CROSBIE - Edith May. Passed away at Beacon Hill Lodge on September 23, 1997. Born at Heaslip, Manitoba in 1891, Edith celebrated her 106th birthday on July 22, 1997. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter Margaret Goodale of North Vancouver; and by her nephews Glen (Bernice), Bob (Sandra) Dick and William Campbell, as well as her nieces Gladys (Jock) Guthrie, Mavis, Ida, Alida, Rita and their families. Edith was predeceased by her husband William in 1921, as well as her brothers Lorne, Earl and Jack Campbell; son-in-law George Goodale and her nephews Bill, Archie, Gordon, Kenneth and Harold. A very special thanks go to the administration and staff of Beacon Hill Lodge, West Vancouver, for their loving care and attention to Edith during the past seven years. A Service of Remembrance of Edith's life will be held at Highland's United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver, on Monday, September 29, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. Reverend D. Laing officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Beacon Hill Lodge Residents Society (ECU Unit) would be greatly appreciated.
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DOUBEK - Sadie Esther Isabella (nee Barclay). Born Souris, Manitoba, January 27, 1911. Died North Vancouver, B.C. September 21, 1997 at age 86, of congestive heart failure. Predeceased by her husband James Wenzel Doubek in 1951, her brothers William Saunderson Barclay and Hugh Naismith Barclay; and her beloved companion Cal Hayes on September 18, 1997. Survived by her son David James Doubek and daughter-in-law Jill Gould of Squamish; her nephew Bruce Barclay (Maureen) of North Vancouver; nieces Elizabeth Tassie (Peter) of Vernon and Nancy (Mickey) Marx of Tenakee Springs and Hyder, Alaska; also a large family of great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, and a wide circle of friends. Sadie came to North Vancouver as a child in 1913 and lived all her life there, with the exception of 10 years spent in Ottawa working as a secretary for the Dept of Supply and Munitions. She returned to North Vancouver in 1948 to look after her father and met Jim Doubek. They were married soon after. Jim died in a tragic logging accident in Franklin River in 1951. With the help of her father and brothers, Sadie raised her son David in the house in which she herself had been raised. Later Sadie lived in her co-op apartment in North Vancouver, serving on the Board for many years. She spent her summers in her Point Roberts, Washington cabin. Her friend Cal met her there in 1980. They were devoted to each other until his sudden death September 18, 1997. Sadie passed away three days later in Lions Gate Hospital. She will be remembered by her family and many friends for her intelligence, humour, happy personality and loving nature. Despite a life which had many ups and downs, and despite her growing weakness, Sadie retained her spirit to the end. Thank you to the nursing staff on 2-W, especially Lori and Jennifer, Dr R Puddicombe and Dr K Cunningham. Service on Saturday, September 27, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., St Andrews United Church, 1044 St Georges Street, North Vancouver, followed by refreshments in the church hall. Flowers accepted at Hollyburn Funeral Home, West Vancouver, but if you wish, donations to the Canadian Diabetic Association in Sadie's name would be appreciated.
"God bless you, Mum"
GREEN - James Fasken. Devoted husband, father and grandfather, died suddenly on Tuesday, September 23, 1997 in North Vancouver. Born November 19, 1916 in Vancouver, he is remembered lovingly by his wife of fifty five years, Grace; daughter Alison (Bruce Munro); sons Lorne (Jane), Douglas (Marina) and Derek (Laurie); granddaughter Laura and ten grandsons, Bryce, Jamie, Ryan, Kyle, Colin, Bryn, Brady, Adam, John and Steven. He was a cherished husband and father whose influence will live on through his children and grandchildren. A memorial service for the family will be held on Sunday, September 28, at 1:00 p.m. at Boal Memorial Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to B.C. Children's Hospital or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
LAMBERT - Hazel (nee Ardern). Passed away peacefully and with spirit on September 23, 1997. Born October 14, 1924, Hazel lived in B.C., Oregon and Washington and was a resident of West Vancouver for many years. She will be lovingly remembered by her family: Stephen and Linda Lambert, Sidnee and John Scott, Margery Vrooman, Catherine and Doug Antone and her 9 grandchildren: Christopher, Cameron and Catherine, Sean and James, Alex and Peter, Miquel and Melanie. She will be deeply missed by her sisters Eveline, Marion, Daisy and fondly remembered by her other relatives and many, many friends. She was predeceased by her husband Alan M. Lambert. We want to thank the many caregivers for their compassion and support of our mother during this time. Memories of the "twinkle in her eye' and her strength of spirit will remain in our hearts forever. We are thankful that her soul has now found rest in God. In lieu of flowers, donations in Hazel's memory may be made at ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Society of B.C., #809, 626 W. Pender Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6B 1V9. Private service to be Friday, September 26, 1997 at 2:00 p.m.
