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BRITISH COLUMBIA - North Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 25

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Date: Tuesday, 20 December 2016, at 5:18 p.m.

PIERCE - Enid Alicia (McLaughlin, nee Crawshaw) of West Vancouver died November 15, 1997 at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in North York, Ontario, aged 74 years. Enid was born in Vernon, B.C. on March 3, 1923. Predeceased by her loving husband Al on September 25, 1997 and by her first husband John G. McLaughlin. Survived by sister Dorothy, sons Peter McLaughlin (Janet) of Calgary and Tony McLaughlin of North Vancouver, three grandsons, step-children John Roland (Barbara) of Toronto and Nancy Grant (Jim) of Montreal, six step-grandchildren, one step-great-granddaughter. No service by request. For those wishing to share in Remembrance contributions will be gratefully received by the Emily Murphy House, North Shore Crisis Services Society, 3095 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, B.C., V7N 3J6 SIMEN-FALVY. On November 16, 1997. Priscilla Monica Liza Simen-Falvy of Abbotsford, B.C., age 52. Liza was the herbalist at the Aldergrove Natural Food Store for over 27 years. Predeceased by grandparents Chief George and Monica Williams and Dan and Madeline Jacob; parents Chief David G. and Mary Louise Williams; and son Thomas Williams. Survived and will be sadly missed by uncle Alex Williams (Irene); mom Laura Williams; husband Ben Simen-Falvy; brothers Henry Williams (Jackie), Chief Bill Williams (Bertha) and Alexander Collingson Williams; sisters Addie Kermeen, Darleen Label (Ray) and Mara Williams (Roland); sons Richard and Greg as well as many nieces, nephews, loving relatives and dear friends. Prayers will be held Wednesday, November 19, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. at Henderson's Fraser Valley Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, B.C. Followed by Funeral Mass on Thursday, November 20, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. at St Paul's Indian Catholic Church, 424 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, B.C. Father Vince Laplante Celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Nation Breast Cancer Society, 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6H 3N1.
Hinds Funeral Services
in care of arrangements.

PIERCE - Enid Alicia (McLaughlin, nee Crawshaw) of West Vancouver died November 15, 1997 at the Sunnybrook Health Science Centre in North York, Ontario, aged 74 years. Enid was born in Vernon, B.C. on March 3, 1923. Predeceased by her loving husband Al on September 25, 1997 and by her first husband John G. McLaughlin. Survived by sister Dorothy, sons Peter McLaughlin (Janet) of Calgary and Tony McLaughlin of North Vancouver, three grandsons, step-children John Roland (Barbara) of Toronto and Nancy Grant (Jim) of Montreal, six step-grandchildren, one step-great-granddaughter. No service by request. For those wishing to share in Remembrance contributions will be gratefully received by the Emily Murphy House, North Shore Crisis Services Society, 3095 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver, B.C., V7N 3J6

RIDDLE - Marion 1907-1997
Passed away peacefully November 11, 1997. Marion was a veteran of WWII, serving in the Royal Navy, followed by 16 years in Civil Service. Retirement brought her to Canada, joining her sister Joyce Chadwick (deceased). Marion was an avid lawn bowler and member of Silver Harbour. Always remembered by many nieces and nephews in Canada and England. No service by request. Donations to Lions Gate Hospital please.

ALDOUS - ("Tutu" Jean White) nee Waddell, born May 4, 1919, died peacefully November 7, 1997, in North Vancouver. She is home with Jesus. She was predeceased by Gerald White (1977), father of her loving children and grandchildren, Janet White (Catherine and Christine), Judy (Paul Killeen, Caren and Amy), Murray White (Linda Rossetti, Melissa and Andrew). She is survived also by John Aldous, loving husband and caregiver. Through her energy, sense of humour, love of life and dedication to her family, she left a legacy for all, including her brother, David Waddell (Barbara) and her step children, and step grandchildren in Nova Scotia. A Memorial Service was held at North Shore Alliance Church, 201 East 23 Street, North Vancouver, on Tuesday, November 11, 1997, at 2:00p.m.

