ELLIOTT, Robert Lloyd - Sunday, 29 Jun 2003
Robert Lloyd Elliott, late of Chilliwack, BC, passed away June 29, 2003 at the age of 67 years. He was born July 5, 1935 in Toronto, ON.
He served in the Canadian Air force during the 50’s and moved to BC in January of 1959.
Robert was known as the “sandwich man” all over BC because of his affiliation with his family sandwich business.
Visitation will be held at Henderson’s Tuesday, July 1, 2003 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Rev. Wayne Lunderby officiating.
Interment in Chilliwack Cemeteries.
He is survived by his wife Shirley; children Sherri Elliott, Bruce Elliott, all of Vancouver; Dawna O;Neill and her husband Patrick of Brampton, ON; Michael Holm and his wife Corrine of Langley, BC; grandchildren Jessy Barry (mother Krista), Arthur O’Neill, Angela O’Neill, Taylor Elliott; brother Ken Elliott and his wife Shirley of St.. Catherines, ON.; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his father Charles and mother Marjorie.
Should family and friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
de GLOPPER, Janneke (Joan) - Sunday, 29 Jun 2003
Joan de Glopper passed away peacefully on June 29, 2003 at the age of 72.
She is survived by her three children, son John and his wife Charlene; daughters, Janneke and husband Denis Cherniwchan, and Jackie and husband Danny MacKay. She also had four grandchildren; and eight great-grand-
children. Also survived by two brothers, Joe (Ria) Van de Hoek, and Frank (Lynne) Moria and nieces and nephews.
Joan was born in Den Helder, Holland in 1930 and married and moved to B.C. in 1950. After moving around a few mining towns in B.C., settled in Yale in 1962 until 1970 then moved to Harrison Hot Springs, then Chilliwack in 1980. While in Harrison she worked at the Harrison Hotel as chambermaid for nine years. She also volunteered on Thursdays at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen since 1984 until two years ago, and helped others that needed assistance with day to day chores.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 18, 2003 at 2 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church on Brooks Ave.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Salvation Army Church would be appreciated.
FIELDS, Dennis Raymond - Saturday, 28 Jun 2003
Dennis Raymond Fields (McGetchie) passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on June 28, 2003 at the young age of 39. Born September 17, 1963 in Woodstock, N.B.
Survived by his girlfriend Leisa and her family; brother Michael and his wife Leanne; sisters, Kelly and Rick, and Ann; and his loving four cats.
Dennis’ wishes were for no service and the cremation of his remains will be scattered in the Pacific Ocean at a later date.
He will be in our hearts forever and sadly missed by those who knew him.
In lieu of flowers and cards, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or an Animal Shelter of your choice would be appreciated. We miss you D.R.
CRAIG, Trevor Thomas - Saturday, 28 Jun 2003
Trevor Thomas Craig born May 27, 1978 passed away suddenly in Edmonton, Alta. on June 28, 2003.
He will be deeply missed by his devoted wife Ximena Maza-Craig; parents, Cheryl and Gary Teboeakhorst; children, Dylan five years old, and Katelyn two years old; and many family members and friends.
Trevor was a successful graduate of Medestda College in Victoria and continued to be a heavy duty mechanic in Edmonton, Alta.
Along with being a loving son, father, husband, and best friend, to many who passed his way we will always remember the good times we have all had with him.
A memorial service in celebration of Trevor’s life was held at Valley View Funeral Home on Saturday, July 5, 2003.
If donations or flowers wish to be given, they can be made to his children, Dylan and Katelyn. Please contact Cheryl Teboeakhorst 1-604-306-7937.
REILLY, John Gerard - Friday, 27 Jun 2003
John Gerard Reilly passed away peacefully on June 27, 2003 at Chilliwack at the age of 85 years. He was born in County Mayo, Ireland, April 17, 1918.
He served in England from 1939 to 1945. He came to Canada with his wife Irene and son Simon in 1957. He was a stationary engineer for the former Fraser Valley Frosted Food and later at Coqualeetza Hospital and he retired in 1983.
John is lovingly remembered by wife Irene; son Simon (Laura) Reilly of Vancouver; two sisters, Kathleen Keane of Castlebar, County Mayor, Ireland, and Sister Mary Theresa, Sister of St. Joseph, Westport, County Mayo, Ireland; and nieces and nephews.
Prayers were said on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at 7 p.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Funeral Mass was held - Thursday, July 3, 2003 at 10 a.m. from St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Father Jack Dias celebrant. Interment of remains will be held at a later date in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
TALBOT, Jack Horace - Thursday, 26 Jun 2003
Born Jan. 17, 1926 in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England. Son of Horace and Anne (Berry). Passed away June 26, 2003 at St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver.
Survived by wife June (Reid); daughter, Linda; sons, Ian (wife Barb Downman), Gordon (wife Janice (Nelson); grandsons, Graham and Nelson; sister, Anne Middleton and her family of Morley, Yorkshire, England.
