such good care of her during her last years. Donations to the BC Cancer Society would be appreciated in lieu of flowers.
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Pottinger, Ina Maude (Murphy)

POTTINGER _ Ina Maude (nee Murphy) Born in 1936 at Sea View, PEI, passed away peacefully at Richmond, BC on February 11, 2005. Predeceased by her father James E., mother Wanda, brothers, Mickey, Kenneth and sister Judy (Kirkpatrick). Ina is lovingly survived by her husband Gary and stepchildren, Ken and Carrie and granddaughter Caitlyn, as well as her brothers, Terry (Karen), Kingston, Ont., and Lee (Vicky) of Delta BC, and her extended family, Doug and Jean Mackie of Cold Lake, AB and Larry and Kathryn Mayhew of Florenceville, NB. "Auntie Ina" will also be remembered with great love by her numerous nieces and nephews. Ina was a former resident of PEI and then Stewart, BC where she worked at the Stewart Hospital and later at long term care facilities in Vancouver. As a caregiver, Ina was always there and worked tirelessly to help take away the pain of others and now her pain has also been eased. Many thanks to the doctors and nurses at Richmond Hospital ICU for Ina's care. N!
o service at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Ina;s memory to the BC Lung Association, 2675 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 2K2.



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Rhead, Walter George

RHEAD _ Walter George, 86 years, passed on to his heavenly home on February 11th, to be with his loving wife, Catherine, who preceeded him. He raised a family of four children who survive him, Ron, Larry, Gail, Heather and their families; sister Ethel and brother Clare. It was Wally's wish that we would not be sad, so let him leave us now, as always, with a smile. Service will be held Friday, February 18th at 3:00 p.m., St. Andrews Newton Church, 7147-124th Street, Surrey. Donations in his memory may be made to: The Art Studio, George Derby Centre, 7550 Cumberland Street, Burnaby, B.C.,
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Ritter, Herbert E. "Tex"



RITTER _ Captain "Tex" Herbert E. September 21, 1938 - February 13, 2005. After a long turbulent flight with cancer, Tex landed his final flight leg in peace at his home with family in attendance. He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Ritter and son, Richard Eric Ritter, his parents Elizabeth and Erhard Ritter of Winnipeg. Tex is predeceased by his son John Thomas Ritter. Tex has extended family members throughout Canada and Germany. Tex enjoyed a long flying career with Air Canada from 1966 - 1998. Prior to Air Canada, Tex was a Flying Officer in the RCAF from 1960 - 1966. Tex being a devoted family man found himself volunteering for Skate Canada clubs and events in support of his sons' participation in figure skating. He was a man filled with passion for humanity and animals. His "24 paws" at home will miss him dearly. Tex was known for his sense of humour, which kept him stable throughout his final journey. His smile, his generosity, and compassion for others was contagi!
ous. He will continue to keep all of us under his wing. "Adios". A Celebration of Life Service for Tex will be held 1:30 pm on Friday, February 18, 2005 at Knox Presbyterian Church, 89 Dunn Street, (at Lakeshore Road), Oakville. Tex will be interred at Glen Oaks Memorial Gardens with his son Tom. In lieu of flowers, a donation to a charity of your choosing would be most acceptable to the Ritter family. Arrangements made with the Kopriva Taylor Community Funeral Home (905-844-2600). E-mail condolences may be sent to ; please place RITTER on the subject line.
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Rollo, Alexander John "Sandy"

ROLLO _ Alexander John (Sandy) passed away peacefully in Burnaby Hospital, February 12, 2005. Sandy was born July 9, 1917 in Carmangay, AB. He was most recently a resident of Canada Way Lodge, Burnaby, where his good sense of humour was enjoyed by all those he greeted and visited in the lobby. He was predeceased by the love of his life, his wife Genevieve (Jenny). Survived and lovingly remembered by his daughters, Marcia and Sandi (Ron) Raustad and grandchildren, Cheryl (Vargha) and Julie. Sandy worked at BC Electric/BC Hydro from 1939 until his retirement in 1974. He was a veteran of WWII; Past Master of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of BC, Spallumcheen Lodge No.13; and Past President and life member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35, Armstrong, BC. A celebration of Sandy's life and reception will be held at 10:00 am Friday, February 18, 2005 at Glenhaven Memorial Chapel, 1835 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC. If family or friends so desire, donation!
s may be made to BC Children's Hospital Foundation.
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Sabatino, Rocco



SABATINO _ Rocco, beloved husband of Teresa, passed away peacefully on February 12, 2005 at the age of 84 surrounded by his wife and daughters. He will be reunited with his daughter Carmela. He made many sacrifices and worked very hard to ensure his children would have a better life. He will be dearly missed by his wife Teresa of 56 years; his children Paul (Debbie), Joe (Peggy), Mary (Tom), Cindy (David); his brothers and sisters-in-law, many grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. His determination, devotion and contagious smile affected all our lives. A special heartfelt thank you to his nephew Paul who lovingly cared for him during his last few years, to Anna, Eleanora, Dr. Wilson and to all the staff at Willow Chest Pavilion. Also thank you to the many relatives and friends for their love and support. Prayers will be offered Wednesday, February 16, 2005 at 6:30 pm at St. Judes Parish, 3078 Renfrew Street followed by funeral mass February 17, 2005 at 10:30 am at!
St. Judes. Entombment will be at Ocean view Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Bell Funeral Chapel (604) 253-4554
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Schadl, Olga

