HURDLE, Shirley (RN) passed away peacefully in Richmond, BC on Thursday August 14, 2003 at the age of 82 years. Predeceased by her step-sons Terry and Garth, survived by her loving family, husband Roy, step-daughter Valerie (Ian) Hallman, four grandsons Jeremy, David, Lucas and Blake, relatives and friends. Memorial Service to be held on Thursday, August 21, 2003 at 2pm in the Chapel of Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road. Cremation. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
JONES, Roy Kirby. Born November 23, 1925 in North Vancouver, BC, passed away peacefully on July 21, 2003. Celebration of Life will be held on August 21, 2003 at St. Andrew's and St. Stephen's Church, 2641 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver. Memorial 2 pm, tea 3 - 4 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations on Roy's behalf to: BC Wildlife Federation, 303 - 19292-60th Ave, Surrey, BC, V3S 3M2
AISBETT, Lois Ellen (Schroeder), born in Windthorst, Sask., passed away after a brief but intense battle with cancer on Thursday, September 25, 2003 at the age of 69 years. Her strength and courage in embracing all of life's challenges was an inspiration and a shining example to all of the lives she touched. She will be deeply missed by her three children, Nancy, Mark (Monique) and Gwen (Michael); granddaughters, Dawn and Jenna; the late Miss. Barkley; and treasured family and friends from Canada and Australia. Lois was predeceased by her parents Joseph Schroeder (1986); S. Nellie Schroeder (1991) and her loving husband James in 1995. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 3, 2003 at 1:00pm in the Chapel at Valley View Memorial Gardens, 14644-72nd Ave, Surrey, 604-596-7196. Burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to the MS Society 604-689-3144, #1600-1130 W. Pender St., Vancouver, BC V6E 4A4 in Lois' name would be appreciated. Life is a dream - realize it Life is a challenge - meet it Life is love - enjoy it!
ARTER, Richard George "Dick" May 3, 1931 - September 29, 2003. Passed away peacefully at the age of 72. Predeceased by his loving wife Myrt. He will sadly be missed by daughter Susie (Wally); sons Alan and Kelly (Debbie); grandchildren, Laura, Andria, Amber, Mathew, Scott, Jennifer, Thomas, Nicholas and Kimberley; his sister Irene; and all his nieces and nephews. Service to be held at Valley View Funeral Home, Surrey at 2:00 pm Monday, October 6, 2003.
BAKAJSZA, Ferenc (Frank) passed away on September 28, 2003, at age 64. He is survived by his loving companion Patricia, his caring son Robin, and sadly missed by many other family and friends. The memorial will be in Vancouver at Hastings Community Center, 3096 E. Hastings St. (room 9), on Saturday, October 4th, from noon to 4:30 pm.
BRYAN, Alvin James. Passed away peacefully on September 29, 2003 at Peace Arch Hospital at the age of 77. Al will be sadly missed by his wife Joyce; his daughters, Brenda (Dino) and Val (Joe); his extended family, Neil, Greg, Ron (Sheela), Sandra (Richard), Toni (Ron), Penny (Barry); and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; as well as many friends. Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2003, 2:00pm at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 - 72nd Ave., Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers donations to charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.
CAMPBELL, William (Bill) born June 1, 1926 passed away peacefully at VGH on September 29, 2003. He is survived by his loving wife Yvonne of 55 years, 6 children Ken (Donna), Keith (Val), Bruce (Cathy), Brian (Brenda), Colin (Shelly), Gail (Jim). 7 grandchildren Kim (Andrew), Jeff (their mother Judy); Scott; Wayne, Richard (their mother Heather); Craig, Carly; great grandchildren Kevin, Nikkia and Ethan. Bill also leaves to mourn many relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 3, 2003 at 3:00 pm at Glenhaven Memorial Chapel, 1835 East Hastings St, Vancouver. To follow a celebration of Bill's life will be held at 148 Legion, 4356 E. Hastings St., Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Variety Club or Children's Hospital would be gratefully appreciated.
CHIDWICK, Anthony "Tony" Henry passed away peacefully to be in the presence of the Lord on September 29, 2003 at the age of 68 years. He was born September 20, 1935 in Rochester, Kent, England. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Sardis Community Church on South Sumas Road on Friday, October 3, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Rev. Graeme Isbister officiating. Cremation, Valley Crematorium. He is survived by his loving family: wife, Anne; 5 daughters Susan (Michael) Regan of England, Toni (Steve) Aeichele of Surrey, Joanne Taves of Ontario, Lorrie (Clarence) Buter of Victoria, Karen Kemp of New Westminster; 1 son Richard (Maria) Shukin of Richmond; 8 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren and many other family members. Should family and friends so desire, donations in his memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Henderson's 604-792-1344
CORRIGAN, John Paul (Jack) September 24th, 1946 - September 29th, 2003 Jack passed away Monday night with his family by his side after a short but courageous battle with cancer. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Sandra; his children Kim (Gianni) and Kerrie (Sean); the joy of his life, his grandchildren Sydney and Jake; his in-laws Eileen and Cliff; his brothers and sisters; numerous nieces and nephews and his good friends. Memorial Service to be held at the Hamilton-Harron Funeral Centre, Saturday, October 4th at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
FOLEY, Alfred Ambrose passed away on September 29, 2003 at the age of 61 and was surrounded by his family and friends. Al leaves behind his loving wife Barbara; son Christopher (Patricia); daughter Kimberly; grandson Caleb (his pride and joy); one sister; three brothers; and many nieces and nephews. We will miss him forever and cherish the memories he left behind. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 4, 2003 from Burquitlam Funeral Home, 625 North Road, Coquitlam. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Crossroads Hospice Society would be greatly appreciated.
