PEARSON, Fredrick Raymond - Tuesday, 23 Sep 2003
Frederick (Bud) Pearson passed away on September 23, 2003 at Chilliwack General Hospital at age 76 years. He was born January 15, 1927 in Chilliwack, B.C.
Bud is survived by his six loving nephews and nieces, all of Alberta, and a close knit circle of friends here in Chilliwack.
He was predeceased by his mother, Iva; father, Fredrick; and his brother, Norman.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003 from the chapel at Woodlawn Funeral Home at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
BUSTIN, Fredrick William - Tuesday, 23 Sep 2003
Fredrick William Bustin passed away in Port Moody on Sept. 23, 2003. He was born in Chilliwack on Aug. 11, 1949.
Fred is survived by his mother, Elizabeth Church; sister, Shirley (Tony) Simundson; brother, Bob Colliss; nieces, nephews and cousins.
No service by request.
ADAMS, Stanley Edward - Monday, 08 Dec 2003
Stanley Edward Adams, retired Canadian Airlines captain, passed away at Heritage Village in Chilliwack. He was born in Fredericton, NB on April 13, 1927.
Services will be held on Dec. 13, 2003 at 1:00 pm from the Chapel of Henderson’s with Rev. Doug Ireland officiating.
SCULLION, David Munro - Wednesday, 03 Dec 2003
David Munro Scullion was born Nov. 1, 1925 in Darlington, England, and passed away Dec. 3, 2003 in Chilliwack, B.C.
David is survived by his loving wife, Jean; his sons: Lewis (Lynn), and Peter (Cathy); and his daughter, Rita (Rui).He is survived and missed by his grandsons, Brent, Michael (Johanne), Brian (Stacey), Steven (Stephanie), Christopher and Brent Thomson; four great-grandchildren; and his sister Margaret (Ken). He will also be missed by his step-children Ron, Neil, Ted, Dan, Judy and Margaret along with nine step-grandchildren and 11 step-great-grandchildren,
David served for many years in the British and Canadian Armies and also with Corrections Canada.
After retirement, David spent many enjoyable years being a snowbird.
Prayers will be held at St. Mary’s Church, 8909 Mary St., at 7:00 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8, 2003.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary’s, - Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2003 at 9:30 a.m.
Father Gary Gordon celebrant.
Interment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
McLean’s Funeral Services in care of arrangements.
DEICS, Meg - Tuesday, 02 Dec 2003
At St. Joseph’s Hospital Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, Mrs. Margaret ‘Meg’ (Taylor) Deics of London, in her 62nd year.
Beloved wife of Maris Deics. Loving mother of Lindi Baker and her husband David of Orangeville, Jae Deics and Sherry of London, Drew Deics and his wife Michelle of Comox, Audra Godfrey and her husband Marc of Huntsville, and Vicki Deics of Orangeville. Also loved by her 10 grandchildren, Ashley, Matthew, Amber, Nickolas, Zachary, Colby, Brenden, Bryce, Quinn and Connor. Cherished daughter of Mrs. Marjorie Taylor of Chilliwack and the late Jim Taylor. Dear sister of Hal Taylor and his wife Vera of Chilliwack, and Willi Fiddler and her husband Bob of Sylvan Lake, Alta. Sadly missed by all of her nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held on Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Rd. N., where the funeral and committal services will be conducted on Friday, Dec. 5, 2003 at 1 p.m. Cremation, Mount Pleasant Crematorium.
Memorial contributions to the London Regional Cancer Centre, or to St. Joseph’s Hospital will be gratefully acknowledged.
MUNROE, Rita May Mary Margaret - Tuesday, 02 Dec 2003
Rita May Mary Margaret Munroe, late of Chilliwack B.C.
Passed away December 2, 2003 in Heritage Village, Chilliwack, B.C. at age 82.
Was born October 3, 1921, in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.
She had lived Chilliwack for 21 years.
Rita began her life in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. She came from a very poor family who had only their sense of humor to get them through the hard times. Her parents passed away while she was still very young, which left Rita to live with foster families.
Rita met her future husband, while she was still a teenager. She didn’t know it then, but she was in for a very hard life, with very little rewards. She raised 12 children with a very demanding husband and limited resources. Even when the times were bad, she always used her humor and outspoken personality to make every one feel better.
Rita had a very big heart, and whenever something was given to her, she wouldn’t hesitate to give her gift away to someone who needed it. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Type of Service: Private Family Service.
Was predeceased by: Husband, Arthur James Munroe, Daughter, Jacqueline Greig.
Is survived by: 7 sons, and 4 daughters, Her 32 Grandchildren & many Gt Grandchildren.
