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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 27

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Date: Sunday, 3 July 2016, at 1:01 p.m.

Death Notice (10/07/2000)
NEW - Eva Viola, born August 1, 1906, in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, passed away at Cascade Residence, Burnaby Hospital on October 4, 2000. Predeceased by her husband, Oswald (Sparkie) in 1983. Eva is survived by her son, Bill (Beverley) of Vancouver; daughter Linda (Alec) of Cairns, Australia; grandchildren Bradley Sakiyama, Heather (Gordon) Denusik and Brenda (Harry) Tilk; great-granddaughter Lauren Denusik; her sister Wilma Sim, and family. Eva had a lifelong interest in public education, teaching at Read Island, Kersley and Galiano; serving on the Provincial P.T.A. Executive and later the Vancouver School Board (1958-72) and sharing the board of Vancouver Community College. After retiring to Galiano with Sparkie in 1974, Eva was a board member of Lady Minto Hospital, Ganges. The family wishes to thank the staffs of Rideau Manor and Cascade Residence, Eva's homes since 1989. Memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, at St. Margaret's Church of Scotland, Galiano, Rev. James Erb officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation, 4480 Oak St., Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V4 would be appreciated.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (10/07/2000)
PEVERLEY - Garfield of S. Surrey passed away September 11, 2000. Born in Montreal October 16, 1918. Survived by wife Robbin; brother Rea (Veta); grandsons Troy (Heather), Lance (Esther) and Colin (Karen); great-grandchildren Trevor, Ethan and Nicole; daughter-in-law Quita; and grand-daughter Sarah. Predeceased by son Floyd in 1995. Served in the RCAF, 1942-43. With his enthusiasm for the human spirit and talent for talk, Gar was no stranger to coffee shops in White Rock and Parksville. Diverse interests in mechanics, electronics and security followed him in various careers in Montreal, Manitoba, Seattle and Vancouver. From aircraft mechanic to audio equipment distributor to locksmith, Gar worked with a smile and a handshake for anyone with a topic. His memory lives on in the conversations he inspires.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice
SPEARMAN - George passed away February 20, 2000 at the age of 77 years. Predeceased by parents Edythe and John Spearman and brother James Spearman. He is survived by 3 sisters Ruby Kelley, Mary Lou Ruta and Rosa Spearman all of Ontario. Many nieces, nephews and special friends Wilma and John Poirier. George's wry humour, sense of fun and kindness will be missed by all who loved him. Memorial gathering will be held Saturday, March 4th at 2:00 p.m. from the Arbor Chapel at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 - 72 Ave., Surrey, B.C. In lieu of flowers donations to the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. VALLEY VIEW 596-8866
[Vancouver Sun]

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DRICOS - Ruth Marie - April 14/1935 - February 6/2000. A beautiful spirited woman who loved to have fun and never passed up an opportunity to put on her party dress. She was in real estate for many years and managed an apartment block in Vancouver. Ruth spent her last years in extended care in Vancouver. Predeceased by her husband, Christian. Survived by her children Grant (Diane) of Burnaby, Mark (Kelly) of Terrace and Christopher (Barb) of 100 Mile House; grandchildren Charles, James, Elizabeth, Stephan, Alana, Mathew and Mckala. Ruth will be missed by family and friends. A celebration of life to be announced at a later date.
[Vancouver Sun]

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PERRET - Aline Alma (nee Tremblay), demonstrating the inner strength, love and humour that she had shared through 59 years of marriage, 58 years of motherhood and 77 years of being special, Aline passed away peacefully and with dignity on February 29, 2000, surrounded by family. Thoughout a courageous but quiet battle with cancer Aline continued to teach us lessons of kindness, compassion and priorities associated with all aspects of life. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband Gus; her children Maurice, Dennis, Cherrie and Susan; daughters-in-law Tina, Carolyn; son-in-law Phil; grandchildren Michelle, Lance, Scott, Cherie and Tyler; great-grandchildren Michael and Brody; as well as brothers, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, and numerous nephews, nieces and good friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 4, 1:00 p.m. at Burquitlam Funeral Home, 625 North Rd. Coquitlam, 936-9987. Flowers appreciated with thanks. "Rest Mom, sleep Grandma in time our broken hearts will mend Our tears will dry But our love for you will never die, and our memories will never end."
[Vancouver Sun]

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LUHTALA - Clifford Wayne, born February 3, 1944, passed away February 28, 2000. Survived and loved by families of sisters Mary Ann and Elaine (Ted). He will be missed by stepsons Raymond and Eddie and their families; and by his many long time friends. A memorial service will be held at Glenhaven Memorial Chapel, 1835 E. Hastings St., Vancouver on Friday, March 3, at 3:00 p.m.
[Vancouver Sun]

