PARKER, STEPHEN - Tuesday, 31 Dec 2002
Stephen Thomas Parker passed away suddenly in Mission, B.C. on Tuesday, December 31, 2002 at the age of 47 years.
He is predeceased by his mother Winnifred May.
Stephen will be lovingly remembered by his father Alvin (Mary) of Oshawa, Ontario; daughter Amanda of Newmarket, Ontario; son Daniel of Toronto, Ontario; sister Barbara Davis of North Vancouver, B.C.; and brother Richard (Karen) Burtch of Oshawa, Ontario.
A visitaion was held in Mission, and a service will take place in Ontario at a later date.
Arrangements entrusted to Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home 604-826-9548.
KUHAR, SAMUEL - Monday, 30 Dec 2002
Samuel William "Sam" born 1917 with twin brother, Fred.
Sam, a pioneer of Aldergrove, B.C., passed away peacefully in Abbotsford on December 30, 2002.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Hjordis; two nieces, Gilda (Allan), Heidi (David); two nephews Lorne (Margie), Reid (Aloha) and their families.
He will be remembered fondly for his humor and his love of nature.
For those desiring, donations to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, January 6, 2003 at 1:00 p. m. at First Memorial Funeral Services, 27555 - 31 Ave., Aldergrove, B.C.
WEIR, STEVEN - Thursday, 26 Dec 2002
Steven Matthew Weir, passed away on December 26, 2002, at the age of 27 years.
He is survived by his loving family: daughter Sarah and son Brody, their mother Roxanne; parents Stan and Judy (Marg); sister Charlene and Gerry (Hess); nephew Ryder; brother Brian and Chris; grandmother Ann Blaak and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday, January 2, 2003 at 11:00 a. m. in Solid Rock Christain Fellowship Church, 1980 Salton Road, Abbotsford,
Interment to follow at Hazelwood Cemetery, Abbotsford.
Donations may be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society, Memoriam Donations, 565 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4J4.
ROYCROFT, PEGGY - Thursday, 26 Dec 2002
Peggy passed away suddenly on December 26, 2002.
Peggy was predeceased by her son Robert in 1986.
She is survived by her loving family; children, Terry (Sharon) and Karen (Ken); grandchildren, Jason and Danna; Aunt Nadia Michayluk and many friends.
A Memorial Service will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 133, 2675 Shaughnessy St., Port Coquitlam, on Saturday, January 4, 2003 at 1:00 p. m. Cremation.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Mission Christmas Bureau would be appreciated.
Burnaby Funeral Directors in care of arrangements. 604-298-2525
STROBL, KARL - Thursday, 26 Dec 2002
Karl Anton Strobl, born January 21, 1926 in Austria, died of a heart attack at home on December 26, 2002.
Karl is survived by his loving wife Ann and extended family and friends in Austria, Canada and the United States.
Karl touched all who knew him with his warmth, humour, generosity and steadfast ways.
A celebration of Karl's life will be held in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make a donation to the charity of their choice.
MACKENZIE, OLIVE - Thursday, 26 Dec 2002
Born October 21, 1919 in Vancouver, passed away on December 26, 2002 at Bevan Lodge, Abbotsford, surrounded by her family.
She leaves behind to mourn, her husband of 57 years, Keith MacKenzie, sons Glenn (Linda) of Prince George, John of Williams Lake, daughters Donna Dyck (Marvin), Lois MacKenzie, and Sheila MacKenzie all of Abbotsford and Janet MacKenzie (Dennis) of Vancouver.
Olive is survived by 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
A private service was held on December 30th.
MARSH, AL - Wednesday, 25 Dec 2002
It is with great sadness that we say good bye to Al, who passed away on December 25, 2002 at the age of 69 years.
Al, whose kind, gentle, happy spirit will be cherished by all who knew him.
Lovingly remembered by his wife Arma or (Babs), son Steve, daughter Tracey.
Stepsons Lenn and Ed (wife Kim).
Grandchildren Ryan, Caine, Cassandra. Sisters Gwen, Noreen, Diane, Karen, and their families and many other relatives and friends.
EPP, ABIE (AL) - Tuesday, 24 Dec 2002
Abie Epp passed away peacefully following a short battle with cancer in Abbotsford, December 24, 2002 at age 72 years.
He will be sadly missed by his loving family; wife Elsie of 48 years, children, Karen (Bruce), Patty (Kent), Norman and David (Heather). 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, brothers Henry and Jack, sister Margaret, nieces and nephews and friends.
Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p. m. Monday, December 30, 2002 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3845 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford.
