WHITTAKER, Margaret "Mae" passed away peacefully at Vancouver General Hospital on January 9, 2003. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba October 20, 1908. She was a healthy, vibrant, positive person all of her life and we shall miss her dearly although she will always be with us. Survived by her loving daughter, Sharon and loving son-in-law, Alfred; grandchildren, John (Romona) and Jason; great-grandchildren, Zach, Max and Lexi. Cremation and no funeral service by request. "May she rest in peace"
YOSHIMASU, Yoshio (Ted) 1908-2003 Peacefully on January 10, 2003 Yostiio Yoshimasu, passed away at the Oakview Place Nursing Home, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years Kaneko; son Paul (Rosanne); and daughter Shirley. Also 6 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held today, January 13, 2003, at 10:00am at the Chapel Lawn Funeral Home with Sensei Fredrich Ulrich officiating. Interment to take place the following day at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to: CHAPEL LAWN FUNERAL HOME CEMETERY AND CREMATORIUM 204-885-9715
WEINSTEIN, We are deeply saddened to announce Harry C. Weinstein, long time "boss" of Empire Recycling Ltd. passed away Saturday, February 22, 2003. He was born in Camarzan, Roumania, on February 5, 1924 and arrived in Vancouver with his mother, Miriam, brother, George and sister Reta in 1929 to join their father, Izidor. Harry leaves his wife, Marilyn; daughter, Judy; son, Jerry (Stephanie); grandchildren, Janene, Aaron, Alethea, Anna Klara and Gabi; brother, George (Natalie); sisters, Reta (Harold), Esther, Lily (Hy); many nieces, nephews and cousins, special fishing buddy, Ian and Marilyn's two sons. Besides Harry's loving family, he will be missed by numerous friends and casual acquaintances, many of whom stopped by his last store on Fraser Street for conversation, coffee and a fast game of cribbage. He was outgoing and friendly in a completely natural way and transmitted this warmth to the people he met. Harry served in the Airforce in World War II as a Pilot Officer. For many years he was an avid sports fisherman who enjoyed fishing weekends on his boat, "The Happy Harry" off Gibson's, B.C. on the Sunshine Coast. Harry was an active participant in the Louis Brier Home Synagogue and devoted his time to helping the residents participate in the services. Honouring Harry's wishes, services in his memory will be held at the Louis Brier Home and Hospital, 1055 West 41st Avenue at 4:15 pm from Monday to Thursday. In celebration of Harry's life, should family and friends so desire, donations to the BC Cancer Foundation in support of Prostate Cancer Research or to the Louis Brier Home and Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated. The family wishes to thank and acknowledge the care and kindness provided by the staff at Louis Brier, especially Dr. G. Bermann and Audrey, Carol, France and Jonathan. Funeral Services will be held at the Schara Tzedeck Cemetery, Marine Drive, New Westminster.
KROON, Donna Margaret Kroon passed away peacefully at home on April 10, 2003 after a lengthy battle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband, Fred; two sons, Frederick, Jonathon (Connie); her mother, Peggy Exelby and her granddaughter, Shealigh Jane. A Memorial Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 19, at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of the VALLEY VIEW FUNERAL HOME (14660 - 72 Ave, Surrey). Cremation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation 200 - 601 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 4C2
LACEY, Frederick Garnett. Born June 23, 1919, a veteran of the Second World War, passed away peacefully April 13, 2003 at Burnaby Hospital, after a courageous battle with Alzheimers and Parkinson's, with his family by his side. Fred will be sadly missed by his wife, Grace, of 50 years. He is survived by his children, Barbara (Dave), Robert, Audrey (Steve), Willie (Tracy), Judi (Tam); and five grandchildren who absolutely adored him;, his brothers, Chuck (Doreen), Wilfred (Edie), George (Laura), Mel (Linda); sister Verna; sister-in-law Daisy; and many nieces and nephews. Fred was predeceased by his brother Reg. Fred loved his adventures be it travelling, camping, fishing or hunting. Fred's compassion and caring for others who he touched, be it once or throughout his life will be cherished by all. It was said that if everyone put into practice any one of Fred's traits we would all gain from it. His word was his bond and his life was his family. Family and friends are invited to share in honoring and celebrating Fred's life at 2:00 PM on April 17th, 2003 at the Valley View Funeral Home, 14660-72nd Avenue, Surrey. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of B.C., #300 - 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1E2 would be appreciated.
