SHAW, Floyd Fredrick - Thursday, 11 Nov 2004
Floyd Fredrick Shaw was born on May 18, 1928 in Windsor, N.B. He passed away after a short battle with cancer on November 11, 2004, at the age of 76.
He is survived by his wife Muriel; sons, Fred and Dale; daughters, Marie (John), Karen (Kevin), and Nancy (Rob); seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister Anna Hovey (Lester).
He served as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 28 years, and served with Federal Corrections of Canada for seven years.
A memorial service will be held on November 19, 2004 at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 280 at 1 p.m.
LOOP, Dorothea - Saturday, 13 Nov 2004
It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Dorothea Loop, late of Chilliwack, on November 13, 2004. She was born August 16, 1915 in Montreal, Quebec.
She leaves behind her loving family.
A Memorial Service for Dorothea will be held at a later date.
LEE (Morison), Dorothy Jean - Saturday, 13 Nov 2004
Dorothy Jean Lee (Morison) 29 July 1924. At the age of 80, after a brief illness, she passed away peacefully at Chilliwack General Hospital on November 13, 2004.
Jean was actively involved in CPAC until she could no longer drive or see well. She has lived in Chilliwack since 1984 after moving from Edmonton with her late husband. They had also lived in Calgary for a few years as a young family. Most of her career life in Edmonton was spent working for the RCMP. She was originally from Rivers, Man. where one of her sisters still resides.
She was predeceased by her parents George and Nellie Morison, her husband Glen, infant daughter Marilyn, grandson Tom George, sister May Smith, and daughter-in-law Lorraine.
She is survived by her two sons Bruce (Lili) and Wayne (Florence), daughter Shirley George (Terry), 4 sisters Margaret Allen, Helen Stanley, Bette Klywak (Pete), Billie Chernos (Walter), 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
The grandchildren Adrian Lee (Rhonda), Marilyn Lee (Dale), Clayton Lee, Brent Lee (Carlene), Aaron Lee, Ben Lee, Paige Lee, Robin Wilson, Tracey Laventure (Louie), Jane Lee (Denny), Kathleen George (Lee), Jacqueline George (Ray), Shannon George, Gord Armes, Xiao-Xiao Pan (Jun He) and great grandchildren will sadly miss their Grandma.
Friends may pay their last respects on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004 between the hours of 7:30 and 8:30 pm at Henderson's Funeral Home in Chilliwack at 45901 Victoria Ave.
A service will be held at Henderson's Funeral Home on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004 at 7 pm. Her final resting place will be at Temple Hill Cemetery in Raymond Alta. beside her late husband Glen.
If desired donations would be appreciated to BC Children's Hospital or Juvenile Diabetes.
HODGSON, Harold Kenneth - Sunday, 14 Nov 2004
Harold Kenneth Hodgson, R.C.M.P. Supt. Retired. Born April 23, 1926 in Saskatoon, Sask., passed away peacefully November 14, 2004 at his home in Chilliwack in the company of his family.
Visitation at Henderson’s Funeral Home - Friday, Nov. 19th from 7 – 8 p.m. Funeral Service at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004 at 11 a.m. Celebrant, Fr. Gary Gordon.
He is survived by his loving wife, Frances Ann of 50 years, daughters, Lynne (Carol) Sylvain; Cheryl Hodgson; sons: Lee (Trish) Hodgson; Harold (Maria) Hodgson; Alan Hodgson; sister, Hazel Bourne; grandchildren: Russell, Jeremy, Stephanie, Joshua, Alexandra, Amy, Shane, Mirrina, Isabel; great-grandchild, August.
He was predeceased by his brother, Fraser and sister, Lucielle Knudsen.
Should family and friends so desire, donations in his memory may be made to the Chilliwack Hospice Society.
KOBAYASHI, John Akimitsu - Friday, 29 Oct 2004
John Akimitsu Kobayashi was born on March 18, 1931 in Stave Falls, B.C. He passed away after a short illness on October 29, 2004 at 73 years old. He is survived by his sons, Mike(Pat), Doug (Mindi) and Jeff (Jennifer); grandchildren, Steven, Allan (Fran), Mariko, Breagh and Brendan; and great-grandchildren, Annaca and Jordyn.
John was predeceased by his wife, Noriko, in 2003.
