McMULLEN - Charles Reginald (Reg) born August 25, 1916 in Kindersley, Saskatchewan passed away at Surrey Memorial Hospital August 27, 1998. Reg was a long time resident of North Vancouver and was with B.C. Hydro for 34 years. Survived by his loving family; wife of 54 years Eileen; daughters Kelly Scott (Chuck), Lynn Mulloy (Bill); grandchildren Randy Milne, Charleen Vowels; and 5 great grandchildren. Also survived by brother Jack and sister Thora of Edmonton, sister Rena of Kindersley; sister-in-law Gladys of Victoria. Reg will always be remembered for his wonderful sense of humour, with him until the end. Cremation. Reg requested there be no formal service and for those desiring, donations be sent to the charity of your choice. Family gathering at a later date.
PYE - Jean passed away suddenly on August 26, 1998 aged 60. Jean is sadly missed by husband Ken, and family Scott, Beth, Ernest, David, Angela, Veronica, Jenny, and their families. Jean's many friends in the community will long remember her giving and caring. Friends from the running community will remember her for starting the North Shore Marathon Clinic and fitness instruction at the YMCA. We have all lost a truly wonderful, kind, generous, and unselfish wife, mother, and friend. Jean has inspired us all. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 2nd at St. Clements Anglican Church, Institute Road, North Vancouver at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jean's name to the Cardiac Section of Lions Gate Hospital Foundation. 231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, V7L 2L7.
BRUNTON - Violet Mary, passed away, suddenly but peacefully, in her home on August 26, 1998 at the age of 91 years. Violet is survived by her loving daughter Glenis (Wallace), her beloved grandchildren Christopher and Michelle, sisters Lil and Rose (New Zealand), as well as many nieces and nephews (Australia/New Zealand).
"She was the wind beneath our wings"
Memorial open to everyone who loved her, Friday, September 4, 12:00 noon, at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Ave, North Vancouver.
BLANCARD - Iris Elizabeth passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 1, 1998 surrounded by her family. Iris was born in Vancouver on December 24, 1944. She was predeceased by her mother, Estelle, in 1981. She is survived by her father, Henri, her sister Paulette, brothers Henry (Bonnie), Roger (Fran) and Basil, niece Kimberley and nephew Mark. Special thanks to Dr. Mary Robertson, Dr. Paul Klimo, Medical Day Care Staff and the nurses on 4 West for their compassionate care. Funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, September 4, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Edmund's Catholic Church, 545 Mahon Avenue, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Iris's name to Canuck Place
WILSON (nee Nethercote) - Gladys born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, resident of Alouette Manor, passed away on September 1, 1998. Late of Maple Ridge and North Vancouver, B.C. aged 86 years. Loving mother of Alan, Diana (Ken) and Karen (Wayne), grandmother of Dawn (Mark), Tricia, David (Kim) and Kelly, great grandmother of Zachary and Athina and sister of Betty (August) Schiller. Private Family Service. Maple Ridge Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
GUSS - Charles Delton passed away August 20, 1998. Charles is survived by his wife Priscilla; sons Lloyd (Constance), David (Kim), Chris (Connie), and Tim (Ellen). He is also survived by his grandchildren Emily, Ryan, Natasha, Chantel, and Josee; brother Robin; and sister Sue. A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, August 27th, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Road, West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of B.C.
MOLSON - Marga Edda, went to be with her Lord August 20, 1998. Born in Prussia in 1930 and graduated from SFU while raising 6 children, Marga had courage beyond compare. Taking comfort in knowing that she is with her Lord and her sons, Harry (1991) and John (1993) are her children, Margaux, Michael, Dennis and David, dearest friend Mimi, extend family Roland, Peter, Janice, Bev and Penny and many grandchildren who knew her as Oma. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 1998 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2350 - 148th Street, Surrey. Sincerest thanks to the many individuals who gave kindness and care to Marga at Peace Arch Pavillion, to Pastor Hanson and the congregation of Mount Olive Lutheran Church for their prayers and to friends who continue to support us during these challenging times. Loving you always, Mama.
