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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 72

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COONEY, David Joseph. Born November 29, 1940 passed away peacefully and suddenly on June 10, 2002. Predeceased by his wife Fern; parents Arthur and Annie; brother Larry. Dad will be greatly missed by his faithful companions Missy and Murphy. Dad is terribly missed by his son Andrew and daughter Jennifer. Dad will be remembered for his off beat sense of humour and his many stories. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the S.P.C.A. are greatly appreciated.

COPELAND, Lionel Grant - passed away at Royal Columbian Hospital on June 16, 2002, at the age of 81 years. He was born in Winnipeg, raised in Vancouver. He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 54 years, Kay; daughter, Faith; son, Brent; brother, Allan; and many nieces and nephews. He was a Veteran of World War II, joining in 1940, and serving with the Royal Canadian Engineers in the 4th and 2nd Field Park in Italy and Holland. During his working career, he was a mechanic and a creative craftsman. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2002, from Burquitlam Funeral Home, 625 North Road, Coquitlam.

DAVID, Warren Charles, suddenly on June 15th, 2002, late of Maple Ridge, B.C., age 23 years. Will be sadly missed by his father Lorne (Abbi and her son Lucas); mother Debbie; sisters Janelle and Tamara (and her fiancee Rex); his babe, Dana Baker; and large extended family. He will also be a great loss to the boys and too many friends to mention. Celebration of his Life will be held Saturday, June 22nd at 3:00 P.M. in the Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel, 11969-216th St. Pastor Dan Warkantin officiating. When we are sad and lonely And everything goes wrong, We seem to hear you whisper, Cheer up and carry on. Each time we see your photo You seem to smile and say, Don't cry I'm only sleeping We'll meet again someday.

DILWORTH, Winifred, born in Vancouver on September 21, 1916, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 14, 2002 at St. Michael's Hospice. Winnie is survived by her grandchildren, Debbie and David; daughter-in-law Marisa of Edmonton; niece Karen Cowie (Peter); great nephews, Bruce Cowie (Dale) Allan (Gail), Chris (Susan and children Heather and Jack), Rod (Rita); nephews Mark, Guy and George Hartshorn. Cremation with no service at her request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.

HEIN, John passed away peacefully on June 18, 2002 surrounded by his loving wife and close family. John was born in 1932 in the Ukraine and immigrated to Canada in 1954. John fought a courageous fight, however lost the battle to cancer. He is survived by his wife May; daughter Corrine (Jarrod); son Dereck (Natasha); brothers Mike (Evelyn) and Albert (Olga); sister-in-law Betty; cousin Betty; nieces and nephews John (Liz), Bill (Judy) and Johanne; and many other family and friends. Many thanks to all the nurses at Surrey Memorial Hospital, N51 and N52. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 21 at 3:00 p.m. at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Surrey Memorial Hospital, Palliative Care and Hospice would be greatly appreciated. FRASER HEIGHTS 604-589-2559

HENDERSON, James "Jimmy" died suddenly, 8:00 a.m., Saturday, June 15th, 2002 at age 64. Born February 7th, 1938 at Ilsfor, Essex, England. Member of branch #16 Royal Canadian Legion and previously branch #142 Royal Canadian Legion where he played the piano for 9 years. He also played at many nursing homes around the city. Survived by sister Margaret in England and loving companion Margaret Graham. No service by request. Cremation. He will be missed.

BRUMPTON, Gerald Vernon (Gerry) of Kelowna passed away November 14, 2002 at the age of 56. He is survived by his loving wife Jan of 32 years; son Christian; daughter Carla; brother Art and wife Carol, brother Mickey; Aunt Edie; uncles Bud and Doug and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Gerry was born in New Westminster in 1946 and resided in Kelowna since 1973. He was predeceased by his loving parents, Alma and Russell. Gerry was one of the owners of Interior Instrument Tech Services Ltd., an instrumentation company in Kelowna. Gerry was passionate about life, enjoyed spending time with his family, motorcycling, skiing, and his involvement with the Masonic Lodge. Gerry was a Past Master of Prince Charles Lodge #153 A.F. & A.M., an honorary Inspector General 33rd Degree in the Scottish Rite and a member of Okanagan Lodge of Perfection, Moray Chapter Rose Croix and B.C. Consistory. Gerry was also a member of Kelowna Chapter of the Royal Arch. Gerry will be sadly missed by his family, friends and colleagues. The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2002 at 2 pm, Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Okanagan Cancer Car Project, 2251 Abbott Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1X2.

CADIC, Reine, late of Haro Park Centre, Vancouver, passed away on November 14, 2002, at the age of 89 years. Born February 6, 1913 in Manitoba. Graveside service will be held at Victory Memorial Park, 2977 King George Hwy, Surrey, B.C. on Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.