BREMNER - Mrs. Gertrude Beatrice Bremner passed away at Summer-land Hospital on November 7, 1997, at the age of 85 years. She was predeceased by her husband Kenneth A. Bremner. Mrs. Bremner is survived by a niece Patricia (Robb) Spencer and family; cousin Bill Baker of Summerland; cousins in Regina and relatives in Salmon Arm. Memorial Services will be held at Rosedale Chapel, 13205 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland, on Thursday, November 13, 1997 at 11:00 a.m. Cremation. Donations may be made to a charity of choice. Funeral arrangements by ROSEDALE FUNERAL CHAPEL 494-7752

BROWN - Ann Christine Harris, born February 1, 1947, passsed away suddenly on November 6, 1997. A loving wife to husband Chris and a wonderful mother to daughter Sarah. Her memory will also be cherished always by her mother and father Georgina and Fred Harris; her sister and brother-in-law Barbara and John Petkau; Auntie Jean Turner; and numerous cousins. She will be sadly missed by all her in-laws, especially mother-in-law Marjorie and her husband Gerry Casey; brother-in-law Kevin Brown and his wife Tracey and family; as well as brother-in-law Tom Brown and his wife Dawn and family. Her spirit and zest for life will be long remembered by her many friends. A memorial service will be held at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of ones choice. Hollyburn Funeral Home, 922-1221

FARRELL - Anne born February 16, 1919, beloved mother and grandmother passed away peacefully November 9, 1997. Survived by daughters Lorraine (Lori) Wall and Joanne MacDonald; son-in-law Neil MacDonald; grandchildren Jeffrey and Sarah Wall, Eryn and Carli MacDonald; brother Peter Drummond and his wife Marjorie. Predeceased by her sister Sophie Yellow of Ontario. Memorial service, 12 noon Saturday, November 15 1997 at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Donations to Canadian Cancer Society.

GIDDINGS - Dennis L. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 4, 1997 in Lions Gate Hospital. Sadly missed by his loving wife Monica, and friends. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon, Thursday, November 13, 1997 at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial, 1505 Lil-looet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
HILLOCK - Dorilda, passed away on November 4, 1997, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Affleck of Halifax, N.B. Predeceased in April, 1992, by her cherished husband, Wing Commander Frank W. Hillock R.C.A.F. 1939-1965, and their only child, H.O.M. Hillock with his bride, Joyce Bishop of Washington State, U.S.A., both killed in an automobile accident in 1964 while "Bill" was a student at Central Washington State College. Dorilda was educated for twelve years at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Halifax. The Hillocks were married in Currie Chapel at the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario in 1947 while Frank was on the Directing Staff at the Canadian Army Staff College. They repeated their marriage vows in 1982, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in West Vancouver, with Monsignor P. Mallon (now Bishop of Nelson, B.C.) officiating. Survived by her cousins Dr. and Mrs. D.A. Hopgood and the David C. Malkin (Susan Hopgood) family; children Allison and Ian; relations in Prince Edward Island; very special friends here, in the East, U.S.A. and England. Since 1965, residents of the British Properties and members of The Capilano Golf and Country Club, The Vancouver Art Gallery, Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., etc. With her husband of forty-five years, a world traveler and patron of the arts. At the end of WWII, Dorilda was presented with a plaque struck from materials obtained from Canadian aircraft, Naval destroyers and army tanks in use 1938-1945, by the National War Finance Committee in recognition of her War work. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 2337 Inglewood Avenue, West Vancouver at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 14, 1997. Father J. McCarthy Celebrant. Dorilda will be beside her dearly loved husband in "The Cloisters", Garden of Gethsemani Cemetary, Surrey, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Hollyburn Funeral Home, Phone 922-1221.

PRINCE - William Wilson (Bill) of North Vancouver passed away November 7, 1997 after a valiant fight against cancer. Lovingly remembered by his wife Mary; his son Philip; daughter Patricia (husband Don); his great-aunt Helen Heron; and nephews Bill and John; and niece Sylvia. He was predeceased by his sister Alice. He enjoyed friends and family, was active in North Vancouver minor hockey and was a supporter of Highlands United Church. His life will be celebrated at Highlands United Church on November 15, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Special thanks to Dr. Marc Boileau, Dr. John Klimo and the staff and volunteers of 7 West. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital.

de GAMAGE - Barbara Edwina. Born in Carmangay, Alberta, October 10, 1915. Moved to West Vancouver in 1920. Passed away peacefully November 10, 1997 in Lions Gate Hospital. Predeceased by her sister Flora Lane, Coquitlam. Survived by sisters Virginia Nicholson, Prince George and Jean Jamison, West Vancouver; brother Robert (Bob), Victoria; many nieces, nephews, great and great great-nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of 5 West, Lions Gate Hospital. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.
Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221

EVANS - Edward Francis. Born 1940. Passed away November 12, 1997 after a courageous battle with cancer. Surviving are his loving wife Joanne; daughters Joanne (Daley), Jennifer; and son William; step-daughters, Jane, Nancy and Susan; grandchildren Peter, Cameron and Sarah.
Memorial service to be held on Saturday, November 15 at 2:00 p.m. from St Christopher's Church, 1068 Inglewood, West Vancouver. Reverend Raymond Murrin officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to "Masonic Community Charities Fund" for the Cancer Car Project Fund, 1495 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 1C9, would be greatly appreciated.

