MACQUISTAN - Dougald.
Born April 5, 1921 (Rutherglen, Scotland).
Passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 29, 2002.
Dougald is survived by his wife Mary, sister Sheila (Neil) McLardy, sons Andrew and David (Cindy), granddaughters Mary and Anna and by many family members here and abroad.
He will be greatly missed. A special thank you to Dr. Paul Klimo, Lions Gate Palliative Care and all of his other friends, family and care providers.
A memorial service and reception will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 5, 2002 at the Boal Chapel of First Memoral Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, B.C.
GOUTERMONT, Harold passed away Saturday, September 28, 2002.
Harold was born February 7, 1926 in Portland Oregon.
Harold is survived by his daughter Marla Poling and his three sons, Ricky of Vancouver, B.C., Ronnie and Mark of Riverside, CA.
Harold has 5 grandchildren; Ronald Jr., Randi, Lauran, Jessie & Mark Jr., all of California and his many friends. Funeral Service will be Thursday, October 3, 2002 at 11:00 am. in the Chapel of the Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta, B.C. Delta Funeral Home 604-946-6040
January 19, 1912 - September 25, 2002.
David died peacefully in the Kiwanis Care Centre, North Vancouver on September 25, 2002.
Born in Ayrshire, Scotland January 19, 1912, he had an exciting career in aviation, first as a flyer and later as an airline representative.
He took part in the Berlin Airlift and the Pakistan Operation.
He trained flight crews in Greece after WWII.
Throughout his life, David was an avid sports fan, card player, a great dancer and a keen fly fisherman.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Bet, his two sons, Gordon and Craig, two granddaughters, Irene and Candy and three great- grandchildren, Kelsey, Adam and Thomson.
David was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who late in his life took special joy in his great- grandchildren.
The family would like to express special thanks to all the wonderful people at the Kiwanis Care Centre for their excellent care and thoughtfulness.
David will be missed by all of his family and friends but we know he has not left us; he has just gone fishing.
LAL, Rodney James
Passed away Saturday, September 28th, 2002 aged 15 years.
Rodney is predeceased by his cousin David, Auntie Cheryl and Grandfather James.
Rodney will be forever missed by Mom and Dad, Kathy and Harold and his brothers Ryan, Nathan and Nicholas; Grandparents Desmond and Mildred Slade and Judith Lal; aunts and uncles, Uncle Barry, Auntie Sherie, Uncle Harvey, Auntie Dione, Auntie Linda, Auntie Roselyne (Prem), Auntie Angelina, Auntie Irene (Hari); numerous cousins, many special friends and his beloved dog Romeo.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2002 from 6-9 p.m. at Valley View Funeral Home, 14660- 72nd Avenue, Surrey, B.C.
Final viewing will be held at the Church on Wednesday morning from 10:00 until 10:30 a.m. where funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 2nd, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Cuthberts Anglican Church, 11601- 82nd Avenue, Delta. Cremation.
In lieu of flowers remembrances to The Cancer Research or The Oncology Dept of B.C. Children's Hospital would be greatly appreciated.
Valley View Funeral Home 604 596-8866
BUMSTEAD - Carl William,
long time resident of North Vancouver, passed away at Lions Gate Hospital on September 27, 2002 following a short illness, age 77.
Survived by his sister Ruth, and numerous nieces and nephews, step-children, Evelyn, Arlene and Lee; special friend Darrel and many friends and acquaintances.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 4, 2002 at 2:00 p.m. at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Cremation.
Special thanks to the nurses and staff of 6 West. No flowers by request.
In lieu, donations to The Heart Foundation or Cancer Society.
REITSMA - Sjoerd
passed away suddenly on Sept. 6/02, at the age of 36.
He is survived by his wife, Alexandria and his 3 young children: Britannia Age 7, Portia Age 4 and his son Robbie Age 6.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the headstone marker memorial fund: via mail to: 13-710 W. 15th St., North Van, BC V7M 3K6.
Born October 27, 1930.
Uncle Wally died just before winter, September 20, 2002.
A private family service was held.
He was a great pirate and an outlaw; and we'll miss him like crazy.
All my love Wally. xxx Carri.
HEWETT - Verna Eileen.
Passed away on September 25, 2002, in her 81st year at Ladysmith Hospital.
She will be greatly missed by her husband of 58 years, Jim, her children, Bill (Yvonne), Pat (Mel) Turner, Jim (Marje), her grandchildren, Scott, Kevin, Julie, Laura, Daniel, Mark, Alison and her great granddaughter, Ella.
Verna was born and raised in Etzikom, Alberta, served in the Canadian Navy as a Wren nursing sister, married Jim during the war and resided in North and West Vancouver, Mayne Island and Ladysmith.
Verna was a devoted wife and a caring mom and grandma.
She will be remembered for her loving support of her family and her contributions to her children's schools, her community and the Blood Bank.
A memorial service will be held at St. John's Anglican Church, 309 Buller St., Ladysmith on Thursday, October 3, 2002, at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be gratefully appreciated by Ladysmith and District Hospital, 1111 4th Ave, Ladysmith, B.C., in memory of Verna.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Passed away Thursday September 26, 2002 at Surrey Memorial Hospital at the age of 82.
Mary will be sadly missed by her daughter Donna, grandsons Kelly (Nicole), Steve (Nicole), Perry, Randall and Dean (Dawn), great grandchildren Alexis, Justine, Jaydn, Lauren, Connor and another on the way, sisters Stella and Helen; also by other familly members and many loving friends.
Mary was an icon in the Lower Mainland since arriving from Ontario in 1942.