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STEWART - Michael Charles died August 24, 1998, eight years after nearly losing his life to the disease called Alcoholism. During these years Mike took all the necessary steps toward recovery, and became once again what he had been as a young man - EVERYBODY'S FRIEND. He is survived by his loving wife Caroline, devoted sons David and Robert, brothers Robert and James, his aunt Beverly Wilson, and many other loving relatives and close friends.
There will be a memorial service at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd., North Vancouver on Friday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m. We hope everyone who would like to share in this celebration of Michael Stewart's life will be able to attend.
WOOLLEY - Emma Jane (nee Airriess). Passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on August 22, 1998. Survived by her loving husband James C., sons Bryan (Sherry), David (Susan) and Scott (Maria), granddaughters Lisa, Shannon and Saige, grandson Devan, sisters Alice and Isobel Airriess, brothers Tom (Jean) and George (Rose) Airriess as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Emma was a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan, graduating with her Bachelor of Science. She was an avid sports fan. A memorial service will be held at St. Agnes Anglican Church, 530 East 12th Ave, North Vancouver on Friday August 28, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the St. Agnes Anglican Church Memorial Fund or to the Canadian Diabetes Association.
MARCHANT - Lionel F. passed away on August 25, 1998 at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, B.C. Survived by his loving wife Anne, brother Clarence, and niece Norma (Val) Simms. Private family Service. Cremation. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Red Cross.
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ELLIOTT - James Donald (Don)
Born September 16, 1913 in Beverly, Alberta. Passed away quietly August 25, 1998 in the company of loved ones. Predeceased by his loving wife Eileen, Don's memory will be cherished by his children Lynn (Bob), Joan (Keith), Pat, Martin (Debra), Rob (Jo-Ann), grandchildren Kelly (Kevin), Steven, Jim, Paul (Julie), Teresa, Brian, Christine, Jennifer and Danny, great-grandchildren Kathleen, Lexie, Liam, and faithful dog Bijou. Don's ever positive attitude and zest for life was reflected in all things he did. He was a charter founding member of the Mt. Seymour Lions Club and will be greatly missed by all its members. Don travelled extensively throughout the world, and touched the lives of all he met with his friendly smile and great sense of humour.
Memorial Service, Tuesday, September 1st at 2:00 p.m. Mt Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate, North Vancouver. Reception to follow at Seymour Golf and Country Club at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to B.C. Lions Foundation for Children with Disabilities, 177 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Y 1K5
BEATTIE - Bridget (Bride) nee McCann, formerly of Toronto, died peacefully August 26, 1998. Predeceased by her husband William and her grandchildren Carolyn and Bradley. Survived by her daughter Joan Voigt (Carl) and grandchildren Deb (Darrell), Laura (Brad), Greg (Michelle) and her beloved four great- grandchildren. Prayers will be held 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 2, 1998 at Christ The Redeemer Catholic Church, 595 Keith Rd, West Vancouver, B.C. Celebration of Mass will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, September 3, 1998 at Christ The Redeemer Catholic Church.
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BEER - Janet Millard (nee McAllister), passed away in White Rock, B.C. on August 23, 1998 at age 73. Janet is survived by her children Wendy, Gordon, and Lois, and her beloved grandchildren Aaron, Anna and Alyssa. Janet's family would like to extend their sincere thanks and gratitude to Mom's "extended family" the congregation of St. Andrew's and St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church in North Vancouver, for all your support and prayers during Mom's illness. A celebration of Janet's life was held at her church on Tuesday, August 25, 1998. Pastor Gordon Kouwenberg officiated. In lieu of flowers, donations to the church, in memory of Janet Beer, is greatly appreciated: 2641 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C. V7N 3M3
DAWES, Walker - passed away suddenly at home on August 26, 1998 at the age of 79 years. Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Thyra, two sons, Bruce (Penny), Reo (Dawn), two grandsons Tyler & Reese. No service by request. A celebration of Walker's life will be held at a later date.