HILLOCK - Dorilda, passed away on November 4, 1997, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Affleck of Halifax, N.B. Predeceased in April, 1992, by her cherished husband, Wing Commander Frank W. Hillock R.C.A.F. 1939-1965, and their only child, H.O.M. Hillock with his bride, Joyce Bishop of Washington State, U.S.A., both killed in an automobile accident in 1964 while "Bill" was a student at Central Washington State College. Dorilda was educated for twelve years at the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Halifax. The Hillocks were married in Currie Chapel at the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario in 1947 while Frank was on the Directing Staff at the Canadian Army Staff College. They repeated their marriage vows in 1982, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in West Vancouver, with Monsignor P. Mallon (now Bishop of Nelson, B.C.) officiating. Survived by her cousins Dr. and Mrs. D.A. Hopgood and the David C. Malkin (Susan Hopgood) family; children Allison and Ian; relations in Prince Edward Island; very special friends here, in the East, U.S.A. and England. Since 1965, residents of the British Properties and members of The Capilano Golf and Country Club, The Vancouver Art Gallery, Van Dusen Botanical Gardens, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y., etc. With her husband of forty-five years, a world traveler and patron of the arts. At the end of WWII, Dorilda was presented with a plaque struck from materials obtained from Canadian aircraft, Naval destroyers and army tanks in use 1938-1945, by the National War Finance Committee in recognition of her War work. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 2337 Inglewood Avenue, West Vancouver at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 14, 1997. Father J. McCarthy Celebrant. Dorilda will be beside her dearly loved husband in "The Cloisters", Garden of Gethsemani Cemetary, Surrey, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice. Hollyburn Funeral Home, Phone 922-1221.

LEROUX - Jean Guy (John) passed away peacefully on November 9, 1997. Survived by his wife Connie; daughter Debra; son John; grandson Shawn; sisters and brother; nieces; nephews; inlaws and friends.
Celebration of life will be held at St. Anthony's Church, 2237 Inglewood, West Vancouver, Saturday, November 15, 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to B.C. Prostate Cancer Foundation. Special thanks to the staff of Lions Gate Palliative Care and 7 East.

PRINCE - William Wilson (Bill) of North Vancouver passed away November 7, 1997 after a valiant fight against cancer. Lovingly remembered by his wife Mary; his son Philip; daughter Patricia (husband Don); his great-aunt Helen Heron; and nephews Bill and John; and niece Sylvia. He was predeceased by his sister Alice. He enjoyed friends and family, was active in North Vancouver minor hockey and was a supporter of Highlands United Church. His life will be celebrated at Highlands United Church on November 15, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Special thanks to Dr. Marc Boileau, Dr. John Klimo and the staff and volunteers of 7 West. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital.

CALLI - James Vincent "Bud". Born July 10, 1918 in North Vancouver. Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 12, 1997 in North Vancouver. Survived by his loving wife Gloria; children Dan, Larry (Danna) and Rosanne (Dave Deeming). Predeceased by his son Jim. Also survived by his grandchildren Jim, Brianna, Dustin, Jacqueline, Tom and Danielle. Funeral service will be held at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver on Monday, November 17, 1997 at 12 noon. Interment North Vancouver Cemetery. COX (nee RAE) - Maureen passed away suddenly on October 19, 1997, at the age of 54, in San Gabriel, California. Survived by her loving friend and companion Walt Bruisma. Predeceased by daughter Rita Milne. Survived by sons Rick (Carol), Steve (Shelley); and grandchildren Jennifer, Jamie, Richard, Laura and Sean; son-in-law Daryl Milne; and sister Sharon (Mel); niece Deborah; nephew Melvin. She will be sadly missed by many relatives and friends in B.C. and California. There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, November 19 at 12 noon at Sutherland Chapel, 630 East 19th Street, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. Arthritis Foundation would be appreciated

