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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 76

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BROWNE, Jean (nee Thornley) passed away peacefully October 16, 2003. Jean was born November 23, 1912 in Vancouver. She is survived by her loving children, Marion Porath (Merv) of Vancouver, Craig of Surrey, and Rosemary Shale (Keith) of Trail. She also will be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Garth, Tara and Angela; and her great-grandchildren Brett and Emmy. Jean was predeceased by her husband Buster in 1991. Jean lived her life with grace and dignity. She touched the lives of all who knew her. She leaves a wonderful legacy of faith, strength, caring and courage. Thanks to the staff at Windermere Care Centre, St. Michael's Centre and Vancouver General Hospital for their dedication and care. A private memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jean's memory to the BC Aphasia Centre would be greatly appreciated, #300 - 3102 Main St., Vancouver, BC V5T 3G7.

BRUMMITT, Evelyn passed away peacefully on October 15, 2003 at Peace Arch Hospital. Loving wife and mother, Evelyn is survived by her husband, Walter; her son, Gordon (Dawn); her daughter, Colleen (Eric); and grandchildren, Grant and Dianne. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday October 20, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church, 15138 Prospect Ave., White Rock. Memorial Tributes in Evelyn's memory may be made to Lung Association of BC, 2675 Oak Street Vancouver, BC V6H 2K2. Arrangements in care of Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

BUCKLAND, Lynn Dianne (nee Moreton) passed away October 14, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer. Lynn was predeceased by her mother Betty Moreton and her father Earle Moreton. She will remain forever in the hearts and memories of her loving family and friends. Lynn is survived by her daughters, Nicole and Danica and their father Chan; stepsons, Bruce (Linda) Buckland and Gary (Alix) Buckland; her sisters, Julie Moreton and Terry (Timothy) Renshaw; nephew and niece, Connor and Brittany Renshaw; and step grandchildren, Christopher, Jeffery, Kennedy and Brynn Buckland. The family would like to especially thank her devoted friends who were always at her side. Lynn developed a passion for golf later in her life and shared its challenges and joys with the many friends she met while playing the game. A celebration of Lynn's life will be held at the Shaughnessy Golf Club's Garden Lounge, 4300 S.W. Marine Drive, Vancouver from 3 - 5 pm on Wednesday, October 22, 2003. The family would also like to thank the wonderful team at Vancouver Hospital's Palliative Care unit. In lieu of flowers a donation in Lynn's name to Vancouver Hospital Palliative Care would be appreciated. "What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, For all that we love deeply becomes a part of us." _Helen Keller

BYMAN, Ruth (Arthur). Born November 12th, 1931 in Truro England. Ruth died peacefully on the morning of October 9th, 2003 surrounded by her loving family. She will be missed and lovingly remembered by her children Andrea (Eric), Vickie and Eric (Kathryn); grandchildren Kelly, Aidan and Liam; her only sister Margaret and many other family members, close friends and colleagues. She is predeceased by her husband Allan and her mother Gertrude. Ruth moved to Canada as a young woman to pursue her career as a physiotherapist. She worked for many years at Hollyburn Physiotherapy Clinic where her caring and positive attitude and can-do approach helped many patients overcome the effects of illness and injury. A Memorial Service will be held at the West Vancouver Yacht Club from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 24th. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ruth Byman Memorial Fund, Account #: 10510-095526-080, HSBC, 1578 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C., V7V 1H8, for the ongoing education of physiotherapists in B.C. Her family would like to express their thanks to all the friends and relatives who filled Ruth's final days with love and warmth.

BARAZZUOL, Eugenio, 82 years young, passed away suddenly on November 20, 2003. Born in Treviso, Italy, he leaves to treasure his memory his loving wife of 49 years, Arcangela; his son Renzo (Daniela) and daughter Ida; and many close friends and relatives in Canada and in Italy. Eugenio was a great father, devoted husband and good friend. His positive outlook on life was an inspiration to us all. His family meant everything to him and it showed in all he did. He will be forever remembered for his happy smile, carefree attitude and love of life. Prayers will be offered Tuesday, November 25th at 7:30 pm from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 525 Slocan Street where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, November 26th at 10:00 am. Brothers of St. Charles, celebrant. Entombment to follow at Abbey Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. "May the road rise to meet you May the wind be always at your back May the sun shine warm upon your face The rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of his hand". BELL FUNERAL CHAPEL 604-253-4554

BENINTESO, Gino, born January 18, 1915 in Civitanova, Del Sannio, Isernia, Italy passed away in Vancouver on November 19, 2003. Gino is survived by his loving family: daughter Albina (Pasquale); sons, Carlo (Pina) and Antonio (Ada); grandchildren, Lena, Angela, Jessica, Marco, Paolo, Stefano and Massimo; and great-granddaughter Maya. Prayers will be offered on Sunday, November 23, 2003 at 7:30 p.m. from St Jude's Church, 3078 Renfrew St., Vancouver where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 11:30 a.m. Entombment, The Abbey, Ocean View Burial Park.