WALLACE - John (John-Boy) aged 69 years, passed away August 24, 1998. After a courageous six year battle with cancer. John is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Flo, son Brad (Beth), daughter Pam (Andrew), grandchildren Shannon and Adam. He is also survived by his sisters, Doris, Hazel and Myrt and his brother Alf, as well as many nieces and nephews and friends. Native of North Vancouver and an active member of Burrard Yacht Club. Special thanks to the nurses in Palliative Care at Lions Gate Hospital for their compassionate care of us all. A Day of Remembrance will be held at home, at 1511 Frederick Road, North Vancouver on Sunday, September 13th from 2:00pm to 6:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society or the North Vancouver S.P.C.A. would be gratefully appreciated.
Bruce Morrison, P. Eng.
June 12, 1946 - August 6, 1998
Formerly of North Vancouver, B.C.
It is with great sadness that we announce Bruce's death of cancer, at the age 52 years, on August 6, 1998. Bruce leaves to cherish his memory, wife Patricia (Dyer), daughter Karyn and son Ryan of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta; his parents John and Elise, brothers Ken and Don and their families, all of Ontario. A funeral service was held on Saturday, August 15, 1998 in Fort Saskatchewan. If desired, donations may be made in Bruce's memory to the Fort Saskatchewan Health Unit, #121-10420-98 Avenue, Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, T8L 2N6. ATTENTION: Community Care Program.
Riverview Funeral Services of Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta were in care of arrangements. Gordon Kadatz and Lorraine Haglund Directors (403) 998-9898
BUTTERFIELD - William (Bill) MacDonald. Born April 22, 1922. Died August 17, 1998 at Evergreen Lodge. His family extends warm thanks for their gentle care. No service. Donations to the Alzheimer's Society.
HELFRICH - Kenneth William
Passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on August 16, 1998, at the age of 82 years. Survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Bernadette; 3 sons, Ken Jr. (Dawne), Dan (Monique) and John (Launa); and 4 daughters, Karen (Ron) Whitman, Denise (Eric) Hoyle, Lynn (Ed) Thomas and Lori (Tony) Caldwell. Also survived by 11 grandchildren, as well as several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Ken was in the R.C.N. followed by life-guard duties on Vancouver beaches. Ken spent many years working for Marshall Wells Hardware in Winnipeg, Victoria and Vancouver. After his retirement he continued to work for Northern Building Supplies until his illness. Ken travelled extensively throughout over his working career and earned respect and admiration from co-workers, customers and friends. His love for the family, sense of humour and vitality for life will live on. Special thanks to Dr. Craig Bergstrom and staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital. The family wishes to express great appreciation to Father Larry Holland for his guidance and support throughout this ordeal. Viewing at First Memorial Funeral Services (Boal), 1505 Lillooet Rd. Thursday, August 20, 1998 from 6 to 8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial to be held at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 1360 E. 24th St. (at Mountain Hwy), North Vancouver on Friday, August 21, 1998 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Larry Holland officiating. Cremation to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
WYLIE - Margaret E. (Forrest). Born in North Vancouver on August 4, 1914. Passed away peacefully August 16, 1998 after a lengthy struggle with Parkinsons disease. Survived by Elmer, her loving husband of 57 years; children Karen (Dave), Marilynne (Bob), Bill, Steve; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by brother Harold (Eunice). Survived by brother Ernest (Bertha). Family greatly appreciates the care given by nurses and staff at Evergreen House. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Evergreen House, c/o Lions Gate Hospital or a charity of your choice. A remembrance tea at 1345 Chesterfield, Thursday, August 20 at 1:30 p.m. No service by request.
WILLSON - Robert (Bob). Born January 2 1906. Passed away on August 19, 1998 at Lynn Valley Lodge in North Vancouver. Prede-ceased by his dear wife Edith. No service by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.
MORAN - Peter. Passed away on August 16, 1998 at the age of 75. Survived by his loving wife and best friend Doreen and her family Sharon, Robert, Brian, Cheryl and Angela and 9 step-grandchildren. Fondly remembered by his sisters Mattie and Jean; brothers James and Tony; along with many friends. Peter was an avid sports fan. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday August 25, 1998 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Edmunds Parish, 545 Mahon Ave, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Peter's memory to charity of choice.
