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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 11

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Date: Sunday, 3 July 2016, at 11:20 a.m.

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
BRADLEY - Audrey Emma passed away peacefully June 16, 2000 aged 85 years. She is survived by her sister, Blanche Wilkie of Regina, five nieces and nephews and 11 great nieces and nephews throughout Canada and the United States. A Memorial Service will be held in Bethune, Saskatchewan on Friday, June 23. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully acknowledged to the charity of your choice. Kearney Funeral Home (604) 736-0268
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/19/2000)
BRAUND - Erlon Garth "Pud" passed away peacefully at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Surrey, BC, on June 15, 2000, at the age of 86 years. Garth will be lovingly remembered by his wife "Snookie" of 60 years; son Peter (Anne) of Toronto; daughter Tish (Larry) of Surrey; grandchildren Catherine, Jennifer, Kevin, Christopher, Laura and Tim. Garth played with the "big band" sound of Ferde Mowry at the "Embassy" in Toronto in the 30's, and in 1950 proudly represented Canada in curling in Scotland. Garth worked as a broker/dealer on the Vancouver Stock Exchange in the 70's, 80's, and 90's. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2000, at the Arbor Chapel at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14660-72nd Avenue, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Garth's memory to the Salvation Army, #101-3833 Henning Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5C 6N5
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
CASTLE - Arthur A. (Art), born Yale, B.C. May 19, 1897, late of Hawthorne Lodge, Port Coquitlam, deceased on June 15, 2000. Predeceased by his loving wife Doris in 1985, Art is survived by his son Vernon E. (Pearl), of West Vancouver; daughters Dorothy (Arthur) Laxton, of Victoria and Marjorie (Clifford) Rock, of Mission; 7 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Art served overseas with the 47th and 29th Bns. - C.E.F. in WWI and with the P.C.M.R. in WWII. He was a longtime employee of the C.P.R. Funeral service will be held at Trinity United Church, Prairie and Shaughnessy, Port Coquitlam, with Rev. Celia Howard officiating on Wednesday, June 21, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Port Coquitlam Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Catherine's Discretionary Fund, c/o 2211 Prairie Ave., Port Coquitlam, B.C. V3B1V8 would be appreciated. FIRST MEMORIAL FUNERAL SERVICES 980-3451
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
CHAMBERS - Ruth Grenfell nee Ryerse (Kennedy) passed away peacefully in Clinton, Ontario on Friday, June 16th, 2000. She is survived by her loving husband William (Bill), and many dearly loved relatives and friends in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. Ruth was born in 1921 in Simcoe, Ontario and trained as a nurse in Hamilton, Ontario. She came to Vancouver in 1946 where she served as a staff nurse and supervisor at Shaughnessy Hospital until her retirement in 1978. Active with Meals on Wheels, she was president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #30, an office which she also held on her return to Clinton, Ontario. A loving, cheerful person, an excellent and generous cook, and a faithful friend. She will be truly missed. Funeral Service followed by cremation takes place in Clinton, Ontario.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/19/2000)
CHU - Henry Chuck Him passed away in Vancouver June 15, 2000 aged 85 years. Predeceased by his first wife Chow Shee. He is survived by his wife Ngan Chau, two sons, five daughters, ten grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Funeral service will be held Tuesday, June 20th, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Ocean View Funeral Home, 4000 Imperial Street, Burnaby.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
CLIMIE - Robert Clarke, born June 7, 1921, died June 15, 2000 after a lengthy illness. A longtime resident of West Vancouver, Bob served in the R.C.N. during W.W.II and worked in the airline industry after the war until his retirement. Survived by Jean, his loving wife of 53 years; son Rob (Beatrix) and granddaughters Samantha and Grace; brothers Dick (Muriel) and Ted (Valerie). An avid skier and golfer, Bob was a caring, astute and humble man who will be greatly missed. There will be no funeral or flowers by request.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