TEITJEN - Bertha Elizabeth (nee Wilson-Fischer). Bert passed away in Anaheim, CA, November 8, 1997 at the age of 94. Predeceased by her husband Joe and her sisters Irene and Helen. She is survived by her only daughter Dot (Dorothy); four grandchildren Karyl (Les), Kelli (Barry), Rick (Andrea), Lisa (Lance); eight great-grandchildren and one great great-grandchild. Her family would like to extend their gratitude to Evangeline Bruno for all her loving care and to the nursing staff at West Anaheim Extended Care for making her last days peaceful. Bert graciously opted to donate her body to science. She was a very special woman whose presence will be sadly missed.
"I still feel the warmth of your caring,
Your wisdom will never depart
And the love of my wonderful
Mother, will forever live in my heart"
You taught me more than I ever realized, especially how to make the best damn waffles in town and how to drink tequila properly, although I prefer Margaritas. You didn't care for mush, you didn't care for slush. You made me promise to have a drink for you, so that's what we're going to do. Honour Brite!

FORD - Harold (Hal) passed away October 27, 1997 after a struggle with a rare progressive disease. Hal will be lovingly remembered by his wife Dot and his three children Virginia (Dennis), Bill (Nancy), Dianne (Garry); grandchildren Sarah, Daniel, Courtney, Mallory; and all his many friends. He will be remem-bered for his zest for life and being "El Presidento" of Evergreen House! A special thank you to all the caring staff at Evergreen House.
A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 30, 1997 at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 1700 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the B.C. Parkinson's Disease Association.

JACKSON - Bob, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on the wings of angels at George Derby Care Centre on Friday, October 24, 1997 after a lengthy illness. His heart said "Goodnight". To cherish his memory Bob leaves his loving wife and sweetheart of 52 years, BettyLou; children Holly (Paul), Dean (Chrissy) and Rob; grandchildren Jennie (Paul) and Brenda (Garry); and great-grandchildren Kyle, Kayleigh, Krystle and Micaela; as well as many relatives and dear friends. His sister Rene predeceased him in 1996. Bob's life was joyful, and he could often be heard saying: "getting there is half the fun". Bob had a successful career with Woodward's stores for 43 years; introduced the Woodward's "Knot Hole Gang"; owned a photography studio and a fish and chip shop in Edmonton; was a leader in Cubs, Scouts and Youth Groups; was active in producing amateur musicals; was a Sunday School teacher and superintendent in the United Church; sang tenor in the Church choir; played trumpet in the West Vancouver adult band; traded in his hockey skates for figure skates to take up ice dancing with BettyLou; and was extremely talented in creating serigraphs and works of art from wood. Sincere thanks to the doctors, nurses and caring staff at Lions Gate Hospital and George Derby Centre in Burnaby for their kindness to Bob and the family during the past 31/2 years. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations may be made in Bob's memory to the West Vancouver Library Foundation (1950 Marine Dr., West Vancouver, B.C. V7V 1J8), or Lions Gate Hospital Foundation (231 E. 15th St., North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L7). A celebration of Bob's life will be held on Friday, November 7, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at Hollyburn Country Club, 950 Cross Creek Road, West Vancouver.
"He asked so little and gave so much"
Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221

KRUEGER - Annie Irene. Born October 3, 1902 in Derby, England, passed away suddenly at home on October 25, 1997. Predeceased by her husband Walter in 1994. Lovingly remembered by daughter Patricia and husband Barclay McLeod; grandchildren Geoffrey (Heather), Jennifer (Robert), Holly (Brian) and great-grandsons Ryan, Jordan, Christopher, Samuel, Robert and Cole. Fondly remembered by her many friends and business colleagues from the Hairdressing Industry. A memorial service will be held at St. Francis-in-the-Wood Church, West Vancouver at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, November 3. Reception to follow at 5765 Seaview Place, West Vancouver.

LeMARE - Procter Stanway M.A.I.B.C. (Ret.), born February 24, 1924, died October 27, 1997 at home, peacefully, and surrounded by family. Survived by his wife, of 45 years, Bari; four children Simon (Herta), Lucy (Earl), Pete (Barb) and Liz; eight grandchildren Graham, Emily, Thomas, Robert, Hanna, Simon, Nicholas and Mark; brother Peter; and many other relatives and friends. Predeceased by his son John in 1969. Proc's wit, humility and compassion will be fondly remembered by all who knew him. To celebrate his life, a memorial will be held at the North Shore Unitarian Church, 370 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver on Saturday, November 1 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia Research Fund, or a tree may be planted in Proc's memory.