MURPHY - Patricia Joan (Lakey). Born in North Vancouver in 1932. Pat passed away peacefully August 8, 1998 in Tacoma, Washington. She was predeceased by her husband Matt in 1975 and son Jim in 1987. Pat resided in Puyallup for 33 years. She is survived by her children Colleen, Brent and Kelly; grandchildren Tricia and Jamie, all of Puyallup. She leaves a large family in North Vancouver and B.C. Memorial service was held in Puyallup, August 14th. Pat will be sadly missed. May you rest in peace.
PETERSON - Geoffrey Micheal, age 16. Accidentally on August 15, 1998. Geoff is loved and sadly missed by his parents Chris and Sharon; sister Sarah; grandparents Alex and Audrey Robinson; Uncle Tony; Auntie Tracey and Uncle Epeli; Uncle Roger; cousins and all his many friends. Service was held in Chilliwack on August 19, 1998. If so desired donations may be made to Children's Hospital.
PRIEST - Kathleen McGeer. Born in Vancouver on April 1, 1897. Passed away peacefully on August 17, 1998 at Evergreen House where she received exemplary care. Timmie was the last remaining of the eleven children of James and Emily McGeer, who settled in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver in 1888. Predeceased by her beloved husband Roy and her ten brothers and sisters. She is survived by a number of nieces and nephews into the fourth generation, to all of whom she was devoted. We will all dearly miss Aunt Timmie.
A memorial service will be held at the Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 1998. In lieu of flowers, donations in Timmie's memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
POWELL - Frank. Born April 24, 1922 in Manchester, U.K. Died peacefully August 1, 1998. Will be sadly missed by his loving wife Ivy, daughter Wendy (Clive) and son Steve (Lee), grandchildren Steven and Jennifer. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 6, 1998 at 3:00 p.m. at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver. Many thanks to all staff at Cedarview Lodge for their loving care.
POWELL - Frank. April 24, 1922 - August 1, 1998. Dear Grandad, We love you very much and we will remember you in our hearts forever. Love Jenny and Steven.
FLEMING - Florence Rose. Passed away on July 29, 1998 at the age of 74. Survived by her loving family: sisters Marjorie (Ronald) Millar, Ivy Lewis; brothers Harry (Carla) Fleming, George (Jennie) Fleming; nieces and nephews Trevor, George, Ivor, Mary-Anne, Greg, Thomas, Shelly, David, Christopher and Taryn. Pre-deceased by her parents George and Violet Fleming. A funeral service was held Thursday, August 6, 1998 at 1:00 p.m. at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the B.C. Lung Association.
GUERRERO - On August 3, 1998. Frank Isadore Guerrero of North Vancouver, B.C. age 84 years. Predeceased by parents Andrew and Emily (nee Pierre) Guerrero; wife Caroline (nee Gonzales) Guerrero; sons Reginald and Francis; daughters Lois and Rhoda; brothers Manuel and Henry; sisters Lena (nee Guerrero) Springfield, Emma (nee Pierre) Batt. Survived and will be sadly missed by sons Gordon, Gilbert and Percy; daughters Bernice (Bob), Nancy (Art), Julie (Willard) and Lillian; brother-in-law Henry Batt; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; loving relatives; and many dear friends. Prayers were offered Thursday, August 6, 1998 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 424 W. Esplanade, North Vancouver followed by funeral mass Friday at 10:30 a.m. also at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Cremation. Father Dennis Alexander O.M.I. celebrant. Hinds Funeral Services in care of arrangements.
HANSEN - Daniel Brunsberg. Born in Denmark on May 27, 1909. Passed away in North Vancouver on Sunday August 2, 1998. Beloved husband of the late Ella Hansen. Survived by his loving son Neil (Susan) and his sister Ebba Hansen. Fondly remembered by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd. North Vancouver on Saturday August 8, 1998 at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of B.C., 20-601 W. Cordova St. Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1G1.
LIBBY - Frank Jr. Died of multiple organ failure on July 6, 1998 at the age of 58. Frank will long be remembered for his sense of humour. He was predeceased by his loving sister Jeanette and is survived by his twin brother Fred. Frank will be laid to rest alongside his mother Lydia Libby at Mountainview Cemetery where a private memorial service will be held for the family. A special thanks to the caring staff at Beacon Hill Lodge and all who visited him there.
