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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 75

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BOLTON, Kathleen Joyce (nee Brunelle) passed away September 2, 2003. Survived by her mother Muriel; daughter Evelyn, son William; grandson Ross; brothers, Cliff, Larry, Louis; sisters, Donna, Verna, Charlene. Service at Glenhaven, 1835 East Hastings St., Van, September 8th at 11:00 am. Rest in Peace.

BOURQUE, Sherri Lynn (nee Pennykid) May 26, 1961 - September 4, 2003. It is with great sadness that we announce that Sherri passed away peacefully, in her sleep, after a courageous battle with cancer which lasted seven years. Sherri is survived by her husband Robert; son Christien; Robert's parents Camile and Adrienne; brothers Mike, Marc (Joanne) and family. Sherri will also be mourned by her mother Terry; father Barry; brother Gary (Jamie) and niece Taylor; grandmothers Roma Pennykid, Violet Scott; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and a great many wonderful friends. Sherri was a warm, loving, creative person whose greatest delight was being a mom. Her presence lit up a room and her wonderful spirit lit up our lives. We were privileged to know her and we will always love and remember her. We want to thank Dr. Karen Gelmon and the warm caring staff at the Vancouver Cancer Clinic and VGH as well as Dr. Jim Chan and his clinical staff. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Cancer Research would be appreciated. Celebration of Sherri's life will take place at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660 72 Ave., Surrey on Wednesday, September 10th at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow.

CRISP, George John of Surrey, BC passed away on September 2, 2003 at the age of 81. He is survived by his loving wife Doris; 1 son Jim (Leslie); 2 grandchildren, Graeme (Shara-Lyn), David; 3 sisters in England; many nieces, nephews and friends. Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, September 9, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Cancer Society are appreciated. Fraser Heights 604 - 589 - 2559

DAVIS, Leslie (Terry) Terry Davis passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2003 in Richmond, BC. He was born June 11th, 1929 in Albury, NSW, Australia, fifth generation of one of Australia's original pioneer families. Terry was the devoted Husband of Thelma and the loving Father of Kilyn, Sharon and Rick. His grandchildren Tyler and Kira will fondly remember Terry, as will his son-in-law Peter, and son-in-law Douglas. Terry is also survived by his brother Bob and sister Norma, along with numerous nieces and nephews in Australia and Canada. Terry loved people. He loved to chat to everyone from the corner grocery store clerk to the people he met on his daily walks in Steveston. He enjoyed dancing, golfing, fishing and long walks in the forest. We will always hold dearly our memories of camping in the interior of BC and Long Beach, crab fishing at Belcarra, and digging for clams on the beaches of White Rock. Terry's family would like to pass along their thanks to the staff at Richmond General Hospital ICU and extend a heartfelt thanks to Dr. Kliman for all his care and compassion. Like all of Australia's children, Terry loved the sun. When next you feel it warm on your face, look to the heavens, and remember him. Heaven is no doubt a livelier place now with your wonderful, giving spirit Dad. We will love and cherish you always...

DIAS, Armando Marques, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2003 at 43 years of age. Armando will be lovingly remembered by his wife Celia; daughters Vanessa and Natasha; sons Sergio and Alexander; brother Jose; mother and father Maria do Rosario Marques and Antonio Vicente Dias. Prayer Service will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Parish at 1423 E. 13th Ave. in Vancouver, on Monday, September 8, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at a later date in Portugal. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to Our Lady of Fatima Portuguese Parish.

DRAWSON, Donald Alfred, 80 years old, beloved husband of Laura Virginia, Coos Bay, Oregon. No service will be held. Donald will be buried in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He was predeceased by his parents Alfred and Elvira Drawson. Donald was born in Winnipeg November 13, 1922 and on Sunday July 6, 2003 went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ. He was a R.C.A.F. World War II veteran. After the war he worked as theatre manager and a sales manager for Del Monte Foods in Canada. On May 6, 1950 he was united in marriage with Laura Virginia Wright. In 1960 they moved to Los Angeles, California; then in 1976 moved to Coos Bay, Oregon where they operated the Valley Mart Store and House of Confusion until their retirement in 2001. Don was an avid collector and took great interest in current world affairs and events. A devoted husband, he is survived by his wife Laura Virginia, also his sister Doreen (Arvid) Dancyt, Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba; sister-in-law Bernice Goodman of Surrey, British Columbia; nephews Alexander, Ivan and John Craig Anderson, Tommy Price and Norm Dancyt; nieces Laura Anderson, Carole Trudeau, Carol Kabaluk and Karen David. The family suggests contributions to the Heart Association. Coos Bay Chapel directed arrangements. Goodnight sweet Prince And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest

DURHAM-GODFREY, Leona Ada (Cameron) October 4, 1916 - August 31, 2003 Leona Godfrey passed away quietly, in Wainwright Alberta, at 86 years of age. Survived by her husband Philip; daughter Sharon (Ken) Smith; son Cameron (Gail) Durham; 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society or The Heart and Stroke Foundation.

G'FROERER, Gordon Eugene, age 52, on August 17 in Kamloops after a short fight with cancer. Predeceased by father Frederick and stepfather George Steinbach. Gord is lovingly remembered by wife Mary-Lynn, mother Dorothy, brother Brian (Laverne), nieces Joanna and Paula, stepsisters Sally and Sue, stepbrothers Marston and Steve, Mary-Lynn's sons Ken, Kevin, Gord and all their families. A city and charter bus-driver in Vancouver and Kamloops, Gord will remembered for his humour and laughter and will be greatly missed by all, especially his dog Barney. A memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, September 20 at 2 PM, in the Fireside Room, Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., N. Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Gord would be appreciated.