COLABRARO - Onofrio passed away in Vancouver on June 19, 2000, age 90 years. Predeceased by his wife Maria in 1979, daughter Caterina and son Antonio. He is survived by his family, daughter Elizebetta (Antonio) Corea, son Domenic (Emelia), son-in-law Nicola and their families, including seven grandchildren. Prayers to be offered on Wednesday, June 21st at 6:30 p.m. in Corpus Christi Parish, 6350 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver, where Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Wednesday June 22nd, at 10:30 a.m. Entombment in Ocean View Abbey Mausoleum. Donations may be made to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Fund in lieu of flowers. OCEAN VIEW FUNERAL HOME 435-6688
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
CORRECTION SZEGEDI - Istvan, born on December 25th, 1955 in Ciko, Hungary. Passed away after a short illness due to lung cancer on Monday, June 12, 2000. Survived by his wife Eszter of 18 years, 2 sons, Miklos, age 16, Boldizsar, age 12, mother Terez; brother Antal; sister Iren; uncle Tony; aunt Marika and numerous friends. Predeceased by his father Antal. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of Mount St. Joseph's Hospital, B.C. Cancer Agency and his numerous visitors. Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, June 22 at 1:00 p.m. at Calvin-Hungarian Presbyterian Church, 2791 E. 27th Ave., Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the BC Cancer Agency or the Northwest Deaf Outdoors Club (Mini-Timberfest), P.O. Box 10624, 617 Belmont St., New Westminster, B.C. V3M 6W6. FIRST MEMORIAL 876-5585
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/19/2000)
FERGUSON_ Judge Mervin E. Ferguson, passed away suddenly on Friday, June 16, 2000, in his 91st year. He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Marion; his only sister Esther McShane; and his cousin Zella Armour. Also missing him are Marion's daughters JoAnne Bennett (Arnold), Susan Marshall (Ralph); his wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren of which he was very proud. He is also fondly remembered by his niece and nephews, and many close friends. Merv was predeceased by his first wife Katherine Mary (Mae); and daughter Marilyn. Judge Ferguson enjoyed a full life of notable service as an administrator of the UBC Endowment Lands as a Provincial Court Judge and as a builder and participant in amateur sport. He was an executive member of the Commonwealth Games and the Canadian Olympic Association and is recognized in three Halls of Fame - BC Sports, AAU of Canada and Canadian Lacrosse. Mervin also received the Order of Canada. A celebration of his life will be held at Kerrisdale Presbyterian Church, 2733 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, on Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 p.m, Rev. Richard E. Sands officiating. The family wish to thank the medical staff of Ward 2A, UBC Hospital for their kindness and special care. No flowers please. A donation to a charity of your choice would be much appreciated. Kearney Funeral Services 736-0268
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
FLITTON - Ralph Johnston. Born in Peterborough, Ont. on July 18, 1918. Died peacefully in Victoria on June 17, 2000. Survived by his loving daughters Gail (Don Dixon), Deborah and Lyn (Joel Poslums), and his grandchildren Thomas Clarke and Emma and Simon Poslums. He will also be greatly missed by his dear brother Kenneth and his niece and nephews, Corinne, Robert and Edward. While attending West Hill High School in Montreal, Ralph was a leading Shakespearean actor and later in the McGill Arts faculty, he acted extensively with the Montreal Repertory Theatre. A graduate of McGill University (BA '42), Ralph served as Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Canadian Navy during WW II. In June of 1944, he led the rescue of survivors of the torpedoed ship "HMCS Valleyfield" in the North Atlantic and was "Mentioned in Dispatches." Ralph worked for Imperial Oil Limited in Toronto, Vancouver and Penticton, before joining the faculty of the newly inaugurated Langara College in 1965. He was a popular business teacher there until his retirement in 1983. He was also an active member of the Vancouver Community Arts Council for 25 years and was instrumental in the establishment of the Centennial Museum complex in Vanier Park. Upon leaving Langara, he earned his real estate license and worked in that field for several years before moving to Parksville, B.C. He has been living in Victoria since 1995. Ralph lived a very good life; he was a keen student of nature, loved good books and interesting people and enjoyed travel to many places. He appreciated fine art and music, especially jazz. His family particularly wish to thank the staff at Oak Bay Lodge for their loving care of Ralph in the past year. Contributions to the Oak Bay Lodge Foundation in memory of Ralph would be much appreciated. Private service.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