LOUTH, Arthur Herbert "Bert", born May 15, 1917, passed away April 11, 2003. He is survived by his wife WInnifred of 45 years; children, Charles and Douglas; grandchildren, Louise, Dale and Dana. Visitation at 2 p.m. and funeral service will be held in the chapel at the Richmond Funeral Home on Cambie Road. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or charity of your choice.
MACDONALD, William Ross. Born September 19, 1917 in North Battleford, Sask., of Nova Scotia parents. Educated at the Universities of Saskatchewan and British Columbia. He was an officer in the Canadian Army (RCE) 1943-1945, and worked in the construction industry. Survived by Doris Alvina (nee Brewster), his wife of 56 years, daughter Jean Macdonald, son Stevenson (Cynthia), and two grandchildren, Anna Mya Jean, and David William Ross, sister Jean Roberts and sister-in-law Dorothea Brewster, and many nieces and nephews. He was a good and beloved husband, father and grandfather, and a believing Christian. A Memorial Service will be held at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver, on Thursday April 17 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Highlands Church.
MARSHALL, Harry May 7, 1925 - April 10, 2003. After a lengthy illness in his 77th year. Predeceased by wife Clare in 1996. Survived by son George (Sandra); daughters, Catherine Marshall and Eloise (Gerald) Fix; grandchildren, Scott (Jen) and Andrew Marshall, Brent (Jaimie) and Rebecca Shardlow; step grandchildren, Brad and Felicia Fix; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Heather Watson and Fern Sutherland; sister-in-law Betty White; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Born and raised in Vancouver, Harry retired as Captain from the Vancouver Fire Department in 1983 following a 31 year career. In 1985 they moved permanently to Hatzic Lake and became very active in community affairs, especially the McConnell Creek Farmers Institute where Harry will be fondly remembered for his famous lemon pies and St. Patrick's Day cakes. Harry was active at All Saints Anglican Church, corner of Second and James, Mission, B.C. where a Memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 19 at 1:00 p.m. Tea and refreshments following. Due to the fire that destroyed the community hall, in lieu o flowers, donations can be made to the McConnell Creek Building Fund, c/o R.N. AINSWORTH, PRESIDENT, 13530 SYLVESTER ROAD, RR 3, MISSION, B.C., V2V 4J5. RECEIPTS WILL BE ISSUED.
McDONALD, Jacqueline A. Passed away peacefully at Burnaby General Hospital Friday, April 11, 2003 in her 70th year. Jackie was predeceased by her husband Edward in 1994. Jackie will be lovingly remembered by her two sons, John and Glenn; loyal friends, Glen, Shirley, Donna, Linda and Tom; family members and friends. Jackie loved her garden, her precious Blue Jays and all the birds and squirrels that came to visit with her. No service at Jackie's request. In lieu of flowers a donation in Jackie's name to the SPCA or the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC would be gratefully appreciated. In Memory of Mother "I remember thee in this solemn hour, my dear mother. I remember the days when thou didst dwell on Earth and thy tender love watched over me like a guardian angel. Thou hast gone from me but the bond that unites our souls can never be servered! thine image lives within my heart. May the merciful Father reward thee for th e faithfulness and kindness thou hast ever shown me; may he lift up the light of his countenanee upon thee and grant thee eternal peace! Amen"
MILLER, Barbara Mae (nee Allen) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Barb Miller. Born October 21, 1931 in Sydney, Nova Scotia, passed away April 10, 2003 at Vancouver General Hospital. Predeceased by husband Tom in 1993. Sadly missed by her children Margaret Svea (Nick), Sharon, Rob, Phil (Linda), and Tom (Eleanor), 7 grandchildren, 3 brothers and 3 sisters. There will be a celebration of Barb's life Thursday, April 17th at noon at the Sullivan Mews Clubhouse, 15020 66A Avenue, Surrey, BC. Funeral and interment will be held at Trinity Anglican Church in Morin Heights, QU, Friday, April 25th at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cancer Society. "In loving memory of my mother, without whom I might have been somebody else."
