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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Abbotsford - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 30

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Date: Thursday, 21 July 2016, at 12:21 p.m.

Florence (Mattie) Martha Wanamaker (nee Woods) passed away peacefully on August 5, 2003 at MSA Hospital, Abbotsford, B.C. at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Long Branch, Ontario on May 22, 1927 to Joseph Wilson Woods and Marion Florence (Nelson) Woods. Accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her Personal Saviour in her teen years, followed His Commandment and was baptized in the Nottawasaga River, Hockley Valley, Orangeville, Ontario in 1946.
Married Earle Nelson Wanamaker October 16, 1948 and became his partner and support in his many church ministries in Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Mattie will be lovingly remembered for her sense of humour, love of music, dedication to her family, commitment to her husband and her desire to be found by her Lord.
She was predeceased by her infant son, David Neal Howard, her sister Norma (Lloyd) Irvine (both deceased) and her grandson Andrew Wanamaker.
She is survived by her husband, Earle; her two sisters Louise (Clifford) Wanamaker deceased) and Jo (Eric) Beard deceased); her 5 children Eric (Barb), Ivan (April), Jo-Anne (Paul), Janis (Bob); Lynn (Cheryl), 8 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Sunday School Mission (Manitoba), your local church missions program or a charity of your choice.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Newton and the staff of MSA Hospital for their care and support.
Services to be held August 12, 2003 at 10:00 a. m. at Cascade Community Church, Abbotsford, B.C.

BANGAR, PRITAM KAUR - Tuesday, 05 Aug 2003
Pritam Kaur wife of Harminder Chand Bangar, passed away suddenly August 5, 2003 at Royal Columbian Hospital.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 9, 2003 at 2:00 p. m. from the Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home with cremation to follow at Pacific Crematorium, Aldergrove, BC.

RENKERS, Anne - Monday, 04 Aug 2003
Anne Renkers (nee Thomasson)
June 6, 1944 - August 4, 2003
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Anne. She left us on August 4, 2003 after a very courageous battle with cancer at the early age of 59.
Anne will always be remembered with love by her husband Adrian, her daughter Marjon, her sister Inny, her brother Jan and extended family and friends.
Her strength, courage and determination will be an inspiration to us all.
We would like to invite you to attend the Memorial Service for Anne, which will be held on Thursday, August 7, 2003 at 11:00 am at Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home, 7386 Horne Street, Mission, BC. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Canadian Cancer Society.

FRASER, RODERICK JAMES - Sunday, 03 Aug 2003
Roderick James Fraser, peacefully at Langley, B.C. on Sunday, August 3, 2003, aged 87 years. Predeceased by his first wife Chris in 1980.
Rod is survived and lovingly remembered by his wife Eileen; his son Duncan and his wife Robyn; his sister Mary Phillpotts; his step-son Jim and his wife Linda; his grandchildren Rory, Colin, Leanna (Blake) and Jamie (Tracy); great grandchildren Landon and Thane; his special nieces Tena and Rori.
Rod will be sadly missed by his many friends in both Tsawwassen and Mt. Lehman areas. A proud Vancouver-born Canadian, Rod served in the R. C. A. F. during WW11, where he was twice Mentioned in Dispatches. He worked in the aviation industry from the 1950's to the early 1980's, with C. P. Airlines, Queen Charlotte Airlines, Okanagan Helicopters, Deltaire Industries and Highland Helicopters.
He was a longtime member of the Quarter Century in Aviation Club.
Rod will be laid to rest at Boundary Bay Cemetery in Tsawwassen, at 2:00 p. m. on Friday, Aug. 8. A Service of Remembrance will follow at 2:00 p. m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, at Mt. Lehman United Church, 6256 Mt. Lehman Road North. Rev. Ben Taylor will officiate. For those desiring, donations made in Rod's memory, to the Canadian Diabetes Association would be most appreciated. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.aldergrovechapel. com

CURRIE-JOHNSON, MILDRED - Saturday, 02 Aug 2003
Mildred Currie-Johnson (Hawke), born March 8, 1915, of Abbotsford, passed away peacefully at Mabel Lake, Enderby, B.C. on Saturday, August 2, 2003.
She is survived by her loving husband, Gilbert, former pastor of St. Andrews
United Church, Enderby and eight sons; Jerry (Dominque), Leagh (Margaret), James (Carolyn), Daniel, Murray (Lois and grandson Tristan), David, Paul, Glen (Debbie), granddaughters Leticia (Joel), Alicia and great grandchildren Rory and Riley (Riley born August 2, 2003).
Born and raised in Victoria, living in Vancouver in her 20's, she met Gilbert, an RCAF officer and married on July 4, 1942. They lived in Vulcan, Alta., Manitoba, Enderby, Haney, Fernie, Salmon Arm and Abbotsford, B.C.
We have that confidence that her unforgettable beauty of mind and spirit will be "a thing of beauty and a joy forever".
Memorial Service at the Trinity United Church, Abbotsford, later in the summer.

BAN, Zoltan - Friday, 01 Aug 2003
Zoltan Ban passed away Friday, August 1, 2003 to be with the Lord, at the age of 81 years.
He was predeceased by his wife Elizabeth. He is survived by two sons, Tom and Ed and many relatives in Europe.
Funeral Service will be held at Living Hope Reformed Church on Friday, August 8th, 2003.