Mary was talented, organized, vibrant, warm and loving to all who knew her.
She gave of herself to many organizations selflessly, too many to mention here.
She loved cooking, dressing welll, games and watching her golf.
Most of all she loved her family and friends to the utmost.
All who knew her sill miss her smile, laughter and baking.
We are comforted in teh thought that she has joined her beloved husband Eddie and her son Barry. Walk with God.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday October 3, at 10:00 a.m. in the chapel of Ocean View Fuenral Home, 4000 Imperial st., Burnaby.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
BUCHANAN, Christine Alice (nee Corker)
Born June 6, 1904 in Victoria, B.C. Long time resident of Tsawwassen passed away peacefully at Heritage Home in Ladner on September 29, 2002.
Predeceased by husband, James and son, David James.
Survived by her loving family; daughters Christine Knight of Richmond and Maureen (Sieb) Swierstra of Pitt Meadows and son Donald Roy (Morag) of Prince George, also 8 grand-children and 6 great grand-children.
Funeral Service, Friday, October 4, 2002 at St. David's Anglican Church, 1115 - 51A St. Tsawwassen.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of B.C. would be appreciated.
TOWNLEY - Leanne Marie Green.
In loving memory of our daughter, July 14, 1972 May 29, 2003. We are sadly announcing the passing of Leanne Marie Green Townley.
Leanne was a brave spirit who has gone to her Granie, Isabel Anderson.
Leanne leaves behind her mom and dad, Juanita and Larry Townley and her father Bill Green (Pam), Grandpa Mel Anderson and Grandpa William Green, Nan Joyce Clooney and brothers, Shane (Shawna) Green, Brandon Green, Johnny (Lisa) Townley and sister Kimberly Green; two nieces, Brittni and Emily and a nephew, Bradley Green. Leanne is survived by several aunts and uncles and cousins from here to Nova Scotia. We would like to thank Dr. Blackwood and all of the wonderful nurses and caregivers Leanne had in her time of need. A memorial service will be held at Deroche Community Hall June 6, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating by Father Tom. Forever in our hearts. Personal Alternative Funeral Services. 604-857-5779
SPANN Irmgard Maria
Irmgard Maria Spann passed away peacefully at MSA Hospital on June 4, 2003.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years. Thomas and 8 Children, Gunther, Werner, Tom, Marilyn, Gordon, David, Norman and Sylvia along with their respective spouses, 17 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Her parents Johann and Maria Baumgartner and her grandson, Thomas Edward Spann, predeceased her. A memorial service will take place on Monday, June 9th, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Henderson's Funeral Home, 45091 Victoria Ave, Chilliwack, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart or Kidney Foundations.
DOUGLAS Brandan Robert Mathew "Dennis"
Passed away suddenly in a tragic accident on Saturday, May 31, 2003 at the tender age of eight years.
Brandan will be very sadly missed by his loving mother Brenda Lynn Douglas and sister Crystal Diane Douglas as well as his grandmother, Diane Smith and husband Jon, many cousins, aunties, uncles, and friends. He was predeceased by his grandfather Charlie Douglas. Prayer Services for Brandan were held from his home at 7:00 P.M. on Thursday June 5. Funeral Services took place at 10:00 A.M. on Friday June 6 from the Cheam Community Church with Father Gary Gordon officiating. An interment followed in the Cheam Cemetery with a dinner afterwards in the Cheam Community Hall.
OMELANIEC, MICHAEL (MIKE)
Passed peacefully after a short, brave battle with lung cancer.
Survived by loving wife Fran, sons Michael, Mark (Sherry), Kevin, Jason (Pam), grandchildren Clint, Max, Drew, Ali, Marlee and Jackson, mother Nettie, brother Sam (Pam) and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service 1:00pm Monday June 9th, 2003 at Christian Life Assembly, 21277 56th Ave, Langley. Reception to follow at Poppy Estates Golf Course, 3834 248th, Aldergrove.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Langley Community Music School or the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
FINCH (Flowerdew) OLIVE FRANCES
Born September 10, 1918 in Sardis, B.C., passed away May 29, 2003 in Maple Ridge, B.C.
Predeceased by her husband Jim Finch. Survived by her daughters: Pat (Murray) Owen, and Julie Flowerdew, step family: Lael (Dave) McEown, Ken (Jean) Finch and Kathy (Roy) Brown, grandchildren: Mindy, Kate, Deb, Jhenn, Darcy, Margot, Lisa, Clare, and Jason, great grandchildren: Bryce, Dylan, Reid, Jack, Alexa and Layne.
Ollie was an avid gardener, keen bridge player and a persistent golfer.
Her crowning golf achievement was her hole in one.
As co-founder and later sole proprietor of Maple Ridge Travel Agency, she brought the joys of travel within easy reach for residents of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows.
Her community mindedness extended to being the first woman president (1972) of the Chamber of Commerce, serving on Ridge Meadows Hospital Board and supporting Cythera Transition House.
The family would like to thank the staff of Ridge Meadows Hospital 2 West and TCU; the staff at Willow Manor and especially her physicians Dr. D. Chapman and Dr. M. Terweil for their care giving over the years.
A celebration of life gathering will be held Friday, June 13, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Pitt Meadows Golf Club, 13615 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows, B.C.
In lieu of flowers a donation to Cythera Transition House, 22318 McIntosh Ave., Maple Ridge, B.C. V2X 3C1 or Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation, 11666 Laity St., Maple Ridge, B.C. V2X 5A3, would be appreciated.
Burkeview 604 944-4128
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