McCUISH, Blanche Evelyn - Saturday, 02 Aug 2003
Blanche Evelyn McCuish died suddenly August 2, 2003 in her Chilliwack home.
Predeceased by her husband Don; and children.
She will be deeply missed by her granddaughter Aditi; two great-granddaughters, Belinda and Lolita; sister Dorothy; nephew Terry; niece Shelly (Bill); and great-nephew Kristopher.
Funeral service will be held at the chapel of Hendersonís Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003 at 1 p.m. Major Sandra Haggarty officiating. Interment in Chilliwack Cemeteries.
In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. and Yukon.
BELSHER, Ross - Saturday, 13 Dec 2003
Ross Belsher passed away peacefully into the presence of God on Friday, Dec. 13, 2003.
He will be missed by his loving wife Ruth; sons, Bruce and Brent, and their families including four grandchildren; sister-in-law Evelyn (Selwyn) and her family; and many dear friends and relatives.
Ross is predeceased by his parents, Pearly and Greta; and brother Selwyn (1999).
Born in southern Saskatchewan and raised on the family farm in McCord, Ross graduated from Luther College and then earned a diploma from the School of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan. In 1956 a temporary position with Eatonís led to a 28-year career with the company where he was store manager in Chilliwack, Abbotsford and Guildford.
Ross and Ruth married in 1959 and enjoyed a marriage of 44 years. From 1984 to 1993 Ross had the privilege of serving as the Member of Parliament for Fraser Valley East. Before and after politics Ross was involved in the community through Rotary (President: Chilliwack, named a Paul Harris Fellow), Fraser Valley College Board (Chairman), Fraser Valley Health Board (Director), serving on various Chambersí of Commerce Boards, Salvation Army Housing Management Board and Abbotsford Hospice (Director). Ross also actively served his church (Alliance) sitting on the board in Vancouver, Chilliwack, and Sevenoaks (Abbotsford).
The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the many friends and family including the staff at Royal Columbian and MSA Hospital that supported Ross and them during the past six months of his illness.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Food for the Hungry International (#201-2580 Cedar Park Place, Abbotsford, B.C. V2T 3S5) or Camp Kawkawa (66706 Kawkawa Rd., Hope, B.C. V0X 1L1).
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. at Sevenoaks Alliance Church on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2003 with arrangements by Hendersonís Funeral Home.
WISER, Pearl Ethel Isabel - Friday, 12 Dec 2003
Pearl Wiser, late of Chilliwack, passed away December 12, 2003, at Chilliwack General Hospital. Public viewing will take place at Woodlawn Mt Cheam Funeral Home, December 17th, 2003 at 12:30 pm. A Memorial Service to follow at 1:30 pm from the Chapel of Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home, 45865 Hocking Ave. Chilliwack B.C.
MacDONALD, Adele - Friday, 12 Dec 2003
Adele MacDonald, late of Sardis, B.C., passed away Dec. 12, 2003 at her home in Sardis at the age of 73 years.
She was born Dec. 29, 1929 in Mikado, SK and had lived in this area for 43 years.
She was a devoted and loving wife and mother who was an avid gardener and homemaker. Mom enjoyed socializing with neighbours and friends and the occasional game of bingo. Mom was in her element during her family dinners and get-togethers, especially those with her grandchildren.
A private committal service was held Dec. 17, 2003 at the Vedder View Gardens Cemetery. Rev. Stan Smith officiated.
Adele is survived by her two sons: Douglas (Kim) of Prince George, B.C., and Robert (Brenda) of Surrey, B.C.; her grandchildren: Jeff, Stephanie, Barbara, Kyle, Caleigh and Cameron.
The family would like to express their gratitude to the Palliative Care Team and Unit at Chilliwack General Hospital; Home Support Staff, Dr. R. Insanally and Dr. P. Klimo, who helped make Mom so comfortable during her illness.
She was predeceased by her husband Hugh MacDonald (Jan. 11, 1983) and her parents William and Ann Kuruliak.
Should family and friends so desire, donations in her memory may be made to a charity of choice.
We Love you Mom.
JACOBSON, Roger Allen - Thursday, 11 Dec 2003
Roger Allen Jacobsen late of Sardis, B.C., formerly of Richmond, B.C. passed away December 11, 2003 at home at the age of 57 years. He was born December 10, 1946 in Vancouver, B.C. He had lived in this area for 17 years.
After serving many years with the Vancouver City Police Department Roger moved to the Fraser Valley and spent several years working for Kent Institution. His hobbies included spending time with his children, watching movies and relaxing in the sun with his friends and family. Rogerís most recent accomplishment was completing his dream house with his wife Christine.
A Funeral Service was held at 1300 hours on Thursday, December 18, 2003 at the Chilliwack Alliance Church. Rev. C. Lenz officiating. Interment in Ocean View Cemetery, Burnaby, B.C.
Casket Bearers, Kristopher Simmons, Jake Jacobson, Bruce Edgeley, Terry Forestell, Steve Fudge and Don Saunders. Honorary Bearers, Vancouver City Police Honour Guard and the Correctional Service Canada Honour Guard.