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BLYTHIN - Michael, late of New Westminster, suddenly on February 23, 2000, aged 55 years. Survived by his aunts, cousins, step-mother, sisters and friends. His passion for driving his vehicle on long day rides brought many adventures. He will be deeply and greatly missed. We have had a great loss. A memorial will be held at Horizons Restaurant, Burnaby Mountain, Friday, March 10, noon-2:00 p.m. for friends and family. COLUMIBA-BOWELL 521-4881
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice
SANDILANDS - Joyce (McLaren), born March 6, 1922 in Manchester England, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2000 after a long and courageous struggle with Alzheimers Disease. A much loved wife, mother and grandmother, she will be forever cherished in the memories of her devoted husband of 54 years Tom; her daughters Lynda and Heather and her son Bryan. Joyce was predeceased by her sister Doris and will always be fondly remembered by her three grandchildren Sarah, Drew and Kyle; her brother-in-law Jim Parker and by her many nieces and nephews. Joyce brightened the lives of all who knew her with her generous spirit, her laughter and quick wit and especially with her gift of music both as a performer and teacher of classical piano. Our heartfelt thanks to all the staff, residents and their families of the Fair Haven, Burnaby, for their love and support and for the compassionate care given to Joyce throughout her stay. Family and friends are invited to share in a celebration of Joyce's life - her final recital - at 10:30 a.m., March 3, 2000 at the Valleyview Chapel, 14460 - 72nd Avenue, Surrey, B.C. No flowers by request. Donations may be made in Joyce's memory to the Alzheimers Society or to a charity of your choice.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice
ROGERS - Henry Seth, born September 23, 1906, passed away peacefully on February 29, 2000. Henry was predeceased by his first wife Janetta. He is survived by his wife Alice; and 3 sons, John Garfield, David, and Lance; and his daughter Dawn. A memorial service to celebrate Henry's life will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2000, at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of Fairhaven Nursing Home, 7557 Sussex Ave., South Burnaby, 435-0525. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Henry's name to the Alzheimer Society of B.C. VALLEY VIEW - 596-8866
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice
TOEVS - Menno Walter, passed away peacefully in his home in Abbotsford on Tuesday, February 29, 2000, at the age of 81 years. Walter is survived by Helen, his loving wife of 30 years; daughter Wendy MacInnes; sons Richard and Edward; step-sons Ried Dobell and Jim (Carol) Dobell. Walter is also survived by 4 brothers; 7 sisters; 9 grandchildren and many uncles, aunts, cousins and nephews as well as many friends throughout North America. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, March 6, 2000, at 1:30 p.m. from the Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford. Services will be conducted by Pastor Vern Heidebrecht. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Walter to The Alzheimer Society of B.C., 214 - 2825 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, BC V2T6S3. Woodland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice
WATSON - Roger Howard passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 26, 2000, surrounded by his family. Roger is survived by his loving wife, Linda, their four children, Cindy of Vancouver, Jim (Joan) of Maple Ridge, Michael (Gillian) of North Vancouver, and Mark (Christina) of Revelstoke; his grandchildren, Amanda, David, and Patrick Watson of Maple Ridge and Christopher and Katie Watson of North Vancouver. He is also survived by his mother, Joyce Watson of Vancouver, his father-in-law, Keith Gray of Vancouver, and sisters, Diane (Jim) Murdoch of Merritt and Marnie (Joe) Ruggiero of Edmonton and several nephews and nieces. Prayers, Thursday, March 2, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, 3776 West 28th Avenue, Vancouver where Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Friday, March 3 at 11:00 a.m., Father Paul Than Bui and Father Tom Nicholson concelebrants. Interment in Trail, B.C. If desired, donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society, Lymphoma Research Fund, Attn. Dr. Joseph M. Connors, 600 West 10th Ave., Vancouver V5Z 4E6 or the Centre for Integrated Healing, c/o Dr. R. Rogers, #200 - 1330 W. 8th Avenue, Vancouver, V6H4A6. Kearney Funeral Services in care of arrangements (604) 736-0268.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (05/09/2000)
WELLS - Thelma Florence (nee Tredget), born May 20th, 1919 at Shaunavon, Saskatchewan, passed away after a lengthy illness on May 5th, 2000 in Vancouver, B.C. Thelma was predeceased by her brother Eric and sister Madeline. She will be sadly missed and always loved by her husband Alexander; her son Brian (Georgina); twin daughters Lois McIsaac (Earl) and Lesley Edwards; as well as 4 grandchildren, Sean, Sarah, Haley and Samantha. Cremation. A private memorial service and interment to be held May 11th. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice. Special thanks from the family to all the staff at the Banfield Pavilion 3rd floor.
[Vancouver Sun]

Death Notice (05/08/2000)
WILLIAMS - Phyllis Edna passed away peacefully on May 4, 2000 at the age of 84. She was born of missionary parents, Canon A.J. and Edith Williams in Honan, China, April 9, 1916. She is lovingly remembered by her sister Florence (Robert) Svenson, her two brothers Richard (Betty) and James (Frances), 7 nieces and nephews, 16 grandnieces and nephews and a great-grandniece. She was predeceased by her fiancee, John Gates of the P.P.C.L.I., killed in action in Italy in 1944. She, herself, served 4 years in the Canadian Women's Army Corps., demobilizing as a Lieutenant. She was actively involved in her church and community, most recently with Village Crafts, the Oak Bay Harmonaires and with hospital visiting. A memorial service will be held at St. Mary's Anglican Church, 1701 Elgin St., Oak Bay, Friday, May 12 at 3 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Primate's World Relief & Development Fund in care of St. Mary's, Oak Bay. HAYWARD'S VICTORIA 250-386-3505
[Vancouver Sun]

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