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KINNINMONT - James Russell, at peace with his Maker, slipped away in the early hours of Monday, September 22, 1997 in Lions Gate Hospital, having lived life to the full before infirmities prevailed. A real gentleman who was noted for his kindness, generosity and integrity. Russ was a devoted husband of 59 years to May; wonderful father to Barbara Joan, John and Richard (Buzz) and caring grandfather to Sara and Philip. He was born in North Vancouver in 1911, attended North Van High and UBC and subsequently articled with local CA firm Foster and Barrett-Lennard, which, in 1952, joined forces with the international firm Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co. (now KPMG). Russ was a senior partner of the firm at the time of his retirement in 1973, prior to which, in 1969, he had been elected a Fellow (FCA) by the Institude of Chartered Accountants. Until recently, Russ was actively involved in the community, he served at Grace Hospital and West Vancouver Foundation boards; he was Advisory Committee Chair to the Greater Vancouver Regional Health Board; an Honorary member of the Rotary Club of Vancouver (active member 1954-1995) and longtime treasurer and faithful supporter of West Vancouver United Church. Sports figured largely in Russ's life, rugby was the game of his youth (North Shore All Blacks); golf followed (member Capilano Golf and Country Club) and, to the end, he was an enthusiastic hockey, baseball and tennis fan. The family wishes to express their heartfelt appreciation to Dr Liang Ng and the many care-givers who looked after him, both at home, and in hospital. A service of thanksgiving for Russ's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 1997 at West Vancouver United Church, 21st Street and Esquimalt Avenue, West Vancouver. Flowers gratefully declined. However should friends so desire, memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army, 611-198 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, V6B 1H2 or First United Church, 320 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, V6A 1P4
"Ye who are weary, come Home!"
LEE - Mary Ronald. Passed away suddenly on Thursday, September 25, 1997 at Lions Gate Hospital. Predeceased by her loving husband Rod. Survived by her loving daughter Carole, son Rod (Karen), her granddaughter Michelle. Longtime resident of Sunset Beach and North Vancouver. Honorary member of Alpha Iota Sorority. Family and friends were always important to her. Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, 1997 at First Memorial, Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
MACKAY - Martha, age 66, passed away peacefully on September 25, 1997 with her family at her side, after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by her parents, Soren and Rachel Jensen and her brother Otto. She was much loved and will be deeply missed by her loving husband of 44 years, Bruce; her children, Leslie (Ron), Mark (Eileen), Catherine (Martin), Maria (Brock), Carol (Mike), and grandchildren Rachel, David, Jared, Emma, James, Anna, Ryan and Shaelin; also loved and remembered by her brothers, sisters, and numerous special friends.
Martha was born on May 12, 1931 and over her lifetime resided on Vancouver Island, The Gaspe Penninsula and in North Vancouver. She was a devoted wife and mother, who will always be remembered for her strength, generosity and unconditional love. Martha had a special place in her heart for Capilano College where she worked until her retirement in May 1996. She was admired and respected at the College, and the many special friendships she developed there added great joy to her life. Her family is tremendously thankful for their caring and thoughtfulness throughout her illness.
The love and memories we all shared with Mom will be forever cherished. A memorial service will be held at the Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate, North Vancouver on Tuesday, September 30 at 3:30 p.m. Rev Jim Allan officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Oncology Department.