Donations to charity of choice would be appreciated.
You are invited to sign the family's on-line Book of Condolences at:
www.personalalternatives. com - then click on "Memorial Register"
ELLIOT, HARVEY - Monday, 23 Dec 2002
Mr. Harvey Elliott late of Abbotsford passed away at Worthington Pavilion on December 23, 2002 at the age of 86 years.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy; 2 daughters Darlene (Randy) Rafuse and Debbie Elliot; 2 grandsons Robert Rafuse and Cody Rafuse; and many nephews, nieces and friends.
The family would like to thank the nurses and care aids at Worthington Pavilion for their wonderful care.
A Celebration of Harvey's life will be held on Monday, December 30, 2002 at 1:00 p. m. at the Tea Room of Henderson's Fraser Valley Funeral Home at 34537 Marshall Road.
Cremation was held at Valley Crematorium.
ORR, ELIZABETH - Sunday, 22 Dec 2002
Elizabeth Barbara "Betty" Orr passed away peacefully into the presence of her Lord on December 22, 2002 at the age of 75 years.
She was born March 27, 1926 in Chamberlain, Saskatchewan.
Betty is survived by her loving husband Jim of 54 years, 2 brothers Al (Sheila) Ackerman and Con Ackerman, 4 sisters Willie Metz, Jean Weatherly, Ida Champoux and Helen (Henry) Sillinger.
She was predeceased by her sister Marion Koch; brothers Andrew, Tom, John and Leonard Ackerman.
Mass will be held on Friday, December 27, 2002 at 11:00 a. m. at St Ann's RC Church at 33333 Mayfair Ave., Abbotsford, B.C.
Donations may be made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation in memory of Betty.
FLANDERS, ELVIN - Saturday, 21 Dec 2002
Elvin George Flanders passed away suddenly on Saturday, December 21, 2002 in Maple Ridge, B.C.
He will be forever remembered by family and friends.
Elvin was as active member of The One Way Club.
Service will be held on Wednesday, January 8, 2003 at 2:00 p. m. at Woodlawn Mission Funeral Home, 7386 Horne Street (Horne & 3rd), Mission, B.C.
A tea will follow in the reception room.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Way Club in Maple Ridge or to Alcoholics Anonymous.
STOLAR, MICHAEL - Friday, 20 Dec 2002
Michael Stolar passed away peacefully at Mission Hospital on December 20, 2002.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ann in February 2001.
He is survived by his daughter Sue; two dogs and five cats.
At Michael's request there will be no formal service.
For those desiring, donations in Michael's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
DONNELLY, Roberta Lee - Monday, 24 Jan 2005
1957 - 2005
Roberta Lee Donnelly, beloved wife of Mark Donnelly of Calgary, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2005 after a difficult and courageous battle with cancer at the age of 47 years.
Roberta was a dedicated employee in the Treasury Department at Petro-Canada for 25 years.
She will be missed by all her colleagues and the good friends she acquired through both her work career and personal life.
Roberta and Mark met while each traveling around Europe and were married in Abbotsford, BC in 1977, before settling in Calgary.
Roberta quite enjoyed many of life’s simpler pleasures, from planting and nurturing her flowers, to reading a good book in the shade of a sunny afternoon, summer camping vacations, and dining with family and friends.
More recently Roberta developed a broad appreciation of many forms of music, attending numerous live performances including those of Mark’s.
Roberta bravely tolerated Mark’s ongoing home renovation projects eventually being pleased and proud of the results they achieved together.
Roberta will be forever missed by Mark, her loving husband and best friend, and their daughters, Megan and Caitlin Donnelly.
She is survived by her father and stepmother, Abe and Dodie Froese of Abbotsford, BC; her sisters, Vicky (Mark), Tammy, and Peggy (Dave); her brother Charles (Suzy); father and mother-in-law, James and Pat Donnelly; sister-in-law Martha-Jane; brothers-in-law, Jeff (Sandi) and Tom (Shelley); and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Roberta was predeceased by her mother Miriam.
Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway’s Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N. W.) on Friday, January 28, 2005 at 2:30 p. m.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 - 8 Avenue N. W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.
Roberta’s family would like to thank the many people who have helped in easing her passing including Dr. Bolduc, the caring staff at Foothills Medical Centre, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, and Agapé Hospice, and in particular Donna Dyer, a friend who gave much of herself in guiding Roberta, Mark, their family and friends through these difficult days.
In living memory of Roberta Donnelly, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N. W., CALGARY.
Telephone: (403) 241-0044.