MACLEOD - Mildred N. (Mim) passed away peacefully in Lions Gate Hospital, October 27, 1997 at the age of 75. Recently predeceased by Sandy, her loving husband of 53 years. Mildred will be sadly missed by her son Dan (Janice); daughter Sandra (Bruce) McArthur; grandsons Kevin, Trevor and Chris; brother Bob Harris; in-laws Joan (Harry) Hastings, Betty (Vic) Jones; and numerous nieces and nephews and friends. A devoted wife and mother, Mildred shall remain in all of our hearts forever. A memorial servicee will be held Friday, October 31, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221

METCALF - Julia. We will miss our loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on October 22, 1997 at the age of 71. She is survived by her loving husband and best friend of 50 years, Lorne; sons Barry, Randy, David, and daughter Linda and their families. Her presence in our lives will be sadly missed, yet she will remain forever in our hearts. A Celebration of Life service was held at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, North Vancouver on Tuesday, October 28 at 11:00 a.m. Interment at North Vancouver Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver.
Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221

BOX - Christabel Mary passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, October 31, 1997 at Lions Gate Hospital. Survived by her loving husband Charles; her devoted daughter Jill (John); sons Ian (Linda) and Richard (Susan); and 8 grandchildren. Funeral services to be held at St Stephen's Anglican Church, West Vancouver, Tuesday, November 4, 12:30 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers, to Lions Gate Hospital Palliative Care. Special thanks to Dr Creedon, Dr Klimo, Karen and all nurses and volunteers on 7 West.

DIX - Kerry Douglas, 50 years old, passed away suddenly Wednesday, October 29, 1997. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Lynn; sons Cameron and Bill; daughter Mya; mother Wendy McDonald; grandson Cody; brothers and sisters; many other family and friends. A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 2 at 2:00 p.m., St. Francis-in-the-Wood Anglican Church, Lower Caulfeild, West Vancouver. Donations, in lieu of flowers, to be given to Kerry's favorite charity at B.C. Children's Hospital.

ERSKINE - Margo Irene (nee Nicol), 78, passed away peacefully October 16, 1997 at Vancouver General Hospital. Born July 25, 1919. Margo was predeceased by her parents Emily, 1978 and Frank, 1972 and her sister Louise Harnett, 1982. She is survived by her sister Francine Tanner of Burnaby, her nephew Joe Peart of Thunder Bay, Ontario and her niece Lori Chapman of North Vancouver, also her many dear friends in Vancouver and Honolulu, Hawaii. A special thanks to all the dedicated doctors, nurses and staff at Lions Gate Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital. No service by request. Cremation. First Memorial 980-3451

McKENZIE - John Alexander. Dearly loved husband, father, grandfather and brother passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 18, 1997. His presence in our daily lives will be sadly missed, yet he will remain forever in the hearts of his loving wife Grace; his son John of Langley, wife Debbi, children Ashley and Lauren; his daughter Jennifer of Whistler, husband Peter, son Cameron; his brother Keith, nieces Megan and Mary Anne; and many caring relatives and friends. John attended Royal Roads Military College and later attained a teaching degree from the University of British Columbia. John brought joy to the many lives he touched. During his teaching in North Vancouver he inspired hundreds of students. John loved the sea and was an active member of Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons and Burrard Yacht Club. A service celebrating John's life will be held on Friday, October 24 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Andrew's United Church, 1044 St. Georges Avenue, North Vancouver. Reception following at Burrard Yacht Club. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lung Association of B.C. or the charity of your choice.

NAGY - Jennie (nee Thompson) passed away peacefully on October 19, 1997 in Lions Gate Hospital, after a short illness. Jennie was born in Lynn Valley in 1909 and lived there continuously. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces and nephews and by her many friends. A celebration of Jennie's life will be held at the Boal Chapel (First Memorial Funeral Services) on Saturday, October 25 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, anyone who wishes may make a donation to the Variety Club of B.C. or the S.P.C.A.
The family would like to express their deep appreciation to Dr. Quirke and Dr. Warren and to the wonderful nursing staff on 7 East.