SCHADL _ Olga, in Coquitlam, aged 82. Born May 18, 1922 in Budapest, Hungary. She peacefully passed away at Crossroad Hospice in Port Moody on February 11, 2005 after a long battle with cancer. Survived by her loving family: husband Thom; sons, Tom and Paul; daughter Judith and grandchildren Attila and Timea in Hungary. Her loving family and friends sadly miss her. Memorial Service will be at Burkeview Family Funeral Care at 1340 Dominion Avenue, Port Coquitlam, at 11:00 A.M on Friday, February 18, 2005. Memorial Service offered by Bishop Marlin Aadland of Christ Lutheran Church, Vancouver.
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Sherman, Clara

SHERMAN _ Clara, passed away February 12, 2005 at the age of 94 into the presence of her Lord. She will be sadly missed by all who loved her. Clara was a champion bowler and curler. She also enjoyed fishing, gardening, and entertaining. Telling stories of her days on the farm in Alberta with her husband Earl was one of her favourite things to do. We enjoyed them too! Everyone loved her sense of humour, her wonderful laugh and generous spirit. Many thanks and gratitude to Dr. Danescu and staff at Bevan Lodge for their kind and respectful care. A memorial service in celebration of her life will be held on Friday, February 18, 2005 at 1 :00 pm at the Abbotsford Baptist Church, 33651 Busby Road, Abbotsford, with Pastor Bill Funk officiating. Personal Alternative Funeral Services 604-857-5779
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Shewchuk, Anne

SHEWCHUK _ Anne passed away February 13th, 2005 at the age of 86. Anne was born on November 11th, 1918 in Lethbridge Alberta. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Metro, and her grandson Shane Colic. Survived by her daughter Shirley (Sven) son Robert, grandson Jordan, sisters Mary, Victoria and Rose and many nieces, nephews and friends. Anne was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. A viewing will be held on Thursday February 17th between 12 noon and 5:00 pm at Ocean View Funeral Home, 4000 Imperial St. Burnaby.



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Urquhart, Katherine

URQUHART _ Katherine (Known to us as Momo) passed away peacefully on Monday, February 14, 2005 at V.G.H. She was visited often while in the hospital and had her family by her side in her final days. Momo will be sorely missed, but never forgotten. Her quick wit, easy smile, kind heart and generous spirit brightened the lives of all who knew her. Momo lovingly remembered by her only son Thomas and his wife Jill, as well as her grandchildren Hillary and her husband Jay, Heather, Cameron and Max. Momo was especially appreciative of her friends and homemaker that would help her in so many ways, from shopping, baking, sharing a cup of coffee, dropping by for a visit or simply making a phone call or sending mail. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 19th at 10:00am at the First Memorial, 602 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate it, if you could prepare a written memory for the memory book which will be at the memorial. If you are !
unable to attend, please e:mail your special memory to
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Walker, James "Jimmy" (Memoriam)

WALKER _ James "Jimmy" February 16, 2003 Wonderful memories woven in gold. These are the memories I tenderly hold. Deep in my heart his memory is kept. To love, to cherish and never forget. _I Love You, Pat, There is a link death cannot sever Love and Remembrance last forever. _Gordon and the boys We were blessed with the best _Wilma, Terry and family If love could save Thou hadst not died. Gary in Toronto May you rest in peace, dear Dad, Until we meet again. _Wanda and family
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Webber, Fran

WEBBER _ Fran passed away Monday, February 14, 2005. She was born in Vancouver, B.C. November 19, 1949. She is predeceased by brother Bill Moffat and her father Don Moffat. She is survived by her loving husband Barry and her loving mother Joan Moffat; her son Clifford (Amy) MacIntosh; grandsons Justin and Christopher; brother-in-law Danny (Jo); sister Susan (John); niece Carrie; nephew Michael (Annette); brother Brian; sister Roberta (Lars); nieces, Stacey and Kim (Gary), as well as many other relatives and friends. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Campbell River Hospital Foundation PO Box 811 Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y4. No service by request. Suttons In Care of Arrangements 250-287-4812
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Westmoreland, Capt. Ronald Arthur

WESTMORELAND _ Capt. Ronald Arthur passed away peacefully Friday, February 11, 2005 after a lengthy, courageous battle with lung disease. Ron was born on March 18, 1929 in North Vancouver where he lived his entire life. In 1946 Ron started working on the waterfront with Cates Tugs. He fell in love with the marine industry where he spent 44 years working his way from deckhand to Captain and eventually to General Manager for Lyttle Brothers Tugs. After Ron retired he gave back to his community by volunteering many hours With the North Vancouver RC.M.P. detachment. He continued volunteering until his health would not permit. Ron was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, who was always there and could always be counted on. He will be lovingly remembered by Barbara, his wife of 54 years, his sons Don (Rebecca), Steve and Grant. His daughter Sandra (Henri) and six grandchildren, Jamie, Jeff, Sheldon, Brandon, Jessica and Jasmine. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm F!
riday, February 18, 2005 at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ron's memory to the B.C. Lung Association would be greatly by appreciated.
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Wong, Lai Wan (Chow)



WONG _ Lai Wan (nee Chow), born July 15, 1914, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 13, 2005. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her sons, Neil (Jeannie) and Richard (Angela); grandchildren, David (Ming), Chris (Lu Wan), Cheryl, Ryan and Kea and great-grandchildren Mathew and Jacob. Lai Wan emigrated from Hoi Pin in Canton, China, in 1949, settling originally in Nelson, BC, where she lived for many years before moving to Cranbrook, BC. She has lived the last 38 years in Burnaby. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the caring and supportive staff of Burnaby General Hospital, both in Ward 3D and in Palliative Ward 2D. Funeral services will be held at Ocean View Burial Park Chapel at 10:00 am, February, 18, 2005.
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