COOK, "Kay" Olga (nee Sereda) 1934-2002. Kay, along with her brother Ed were killed in a tragic bus accident on October 30, 2002 while vacationing in South Africa. Kay is predeceased by her husband Walter in 1995, mother, father, sisters Mary and Stevie. She will be dearly missed by her sister Ann, sister Jean (Marshall); brother Joe (Tiny); step daughters, Susan, Roberta and Debra; grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews whom she loved. She'll be missed by her close dear best friend Jacqueline Nordel of Spokane, Washington and many more friends and acquaintances. Kay loved to golf at the West Richmond Pitch and Putt with the seniors, play bingo and travel to new and exotic places. She was a terrific gardener, born in Edmonton and has lived in Vancouver and Richmond, BC since the 50's. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 11:00 in the Chapel of the Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road Richmond, BC. Reception to follow. By request, no flowers, donations may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation.

COOKSLEY, Thelma was born in Vancouver on September 17, 1915. Thelma is survived by her son, Bill (Jan); daughter, Joyce (Don); five grandchildren, David, Jackie, Cory, Jodi and Bill, and two great-grandchildren, Taylor and Madison. Predeceased by her husband Bill in 1989, and her brothers, Bud and Les. Funeral Service to be held on Thursday, November 21, 2002 at 11 am, at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 3789 Royal Oak Avenue, Burnaby, BC. Flowers gratefully declined. We miss you mom. Forest Lawn Funeral Home 604-299-7720

FINDLAY, Colleen Anne (nee Gormley), born in Maple Ridge Hospital on September 30, 1963, passed away tragically on November 12, 2002. She lived her entire life in her home town. The only other place she liked just as much was Middletown, Ireland. She was a bonny girl with the Irish twinkle. Her spirit was generous. Her faith was steadfast. She valued fairness and justice. She spent all her life in the positive. She saw the good in people always. She was so impressive, loyal, kind and a loving wife. Her children and their well being always came first. She is mourned by a nation of people who valued her goodness and decency and will cherish her memory. Her close family in Ireland, England and the U.S. are weeping. We pray her faith in God will be a huge comfort to us all. She leaves behind the wonderful children she mothered, Ross, Shayne and Shannon; her beloved husband Jim; a devoted family, mother Mae; father Kevin; brother Terry; sister Kathleen; also Jim's brothers and sisters Jody, Max (Sheila), Mary (Don) and David (Yuka); nieces and nephews Colin, Paula, Adrienne, Callie, Clea and Emery. She had a special connection to her loving relatives in England and Ireland. Colleen is celebrating the precious love of her many close friends who have bonded together in a sea of support and kindness for her family and for her memory. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, November 21, 2002 at 2:00 PM at Maple Ridge Baptist Church, 22155 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge. A trust fund on Colleen's behalf has been established to work at changing the Juvenile Justice System. Kindly direct your donations to: Mr. James Maroney, Chartered Accountant in Trust: Colleen Findlay Memorial Fund #201-11939-224th Street Maple Ridge, BC V2X 6B2 Garden Hill Funeral Chapel, Maple Ridge (604) 463-8161

GOSS, Kenna Dunn (nee Dickson) November 12, 2002, Kenna, always ready to meet any challenge, lost a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 62. Her husband Phil was at her side as he had been throughout her brave and inspiring struggle. She attended West Vancouver High School and subsequently worked for BC Hydro and BC Tel, before embarking on a twenty-three year career with Canadian Pacific Airlines. An avid horsewoman and skier, Kenna loved the outdoors, and retired to her beloved Wildtree Ranch in Princeton, and with Phil, built their dream log home over several memorable years. She was known from Alaska to Florida, and across Canada for her passion for the Airedale Terriers she bred, exhibited and sold to what became an extended family. Sleeping on the ground in the high mountains with her horses nearby, travelling the world or dazzling those around her at formal occasions, her fire and zest for life were contagious. She touched the lives of so many with her caring, kindness and fullness of life. There is an empty spot in our lives, but another bright star in the night sky. Kenna is survived by her husband of fourteen years, Phil; sister Bonnie (Neville) Flanagan; nephews, Grayden (Sangita) Flanagan, Darren Flanagan; step son Glen Dunn; sister-in-law Rita Goss; niece Leah; nephew Lynn; aunt Mary and cousins, Sandra (Bill), Shirley, Brian, Varvee, Carlee and Robert; and her dear, dear friends, Lois, Jean, Alan, Edie, Jim, Carol, Caroline, Gord, Shirley, David, Bernadette, Brittany and Carly. Special thanks to the marvelous staff at the Cancer Clinic for the Southern Interior and the Southern Interior Rotary Lodge in Kelowna. A memorial service will be held at the Calvary Temple, 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops, BC on Thursday, November 21, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. A gathering and celebration of Kenna's life will follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions " In memory of Kenna Goss" Southern Interior Rotary Cancer Lodge, 2251 Abbott Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1E2 would be greatly appreciated, and a legacy befitting her struggle and spirit.

KNECHTEL, Wilfred, late of Sidney, passed away peacefully on November 14, 2002 at the age of 95 years. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving family and friends. His wife Edith predeceased him in 1990. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully accepted to the Resthaven Lodge, 2281 Mills Rd, Sidney, BC, V8L 2C3. First Memorial Funeral Services-Falaise

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