BLOEM, Gertrud (Trudy) nee MEIER passed away November 15th, 2003 at Purdy Pavilion, UBC Hospital, aged 83 years. She is survived by her loving husband Gerard, of 52 years; her sister Rosi Zuber of Germany; brother Albert of Switzerland and their families. She was predeceased by her sisters Therese Vogel and Marie Fehr (both of Switzerland). Trudy was born in Zurich (Switzerland) and emigrated to Canada in 1955. Trudy was a very loving and caring wife and enjoyed pampering her guests. She loved nature and delighted in hiking and camping with like-minded people from a variety of clubs. Amongst her interests were the Alpine Club of Canada, North Shore Hikers, Vancouver Natural History Society and Dunbar Lapidary Club, etc. She was fond of the Yukon, the Yukon Centennial Expedition camp of 1967 was a highlight. She liked helping out in the various clubs, never avoiding a mundane chore. She will be remembered and missed by many because of her generous nature. Special thanks to Dr. Fritz, nurses and staff who contributed so much to the comfort of Trudy during her four-year stay at Purdy. Memorial Service to be held Friday, November 28th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. in the Garden Room of Purdy Pavilion, UBC Hospital, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, UBC Campus, Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Parkinson's Disease BC Assn., 600, 890 W. Pender, Vancouver, V6C1J9 or charity of one's choice. KEARNEY FUNERAL HOME 604-736-0268

BRASCIA, Erminio. Born January 15th, 1924 Bitritto Bari, Italy passed away November 21st, 2003. Predeceased by his wife Elena. He is survived by his loving family, children Phil (Susan), Mike (Stephany), Jack (Eleanora) and his daughter Mary; grandchildren Tia, Steven, Matthew, Michael, Jason, Mark, Aaron, Vanessa and Corina. Also leaves behind his last surviving brother Damiano (Italy) and many relatives, nieces, nephews and friends. Prayers will be offered Monday, November 24th, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Parish, 1450 Delta Avenue, Burnaby, B.C. Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 25th, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. Entombment to follow at the Abbey Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

CHRISTOPHERSON, Luther Augustine, died peacefully at the Icelandic Care Home, Vancouver November 16, 2003. Luther was born January 30, 1920 in Winnipeg and his parents were among the first Icelandic settlers in Canada. Luther moved to Vancouver in 1940 and worked over 35 years for Fleck Bros. Ltd. Luther was predeceased by his first wife Marjorie and second wife Kay, and will be fondly remembered by his many relatives and friends. A Service will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1499 Laurier at Granville Street, Vancouver, Monday, November 24, 2003 at 10:30 am followed by inurnment at 12 noon in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Royal Oak at Canada Way, Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations to Redeemer Lutheran Church would be appreciated.

CLARK, Deborah S. January 9, 1954 - November 18, 2003 Passed away after a five year battle with cancer. She is survived by her mother, Shirley; aunts, Barbara Thomson, and Marjorie (Gerry) Bone; cousins, Craig Gordon and Moira Brown and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 27, 2003 at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. A special thank you to Drs. Klimo, Scali, Langley, Davison, Doeksen, nurses and staff at Lions Gate Hospital for all their T.L.C. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully accepted to a charity of your choice, in Debbie's memory.

DAVIS-KLICHE, Eva (nee Janz), born January 25, 1936, passed away November 19, 2003 at St. Mary's Hospital, Sechelt, B.C. Eva will be missed by her loving family: husband George Kliche; brother Verner (Wendy); sons, Gordon (Pam), Michael (Maria) and Grant Davis; and step daughter Gabriele. Eva was well loved by her grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. Eva was a long-time resident of North Vancouver where she worked as a Laboratory Technician and Supervisor. She happily retired to the Sunshine Coast in 1990 where she became an active member of the Gibsons Yacht Club and served briefly as its Commodore. A Celebration of her Life will be held for family and friends on Saturday, November 29 at 1:00 p.m. at the Gibsons Yacht Club, 473 Gower Point Road. In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Sunshine Coast Hospice Society.

DEMARE, Salvatore - October 15th, 1922 (Albi, Catanzaro, Italy) - November 20th, 2003 (Burnaby). With profound sadness we bid farewell to our dear loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Salvatore passed away after many difficult months leaving his wife of 52 years, Maria; his children Marisa (Nick) Gentile, Nick, Dave (Dorothy) and many cherished grandchildren Joseph, Sarah, Maria, Adam, Anthony and Christina. Sam will always be remembered for his strong work ethic, loyalty and enduring love for his family. He is predeceased by his parents Nicola and Maria and sister Concetta Garcea. He is also survived by his sister Rosa Corea (Italy), nephew, nieces and many other extended family members. Prayers will be offered Sunday, November 23rd at 4:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 525 S. Slocan Street, Vancouver where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, November 24th, 2003 at 10:00 a.m. Fathers of St. Charles celebrant. Entombment to follow at the Abbey Mausoleum, Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations in Salvatore's memory may be made to the BC Lung Association. BELL FUNERAL CHAPEL 604-253-4554

ERRINGTON, Victor December 26, 1944 - November 15, 2003, passed away at Minoru Residence. He is survived by his sister Diane Wenstob (Marty); nephew Bob Garrigan and family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the A.L.S Society.

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