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BRITISH COLUMBIA - North Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 41

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Date: Wednesday, 21 December 2016, at 10:33 p.m.

JONES - Barbara Dorothy. Born Vancouver, November 26, 1924. Died October 5, 1999 at her home in Vernon after a short illness. Animals were Barbara's passion, her personal menagerie was legendary, a kinkajou, skunk, and a tortoise were among her favorites. Varying numbers of cats and dogs found themselves fortunate to find a home with her. Barbara owned "Cats Carousel" for many years, and was active in numerous animal organizations. She will be missed by family and friends (and their owners!) No service at her request. Those wishing to do so may make donations to the West Vancouver branch of the SPCA in her memory.

KOZICKI - Nicholas. Born December 29, 1920 in Cooks Creek, Manitoba. Passed away peacefully in the Palliative Care Unit at Lions Gate Hospital on October 7, 1999 after a courageous struggle with cancer. Nicholas will be remembered by his loving family; Karen Campbell (Earl), Mary Lou Willows (Richard Wyllie), Karinna James (Tom), Laurie Kozicki and his two treasured granddaughters, Velvet Campbell and Casey James. He will also be held in the hearts of his brother and sisters, Harry, Anne and Mary and brother-in-law Johnny. His cousin, Steve Prokopenko, who was like a younger brother to him, spent memorable time with him during the past year, reminiscing about their childhood and all the good times they had. He missed all his family in Ontario and Manitoba, including his cousins, nieces and nephews, and had wanted to visit them before he passed away. Unfortunately, he wasn't well enough to do so. A celebration of Nicholas's life will be held in West Vancouver on Monday, October 25, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. Please call Karinna at 925-9287 for the location of the service. The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to the Palliative Care Team, at Lions Gate Hospital for the loving support they expressed. In lieu of flowers, donations in Nicholas's memory may be made to the Palliative Care Unit Foundation, Lions Gate Hospital.

MARTON - George. Born in Budapest, Hungary, May 11, 1923. Passed away after a lengthy illness October 9, 1999 at home. He leaves behind his loving wife Catherine; children Andrew, Peter, Sylvia; daughter-in-law Treva; beautiful grandchildren Michelle, Lauren, and grandchild #3 a work in progress; as well as many friends, both in B.C. and Hungary. No service by request. Donations in memory may be made to the Heart and Stoke Foundation of B.C.
"Rest in peace, Apuka.
We'll miss you."

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.

FISHER - Betty Baptiste (Johnston), 82, Died October 6, 1999 at Ever-green Extended Care at Lions Gate Hospital. She was born in Rockferry, England and raised in Calgary. Betty taught school in rural Alberta, attended University of Alberta and was a member of the Pi Phi's. She married Ralph Fisher (deceased) also of Calgary and raised 3 children in Powell River. Lizanne (North Vancouver), John (Comox), and Gina (Toronto). Her sister Doreen lives in Florida and brother Alan in West Vancouver. She was predeceased by brothers Cooper and Bill. For the past 20 years Betty lived in North Vancouver. Her health was declining for some time and she died peacefully in the presence of her eldest daughter. She will be remembered for her love of the English Language, animated storytelling, flair for the dramatic and spunky nature. Memorial services are at St. Stephens Church, 885-22nd, West Vancouver, Friday, October 22, 1999, 2:00 pm.

SCOLLEN - Bonnie. Passed away at home October 11, 1999 aged 83 years. She is survived by her loving husband Roy and many relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at the "New" Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver.
First Memorial 980-3451

BAKER - Leonard William of North Vancouver, B.C. Passed away October 1, 1999 age 78. Leonard was a proud member of the Squamish Nation. Survived by his brothers; "Uncle" Laurence Baker and "Uncle" Simon Baker and sister "Auntie" Leena Jacobs. Leonard will be missed by his loving family and many other relatives and dear friends. Prayers will be offered on Monday, October 4, 1999 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 424 W. Esplanade, North Vancouver and Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday, October 5, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Father Vince LaPlante, OMI, officiating. Interment at Mission Reserve Cemetery.
Hinds Funeral Service 604-892-3683

DURHAM - George C. Passed away October 3, 1999 in his 81st year at Lions Gate Hospital. George was predeceased by his loving wife Joan in 1997. He will be sadly missed by his children Carol (Ted), Susan (Bob) and John; as well as his grandchildren, Ryan, Jason, Jonathan, Jennifer, Amy, Nicole and Alexander. George will also be missed by many friends and relatives especially his constant companion Muffin. A memorial service will be held at the new Boal Chapel of First Memorial, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver, Saturday, October 9, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. No flowers by request, donations may be made in George's name to the charity of your choice.
First Memorial 980-3451

HILL - Henry Halcomb (Tony), age 87. Passed away peacefully at 6:15 a.m. on October 3, 1999. Survived by daughter Sandra, two grandchildren Alexandra and Owen, and sister Evelyn, as well as many other relatives and friends. He is predeceased by Alice, his loving wife of 50 years. Memorial services to be held Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. at Hollyburn Funeral Home at 1807 Marine Drive in West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a charity of choice.
Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221

MAY - JOHN L. (LES). Passed away peacefully on Friday, October 1, 1999, aged 87. Predeceased by his wife Lela. Survived by his daughter Treva, son-in-law John, two granddaughters Karle and Romy (Brian), two great-grandchildren Kealy and Jacob, many nephews and nieces. No service by request. Flowers gratefully declined. If desired, donations can be made to the Alzhiemers Society of BC (Research Division). The family wishes to thank each and every person who was involved with Dad at the Inglewood Care Centre. They have been supportive, caring, and best of all his friends for the last four years. Thank You.

BOOGAERTS - Carlos Hector. Born 15th of January 1953. Passed away on October 1, 1999. He will be sadly missed by his loving and devoted children, Ben and Elisa. Remembered with love and affection by his parents, also Val, Doug and family. Our thanks to his friends and the staff of Lions Gate Hospital for their help and support. All are welcome to attend a memorial service at St. Agnes Anglican Church, 530 E. 12th St., North Vancouver on Thursday, October 7, 1999 at 11am.

SIGURDSON - John Kenneth. Peacefully passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on October 2, 1999 at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver. John was born in Churchbridge, Saskatchewan on February 3, 1921. His family moved to Winnipeg where he spent his boy-hood years and early married life. In 1958 John and Marion moved to West Vancouver where they spent the remainder of their years. Mourning the loss of their father are daughters, Beverley Candlish (Toronto), Conny Rosen (Burnaby), Cheryl Jacobs (Abbotsford); son Jack Sigurdson (Prince Rupert); his sisters Pauline Newcomb, Gwen Kinzie and Pat Graham; along with 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. John will be sadly missed by his partner of 25 years and best friend Arvid Much, along with all his golfing cronies from the Capilano Golf and Country Club and the Bellingham Golf and Country Club. John was predeceased by his wife Marion in April 1998, and his son Raymond in May 1999. He was looking forward to meeting them again in heaven. John touched the lives of everyone he met with his generosity, quick wit and dry sense of humor. He was respected and loved by so many. Private interment for family members will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Capilano View Cemetery in West Vancouver followed by a Memorial Service officiated by Pastor Brian Buhler at North Shore Alliance Church, 201 E. 23rd St, North Vancouver at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 1999. Place of reception to be announced after the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Lions Gate Hospital, 231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L7

WITZEL - Dana Anne, daughter of Karen and Bob, sister of Jason and Scott, died suddenly in an avalanche in the Bolivian Andes on Saturday, September 25, 1999. Dana, a graduate of West Vancouver High School lived her life with zest and enthusiasm and will be missed by those she touched. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at 3:00pm at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, 922-1221. In lieu of flowers donations to Foster Parents Plan of Canada would be appreciated.
Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221