John served as a member with the Royal Canadian Navy and the Canadian Armed Forces from 1949 to 1974. During his military career, he served in the Korean War. He also worked for the Federal Corrections of Canada, from 1974 to 1991. John had served this country and government for a total of 42 years.
John dedicated his entire life to provide a good life for his family. He was an avid sports fan of golf, football, hockey and baseball. His family and friends will remember him for his generosity and comradeship throughout the years. He will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered forever.
There will be no formal service as per his request. He is interned with his wife at Vedderview Cemetery in Sardis, B.C.
Upon his request, in lieu of flowers, any donation may be made to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation.
RANSOM, Ronald GordSunday, 01 Jul 2007
(Mar. 4, 1934 - July 1, 2007)
In loving memory of our father, grandfather and friend.
Ronald (Ron) was born in Vancouver, BC he moved to Chilliwack in 1975 and made it his home till he passed. He was predeceased by his father: Charles William Ransom and his mother: Florence Jean Ransom. He is survived by his three sons: Mitch (Rhonda) Ransom, Rob Ransom and Gordon (Debbie) Ransom and his one daughter: Carrie (Dean) Martens. He has three brothers: Charlie (Shirley) Ransom, Bob (Sharon) Ransom and Phillip (Iris) Ransom and one sister: Barbara (Pete) Norton. Ron had seven grandchildren which brought him alot of joy: Michelle, Jeremy, Christopher, Kyle, Ashley, Rachel and Courteney. He was soon to be a great Grandpa to a grandson Silviu, son of Ashley and Dan Valea.
Ron had many friends over the years, some of whom have passed and many of you still out there. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. His bright blue eyes, and great big grin.
Dad, you are gone to a better place, a place where you will know no pain, nor suffering or sorrow. There will not be a day, when I can’t see your face. I’m glad you may rest in peace now, we have built special memories you and I, and it’s been quite a journey, and I will cherish those memories forever. Till we meet again Daddy. Love your little girl, Carrie.
There will be a cremation at Ron’s request and a small family and friends memorial to follow. If friends so desire to come please contact Mitch Ransom at 604-607-0632.
In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to a charity of your choice in his memory.
A special thanks to all the nursing staff at Chilliwack General Hospital for the care of our beloved father.
DELORME, Patricia Carol (Petrynko) - Saturday, 30 Jun 2007
Patricia Delorme (Petrynko) late of Chilliwack, passed away on June 30, 2007. She was born in Cranbrook, BC on June 19, 1955.
Patricia is survived by her loving children, Angela (Albert), Carmen and Christopher; and numerous extended family and friends.
Patricia was predeceased by her parents, Emma and William Petrynko, and brother, James.
There will be a mass held at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Friday, July 6, 2007 at 10:30 am with a tea to follow in the church hall.
If family and friends so desire, and in view of Patricia’s long battle with cancer donations may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation.
LOEWEN, Julia Hanna - Friday, 29 Jun 2007
Sadly, on June 29, 2007 at the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminister, BC.
She was born in Montreal, QC on November 19, 1927.
Predeceased by her mother Lily and father John, first husband Jim, sister Kay, and brother Bill.
Survived by husband, Les; sons: John (Jocelyn), Jerry (Jacquie), Jack (Joan); grandchildren: Jeremy, Cody, Alaina, Stephanie, and Michael; sister-in-law, Winnie, and close friend Jayne Melmer, both of Burlington, ON, and step-sons Bob (Mary), John (Renata), Jim (Janice) and families.
Julia taught elementary school in Quebec and later became a realtor in Kamloops BC. When Julia moved to Chilliwack she was rewarded by the many wonderful friendships she cherished through her contact with the many groups and activities she experienced
She was an active member of the Royal Canadian Legion in Chilliwack, BC. Julia loved being active with the Mall Walkers, and enjoyed line dancing and traveling.
Family was a very important part of her life and her grandchildren were a constant source of pride, joy and love for her. Julia will be greatly missed by all.
Funeral Services will be held at St Mary’s Church, 8909 Mary Street, Chilliwack, BC and will consist of Prayers on Friday July 6, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. and Funeral Service on Saturday, July 7, 2007 at 10:30 a.m.; reception to follow at the church hall.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the BC Cancer Agency, 600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4E6.
GRUDZINSKAS, Onuta Anna - Monday, 25 Jun 2007
Onuta Anna Grudzinskas was born in Pragrammee, Mestele, Lithuania on November 21, 1923.