ALLEN, Joyce Maria. Born July 8th, 1914 at Heart Lake, Alberta slipped away peacefully at VGH surrounded by her family on November 23rd, 2003. She is predeceased by her loving husband Charles (Chuck) Allen in 1991. Survived by her loving children John (Diane), Gordon, Mary (Sam) Cupples, Shannon, Robert as well as 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, also several nieces and nephews and her extended family. Mum was absolutely devoted to her family. She was caring and compassionate, especially to those less fortunate than herself. We will miss her dearly. Her spirit will live on and be with us forever. Prayers will be offered Sunday, November 30th at 6:00 p.m. at the Roselawn Funeral Chapel, 1669 E. Broadway (at Commercial), Vancouver. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, December 1st at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, 480 East 47th Avenue, Vancouver. Interment to follow at Mt. View Cemetery.
ANDERSON, Samuel. Born on March 30, 1923 in Glasgow Scotland, passed away peacefully on November 24, 2003 at home with his family by his side after a short illness. Sam served in the Black Watch / Gordon Highlanders 6th. Battalion during the Second World War. He will be lovingly remembered by his children Elaine (Tom), Ian (Heather), Roselynn (Derrick), Margaret, companion Olive and his six grandchildren. He was a kind gentle man and a hero to us all. A special thank you to Dr. Cilliers for his compassion and understanding with our father. A Remembrance Tea will be held on December 7, 2003 between 1 - 4PM at 6278 Hollypark Court, Ladner, B.C. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the B.C. Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
ARGENT, Elizabeth. Our beloved mom, grandma, great-grandma passed away November 25, 2003 in her 95th year. Predeceased by husband Harry (1996); sons, Charles (2002) and Ronald (2003). Survived by loving daughter Sybil; devoted son-in-law Ellwood; devoted only granddaughter Elizabeth (Edward); devoted grandson Allan (Brenda); special grandsons, Robert, Jim (Karen), Chris (Diane), Jeffrey; caring daughters-in-law, Florence and Diane; great-grandchildren, Krista, Michael, Jason, Bradley, Courtney, Cheryl, Steven, Kathryn, Matthew all of whom will miss her so much, as well as nieces and nephews, and many wonderful friends. Interment at Ocean View Saturday, November 29th, 10:30 a.m. with memorial service following at Grace Lutheran Church, 11 a.m. Donations to Grace Memorial Fund or charity of your choice are greatly appreciated. "BE A GOOD GIRL, PEEK-AMA," Love Steven, Kathryn & Matthew
BROWN, Margaret Gills (Wood) Margo passed away peacefully on November 20, 2003 at the age of 74. She is survived by her sister Mavis and her family, her 5 children, Margot, Lawrence, Yvonne, Colleen and Martin and her 11 grandchildren, Christopher, Patrick, Nicole, Jessica, Jackie, Carmen, Tyler, Ashley, Ramon, Jason and April. She will be dearly missed by all those whose lives she touched. Many words of appreciation and thanks to the staff and caregivers at Zion Park Manor for their caring support. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday December 1, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. in the Arbor Chapel, Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 72nd Avenue, Surrey. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer's Society will be appreciated.
CAMPBELL, (nee RAWLINSON) Elaine Terry, passed away Wednesday, November 5th, 2003 at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver BC. Elaine is survived by her loving husband Colin Alistair, her daughters Janet Upton-Noot (John) and Donna Lysell (Allan), her sisters Bonnie Loudoun (Norman) and June Carle, and her grandsons Ryan Cox (Danielle) and Tyler Cox (Julie) as well as many nieces and nephews and their children. Elaine was born in Victoria BC on December 9, 1926. She attended Oak Bay High School and was a proud and beautiful member of the Victoria Girl's Drill Team. She lived the majority of her adult life in Vancouver and White Rock and enjoyed many winter visits to California. Elaine's life was defined by her unlimited generosity of spirit, love, and support, not only for her family and friends, but also for everyone with whom she came in contact. Elaine genuinely cared for people and knew how to express her affection and concern. She was passionate about family and enjoyed, most of all, those times when her family gathered together for celebrations, special events, or even a quiet dinner on a Sunday night. Throughout 30 years of marriage, Elaine enjoyed the loving support of her husband, Colin Alistair, and that of his entire family. Although the last six years presented numerous medical challenges, Elaine never lost her love for life and family or her desire to help people whenever and wherever she could. Elaine's family would like to express their gratitude to the Nurses and Doctors in the Dialysis unit at St. Paul's Hospital. Very special thanks to Doctors R. Werb, A. Levin, S. McDonald, D. Johnston, and A. Seale and her very supportive GP, Dr. C. Storey of the Pacific Spirit Health Unit. A celebration of Elaine's wonderful life will be held Saturday, November 29, 2003 at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club - 3811 Point Grey Road - from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Please RSVP to the Yacht Club at (604) 224-1344 by November 26. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Kidney Foundation of Canada (B.C. Branch) #320 - 1600 West 6th Ave., Vancouver BC V6J 1R3 or a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. Kearney Funeral Home 604-736-0268