MANZKE - Runjuan, December 21, 1947 to September 5, 1997. Passed away suddenly at her home. Runjuan was born in Prachinburi, Thailand and has been in Canada for many years. Predeceased by her husband Gerry in 1995, Runjuan is survived by a son and daughter, one grandchild and several brothers and sisters. Runjuan will be sadly missed by her many friends in North Vancouver. Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, October 1, 1997 at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Avenue, North Vancouver (off Mount Seymour Parkway)
ROCHFORD - Winifred (nee Delve). Born in Salford, England, December 13, 1920. Passed away peacefully September 24, 1997, after a stubborn fight against cancer, in Lions Gate Hospital Palliative Care section, with her loving sister Edie by her side. Predeceased by her husband Edward; sister Marjorie and brother Walter. Survived by sisters Edie and May; brothers Bert, Les and Robert; son Walter; Mary Rochford and, her pride and joy, her grandson Mark. A resident of Montreal and employee of Catherine Booth Hospital for many years, she moved to West Vancouver with her beloved Yorkshire Terrier Sweetie where they patrolled the area between Dundarave and Ambleside. A memorial service will be held at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver on Wednesday, October 1 at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation in her memory should be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation - Palliative Care Unit.
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SORENSON - Arne of North Vancouver passed away suddenly September 24, 1997. Born in Kvenvar, Norway, May 9, 1927. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, Tilly, his wife of 49 years; daughter Donna (Gene) Spencer; sons Bruce (Donna), Kevin and Eric (Kathy Cosgrove) Sorenson; grandchildren Traci, Lyndsay and Katie Spencer, Haley, Heather and Matthew Sorenson and Shannon Sorenson, and one great-grandchild Rachel Scheepstra. Also survived by his five sisters Annie Hampton, Marie Montgomery (Ernie), Solveig McMinn (Blair), Elvida Fredrickson, Hjordis Huhn (Eddie) and one brother Ole Sorenson (Ethel) as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Arne was a longtime commercial fisherman on the coasts of British Columbia and Alaska. Well respected within the fishing community, he had a career spanning over 50 years, many of which were in association with the Canadian Fishing Company.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, September 30, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1110 Gladwin Drive, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Arne's memory to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation.
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DAYTON - Martin J.J. Passed away September 15, 1997. Survived by his loving wife Theresa; daughters Barbara (Les) Pringle, Becky (Bill) Nelson. Predeceased by son Gregory. Martin will be lovingly remembered by sisters Laura (Frank) Pells and Daphne Dayton, as well as many other relatives and friends. Service to be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 20, 1997 at St Christopher's Anglican Church,
1068 Inglewood Avenue, West Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
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FERRIS - Kerry Caitlin, 17 years, February 5, 1980 to September 11, 1997. Left behind to celebrate and remember her life are her mother Sandy; sister Aidan; brother Kier of West Vancouver; her sister Erin of California and her father Don of Cuba, along with her aunts, uncles and cousins in Prince Albert, Regina and Arizona. Remembered with love and laughter also by the friends who were so important to her. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so on Wednesday, September 17, 1997 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C. A service to rejoice in her life will be held at St Francis-in-the-Wood, 4773 South Piccadilly, West Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, September 18, 1997 at 1:00 p.m.
"We question everything.
Stop questioning and you'll
find the answers"
- Caitie Ferris, September 11, 1997
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Caitlin Ferris Memorial Fund, Royal Bank of Canada, Main Branch, 1789 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, B.C.
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MOORE - Marjorie, passed away peacefully on September 14, 1997, age 83. She'll be sadly missed by her devoted husband Joe; sisters Gwen (Garfield) Hickman (Toronto), Edna Leonard (Halifax), Shirley Robertson (North Vancouver); family and friends. The funeral service will be held on Friday, September 19, 1997 at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
PHILLIPS - Jack. On Friday, September 12, 1997. Husband of Iris. No service by request.
REEVES - William (John) passed away at the age of 68. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, November 16, 1928. Well-known and respected in the clothing industry for 36 years. Predeceased by his daughter Sharon. Survived by his loving wife Donna; son Tim (Charlene); son Tom (Liz); four grandchildren Cole, Riley, Tyler and Erin; also sisters Gwen and Hilda; brother Art and their families; and all those who loved him. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. Heart Foundation would be appreciated. Services to be held Friday, September 19, 1997 at 2:00 p.m., Highland United Church, 3255 Edgemont Boulevard, North Vancouver. Ross White Diaconal Minister officiating.