Jack grew up in the Wakefield area of Yorkshire. He served in the Royal Navy and after the war, he moved to Blackpool, England. In April 1954, he emigrated and worked his way across Canada. In late December of 1945, he joined the Royal Canadian Air Force in Edmonton.
After basic training, his first posting was to Whitehorse where he met and married June (Reid). Jack was then posted to Langar, England near Nottingham where daughter Linda, and son Ian, were born.
The next posting was Cold Lake, Alberta where son, Gordon, was born. There he remustered to the refrigeration and air conditioning trade. After Cold Lake, he was posted to Ottawa, Mont Apica Quebec, Penhold Alberta and Chilliwack, BC.
Jack retired from the Canadian Armed Forced in 1974 and continued to work as a refrigeration technician in Chilliwack and for the Ontario Pavilion during Expo ’86 in Vancouver. His last working years were spent at CFB Chilliwack as a civiliam refrigeration technician.
A memorial service will be held at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Chapel at 45865 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack, BC at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 5, 2003.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation or the Alzheimer Society of BC would be appreciated.
KREITNER, Willibald Jakob - Thursday, 26 Jun 2003
Willibald Jakob Krietner peacefully in Abbotsford on Thursday, June 26, 2003, in his 90th year.
Beloved husband of the late Elfriede Kreitner (2000).
Dear father of Dieter and Renate Kreitner of Brantford, Ont., and Hans and Allsa Kreitner of Chilliwack. Fondly remembered by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
At Willbald’s request, cremation has taken place and a private memorial service will be held at Henderson’s Funeral Home in Chilliwack Tuesday, July 8, 2003. Rev. Bob Byhre will officiate.
HARTER, Lawrence Edward - Wednesday, 25 Jun 2003
Born on Sept. 16, 1922, Lawrence peacefully went home to be with his Lord and Savior on June 25, 2003 at the age of 80. He battled and fought against heart disease for 25 years but ultimately his body grew tired.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rose, of 49 years, three daughters, Sharon (Mike) Hadzariga of Stanwood, WA,; Debra (Godin) of Sardis, and Glenna (Thomas) Astle of Victoria; two sons, Daryl (Mary) of Albany, Australia, and Blair (Stacey) of Calgary; and eight grandchildren, Nathan, Wade, Alisha, Damara, Danielle, Caera, Campbell and Logan.
Lawrence is also survived by a brother Alvin (Lucy) Harter of Edmonton, and sisters Taby (Brennan) of Chilliwack, Lillian (Met) Gereluk of Kelowna and Doreen Woynarowich of Vegreville.
He was predeceased by son-in-law, Raymond Godin, brother Irvin, and sister Della.
Lawrence was a strong man with a clear and sharp mind, He survived two by-pass surgeries and numerous heart attacks. He will be remembered as a caring, strong, loving husband, father, and Grandpa. His favorite pastime was bird watching, camping, serving on the charis Camp board, a past trustee for the Evangelical Missionary Church, but most of all, spending time making his grandchildren laugh.
Services will be held on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. from the Evangelical Missionary Church with Pastor Herb Reinhardt officiating.
Special thanks to Dr. Drew Young, Chilliwack Emergency staff, and care and support at McIntosh Lodge.
If family and friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations to the Charis Camp c/o Evangelical Missionary Church would be appreciated.
You will always be in our thoughts and we miss you dearly.
LOGIE, Jane - Tuesday, 24 Jun 2003
Jane Logie passed away on June 24, 2003 at the age of 68 in her Chilliwack apartment after a long, courageous battle with a painful arthritic condition.
Born on August 8, 1934 in Leeds, England, Jane emigrated to Courtenay, B.C. with her family when she was in her early teens. As an adult, Jane lived and worked as an elementary school teacher in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and Rhodesia. She spent a number of years teaching in various schools in Courtenay, Kelowna, and Chilliwack and then left teaching to become a professional actor, working in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton until her retirement in Chilliwack in 1994.
Jane was well known in both Courtenay and Chilliwack for her involvement in community theatre as a director, actor, singer, choreographer and drama teacher. She will always be remembered for her energy, her talent and her creative ways of loving her family and friends. Jane is survived by her brother, Michael Parrish, sister-in-law, Cathy Parrish, son, Kevin Ault, daughter-in-law, Carol Ault, daughter, Kerry Cooper, granddaughter, Jennifer Ault and grandson, Trevor Cooper and a host of loving friends and family. A memorial service for Jane Logie will be held at Mt. Slesse Middle School (5871 Tyson Road) on Wednesday, July 2, 2003 at 11:00 am. Jane has asked that no flowers be purchased for her funeral and that instead, donations be made to The Actor's Fund of Canada, 260 Richmond Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 1P4. We miss you already, Jane.
BRITZ, Lesley “Les” Patricia - Monday, 23 Jun 2003
Lesley Patricia Britz, passed away in Chilliwack on June 23, 2003 at the age of 62. She is survived by her husband, Dave, of 43 years, daughter, Sandi Britz of Chilliwack, and three sons, Keith (Lorill) of Hope, and Kevin (Shirley) and Ken (Alima) both of Chilliwack. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Ryan, Sarah, Curtis, Madeline and Shandra and by a brother, Roy (Gisela) Mills. Also numerous nieces and nephews.