FRIESEN - Elizabeth (Betty) nee Schmidt passed away at the Vancouver Hospital and Health Sciences Centre (V.G.H.) on Thursday, June 15, 2000 at the age of 73 years. Betty was born on March 23, 1927 in Coaldale, Alberta and moved to Aldergrove, B.C. in 1943. Betty was predeceased by her husband Peter on December 31, 1999 and is survived by her 5 children and 11 grandchildren. Ron (June) Friesen, Shawn and Wendel of Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A.; Loretta (Bob) Penney, Laura and Mark of Tsawassen, B.C.; Evelyn Faulkner, Jason, Darla and Andrea of Aldergrove, B.C.; Dorothy (Bob) Johnson, Kurtis and Erin of Abbotsford, B.C.; and Allan Friesen (Darlene), Angela and Nicole of Abbotsford, B.C. She is also survived by one sister Tina (Nick) Enns and 6 brothers, Jake (Neta), John (Olga), Bill (Mary), Isaac (Agnes), Dave (Mary) and Nick (Jacqui). Betty was predeceased by two brothers, Henry and George. A special thanks to Dr. Allardyce, Vancouver Hospital and Health Services Centre (V.G.H.) and the caring nursing staff of 8 West and I.C.U. Betty was married to Peter for 52 years and together they dedicated their lives to their family, their farm, their community and to their church. Betty loved to garden and won awards for her beautiful flowers and lovely landscaped gardens. Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. from South Abbotsford M.B. Church at 32424 Huntingdon Rd, Abbotsford, B.C., Pastor Dave Epp officiating. A private family burial will be held at South Poplar Cemetery. Woodlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Abbotsford Hospice Society, P.O. Box 532, Abbotsford, B.C. V2S 6R7 or to the Salvation Army, 35190 Delair Rd, Abbotsford, B.C. V3G 2E2.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
HALES - Jeanie Grant Milne. Born in Glasgow, Scotland on June 22, 1905. Passed away peacefully at Surrey Memorial Hospital on Thursday, June 15, 2000. Predeceased by her loving husband Leonard Leslie and by her brother Robert Logan. Survived by her loving daughter Sheila Kerr (Bill). Jean was a Life Member of The Order of the Eastern Star, Naomi Chapter #26, West Vancouver and the Burrard Chapter #3, North Vancouver. Jean was a former resident of Hope, B.C. and of Mathers Ave., West Vancouver. A private graveside service will be held at Capilano View Cemetery, West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully received in Jean's memory to: Holy Family Hospital, 7801 Argyle Street, Vancouver V5P3L6, or to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, 1212 W. Broadway, Vancouver V6H3V2. FIRST MEMORIAL 980-3451
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/17/2000)
HAMLUND - Mark Edward, age 63, born Pioneer Mines, B.C. May 15, 1937, passed away at Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody, June 10, 2000 after a brief illness. Loving and remembering him are his son Byron Marcus Hamlund of Victoria, B.C.; his daughter Amber Aileen Hamlund of Courtney, B.C.; his sister Freda Jorgensen and brother-in-law Derek Jorgensen of Palm Springs, California, and many loving friends. A Memorial Service is planned at BURQUITLAM FUNERAL HOME 625 North Road, Coquitlam B.C. (936-9987) Saturday, June 24th at 1 p.m. followed by a gathering of friends and family at the Legion auditorium 2513 Clarke Street, Port Moody.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (06/20/2000)
JUDD - Mr. John R. (Bob), age 56 years, passed away suddenly on June 16, 2000 in Langley. Predeceased by his parents, Bob is survived by his loving wife, Darlene; his sons, John (Audra), Richard and Anthony; daughter Sheri-Ann (Richie); grandchildren, Chandra, Melissa, Brandon; brothers, Ronald (Marj), Thomas (Janice), David (Kathy), and by several nieces and nephews. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2000 at Henderson's Funeral Chapel, 20786 Fraser Hwy., Langley. Henderson's Langley Funeral Home (604)-530-6488
[Vancouver Sun]

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