TAYLOR - Leila (nee Roche) loving wife, mother and homemaker, passed away suddenly but peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on September 10, 1997 after for some years bravely enduring and cheerfully disregarding a variety of ailments that, however, culminated in a fatal cancer. She was 73. Leila was born of Irish, Afrikaner and German heritage on January 12, 1924 at Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. When 17, she moved to Johannesburg where she was married in 1947 and she later emigrated with her expanding family to Northern Rhodesia in 1954 and then to the Vancouver area in 1967.
Most lovingly remembered and mourned by Hugh, her husband of just over 50 years; her children Fran (and Dave Wagorn), Chris (and Maggie), Moira (and Al McNeill), Marguerite (and Glen Kirsh), Jill (and Steve Harrington); her grandchildren Sean, Wesley, Colin, and Diana; and her much loved "extra' child Monique Coates.
An informal memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 20, 1997 at 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Hollyburn Funeral Services, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancoucouer. Flower are welcome, or a donation to a charity of your choice.
" Rest well - my Sweetie"
BROCK - Margaret (Babs) passed away suddenly at her home, on September 15, 1997, where she lived for over 50 years,
Babs is predeceased by her husband David in 1978. She is survived by her loving sister Jean Coulthard Adams and her four children John, Mary, Phoebe and Tim; as well as her seven grandchildren Jackie, Michael, Rachel, Sophie, Calli, Katie and Jessie.
Babs, the daughter of Dr Walter and Jean Coulthard, was born in Vancouver in 1911. The community will remember her love for music, gardening and the Anglican Church.
The funeral service will be held at St Stephen's Anglican Church, 885-22nd Street, West Vancouver at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 19, with reception to follow at her home. Flowers will be accepted at her house or donations gratefully accepted by the Arthritis Society,
895 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1L7.
CLOUGHLY - Deborah 46 years
May 5, 1951 - September 17, 1997
After bravely enduring and cheerfully disregarding a long battle with cancer. She will be lovingly remembered by her children Nicole and Elliott; grandson Josh; mother Wanda and father Warren; four brothers and three sisters; as well as many other loving relatives and special friends. Debbie will remain in all of our hearts for the love and dignity she possessed to all. A service to rejoice in her life will be held on Saturday, September 20 at 3:00 p.m. at Lynn Valley Full Gospel Church at 1160 East 29th Avenue, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated.
POPLE - Kenneth Neale. Born March 23, 1963, passed on suddenly on September 12, 1997. He is fondly remembered by his immediate family, parents Keith and Maureen Pople of West Vancouver; one sister Janet (Dave) Clement; one niece Maurina Clement; one nephew Nathan Clement; and grandmother Eileen Kennedy. He will also be missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Ken graduated from Carson Graham in North Vancouver, then graduated with an Engineering Degree from Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario. Following graduation he worked for Fletcher Challenge in Campbell River. Most recently he owned and operated Vernon Cycle City in Vernon, B.C. He will be missed by a great many friends and people he met along the way. Memorial Service will be held at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 20.
