Harold Lee Mensinger
Harold Lee of Squamish, B.C. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband and father. Harold born July 7, 1932 passed peacefully from this earth on January 30th, at age 70 years. He will be deeply missed by loving Wife Virginia and three children, son Raymond (Linda) Mensinger, and daughters, Brenda (Rick) Mensinger and Denise (Dean) Imbeau, and step daughter May Pascual. Harold will be missed by grandchildren: Robert, Tammy, Kimmy, Carlee, Shannon, Karson, Eden & Teal. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, February 4th at 3:00 pm at the Squamish Funeral Chapel. Reception to follow at the Grizzly Bar & Grill. Donations may be made in memory of Harold to The Hilltop House Support Society, Box 562, Squamish, B.C. V0N 3G0
Victor Charles North
Peacefully on April 3, 2003, Victor Charles North of Squamish, aged 64 years. He is lovingly remembered by his brother Robert, niece June Meston and his nephews and his grand nieces and nephews. Private arrangements entrusted to Squamish Funeral Chapel. Donations in memory of Victor may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. To send condolences & sign guest book, sign on to squamishfunerchapel.com, and then click on condolences.
Peacefully on April 3, 2003 Gino Lenarduzzi of Squamish, formerly o f North Vancouver, aged 88 years. Born July 17, 1914 in Domanins, Italy. He will be greatly missed by his wife Iole. Lovingly remembered by his children, son Harry (Kathy), daughters Allannah (Garett) and Gina (Rod); his beloved grandchildren Shelby, Samantha, Julie (Steve), Jason, Matthew, Steve, Sean and Garett (Tracey); and his great-grandchildren Brendan and Carleigh. Gino was an exceptionally loving husband, father, nono and granpa,. He had a kind and caring heart and found his greatest pleasure in sharing time with his family and friends. He will always be remembered for his outstanding mosaics that grace St. Edmund's Catholic Church and the Vancouver Airport. He truly was a master craftsman. A Prayer vigil will be held on Tuesday April 8, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Edmund's Catholic Church, 545 Mahon Avenue, North Vancouver, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday, April 9, 2003 at 11:00 a.m., Father John Barry Celebrant. Followed by interment at North Vancouver Cemetery. In honoring Gino's wishes, please dress in bright and colorful clothing. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society, the B.C. Heart & Stroke Foundation or to a charity of your choice. To send condolences & sign guest book for Gino, sign on to squamishfunerchapel.com, then click on condolences.
"We Love You Dad, Nono-Arriva Derci"
"Joe" Lambertus Joseph Vanderham
Peacefully after a long illness, we regret to announce the passing of "Joe" Lambertus Joseph Vanderham aged 75 years. He will be sadly missed by both family and friends. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years 'Anne', daughter Anneke (Duke); three sons Joe (Joanne), Ted and Rick. Joe was a grandfather to five children Jamie, Kristie, Andrew, Katie and Evan. The family would just like to say that he was a devoted husband, father and "simply a good man". Family and friends are invited to share in honoring and celebrating Joe's life at the Squamish Funeral Chapel on Friday, April 11, 2003 at 1:00 p.m.. In lieu of flowers donations to Hilltop House, c/o Squamish Health Care Foundation, 38140 Behrner Drive, Squamish, B.C. V0N 3G0 would be greatly appreciated.
Peacefully, after a brief illness, Alfred Gerraghty of Vancouver, aged 83. He is survived by his loving family, wife Mary, 2 sons, Peter and David, his aunt, niece and cousins. Private family service was held. Squamish Funeral Chapel entrusted with arrangements.
John Frederick Dorey
John Frederick Dorey died peacefully on January 8, 2003 at Squamish General Hospital. Predeceased by his parents, sister Pat, brother Jim and by his son Ron. He is lovingly remembered and will be forever missed by his wife, Eleanor, daughters Joan (Kelly) and Linda. Grandchildren Brandie (Ron), Nancy (Elval), Mathew, Karly and Laurissa. One great grandchild Bailey, sisters Vonnie (Don) and his many other dear friends and relatives. John was born on September 30, 1923 in Hamilton, Ontario. He proudly served his country with the Royal Canadian Navy Volunteer Reserve and was stationed in the north Atlantic for over five years during the Second World War. John was a master chef for most of his life and his family and friends enjoyed many wonderful dinners he prepared. He is forever loved and will be missed by all. In memory of John, donations may be made to the Squamish Health Care Foundation, 38140 Behrener Drive, Squamish, B.C. V0N 3G0
Donald James Ross, born 1932, Hannah, Alberta, passed away at his home in Brackendale, B.C. on February 3, 2003. Retired Captain with the Richmond Fire Department, 1966 ? 1992. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Helen; sons, James, Hal (wife Brenda) and Scott (wife Robin); grandchildren Kyle, Holly, Marissa, Myles and Charlotte; sisters, Harriet, Doris, Coreen, Corolyn and Jeannie; brothers, Jeff, Frank and Kurtis. Services will be held on Saturday, February 8th at 11:00 am at Squamish Funeral Chapel, 40440 Tantalus Way, Squamish, B.C.