She passed away on June 25, 2007 at the age of 84 years.
She will be sadly missed by her loving family. Sons; Albert, Bruno, Vite and Gery and daughters; Johanna, Jean and Zita, grandchildren; David (Leah), Roger, Peter, Crystal, Danielle and Everett, Jennifer, Kelly, Alicia, Alaric, Michael and Matthew.
Private family cremation.
The family would like to thank all the staff at Valley Haven Guest Home for their excellent care of our Mom. Getting my mother involved in activities.
WOW, you are an awesome group of people!
BAILLIE, Peggy Ellen - Sunday, 24 Jun 2007
Peggy Ellen Baillie late of Chilliwack, formerly of Coquitlam, passed away June 24, 2007 in Chilliwack General Hospital, age 85.
Peggy was born November 28, 1921 in Montreal. She had lived in this area for 15 years.
Her greatest interest was in her family.
In her younger days, she sailed all around the Ladysmith area. She was also an avid bowler during WWII. She acted as chief accounting officer at Ladysmith Hospital.
After the return of her husband Tom she became a mother and a housewife for the rest of her life. She was a four-time cancer survivor.
Peggy is survived by her beloved family, sons, Brian and Brad; daughter-in-law, Margaret; brother, Alan and sister-in-law, Norma (Kamloops), sister-in-law, Evelyn (Nanaimo), grandchildren; Peggy (New Waterford), Sherry (Glace Bay), April (Stitsville ON.), Tony (CFB Trenton), Amanda (Glace Bay). Also survived by 10 great grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents, Charles and Phoebe; her brother Joseph; her sister Maureen; brother-in-law Jack; niece Sherry; and the love of her life, her husband, Tom.
A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday at 2:00 pm at Ocean View Cemetery in Burnaby, BC. Cremation at Henderson’s.
If family or friends so desire, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
VAUGHN, Irene Linda (Linda DeGrave) - Sunday, 24 Jun 2007
(May 12, 1948 - June 24, 2007)
Sadly on June 24, 2007 in Chilliwack, B.C. after a courageous battle with cancer, Linda passed away peacefully and with dignity.
Left to cherish her memory is her mother Irene DeGrave and her father Julian DeGrave (Anna). She will be greatly missed by her sister Lorraine (John) and her brothers Marcel, Julian (Glenda), Robert (Beverley), Lawrence (Tracy) and Raymond (Diane) and step-sister Chrissy (Ryan) and step-brother Steve. Also left to mourn her passing are 13 nieces and nephews and nine grand-nieces and nephews. Linda had many special friends, too numerous to mention.
After graduating from Sisler High School, Winnipeg, she embarked on a financial career in Vancouver, B.C., Ontario, California and Phoenix, Arizona. In Phoenix she joined Lincoln Properties where she was employed for more than 20 years. She had a passion for customer relations and made many long lasting friends, both personally and professionally.
Linda had a gift for making her own greeting cards, which were a work of art and will always be cherished by all recipients. She never missed sending her cards to family and friends for all occasions. Anyone who received her cards knew to open them “slowly”. She also had a love for “reindeer”. Every family member has a collection of reindeer, small and large, that were Christmas gifts received from her over the years.
Linda never had any children of her own. Besides her nieces and nephews, she had Casey and Charlie, her two Schnauzers, who meant the world to her.
Linda looked forward to her annual visits with mom, relatives and friends from Canada. She welcomed everyone with open arms and she treated everyone to “Phoenix Coyotes” hockey games.
Linda returned to Canada in October 2005 to be closer to family and resided with her brother Lawrence and his wife Tracy in Chilliwack, B.C. until her passing. Special thanks go to both Lawrence and Tracy for their unconditional love and care.
The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to the nurses and staff of Cascade Lodge for the exceptional care they provided for Linda; to Dorothy, Linda’s volunteer and friend who spent many hours caring for and assisting Linda with her greeting cards; and finally to Val from the Fraser Valley Health Palliative Care Home Support for taking extra special care of Linda.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2007, 2:00 p.m. at Glen Lawn Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. in Winnipeg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Linda to Canadian Cancer Society - Manitoba Division - 193 Sherbrook Street, Winnipeg, Maintoba R3C 9Z9. “Love you guys,” “Love you bunches”.