McCALL - Margaret Eileen (nee Sutherland) on September 10, 1997 in her 67th year. Meg will be remembered with love by her devoted children, sons Sam and Hugh, daughter Lael, daughter-in-law Annette, and grandsons Ian, Cameron and Robert; as well as relatives and friends in Canada, the U.S. and U.K. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 42 years, Dr. W.J. Ian McCall and her infant son Ian Matthew. Her family was the centre and motivating spirit of her life. She was born in Mayo, Yukon and spent her formative years in the north, Vancouver and Los Angeles. An artist, writer and actress, she spent many years, following her marriage, living in northern B.C. and Yukon, wild and lovely areas for which she had great affinity. She was a columnist for the White Horse Star, a writer of melodramas professionally performed at the Palace Grand Theatre in Dawson City, the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton and in France. From 1978 to 1982 she served as the Member for Klondike in Yukon's Legislative Assembly during which time she became Minister of Health and Human Resources, Education and Recreation, and Heritage and Cultural Resources. She was a woman of beauty, many talents and wide ranging interests, from real estate to bookbinding to creating The Green Dolphin Country Store and Antiques in North Vancouver and later West Vancouver. Meg was a keen reader, avid traveller and, throughout her life, a sweet-souled and joyous pilgrim always open and curious to learn. She fought a courageous battle with cancer over the last year. We would like to express our gratitude to Dr.'s Catherine Bazilli, Beth Hildebrandt and Paul Klimo, and the caring staff at Lions Gate Hospital and North Shore Health Services. Meg will be remembered and her life celebrated privately by family and close friends. Memorial donations in her name to the charity of choice would be appreciated if friends so desire.
NACEY - Marjorie Grace. Passed away on September 18, 1997, in Delta, at age 75. Marjorie was born in Port Arthur, Ontario. Married to Colin on July 7, 1947. Predeceased by husband Colin, father Frank Maloney, brother John and daughter Coleen. Survived by sons Cam (Beatrice), Bruce, Douglas (Iris); mother Esther Maloney; sister Kathryn Childs; brothers George, Jim and Don; grandchildren Sean, Kathleen, Andrea, Shannon, Kelly-Ann; sister-in-law Louise Wolf.
A memorial service will be held Monday, September 22, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road, Delta. No flowers by request. Contributions to the Delta Hospital Society or Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.
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McDONALD - Robert James
October 7, 1925 - September 17, 1997
Beloved husband of Bette; proud father of Tricia (Jim) Darby and Scott (Shannon) McDonald; doting Papa to Stephen, Michael, Jason and Hayley. There was never such a devoted and supportive husband, father and grandfather who will be so sadly missed and remembered for his beautiful smile, outgoing personality and wonderful sense of humour. Bob (PC#501) devoted 30 years of service to the City of Vancouver Police Department. He enjoyed his latter years especially in the School Safety Patrol with special friend and partner Fred Ells. He took early retirement and continued his career at I.C.B.C., in the school seat-belt safety program, travelling all around the province. Retiring again at 65, Bob devoted time to the Duke of Edinburgh Award Program and was very honoured to have met both the Duke of Edinburgh and the Prince Edward. He also gave over 54 years to the Air Cadet League of Canada, starting as a cadet and advancing to the rank of Major in the Armed Forces Reserve in 1976. Including Commanding Officer of #525 West Vancouver Squadron, and Commanding Officer of #692 Richmond Squadron for 21 years. Bob leaves to mourn so many wonderful and kind friends, including his true and constant friend from childhood, Inspector R.J. (Russ) Cuming.
His favourite leisure activities were golfing with his good friends and meeting with his Healthy Heart program buddies at Lions Gate Hospital for exercise and sharing stories over coffee.
Please join us at a "Celebration of Life" Service to be held at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Avenue, North Vancouver (off Mount Seymour Parkway) at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 22, 1997. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations to the Cancer Society in Bob's name would be appreciated.
CARRELL - Calvin W. passed away peacefully on September 8, 1997. He is survived by his loving family, wife Dorothy and sons Brian (Janet) and Douglas (Jean); his brother Jack (Grace); 5 grandchildren; one great-granddaughter and several nieces and nephews. Many thanks to the doctors and staff at Lions Gate Hospital. Memorial service Saturday, September 13 at 10:00 a.m. at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Flowers gratefully declined.
"Dad you are dearly loved and
appreciated and we will hold you in our hearts forever".
FRUMENTO - John Alfred (Jack), passed away peacefully in Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver on September 6, 1997, at age 56, after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife Georgina at their home in Chemainus and his sons Rob, Ryan and Jeff of Vancouver; also his mother Marjorie Frumento of Nanaimo; brothers Allen (June) of Whistler, Kelvin (Joan) of Duncan, Darin (Sandi) of Nanaimo and sister Robyn (Gilbey) Hewlett of Vancouver; brother-in-law Ivan Humar of Burnaby; nephews Brett (June) Wilson of Burnaby, Tyler Frumento of Nanaimo; nieces Sharie (Domenico) Arrotta of Burnaby, Tara Corrigall of Surrey, Karle Frumento of Nanaimo; great-niece Madison Arrotta of Burnaby; and his uncle Jack Frumento of Campbell River. He will be sadly missed by numerous family members and many friends.