Roger is survived by his mother, Lorraine; his wife, Christine and his six children, Stacey, Kristopher, Valerie, Jessica, Kirby, Jacob and granddaughter Noa.
Roger was predeceased by his sister Valerie Jacobson and father Jacob Andrew Jacobson.
Should family and friends so desire, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
CULBERT, Orville August - Tuesday, 09 Dec 2003
Orville August Culbert passed away peacefully at the Chilliwack General Hospital on December 9, 2003 at the age of 84 years.
A Memorial Service was held at 1:00 PM on Friday, December 12, 2003 from the Chapel of Hendersonís Funeral Home in Chilliwack with Reverend Kevin Pentland Officiating.
Orville will be sadly missed by Anne, his loving wife of 62 years; His three children, Sharon (Ray) Peressini of Williams Lake, Marilyn (Ken) Potter of Vernon, and Wayne (Diane) Culbert of Chilliwack, as well as grandchildren; Stacy, Corrie, Jennifer, Joanna and Tyler. He is also survived by his four great grandchildren, Alexandra, Griffin, Grayson and Effrin.
Donations in his memory may be made to the BC Lung Association.
ďWHAT HE BUILT WILL LAST FOREVERĒ
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 Hendersonís with Rev. Doug Ireland officiating.
DAFT, Jean - Monday, 08 Dec 2003
Jean Daft passed away peacefully on December 8th at the Chilliwack General Hospital, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 78 years. Predeceased by her husband Richard, in 1995, Jean is survived by her loving son, Glenn (Flora); grandchildren, Melanie (Michael), Amanda (Joel) and great grandchildren, Mackenzie and Miles; sisters, Peggy from England and Sheila from Florida. There will be no service by her request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. Cancer Society, 2438 Surrey Place Mall, Surrey BC V3T 2W1, would be greatly appreciated.
MITTELSTAEDT, Agnes Lydia - Monday, 08 Dec 2003
Agnes Lydia Mittelstaedt passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on December 8, 2003 in Chilliwack, B.C. at the age of 82 years. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 43 years, Herbert. She is survived by her four children, Ditmar (Elizabeth), Peter (Carolyn, Courtney and Matthew), Betty (Tony, Jennifer and Michael), and Evelyn (Kirk, Gabrielle and Shawna). Agnes lived her life with a thankful heart towards God for his constant care and provision. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt and grandma. She will be sadly missed. We would like to extend our thanks to the staff at Heritage Village for their care and compassion over the past 9 years. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 12, 2003 at 11:00 am at the Bethel International Church, 739 East 33rd Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Burnaby. Viewing will take place before the service between 10.15 and 10.45 am. Fellowship will follow at the church.
WINCZURA, Louie - Sunday, 07 Dec 2003
Louie Winczura passed away in Chilliwack on December 7, 2003 at the age of 92 years. He was born in Rondhill, Alberta on May 25, 1911.
No service by request of the family. A small graveside service will be held at a later date. Interment of his remains to be in St. Maryís cemetery beside his wife, Pearl.
ADAMS, Stan - Friday, 05 Dec 2003
Stan Adams (Capt. Retd.) passed away peacefully on December 5, 2003 in Chilliwack at the age of 76 years. Survived by his wife Gerry, children Sue (Gary) and Chuck (Carmen), grandson Craig, brother Vic (Kay) and sisters Frances and Audrey. Stan was employed with Canadian Pacific Airlines for 34 years as a pilot. He enjoyed golfing, curling and his boat, "The Glenlivet". A lover of jazz music, Stan was very involved with the Chilliwack Happy Times Jazz Society and was Past-President. Stan was also actively involved in the Chilliwack Kinsmen/K-40 Club. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2003, at 1:00 p.m. at Henderson's Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria Avenue, Chilliwack, BC, with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.
McCLURE, Jeannie Marie - Wednesday, 29 Mar 2006
Funeral services for Miss Jeannie Marie McClure of Tyrone, Ga., were held - Saturday, April 1, in the Chapel of Carl J. Mowell & Son, with Pastor Randy Wood officiating. She died March 29, 2006. She is survived by her mother Doris McClure of Harrisburg; her father and other mother Allan and Jacquelyn McClure of The Villages, FL; brothers Allan and Hillary McClure of Tyrone, GA; Christopher and Jackie McClure of Mechanicsburg, PA; James and Jennifer McClure of Sciota, PA; step-brother Jon and Mary Shoff of Westfield, NY; step-sister Karen and Gregory Kuzma of Erie, PA; and aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Those who desire may make contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 3 Corporate Square, Suite 120, Atlanta, GA 30329. Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home, Peachtree City, 770-487-3959.
SEPASS, Jr., Robert ďBobĒ Hugh - Monday, 03 Apr 2006
Robert Hugh Sepass Jr. passed away at the Royal Columbian Hospital on April 3, 2006 at the age of 67 years. He was born on February 12, 1939 in Chilliwack, B.C. and he had lived in this area all his life.
Bob Sepass Jr. was a logger all his life and was known by many loggers to be one of the best engineers around. He really enjoyed his work and being with his many logging buddies.
One of Bobís favourite past timeís was fishing and he spent countless hours on the river with his friends and family. He was also known to be one of the best rod fisherís around. He loved to spend time in the woods whether he was logging, hunting or just out driving in one of his four wheel drives.
Bob has a big family but he always made time to be with them, especially his children, grandchildren and great-grandĖchildren.
He was a fun person to be around and will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.
You are not here anymore Bob but all of the good memories you left us will be with us forever.
Bob is survived by his children; Bill (Mary), Jamie (Garry), Norman (Rose), Roberta (Melvin); stepdaughters: Yvette (Alvin), Rosetta (Scott); 18 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his father, Robert Sepass Sr., stepmother Eva Francis Sepass, sister Joanne Vogt and Linda Peters and brother Jerry Newsted.
He was predeceased by his first wife Shirley Ann Sepass (Gabriel), his second wife Charlotte Laverne Peters, his mother Myrtle Sepass (Kelly) and sister Jeanette Peters
A Service of Remembrance was held on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 10:00 am from Tzeachten Hall with Wendy Ritchie officiating.
LYON, David Stanley - Friday, 31 Mar 2006
Oct. 19, 1924 - March 31, 2006
Stan passed away quietly at home in Duncan surrounded by family He is survived by his son, Barry, daughter-in-law, Wendy, daughter, Diane Bennett, and son-in-law Jim.
Stan has six grandchildren, Geordie Blow (Neddy), Sean Blow (Leanne), Trevor Blow (Lisha), Byron Blow (Amy), and Sarah and Scott Lyon. Stan also had five great-grandchildren. Stan was predeceased by his loving wife, Dorothy Marion Lyon. They had been married for 58 years.
Stan served in the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War. He was injured in a training accident and after recovery served as a member of the ďPatsĒ Colour Guard. After leaving the Army he served a mechanicís apprenticeship with the CPR, worked his way up the ladder, and became the foreman of the wrecking crew in the Farser Canyon section (During the mid-50ís).
In the late 50ís, he became the wrecking foreman in Revelstoke. In 1960, he moved to the Chilliwack area, eventually working for th eFrser Valey Milk Products Association.
After his retirement in 1987 he took up his favourite hobbies of curling and fishing. This hobby of fishing he taught to his children, their spouses and all of his grandchildren. He showed immense patience and skills as he passed this favourite hobby onto the next generations.
A graveside service will be held at the Legion Cemetery on Little Mountain at 2:00 pm, April 22, 2006. A tea will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion on Mary Street in Chilliwack.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Parkinsonís Society of Canada, or the Canadian Cancer Society.
KLASSEN, Mary - Tuesday, 04 Apr 2006
Mary Klassen, late of Clearbrook, formerly of Chilliwack, B.C., was born on August 15, 1913 and passed into eternity Tuesday, April 4, 2006 in Abbotsford, B.C., at the age of 92.
Memorial Service - Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 11:00 A.M., in Clearbrook Mennonite Brethren Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, B.C. Reception to follow in the Church Hall.
GILES, Eleanor Beatrice - Monday, 13 Mar 2006
Eleanor Beatrice Giles (nee Boyd) passed away suddenly but peacefully with her family by her side Monday, March 13, 2006 at Chilliwack General Hospital, Chilliwack, BC.
Eleanor was a caring independent lady with a wonderful sense of humour. She loved her home, family and friends, pets who have shared her life, her truck, travelling, casinos, happy hour and a good joke.
Eleanor was born in Winnipeg, MB on March 20, 1922 to Irene and Frank Boyd. The family later moved to Moose Jaw, SK. She met and married RAF Airman Bill Giles on June 25, 1941 who was enrolled in the Commonwealth Air Training Plan at the Flying Training School in Moose Jaw. She followed her husband to England until 1948 when they returned to Winnipeg. Bill joined the RCAF, retired in 1970 and passed away in September 2001 but not before Eleanor and Bill had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2001.
One life dream of Eleanorís was to visit her brother Ericís grave at Ravena War Cemetery in Italy which became a reality in 2004.
Eleanor leaves behind two daughters Wendy Harry, Angus, ON, and Janice Scoffield and husband Brad, Half Moon Bay, CA and one son Eric Giles, Calgary, AB. Six grandchildren John Harry and wife Niki, Loretto, ON, Micki Giles and partner Gudrun, Barrie, ON, Tami Burns and partner Donna, Guelph, ON, Randy Morrell, San Francisco CA, and Clayton Giles and Lindsay Giles both of Calgary, AB. Two great grandchildren Kandace Way, Ottawa, ON and Tehra Harry, Victoria, BC. Six great, great-grandchildren Savana, Barbara, Harly and Hunter Way, Ottawa, ON, and Edyn and Nathanial Harry, Victoria, BC. Sisters Grace Smith, Holland, MN, and Violet Spratt and husband Ron, Chilliwack, BC and several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents, sister Ruth Gould and husband Murray, Moose Jaw, SK and brother Eric Boyd.
At Eleanorís request, cremation has taken place. At the familyís request, donations of sympathy in Eleanorís name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
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