ALEXANDER, Mae Elizabeth (nee Walker) Passed away peacefully on October 12, 2003 at Burnaby Hospital at the age of 74. Predeceased by her husband Doug in 1970, she carried on and was always there for her family creating a warm and loving home (thanks Mom). Family and friends will remember her as a vibrant, hard working, independent woman who loved reading, cooking, gardening and nature. Mae possessed the wonderful qualities of caring, compassion, wisdom, integrity, dignity and sense of humor. She was a wonderful Mom, Grandma and Friend who was easy to spend time with and will be truly missed by all who knew her. She will be lovingly remembered by her family: Cheryl (Laurel), Murray (Ofelia), Clark (Bev): beloved grandchildren Michelle, Ryan, Steven. We will be celebrating Mae's Life at 1:30 pm on Saturday, October 25th at Ioco United Church, 1790 Ioco Rd., Pt Moody. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mae's memory to the Palliative Care Unit at Burnaby Hospital. The family cannot thank enough the wonderful caring staff of the Palliative Care Unit, especially the nurses.

ALLAN, Ruth (nee Jennie Ruth Sophia Alm) died peacefully in VGH October 13, 2003. Third daughter to John and Emmy Alm, born at Kaslo BC, 10 March 1917, she grew up and attended school at Kaslo, graduated RN from the Vancouver General Hospital School of Nursing in 1939. Her lovely voice and musical ability won her prizes and awards at Kootenay Music Festivals in her school days. She was one of the early stewardesses on Trans-Canada Airlines, later Air Canada. Greatly loved by her friends and family, she leaves her son Blake (Beryl) in Vancouver, grandson Christopher Allan in Dundee, Scotland, granddaughter Rachel Allan in Vancouver and Stephanie (John), and her husband, retired Judge Blake Allan. Predeceased by her 2 sisters, Edith Edstrom and Alice Burgess. She played golf and tennis, but music and sewing were her joys. We love you and will always remember your love. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

ARMENTA, Linda Mae (Graham) passed away peacefully after a short fight with lung cancer, on October the 3rd, 2003, three days prior to her 54th Birthday at Richmond Hospital surrounded by family and the kind staff. She leaves behind her loving husband Ernie; daughters Nicole (Aaron), Cassandra (Ian); along with her only grandson Christopher; as well as her brothers Larry and Philip; sisters Deborah and Nona (Robert). Leaving behind also are her extended family to the South, sister Betty and her brothers Marvin, Harold, Claude, David and their families. She will be greatly missed by her co-workers at BC Ferries. A memorial service will be held on Sunday October 26th at the family home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the BC Childrens Hospital or Richmond General Hospital.

BARTELUK, Lawrence Carl passed away suddenly October 14, 2003. Laurie, as he was known to friends and family, was born in Wynyard, Saskatchewan on May 17, 1929. Predeceased by his wife, Evelyn, the mother of their children, Thomas, Gregory, Theresa, Lawrence, Catherine (Alex) Mitchell and Susan. Survived by his wife, Laura, step-children Jeff Taylor (Roslynne), Sheila Webster (Graeme), grandchildren David, Jessica, Alicia and Kelly. Laurie is survived by his brothers Robert (Bob) Bartlett and Stanley Bartlett, sisters Ann Hrycko and Julia Dillabough, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. Laurie moved to Vancouver in 1946 and found employment at Ward Music. For 8 years he combined his love of music, with sales and service. Later, he began a career at Woodward's downtown, which continued with the opening of Oakridge Centre. After 34 years of success at Woodward's Stores, Laurie retired in 1988. His love of music was constant; he enjoyed several years as a member of the Maple Leaf Singers. He also participated in the Corpus Christi 11:30 choir. Prayers will be said on the evening of October 20th, 2003 at 7:00 pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Tuesday October 21st, 2003 at 10:00 am. Both Prayers and Mass will be held at Corpus Christi Church, 6350 Nanaimo St. Vancouver, B.C., Father Michael Conaghan officiating. Interment will be at the Gardens of Gethsemani, 15800 - 32nd Avenue, Surrey, B.C. Donations may be made to Burnaby Hospital Foundation, 3935 Kincaid Street, Burnaby, B.C. V5G 2X6. Kearney Funeral Home 604-736-0268

BROUGHTON, Frederick William passed away on October 12, 2003. Born April 10, 1918 in Dauphin, Manitoba, he lived a rich and fulfilling life. He is survived by wife Morag, daughter Sandra, sister-in-law Doreen, nieces and nephews, Janet, John, Tom, Beverly and Ross. Bill served with the R.C.A.F. (Squadron 415) as a torpedo and bomber pilot from 1941-1945. Following the War he graduated from U.B.C. with a B.A.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering) and worked with the C.N.R. and Federal Government as a Professional Engineer until his retirement in 1979. Bill is a Past Master of Hollyburn Lodge; and was a member of many community organizations. Morag and Sandra are grateful to Dr. Gary Jenkins, LGH and Evergreen House Nursing Staff for the care given to Bill. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 2003 at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Alzheimer Society.

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