BALDEN - Philip Tristran. Passed away peacefully in Cowichan District Hospital in Duncan, B.C. on July 27, 1998 in his 94th year. Survived by his wife Mary of Duncan; four children, Philip S. Balden of North Vancouver, Barbara Lucas of Comox, Sandra Tevely of North Vancouver and Rosemary Peterson of Cobble Hill; his brother Ashwin of West Vancouver; 15 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. As Philip wished there will be no funeral services. Arrangements by First Memorial Funeral Services, Duncan, B.C.
BROWN - Alice Elenor. Born on August 23, 1914 in Edmonton, Alberta. Passed away July 21, 1998 in North Vancouver, B.C. Survived by her sons Ted and Bill, daughter-in-law Josephine, grandson Rory, granddaughter Tara, grandson Kieran, great-granddaughter Chenoa, great-grandson Cody, sister Pat, and cousin Eileen. The family wish to thank Dr. M. Knight for his kindness and support throughout her illness and all the staff at North Shore Home Support for their caring and feeling homecare over the past number of years. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of B.C.
MANLEY - Ralph. Died suddenly and peacefully July 22, 1998 at Evergreen House, North Vancouver, aged 95 years. Predeceased by beloved wife Isobel in August 1969 and by dear son-in-law Doug Mans-field in 1987. Beloved father of Jimmy and Ann. Also survived by four grandchildren Sandy, Stuart (Dawn), Linda (Gerry), Heather (James) and seven great-grandchildren. Born in London, England, lived majority of his life in Montreal, retirement years in North Vancouver. Memorial service was held July 24, 1998 at St. Catherine's Church. If desired memorial donations to Evergreen House would be appreciated. "Mum and Dad together again."
SATTE - Jean (nee Ringland). Beloved wife to Gordon for over 50 years; much loved Mom to Keith (Cathy), Gail, Pam (Brad) and Carla (Dave); and Nana to Jenifer and Sarah, Nathan, Bryan and Andria, Erik, Caitlyn and Joanna. September 27, 1926 - July 26, 1998 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
"Forever in our hearts".
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Many thanks to the nurses on 7 West at Lions Gate Hospital.
BROWN - Sharon. Passed away suddenly in North Vancouver in her 57th year. Sharon will be fondly missed by her loving family and friends. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 4, 1998 at 2:00 p.m. in the Boal Chapel of First Memorial, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. In Sharon's memory, donations may be made to the S.P.C.A., in lieu of flowers.
CARTER - John Cleveland of North Vancouver. Died suddenly July 27, 1998 in a motor vehicle accident at 51 years of age. This brave, loyal and good man was a much loved husband, father, son, brother and friend. At his request he will return to the lake he loved so much to fish. All who knew him well will miss him. Cleve, be at peace.
FINDLAY - On July 27, 1998. Annie Rose Findlay of North Vancouver, B.C. age 93 years. Predeceased by parents Joe and Caroline (nee Denny) Jerome; husband Thomas Find-lay. Survived by son Robert Findlay Sr.; grandchildren Robert, Phillip, Evelyn (Keith), Helen (Dennis), Sherrie (Robert), Marilyn (Andy), Curtis, Morgan, Rachel; many nieces; nephews; loving relatives and dear friends. Memorial Service will be held at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness, 2626 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver, B.C., Friday, July 31, 1998 at 7:00 p.m. Roy Burnett officiating. Cremation. Hinds Funeral Service in care of arrangements.
HALLWORTH - David Arthur (Art). Born in Haileybury, Ontario, August 22, 1950. Died suddenly, but peacefully, July 27, 1998. Survived by his wife Jeannette; three children Traci (Rick), Jenny (Scott), Ian (Jen); four grandchildren Gabriel, Damien, Ash-ley and Taylor; mother and father Gert and Dave Hallworth of Hailey-bury, Ontario; brothers Murray (Marge) of Olds, Alberta, Allen (Maggie) of Edmonton, Alberta; nephew David; niece Dawn of Olds, Alberta; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Memorial service will be held Saturday, August 1, 1998, 2 p.m. at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver.