CLARK - Janet M. Passed away at Lions Gate Hospital on October 4, 1999. Miss Clark was a long-time employee of Lions Gate Hospital. Memorial Service on Thursday, October 21, 1999 in the "New" Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. Cremation.
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MONK - John Daniel. Died in West Vancouver on September 28, 1999, at age 25. He is survived by his mother and father, Douglas and Doriane; his grandparents, John and Ingrid; aunts, uncles, cousins, and his many good friends. A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Christopher's Anglican Church, at 1085 Inglewood Ave, (at 11th St) West Vancouver. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to North Shore Mental Health Association, c/o North Shore Health Region, 231 E. 15th St, North Vancouver, V7L 2L7. For information, contact Hollyburn Funeral Home, 922-1221
MORRISON - Dr. James Reuben. Born in Montrose, P.E.I. on November 20, 1932. Passed away in North Vancouver on Sunday, October 10, 1999. Survived by Doris M. Morrison; his children, Kenneth W. and Jennifer Broch; grandchildren, Katarina and Karl Broch; his sisters, Thirza MacKay, Bertha Borowski, Mary Morrison and Susan O'Meara; his brother Howard; and by his Aunt Dora Bowness. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends. A memorial service was held at the New Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, North Vancouver on Tuesday, October 19, 1999. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.
WILSON - Magdalena Elizabeth (Lena). Longtime resident of North Vancouver. Passed away suddenly October 14, 1999 in Surrey, B.C. Surviving son is Gary Norman Wilson. Lena was employed by the North Vancouver City Hall for 25 years, and retired in 1986 as Assistant District Administrator. No service by request. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
CAMERON "Alec" Alexander Walker passed away suddenly
October 12, 1999 aged 76 years. predeceased by wife Betty. Survived by sons Bruce (Sandy) and Robert (Peggy); grandchildren Kristena and Elizabeth; four sisters and one brother and many relatives and friends. Memorial service to be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 22nd, 1999 at the new Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation, B.C. and Yukon Division.
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KELLY - Marguerite. Born May 20, 1916 in Glasgow, Scotland. Passed away peacefully at home October 11, 1999 aged 83 years. Predeceased by husband James, father Murdo Frazer and sister Isobel. Survived by three nieces, one nephew and many friends, both the two and four "legged" varieties. Memorial service to be held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, October 28, 1999 at St. Andrew's & St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, 2641 Chesterfield Ave., North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, B.C. and Yukon Division or the S.P.C.A.
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RODMAN - Marvyn (Rod) Floyd. Passed away suddenly on October 18, 1999 at the age of 79. Lovingly missed by his wife Lil, daughter Donna, son Rick and daughter-in-law Dawn and grandchildren. Rod was devoted to Canadian Unity through-out his life. He had a distinguished career overseas as a civil engineer. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 21, 1999 at 3:00 p.m., in the small chapel at First Baptist Church, 969 Burrard St, Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers donations in Rod's memory to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, would be appreciated.
SHILLCOCK - Ruby Claire. Passed away peacefully at home on October 11, 1999. Predeceased by her husband Alec and her son Colin. Survived by her daughter Cheryl, grandchildren Jamie, Tyler, January, Elissa and Denise, daughter-in-law Evette and sister Irene, great grandchildren Jasmine and Daylon. No funeral by request. A tea will be held to celebrate Ruby's life at her residence in North Vancouver on Sunday, October 24, 1999 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to B.C. Cancer Society.
FINLAYSON - Donald Ellis: VE7 FGK, P.Eng., WWII officer who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers, 34th Canadian Field Division, throughout Western Europe, and graduate of Queen's University (civil and mining engineering '46). Don passed away on October 14, 1999, aged 83, in Qualicum Beach, B.C., where he had recently moved from North Vancouver to be near his daughter Susan, whose tireless devotion and tender caring eased the burden of his final weeks. Cherished brother of Ellen McCaffrey (Ottawa) and Marling Kilgour (Tsawwassen, B.C.). Predeceased by his wonderful brother Ernie and dear parents Ernest Herbert and Mona Ellis Finlayson (Ottawa). Beloved father of Susan (Bowser, B.C.) and Jane (Toronto). Fellow Leaf fan and "Grandpa Fin" to Alex and John Finlayson Honeyman (Toronto). A very special cousin and the one-and-only "Uncle Don" to many nieces and nephews and their families, who will all miss his storytelling, charm, wit and humour. A lifelong and loyal friend "Fin" to Ted Hamer. On-air pal of many other amateur radio operators. 73s and 88s. Don was born in Calgary and grew up in Ottawa. His love of hard-rock mining moved the family throughout Ontario and Yukon until a desire to live in beautiful B.C. precipitated settling in the Lower Mainland, where he worked as a civil engineer on provincial highway construction. Don was a fine citizen, cited for professional and community activities. He was awarded the Medal for Bravery from the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy for saving the life of a fellow miner after a 1946 accident at Hard Rock Gold Mines, Geraldton, Ont. In his retirement, he received a Heart of Gold Award from Air Canada and the Canadian Community Newspaper Association for his volunteer work in North Vancouver. The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Annette Anderson (North Vancouver) and Dr. Gordon McIntyre (Qualicum Beach), the incredible staff at Arranglen Lodge and Hands with Heart Health Care Services, as well as many supportive and loving friends. A service to celebrate Don's life will take place on his beloved North Shore on the date of his birth, Sunday, November 7, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. Interment, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 1999. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
MANCKTELOW - Douglas Herbert. (Veteran WWII, and Korean War as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces and the Australian Armed Forces). Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on May 4, 1922. Passed away peacefully at home in North Vancouver on Wednesday, October 20, 1999. Survived by his lovong wife Asuko and by his many friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church, 1360 E. 24th St., North Vancouver on Monday, October 25, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. Prayer service will be held at the church on Sunday, October 24, 1999 at 7:00 p.m. Interment Capilano View Cemetery.
ARMITAGE - Dennis. Passed away in North Vancouver, October 11, 1999. He leaves his brother Lyle (Inabeth), niece and nephew Marla and David, and many good friends. A memorial service will be held October 16, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver.
PREMISCHOOK - Mena Helena slipped away peacefully on her 88th birthday, October 10, 1999. Predeceased by husband John in 1962, sister Bertha and brother Edwin. Survived and will be missed by son John, Quesnel; daughter Marjorie Hausch, North Vancouver; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; seven brothers and sisters; and many nieces and nephews. Thanks to Inglewood Manor and Evergreen House staff for their loving care. Cremation. Family service at a later date.
CHRISTENSEN - Wendy Christensen. Born May 31, 1943. Passed away at the age of 56 peacefully at home in North Vancouver on October 7, 1999. Predeceased by her daughter Lisa in 1983. Survived by her loving husband Chris; daughter Michele (Perry); son Mark and daughter-in-law Matilda; beloved grandchildren Christopher, Keisha, Riley. Mama will be remembered as a faithful loving wife and caring mother and very proud grandmother. Memorial service will be held October 15, 1999 at 12:00 p.m. at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. She will be greatly missed by all that loved and knew her.
We love you Mama! Love Papa.
COUSINEAU - John (Morrison). Passed away peacefully, at the age of 68, on October 9, 1999, at Lions Gate Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He will be dearly missed by his wife of 45 years, Marion, his son Bill and wife Linda, son Brian, and grandchildren Jennifer and Alex. He will also be missed by his many friends in the community. Born in North Bay, Ontario on March 17, 1931, "Jack' as he was affectionately known by friends, grew up in Toronto, and moved to Vancouver in 1959. He became a sales representative for 3M Canada and retired in 1992. John will be remembered always as one who put his family first. Many thanks go to the staff at Lions Gate Hospital, and in particular the I.C.U. staff for making his passing a little bit easier. Upon his request there will be no formal memorial service; however, an informal celebration of "Jack's' life will be held for family and friends on Sunday, October 17 (2:00p.m.) at 2639 Brewster Dr., Coquitlam. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation (231 E. 15th Street, North Vancouver, V7L 2L7). "Dad, may your drives always go straight, you will forever remain in our hearts."
ENGSTROM - Dennis James. Passed away suddenly October 6, 1999 at Vancouver General Hospital. Born November 16, 1968 in North Vancouver. He will be dearly missed by his mother Dianna, father James and brother Douglas (Barb). A memorial service will be held in Fort Frances, Ontario.
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WILSON - Phyllis Gertrude. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 10, 1999 in her 92nd year. Phyl will be sadly missed by her loving family; sister Margaret, daughter Ann, son Bill, grandchildren Judy, Steve, Greg, Brad, Charlene and great-grandchildren Marcie, Tommy, Jonathan. She was predeceased by her caring husband Thomas Allan. At Phyllis' request, no service will be held. There will be a private family gathering on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Flowers gratefully declined, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
GRIBLIN - Alma Jean (nee Wagg) of West Vancouver. Passed away peacefully at age 86 in Lions Gate Hospital on October 10, 1999. She is survived by Frank, her loving husband of 59 years, and by her son Barry (Heather), daughter Donna (John Bates), and sister Margaret Boyle (Stu), grandchildren Eve (Paul Clark) and Kyle, and by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Wilma Merger and brother Donald Wagg (Dorothy). Born in Virden, Manitoba, Alma received her education and teacher's training in Regina. She taught there and in Francis and Liberty, Saskatchewan. After marriage, she and Frank settled in Calgary where they were members of the North Hill and Scarborough United Church. Alma also belonged to Sakkara Temple # 15, Daughters of the Nile. Alma had a lifelong interest in music, playing in both the Regina and Calgary Symphony Orchestras and becoming a charter member of the Calgary Music Coterie. In 1997, Alma and Frank moved to West Vancouver. A funeral service and reception will be held at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, in North Vancouver at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 16, 1999. Flowers are gratefully declined. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of choice.
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WINRAM - Hugh Venour. Born March 22, 1929, Toronto, Ontario, retired from Vancouver Police Force (July 1984) after 321/2 years of service, Past Master of Maple Leaf Lodge 74. Passed away peacefully October 8, 1999 in the arms of his family. He will be sadly missed and cherished always by his loving wife, Jean of 48 years, daughters Carol (Ed) and Diane (Gord), sister Fay. Predeceased by sister Nonie, brothers Eric, George and granddaughter Sarah. He was respected, admired and loved by all those whose lives he touched, both relatives and friends. Many thanks to Dr. Paul Watson and the medical/nursing staff of Lions Gate Hospital for their compassionate care. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to the B.C. Heart Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
DAVIS - Bertha (formerly Wilson). Born in North Vancouver. Passed away suddenly on October 11, 1999 at the age of 88. Survived by her loving family, sister Eve; daughters Marge (Ken), Sue; and son John (Barbara); granddaughters Karen (Mark), Kathy (Steve), Nancy (Darren); great-grandchildren Tyler, Vanessa, Dayna, Andrew, Kyle and Justin; plus many nieces and nephews. By her request there will be no service. There will be a gathering for family and friends on Sunday, October 17, 1999 from 12 noon - 3:00 p.m. at Capilano Lions Housing Society, 1551 Bridgman Ave, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.
VINCE - Dorothy Margaret (nee Cowan) of West Vancouver. Died peacefully on October 7, 1999. Dorothy was born in Toronto on June 8, 1905. She was predeceased by her husband Dr. Anthony J. Vince. She is survived by two sons Robert and Dennis, eight grandchildren and twenty-one great-grandchildren. Dorothy will be remembered as an intelligent, loving woman who never complained and always placed family values before all others. A funeral service will be held in Toronto, Ontario at:
Humphrey's Funeral Home
(1-800-616-3311) on Friday, October 15, 1999 at 9:30 a.m.
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JOHNSON - Ralph. Born December 31, 1930. Passed away peacefully October 11, 1999 after a short battle against cancer. He is survived, and will be deeply missed, by his wife Joan and daughter Elizabeth (Patrick), brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Margaret and Ian, Shiela and Frank, and their families, special friends, Roberta and Alan, Jan and Gordon and their families. Ralph was born in Sunderland, and after school finished a five year apprenticeship with Sunderland Forge and Engineering Company in 1951. He joined the Merchant Navy in January 1952, serving on many vessels. He married Joan, in England, July 21, 1956. Ralph and Joan emigrated to Canada in 1965, and from 1967 lived on the North Shore in Lynn Valley. During this time he worked for B.C. Ferries until his retirement in 1995. Ralph was an avid soccer supporter of Sunderland and in Canada of the Whitecaps and 86ers. For 20 years he coached Girl's soccer on the North Shore and will be greatly missed. Sincere thanks to all the nursing staff of the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital for their professional and yet compassionate, dedication to the care of Ralph and visitors, be they family or friends. A memorial service will be held at the New Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver on Monday, October 18, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. An invitation is extended to friends to meet with the family, to celebrate Ralph's life in the Foreman Room adjacent to the Funeral Home Chapel following the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver.
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