ARMSTRONG - Lillian Annie (nee Candlish). Died September 30, 1999. Born on a homestead in Caron, near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in October 1911. Married her beloved husband Thomas W. Armstrong in Moose Jaw and the couple moved to North Vancouver about 1945, and started Tommy's Taxi which operated at 138 West 15th St and later amalgamated to become North Shore Taxi. She was predeceased by her husband, sister Evelyn, brothers Frank and Albert, sister-in-law Viola, and special friend Cora. Survived by sister Ruth, sister-in-law Nathalie, and many nieces and nephews - the Armstrongs, the Candlishes, the McElwees, the Masons, and others across Canada. Lil loved her days as Thunderbird Lanes Ladies bowling "champ" where she so enjoyed being around her many neighbors and friends at her residence at 148 W.16th. The family would like to thank Drs. Cindy Clark and Alison Clark, and those special nurses in the palliative care ward at Lions Gate Hospital for their kind attention. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 8, 1999 at North Vancouver Cemetery, North Vancouver.
First Memorial 980-3451

LEE - Ernest Edwin (Ted). Died Sunday, October 3, 1999 at Nanaimo General Hospital. Leaving his beloved wife Helen, family and friends to grieve for him. A memorial service will be held at the New Boal Chapel of First Memorial Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver on Saturday, October 9, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. He would have preferred a donation to the Parkinson Disease Association in lieu of flowers
A great guy
and a darn good Bellringer.
First Memorial 980-3451

SIGURDSON - John Kenneth. Peacefully passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on October 2, 1999 at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver. John was born in Churchbridge, Saskatchewan on February 3, 1921. His family moved to Winnipeg where he spent his boy-hood years and early married life. In 1958 John and Marion moved to West Vancouver where they spent the remainder of their years. Mourning the loss of their father are daughters, Beverley Candlish (Toronto), Conny Rosen (Burnaby), Cheryl Jacobs (Abbotsford); son Jack Sigurdson (Prince Rupert); his sisters Pauline Newcomb, Gwen Kinzie and Pat Graham; along with 14 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. John will be sadly missed by his partner of 25 years and best friend Arvid Much, along with all his golfing cronies from the Capilano Golf and Country Club and the Bellingham Golf and Country Club. John was predeceased by his wife Marion in April 1998, and his son Raymond in May 1999. He was looking forward to meeting them again in heaven. John touched the lives of everyone he met with his generosity, quick wit and dry sense of humor. He was respected and loved by so many. Private interment for family members was held at 11:00 a.m. at Capilano View Cemetery in West Vancouver followed by a Memorial Service officiated by Pastor Brian Buhler at North Shore Alliance Church, 201 E. 23rd St, North Vancouver at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 1999. A reception followed the service. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Palliative Care Unit, Lions Gate Hospital, 231 East 15th Street, North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2L7

RUSSELL - Catharine (Kay) Rowland. Born October 9, 1916 in Vancouver. Passed away peacefully October 6, 1999 at Lions Gate Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She will be dearly missed by her husband Kenneth; daughter Wendy (Bert); sons Peter, Stephen (Joanne), Ross (Nancy), John (Susan), Bruce (Tracy); 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother Frank (Carol); sisters Joan and Peggy (Gordon); and many, many friends. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 9, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's Church, 885-22nd Street, West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221

ANDERSON - Debbie. Passed away at Eagle Ridge Hospital on Wednesday, October 6, 1999 at the age of 39 years. Debbie is survived by her loving husband Tom, daughter Jennifer, son Mitchell, parents Bill and Pat, sisters Heather (Paul) and Kathy (Henryk), brother Steve (Lorraine), sister-in-law Linda, brother-in-law Doug, and many close friends. A Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, October 12, 1999 at 12:00 noon, with closed casket visitation from 11:00 - 12:00 noon in the chapel of Burkeview Family Funeral Care, 1340 Dominion Avenue, Port Coquitlam, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations in Debbie's memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, (please designate funds to "Breast Cancer Research").
Burkeview Family Funeral Care 944-4128

CALDWELL - Edith (Dede). In her 85th year, passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on September 29, 1999. A lifelong resident of North Vancouver. She was predeceased by her husband Earl in 1983. Survived by her loving sons Bob (Diane), Dave (Suzanne), and sister Dolly. Four grandchildren: Debbie, Brett, Tracy and Kathy and seven great-grandchildren. She will be fondly missed by all her relatives and friends. "The life of the party" may be gone but her spirit always remembered. A memorial service will be held at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 4, 1999.

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