HAGNES, MAURITZ - Monday, 24 Mar 2003
Mauritz Edward Hagnes, born October 11, 1904, Finland, passed away March 24, 2003 at the MSA Extended Care Unit, Abbotsford, B.C.
Ed along with wife, Heidi and two daughters, immigrated from Finland to British Columbia, a place he had loved in the 1920's when he worked in the west coast logging industry.
In 1949 the family (along with baby Helen) moved to the farm at 28904 Fraser Highway - which the family developed, and Ed loved. He was a hard working man in his life vocations; logging, owning a general store, raising mink, working as a community clerk and as an insurance agent and farming. At 95 years of age, Ed moved to Valhaven Home and in January, 2003 to The Cottage Pavilion.
Ed was predeceased by daughter Helen (1980) and his 6 siblings. He is survived by wife, Heidi (Worthington Pavilion) daughters Lilly-Ann (Gary) Huffman of Wichita, Kansas; Delcie (Wayne)Hill of Kelowna, B.C. ; grandchildren Cher Hill (Rob McTavish) of Coquitlam, B.C., Nicole (Grant) Richard of Kelowna, B.C. and Malin Huffman of Foster City, California; and many nieces and nephews in Finland.
The family wishes to thank the caretakers at Valhaven who provided sincere understanding, caring and care during the last 3 years, the staff of the Cottage where he felt content for his last 2 months and to the many friends who supported Ed.
Special appreciation to Eunice Suzani, Phil Francis, The Nywalls, the Bakkens and Anna and the late Karl Strobl.
A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, April 19, 2003 at 2 p. m. at the Matsqui Lutheran Church, 5781 Riverside St., Matsqui Village, B.C. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make a donation in Ed's memory to the Valhaven Home, 4212 Balmoral St., Abbotsford, B.C. V4X 1Y5 or to a charity of their choice.

MORRICAL, ANNE - Monday, 24 Mar 2003
Anne Dorothy Morrical passed away peacefully on Monday, March 24, 2003 at Pleasant View Care Home at the age of 81 years.
Survived by her loving family; daughter Karen (Brian) Brautigam; son Ron (Leah); grandchildren Giselle, Brent, Chantel (Matt) and Tamara; great grandchildren Breanna and Damien; sister Vi (Don) Hawthorne; nieces, nephews and close friends.
No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations in Anne's memory may be made to the S. P. C. A., 34312 Industrial Way, Abbotsford, B.C., V2S 7M6

OLSON, KATHERINE (KAY) - Sunday, 23 Mar 2003
Katherine (Kay) Olson, born August 18, 1913, passed away peacefully at Sherwood Manor, Abbotsford, B.C. on March 23, 2003.
Remembered with deep love by her children, Alma (Walter), John (Anne), Edward (Gayle); grandchildren and two great grandchildren; Robert (Crystal), Tina, Tia and Holly, loving sister Nellie and brothers Victor (Helga) and Edwin (Colleen). Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Our hearfelt thanks to Dr. M. Ormaton, Mom's caring physician and the equally caring staff at Sherwoood Manor who tended Mom during the past few months.
Upon retirement in 1978, Mom moved to the west coast to reside with her daughter and son-in-law but her heart remained with her beloved former home in Kenora/LacLu, Ontario.
A private remembrance will be held by the family at a later date. Mom loved flowers, but should friends desire, donations in her memory to the Alzheimer
s Society or the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

When I come to the end of the road
and the sun has set for me,
I want no rites in a gloom filled room,
why cry for a soul set free?
Miss me a little - but not too long,
and not with your head bowed low.
Remember the love that we once shared,
Miss me - but let me go.
For this is a journey that we all must take
and each must go alone.
It's all part of the Master's plan, a step on the road to home.
When you are lonely and sick of heart, go to the fields we know
And bury your sorrows in doing good deeds
Miss me - but let me go.
(Author Unknown)


ASSELSTINE, BARBARA - Sunday, 23 Mar 2003
Barbara Timmie passed away on March 23, 2003 aged 70 years, of Abbotsford, B.C.
Barbara is survived by her loving family, husband Bob of 49 years, 2 sons, Michael (Shaunna) and Eric (Edith); grandchildren, Devin, Morgan and Paryn, sister Gwendolynn of Ottawa, Ont.
Private Family Service. Should friends desire, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, #217 - 2825 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, B.C., V2T 6S3, appreciated.

JOHNSTON, MARGARET - Saturday, 22 Mar 2003
Margaret Wasson Johnston, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 22, 2003, at the Dr. Stuart Pavilion, Mission, where she has spent her last years. Margaret was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on January 15, 1910 and was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Edward.
She will be lovingly remembered by her son David (Marlene), granddaughters; Shannon (Bill) Johnson, Donnie Lynne (Blaine) Montague, great grandson; James Johnson (Erin). Margaret was an avid volunteer and a generous, caring, sunny person, who always had a smile.
A Memorial service will be held Friday, March 28, 2003 at 11:00 a. m. at St. Andrew's United Church, Mission. Very special thanks to the caring staff of the Dr. Stuart Pavilion for their loving care of our mom. In leiu of flowers, a donation in Margaret's name to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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