Sons: Joe of Whitehorse,YT, Children: Lisa, Bill, Cindy, Mike & David, Amanda, Owen & Kelly, John (Pam) of Beaverton, ON, Children: John, Brian, Tammy & Scott. Gene of London, ON, Children: Cathy, Jennifer & daughter, Robert (Verna) of Barrie, ON, Children: Rob Jr., Ed (Crystal) of Medicine Hat, AB. Children: Jody, Jarred, Jackie & Josh, Doug (Diane) of Chilliwack, BC, Children: Shelley, Dave (Michele) of Chilliwack, BC, Children: Jen & Daniel.
Daughters: Aileen of London, ON Children: Sheila, Karen, & David, Kay of Calgary, AB Children: Jim, Marilyn (Dan) of Fife Lake, SK, Children: Daniel & Dwayne, Dorothy (Tom) of Chilliwack, BC, Children of Jacqueline Greig, Sharon, Don & Philip.
If friends so desire, donations can be made to the the Salvation Army Food Bank
CHAMUT (nee Hider), Doris Alma - Monday, 01 Dec 2003
Doris Alma Chamut (nee Hider) passed away Monday, December 1, 2003 at the Chilliwack General Hospital, Extended Care Unit, at age 88 years. She was born in Botha, Alberta on July 3, 1915. Doris is survived by her devoted husband, Steve; her three sons, Robert (Shirley), Patrick and Brian (Vivian); and by her grandchildren, Stephanie (J.J.), Kristin, Colin, Stephen, and Kimberley; her brother, Bruce Hider and her nephews, Frank (Pat) and J.B (Loren). Doris was predeceased by her younger sister, Myrtle. Doris trained as a nurse in Medicine Hat and worked at the Bowness Hospital in Calgary. She was a devoted and loving wife to her husband of 62 years. She enjoyed life, and enriched the lives of her family and many friends, with her caring manner and constant good humour. She will be greatly missed and always remembered by her family and friends. The family would like to express their appreciation for the care and attention provided to Doris by the nurses and staff of the Chilliwack Hospital E.C.U. and for the dedicated medical attention provided by Dr. Quinn. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at 2:00 pm from the Chapel at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave Chilliwack, B.C. with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancer Society of Canada.
REICH, Fred - Monday, 01 Dec 2003
Fred Reich passed into the loving arms of Jesus Monday, December 1, at the age of 90. He was born in Irvine, Alberta, on August 25, 1913 and lived in Medicine Hat, Alberta, until 1946. He lived in Chilliwack for the past 57 years and died at home surrounded by his family.
Fred was a machinist by trade. He worked at Med Alta Pottery and owned a foundry in Medicine Hat. He worked at Frank Edward's Garage, Jesperson's Welding, Wahleach Power Plant and Dairyland in Chilliwack. For the war effort, he made munitions in Med. Hat. Fred and Elsie owned the Bon Marche for a number of years and together they built the Bridal Falls Motel.
Fred's love for his family and his dedication to the First Baptist Church were paramount. Latterly, he worshipped in the Christ Lutheran Church. He was keenly interested in traveling abroad and in his RV. After retiring he began a new life of volunteering in the community - driving for the Canadian Cancer Society, helping to found the Golden K. He became a charter member in 1989 and remained very active until he died. He worked on his dream of having a Safety Village come to be and he was a member of the Safety Committee for Chilliwack. He was also a Mason for a few years.
Fred loved life. He was a great storyteller with a sharp memory. He loved square dancing, fixing things, inventing and designing machines, writing his memoirs, and doing lapidary work. A Celebration of His Life will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, Dec. 8, at Henderson's Funeral Home, Chilliwack with Rev. Gayle Haugen officiating, assisted by Rev. Ian Grant. His Interment will follow at Chilliwack Cemeteries. Viewing will be available Sunday, Dec. 7, from 7:00 - 8:00 pm or at 12:00 just prior to the service.
Casket Bearers are Don Reich, Clayton Reich, Darren Williamson, Shawn Hiebert, Todd Boles, Doug Reich, Terry Reich, and Scott Jackson. Honourary Bearers include Michelle Hiebert, Kristal Boles, and (in absentia) Amanda Bell.
Fred is survived by his wife, Martha Reich, one son, Don Reich, two daughters, June (Fred) Eckert, Gail (Ray) Williamson - all of Chilliwack, BC, one step-daughter Melody (Gordon) Lenz of Calgary, Alberta, five grandchildren, Michelle (Shawn) Hiebert, Abbotsford, Kristal (Todd) Boles, Surrey, Darren Williamson, Chilliwack, Clayton (Kristen) Reich, Breton, Amanda (Keith) Bell, Parksville, two step-grandsons, Brian Lenz and Michael Lenz, Calgary, three great-grandsons, David Hiebert, Matthew Hiebert, and Tristan Reich. Also surviving Fred are a sister, Marion (Peter) Evans, North Vancouver, sister-in-law, Peg Reich, Chilliwack, brother-in-law, Jim Barry, Medicine Hat, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Fred was predeceased by his first wife, Elsie, in 1975, his parents, Jacob and Selma Reich, his brother, Art Reich, his sister, Esther Barry, his infant daughter, Shirley Reich, and his grandson, Randy Eckert.