HARDING - Winifred. Passed away October 21, 1997 at the age of 92. She is survived by her loving family, Mary (Joseph) Dalston, Pat (Tom) Crane, John (Pat) Harding and Ann Cox; sisters Betty and Liza; several relatives in England; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Ted, son Gerard, and son-in-law John Cox. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to be made to the Palliative Care Unit at the Lions Gate Hospital. Special thanks to the staff and volunteers at the Palliative Care Unit.

KIRKOFF - Modella Charlotte. Born November 19, 1898 in Oakgrove, Wisconsin. Passed away peacefully on October 19, 1997, in West Vancouver, B.C. Predeceased by her husband Byron. Survived by her children Charlotte Excell, West Vancouver, Helen Berg (Donald), Garden Bay, and Byron Robert Kirkoff, Victoria; grandchildren Fred, Louise, Leanne, Lynn, Jill and Dawn; ten great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her two brothers and four sisters. Fondly remembered by many relatives and friends. Special thanks to Dr. Marc Boileau, staff at Lions Gate Hospital, staff at West Vancouver Care Centre and her Home Care Staff for their kindness for many years. A memorial service will be held at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver on Wednesday, November 5, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Childrens Hospital, 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V4.
MITCHELL - George Alexander, 84 years. Born in Dauphin, Manitoba, died suddenly October 21, 1997. He is survived by his beloved wife Norma; son Ray and wife Betty; daughter Maureen; grandchildren Sheree, Debbie, Dawn, Kelly, Dale, Karen, Darren, Wayne and Del; and eight great-grandchildren. The family moved to the North Shore in 1941 and George is a retired member of the Sheet Metal Workers Union. George was an avid athlete, fisherman, outdoorsman, an active member of Silver Harbour and very much enjoyed his family and gardening. No service by request.

ANDREW - On October 12, 1997, Hereditary Chief Alvie "Welwil-Tsut" Andrew of Squamish, B.C., age 94. Funeral Service was October 16th. Hinds Funeral Services, 892-3683

BANKS - Kathleen Audrey (nee Oulton), born November 23, 1912, in New Brunswick. Passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 16, 1997, in North Vancouver, B.C. Survived by her loving husband, Reg; sons, Christopher (Carol) and Michael (Jane); grandchildren, Andrew, Aleana, and Brenna. Fondly remembered by many relatives and friends. A memorial service was held at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, on Tuesday, October 21, 1997. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimers Society of B.C, 20-61 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1G1.

DE CAMILLIS - Dave, born in Vancouver, October, 5, 1913, passed away peacefully October 22, 1997, after a strugle with cancer. Predeceased by his wife, Mildred and sister Armida. Survived by son Ronald (Karen) De Camillis; daughter Darlene (Andy) Thom; grandchildren, Kelsey, Karmen, Krista, Diana, Jeremy; sister Nora; brother Bob; nieces, nephews and many friends. A memorial service will be held at 12:00 noon, Thursday, October 30, 1997, at the Boal Chapel, First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Palliative Care.

LONEY - John (Jack) Alexander passed away Thursday, October 23, 1997 at Lions Gate Hospital. Leaves to mourn his loving wife and companion of 38 years, Anne; together with brothers Hugh and Bob and sister Mary, all of Thunder Bay, Ontario. Jack was a member of the Vancouver Golf Club and the Terminal City Club. At Jack's request, there will be no funeral.

ANDREW - On October 12, 1997, Hereditary Chief Alvie "Welwil-Tsut" Andrew of Squamish, B.C., age 94. Predeceased by grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Supple Jack; parents Chief Andrew and Agnes Andrew; wife Bernadette; brothers Moses, Andrew and Johnny; sisters Martha, Mabel and Agnes; and daughter Agnes Marie. Survived and will be sadly missed by son Harvey Andrew (Patricia); daughters Mabel Lewis, Alana Andrew, Ann Poole (Rod), Theresa Herrling (Ron); 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; great-great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, loving friends and relatives. Prayers will be held Wednesday, October 15, 1997 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shaker Church on the Stawamus Reserve. Followed by Funeral Service on Thursday, October 16, 1997 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sea to Sky Best Western Hotel, Squamish. Robert Nahanee and Eugene Harry Officiates. Interment Wai-Wi-Kum Reserve Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shaker Church c/o Squamish Nation Cultural Center, Box 2180, Squamish, B.C., VON 3G0. Hinds Funeral Services in care of arrangements.

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