Victor Philip Morphy
Victor Philip Morphy, born February 7, 1950 in Lytton, B.C. died February 2, 2003 in Squamish, B.C. after a courageous battle with cancer. Survived by his wife Carol, daughter Erin, son-in-law Bob, and the lights of his life, Lauren and Kyle. Vic lived his life believing in the innate goodness of everyone. He supported his friends with all the resources available to him and in the end taught us all about the sanctity of life and the sacredness of dying. God bless him and grant him peace. In lieu of flowers Vic?s family request that a contribution be made to a charity of your choice or a random act of kindness be perpetrated in his name. A Celebration of Vic's life, time and place will be announced.
Thomas "Tom" Fowler
On February 8, 2003 Thomas "Tom" Herbert Fowler passed away peacefully at Squamish General Hospital. Born September 17, 1927 to Sandy & Adela, Tom was born in Vancouver and raised in Pemberton Meadows. He graduated from Squamish High School and served an apprenticeship as a carman at P.G.E. working for the railway, first in Squamish, then Prince George and again in Squamish. Tom retired from B.C. Rail after 38 years of service. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Louise, daughters Gail, Marlene, Mary Ann (John), Sandra (Keith), Sharon (Bill), daughter-in-law Teresa, 6 grandchildren, Sarah, Leslie, Tyler, Tonja, Nicole and Megan, also survived by brothers Bill (Winnie), Laury (Mabel), sisters Edith Gosden and Shirley (Bill) Brown. Predeceased by his son, Keith, brother Leondard and sister Alice. After retirement, Tom was active in the PC Party, on the board of the Squamish Credit Union and also volunteered for numerous projects in the community. A fine, man, he will be greatly missed by his extended family and friends. At Tom's request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Squamish General Hospital, Palliative Care Unit. Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at St. John's The Divine Anglican Church. Interment to follow at Mt. Garibaldi Cemetery.
On February 2, 2003 Frank Wilson of Squamish, aged 86 years. He is survived by his loving family, daughter Pat and husband Clive, son Bob and wife Carol, 4 granddaughters, 5 great grandchildren, and his many dear friends and relatives. Predeceased by his wife Ruth in 1991. A Celebration of His Life will be held on Sunday, March 9, 2003 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Squamish Funeral Chapel. Flowers gratefully declined, donations may be made to the Squamish General Hospital, 38140 Behmer Drive, Squamish, B.C. V0N 3G0 or to the B.C. Cancer Society, Box 2212, Squamish, B.C. V0N 3G0.
Peacefully on March 2, 2003 Ellenore Florence Ross of Pemberton, aged 65 years. She is lovingly remembered and will be forever cherished by her husband Lex, son Terry and wife Cheryl, granddaughters Tiffanie, Deanna, grandson Justin, son Kelly, granddaughter Alisha, grandsons Lorne and Cody and their mother Kim Ross, daughter Cindy Bush and husband Albert, granddaughter Tasha, grandsons Brandon and Marshall, daughter Andrea Gopp and husband Mark, granddaughters Alexa and Holly, daughter, Aleta Beattie and husband Kelly, grandson Chris, granddaughters Brianne, Kelsey and Tessa, father Gordon Scarrow, sister Marlayne (Fred) Campbell and family, brother Bob (Lynn) Scarrow and family, also her many other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 8, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Pemberton Secondary School. In memory of Ellenore donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
BILLY, Brenda Bertha was born November 16, 1965. She died on March 2, 2003. Brenda will be sadly missed by her mother Lorna Williams, her children Rosanne (Norm), Leslie (Ben), Clint and Dereck, her spouse Jerry Phillips, her sisters Caroline (Gordon), Lorraine, Colleen Joseph (Chester), Charlene (Jim), her brothers Brent (Eva), Brendan and Kirk (Meaghan). A Prayer service will be held at Squamish Funeral Chapel on 40440 Tantalus Way, Garbaldi Highlands, BC on Saturday March 8, 2003 at 7:00 pm. A funeral service will be held on Sunday, March 9, 2003 at 10:00 am. A reception will follow at Totem Hall, Stawamus IR 24, Squamish, BC.
May Charlotte Harris (nee Banks) passed away on March 19, 2003. She was born on May 24, 1926 in Glasgow, Scotland. May is survived by her brother Jack Banks and sister Cathy de St. Remy, children Gordon (Gwen) and Debbie (Phil), grandchildren Tracey, Greg, Naomi and Trevor, great-grandchildren Jake, Stephanie, Keith, Alyssian, Gavin and Breanna. She will be missed dearly by the Squamish Nation; many loving relatives and dear friends. A Prayer Service will be held on Tuesday, March 25, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. and a Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. at Totem Hall, 102 Baker Road, Squamish, BC (off Hwy. 99). A luncheon will follow the Service. A May Harris Education Trust Fund is set up at the Squamish Credit Union, 38085 2nd Avenue, Squamish, B.C. V0N 3G0
W.C. (Bill) passed away peacefully at Squamish, BC on June 27, 2003 in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Muriel Smith (1980); loving godfather of Phyllis (Frank) Snider and family of Calgary. Bill will be dearly missed by many good friends and relatives. A service of rememberance will be held on Monday, June 30, 2003 at 11:00 am in the chapel of the Squamish Funeral Chapel, 40440 Tantalus Road, Garibaldi Highlands, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Squamish Health Care Foundation, 38130 Behmer Drive, Squamish, BC V0N 3G0