MORREY, Sally. We announce the passing of Sally, age 62, on April 13th, 2003 surrounded by her loving family after a courageous battle with cancer, joining her much loved and missed son, David. She will be sadly missed, but loved forever by her husband Lyle of 43 years; her sons, Steven and Rick; her daughters-in-law, Dawn and Eda; and her grandchildren, Elisha, Sarah and Michael; her Nana Dori; sister Lynda (Bo) and husband Dennis; brother-in-law Gary and wife Judy; sister-in-law Barbara; also her many nieces and nephews and numerous great friends. Many thanks go to Dr. Paul Klimo, the wonderful nurses and staff at Lions Gate Hospital. A memorial service will be held Thursday April 17th at 1:00 pm at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the B.C. Cancer Society in Sally's memory. Hollyburn Funeral Home PH: 604-922-1221
RYAN, Margaret Cosgrove (McKay) passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 13, 2003. Born in Prince Rupert, B.C. January 15, 1911. Predeceased by her husband Thomas Anthony (Tony) in 1951 and brothers Robert and John. Survived by her son Thomas (Marcia), West Vancouver and brother James, North Vancouver, cousins in Scotland and England, nieces and nephews and many good friends. She was a long time resident of West Vancouver, a member of Vancouver Chapter #2, Order of the Eastern Star, a member of Vancouver-Coast Region, Scouts Canada and a member of the 48th B.P. Guild, West Vancouver. No funeral at Mum's request. Arrangements by First Memorial Services. Peacefully, sleep comes to a dear, beloved heart. Quietly, we understand the time has come to part. Tenderly, the love shines on - a never-ending light. Gratefully, we feel its warmth and say, "Sweet dreams, good-night, Mom."
SANGSTER, Velma (Val) born February 12, 1926 in Earl Grey, Saskatchewan passed away peacefully April 10, 2003 in Langley. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her husband, Moe; son, Gordy and his wife, Lynda; sisters, Agnes and Naida; brother, Gordon and their families; many other relatives and friends and her loving companion Foster the dog. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, April 23 at 1:30 p.m. at Henderson's Funeral Home, 20786 Fraser Highway, Langley. If friends wish, a donation to the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated. HENDERSONS FUNERAL HOME - 604-530-6488
HELM, Dorothy passed away November 24 at Holy Family Hospital in her 97th year. Predeceased by her brother Harold and sister-in-law Irene. Dorothy is survived by niece Pat (Larry), nephews Gordie (Linda) and Rob (Patti). By request, her ashes will be scattered at sea.
HENNESSY, Rev. John (Jack) William, Oblate of Mary Immaculate, age 93, died peacefully Thursday evening, December 11, 2003 in Chilliwack General Hospital. Father Jack Hennessy was born in Vancouver, BC on March 1, 1910, the son of the late William Hennessy and Ida Miller. He is survived by his sister, Mary Murphy and husband, William, of Phoenix, AZ, and younger brother, Fr. Frank Hennessy, OMI, an Oblate priest, stationed in Toronto, ON, as well as many nieces and nephews. Fr. Jack was ordained to the priesthood on June 29, 1934 in Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver, by Most Rev. William M. Duke, D.D. Archbishop of Vancouver. Fr. Hennessy began his missionary career in 1935 as a missionary to the Native people in Williams Lake. Those were the days when much of his travel was on horse back. In 1948 he was named to St. Mary's Indian Residential School in Mission as Principal and Superior. Following this assignment he was appointed in 1954 to the Oblate Mission Band and was stationed in Vancouver where he earned an enviable reputation as an able Parish Missioner and Retreat master. In 1961 he was named Pastor of St. Peters, New Westminster, then returned for a brief period to Williams Lake before being elected Provincial Superior in 1968 of the newly formed St. Paul's Oblate Province in Western Canada. After this leadership ministry Fr. Jack served as a travelling missionary and parish priest in Penticton, Grand Forks, Hope, Boston Bar and Prince Rupert. Finally, in September, 2002, he moved to St. Anthony's, Agassiz to begin his well- deserved retirement. Prayers will be said 7:00 P.M. Monday, December 15, 2003 at Saint Peter's Church, 402 Royal Avenue New Westminster, BC where Mass of Christian Burial will take place 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, December 16, 2003. Burial will take place at the Oblate Cemetery in Mission. Kearney Funeral Services 604-736-0268