John was predeceased by his father Peter D. Frumento of Campbell River in 1979 and his sister Tana Humar in 1996. John was born in Victoria where he began school, continuing at Gordon River, Lake Cowichan and Tahsis, later returning to Vitoria where he graduated from Oak Bay High School. He received a pharmacy degree from UBC in 1965 and managed several drugstores in the Vancouver area. In 1990 John moved back to Vancouver Island and ran the Shoppers Drug Mart Store in Duncan until this summer.
A memorial service will be held at the Christian Reformed Church in Duncan, 930 Trunk Road on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 2:00 p.m. A tea will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Ronald McDonald House may be made.
HAHN - Christopher Lewis left us suddenly in a car accident on September 6, 1997 at the age of 20. Born February 24, 1977 in London, Ontario. Chris will always be loved and remembered by his mother and father Lee and Michael; brother Andrew; sisters Kimberley and Ashley; loving grandparents and many, many family and friends. He was loved by all. Visitations will be offered at First Memorial Funeral Services at 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver on September 11 from 4 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., September 12 from 3 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. and September 13 from 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate Avenue, North Vancouver on Saturday, September 13, 1997 at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Shore Search and Rescue.
JOHNSON - Kenneth Walter. Passed away peacefully at home in North Vancouver with his loving family by his side on September 6, 1997, following a lengthy illness. Ken was born May 23, 1939 in Manchester, England. He graduated with honors from Manchester University with a Bachelor of Science degree and immigrated to Canada as a young man in 1964. Ken worked as an electrical engineer in Sarnia, Ontario for General Electric for one year, travelling westward to B.C. in 1965 to join B.C. Hydro. He continued his career as an engineer with B.C. Hydro for 33 years up to the present. Ken was, above all, a loving and sharing husband and father, dedicated to his family and their lives together. He cherished family vacations in England, at Copalis Beach, French Creek and in Maui where he and his family made many friends. He was an avid outdoorsman and sportsman and during his life enjoyed, with his wife and family, playing tennis, skiing, sailing his Enterprise at the Kitsilano Yacht Club, golfing and hiking the North Shore mountains with Tana the dog. He set personal goals for himself throughout his life, learning to play the guitar and piano, teaching himself French, and receiving his pilot's license. Ken is survived by his loving wife, of 31 years, Donna and their children Sandra, Christine, Andrew and Jennifer. In England Susan and Graham Derrig and her family, Helen and Richard Cowley, Steven, Daniel and Kimberly Johnson and his many cousins and friends. In Canada, Carolyn and Nicholas Jurincic, Florence and Daniel Kelly and their families, Carlene Jurincic, Shawna and Christopher Young (children Jordan and Jenna), Eugene and Todd Kelly, Christine's partner Robert Paterson, and his many friends. Ken was predeceased by his parents and brother Arthur, in England. The family would like to thank Dr D. M. Tye, the staff at the B.C. Cancer Clinic, the rehabilitation consultant Daljit, and the ProGroup nurses Susan, Diana and staff. In celebration of his life, a private family service will be held. If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, a donation to the B.C. Cancer Society would be appreciated.
"We walk with you, we talk with you, we hold your hand, we love you"
KNIGHT - William Stanley. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Bill, age 53, on September 7, 1997 in the surroundings he loved most - his home in Port Alberni, B.C. Bill's spirit and sense of humour will be forever remembered by his three children, Alikie, Nicholas and Cody, and by his loving companion Gale. He will also be truly missed by his father Stanley, stepmother Lois, brother Jack, and sister Gail; as well as his great friends Brandie and Justin. Memorial Service to be held Monday, September 15, 1997 at 1:30 p.m. at St Martin's Anglican Church in North Vancouver.