If friends so desire, donations may be made in his memory to the Canadian Cancer Society or to the Golden K Bursary Fund.
THOMAS, Cookie Pamela Ann - Monday, 01 Dec 2003
Cookie Pamela Ann Thomas passed away quietly in her sleep at the home of her son, Chad Paul, on the Chehalis Indian Reserve on December 1, 2003. She was predeceased by her parents, Kenny Discon and Betty Point (nee Cole) of North Vancouver and her brother, Willie Discon of North Vancouver. Cookie is survived by her husband, Matthew Thomas; brothers, Robert Charles and Tony Discon; daughters, Angela (Gabeiel) George, Janice (Zachary) Paul; son, Chadley (Laura) Paul; many grandchildren, one great grandchild; nieces and nephews. Funeral Services were held at the Burrard Reserve, Band Gymnasium in North Vancouver at 10:00 am - Thursday, December 4, 2003. Interment followed at Mission Reserve Cemetery, North Vancouver.
JACKSON, Leslie Charles - Sunday, 30 Nov 2003
It is with deep sorrow that I announce the death of my husband Leslie Charles Jackson. Born in Ottawa, Ontario on February 2, 1933, leaving us on November 30, 2003.
Previously of Comox, B.C. more recently of Chilliwack, B.C. Les leaves behind his wife Geraldine, Children; Brenda (Dale), Christine (Kevin), Leslie (Luella) and Jeffrey (Amanda). He will be greatly missed by his 13 Grandchildren whom he loved spending time with when he was able.
Les was a career soldier—joining The Canadian Armed Forces in l951, spending two years on active duty in Korea. Then serving at many bases throughout Canada until his illness caused an end to his service. Les was a Member of the Korean Veteran’s Association and also a member of the Royal Canadian Legion.
A special thanks to the staff at Heritage Village, who with their kind concern and caring made his remaining years comfortable and enjoyable.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday December 4, 2003 at 3:00PM from the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home. Father Fred Tassinari officiating. Cremation. Reception to follow the service at the Vedder Golden Legion Branch 280. Viewing will be held at the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home on Wed. Dec 3, 2003 between the hours of 7:00 to 8:00PM. No flowers by request.
LOWE, John Stuart - Saturday, 29 Nov 2003
John Stuart Lowe – passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 29 at Heritage Village in Chilliwack.
Stu will be sadly missed by his daughter Nita (Russ), sons Doug (Marilyn), Russell (LaVerne), his grandchildren Sherry, Justin, Nathan and LaKeasha and many close family friends. He was predeceased by his wife Eileen.
Stu was born in Chilliwack in 1922 to John Paul and Elizabeth Lowe, one of Rosedale’s early farm families. He will be remembered for his love of family, aircraft, motorcycles and amazing technical and mechanical abilities. Stu served with the RCAF from 1942 – 1946 as a Leading Aircraftsman. Following the war, Stu moved to Vancouver where he lived and worked until retirement from Auto Marine Electric. Stu moved back to Chilliwack in 1995.
A memorial service will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home Chapel in Chilliwack on Saturday, December 6th at 11:00 AM with Father Fred Tassinari Officiating.
Donations may be made in memory of Stu to the BC Heart & Stroke Foundation.
GOODMAN, Elizabeth (Bessie) - Saturday, 29 Nov 2003
Elizabeth (Bessie) Goodman passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, November 29, 2003.
She was predeceased by her loving husband, Bob, on November 11, 1996. Loving her always and forever missing her are her 5 daughters and all of their families.
Bessie was a life member of Branch 16 Legion Auxiliary and this year received her 40 yr. pin. Bessie was past Legion Auxiliary Vancouver Zone Commander and also involved in all her other various committees over the years. Bessie was always ready to lend a helping hand to everyone especially her family. In the last few years mum has enjoyed being in the Hand Bell Choir at Parkholm Adult Daycare where she also enjoyed her bingo and socializing and talking to all the HandiDart drivers who took her there.
Many thanks to all the loving home support workers who took good care of mum. She is now reunited with our dad.
Service of Remembrance will be held at the Chapel of Henderson’s on Saturday, December 6, 2003 at 3:00 pm with Rev. Dennis Morgan officiating. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
McINNALLY, Raymond Hugh - Thursday, 30 Dec 2004
Raymond Hugh McInnally (born in Dublin, Ireland) passed away peacefully on Dec. 30, 2003 at Chilliwack General Hospital, surrounded by his loving wife, Hester, and sons, Hugh and John.
Ray is survived by his sister, Joan; eldest son, Gary; family and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held - Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004 at 12:30 p.m. from the Chapel of Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home 45865 Hocking Ave. Chilliwack B.C.
We had such a very strong bond.
When the Lord came to call,
Your strength and courage were
admired by all.
In my heart you will always be,
Watching over and guiding me.”