Lesley was predeceased by her daughter Tracy Lynn in 1970, parents Leslie and Vera Patricia Mills, and in-laws Julius and Pauline Britz.
Lesley was a caregiver whose favourite past-time was spending time with all her children and grandchildren. She especially enjoyed family functions along with hobbies that included knitting, reading, gardening, cooking and baking. She made many Buffalo sweaters and baby blankets.
Requiem will be held in the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, June 28, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. with Father Gary Gordon officiating. Pall Bearers are Ken Strueby, Drew Britz, Evan Britz, Sam Rooney, Sean Leger and Rob Lacerte with Jim Strueby as the Mass Server.
BONNELL, John Harold (Jack) - Saturday, 12 Apr 2003
John Harold (Jack) Bonnell passed away the morning of April 12, 2003, in the Extended Care Unit at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital. He left peacefully in the company of his loving family.
Jack was born in Edmonton, Alta. on December 28, 1917. At age 22, he joined the Canadian Armed Forces, with whom he served for five years.
In 1949, he was married to Mary Kruk. They moved to Red Deer, Alta., where they raised two children, Ken and Marie. After retiring from Alberta Government Telephones, Jack moved with Mary to Chilliwack.
Jack was devout in his love of nature and spent much time outdoors with his family. He will be remembered as an extremely capable person who was always willing to help others. He was also a great story teller with a good sense of humour.
He loved and was proud of his two grandchildren, Mariken and Kimberly. Jack will also be missed by his sisters, Nina, Claire, and Shirley.
The family thanks the staff at ECU 2 who looked after him with care and compassion.
Reverend Les Bonnell and members of the family said goodbye to Jack in a short gathering at the hospital.
CHABOT, Beota - Friday, 11 Apr 2003
Beota Chabot, late of Chilliwack and formerly of Alberta, passed away April 11, 2003 in Chilliwack at the age of 90 years. She was born April 18, 1912 in Rosenheim, Alta. and lived in this area for 57 years (since 1946).
Beota was a registered nurse (retired), and for 32 years worked at the Chilliwack General Hospital. She was involved with the Chilliwack Senior Recreation Centre, loved cards, bridge and canasta in particular, music, sports, dancing, lawn bowling and swimming. She was formerly very active in CWL (Catholic Women’s League), Chilliwack Hospital Auxiliary and the B.C. Registered Nurses Association and held a variety of executive positions. She was great at fundraising.
Beota is survived by two daughters, Mona Nelson and Irene Hrusovsky; three grandsons, Joseph Kolbus, Liam Gray, and Michael Gray; one granddaughter Renata Kolbus; and one great-granddaughter Victoria Lubenow.
She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Chabot who died in 1971.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2003 between 7-8 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2003 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Gary Gordon the Celebrant. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
QUILTY, Sean Christopher - Friday, 11 Apr 2003
Sean Christopher Quilty late of Chilliwack, died senselessly and tragically in the early morning hours of - Friday, Apr. 11, 2003, at the age of 32.
He is survived by grandfather Kevin Joseph Quilty of Chilliwack; grandparents, Gerri and Rudi Bruderman of Cloverdale; and by his mother Donna Mussell (Fred) longtime residents of Chilliwack. Also survived by sisters, Colleen Quilty and her two sons, Octavio and Alexander, Donna Ross and her daughter Hannah, and Sandra Vetterl, all of Chilliwack, Lisa-anne Hall (Lonnie) and their son Jacob, Christina Lopushinsky; and brother Joseph Lopushinsky, all of Ontario; sisters, Crystal McGreggor of Salt Spring Island, Robin Mussell, Jay Mussell, and Aaren Ivers; and brothers Fred Mussell Jr., and Owen Mussell, also of Chilliwack.
Sean was predeceased by his cousin and close friend, Dallas Deleen who died in June of 1999; and by his father, Richard Alan Lopushinsky, who passed away suddenly of a heart attack on March 4, 2003.
Words cannot begin to describe how much Sean will be missed by everyone who really knew him. He had a special place in his heart for you! Sean not only made you feel special; to him, you were special. He knew how to make you believe in yourself and in tomorrow.
Sean’s musical talents surfaced at a young age. He spent his life singing and performing every chance he had. He became an extremely talented musician, singer/songwriter, and recording artist. We will cherish those few recordings forever and thank him so much for the memories.
“This world is not the conclusion,
A sequel stands beyond,
Invisible like music
But as positive as sound.’’
“We will remember Sean with his great smile and his Magic Spirit.’’
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 19, 2003 at the chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home in Chilliwack. Pastor Vern Tompke officiating.
Sean’s Musical Memorial Farewell to be held Sunday, Apr. 27, 2003 at the Tzeachten Hall, Sardis from 2 p.m. Details to be published in next Friday’s paper.