MILLIKIN - Major Ronald Douglas (Ret.) of North Vancouver, B.C. Passed away peacefully in the loving arms of his wife Lou and his children Sandra, Rhonda and Hugh on Wednesday, July 14, 1999 in Palliative Care, Lions Gate Hospital, having lived his life to the fullest. Born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on October 4, 1925, Ron attended UBC, Queens, and George Washington University D.C. where he graduated with degrees in Commerce and Education. His military service began with the Navy in 1944, proudly serving in the North Atlantic. His Army service included postings in Korea, Japan, India, Pakistan, Washington D.C., and Canada (Shilo, Camp Borden, Petawawa, Kingston, Fort Churchill and Ottawa). Highlights were many parachuting exercises in Northern Canada and climbing the Himilayas. He concluded his military career as Canadian Liaison Officer with US Military MTMTS, Washington, D.C. His post military career included primary school teaching on the North Shore and work with Immigration Canada. His competitive spirit, love of sport and the world around him was reflected in curling, golf, lawn bowling, gardening, travel and "Hearts" with memberships in the North Shore Winter Club, N.V. Lawn Bowling Association and Seymour G.C.C. Predeceased by his parents Hugh Savage and Marion Alexander Millikin, sisters Mary and Dorothy. Ron is survived by his devoted wife Lou; children Sandra, (David Thompson), Rhonda, Hugh (Sara); grandchildren Jason, Derek, Adam, Carlee and Matthew; great-grandchild Jesse; sister Marion Jean (Bill Craig); brother Hugh Roderick (Barb); as well as numerous friends and relatives. The family greatly appreciates the care given by the staff and volunteers of Palliative Care (a special mention to an angel: Pegge). In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to be made to the B.C. Cancer Agency for patient comforts. A memorial service will be held at the "New" Boal Chapel, July 20, 1999 at 10:00 a.m., 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver to share memories of Ron's roots in Scotland and his love of ceremony.
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WOODS - The Woods family Maureen, Richard, Colin, Glenn and Brian are sad to report the peaceful death of their mother, Mrs. Hazel Woods of North Vancouver, on July 1, 1999 while she was on vacation. Honouring her wishes no formal remembrance service will be held. Donations to the Cancer Society and the Multiple Sclerosis Society may be accepted in her memory.
BALL - Shirley (nee Binnie). Born December 23, 1925, passed away July 4, 1999. Survived by loving husband Jim, five daughters, 1 son, 10 grandchildren, other relatives and dear friends. She will be sadly missed. In lieu of flowers donations to BC Cancer Society appreciated. First Memorial 857-0111
CATES - Helen Kathleen, age 86, passed away peacefully at home on June 30, 1999. She was predeceased by her husband Jim and her son Charles. Helen is survived by her son Jim (Brenda); daughter Sylvia (Robin) Heiliger; grandchildren Ian (Terry), Karen (Ray), Barb (Ray), Aleta (David), Doug (Rhonda), Teresa (Ralph) and Richard; fourteen great-grandchildren and two Great-great grandchildren. She will also be missed by her sisters Jenny Wilson, Bernice Hall & Marguerite McBain; sisters-in-law Theresa McManus, Pearl Johnson, Mary Johnson and a dear friend Anne Peterson as well as many relatives and friends. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver on Wednesday, July 7, 1999 between 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Funeral service will be held at St. John's the Evangelist Anglican Church, 220 West 8th Street, North Vancouver on Thursday, July 8, 1999 at 11:00am. Interment to follow at North Vancouver Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation or St. John's Anglican Church. A special thanks to Dr. Michael Kates, Margaret Terharet of North Shore Health and to "We Care Home Health Services" for their kindness and support.
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MATSON - Henry John.
"Gone fishing, see you later."
Born in Edinburgh Scotland in 1926. Passed away surrounded by family on July 4, 1999. Much loved husband, father, brother, papa and uncle. Harry will be very much missed by his loving wife Irene of 49 years, daughter Elaine, son-in-law Bob, sister June, grandchildren Rob, Craig, Lindsay, "Bailey" and many family members in both Canada and Scotland. At Harry's request there will be a private family funeral service on Friday July 9, 1999. All family and friends are invited to share memories at a reception at 3:00 p.m. following the service.
"We love you papa
and will miss you so much."
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McDOUGALL - E. Beverley. Passed away in Surrey on June 30, 1999, aged 73 years. She is survived by her loving family, husband Allan, children Brenda (Wayne), Sandra and Brian (Kathleen) and by their families including grandsons Timothy and Marcus. Also by other relatives and many friends. Funeral service to be held on Friday July 9, 1999 at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel of FRASER HEIGHTS FUNERAL HOME, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey. In lieu of flowers a memorial donation may be made to the B.C. Cancer Society.
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PATERSON - Doris Gertrude Hope (nee Bingham) was born September 13, 1899 in Yamethin, Burma and emigrated to Canada in 1933 with her husband Angus and five children. The family sadly announce her death July 2, 1999, quietly and peacefully, surrounded by her family. Nana, as she was fondly called, lived a life of innumerable interests; well travelled, ever curious, constantly aware of the many changes in a hundred years. An avid reader Nana enjoyed discussing many controversial issues from child care to politics with the many relatives and friends that filled her warm and loving home throughout the years.
Nana was predeceased by her devoted husband, Angus in 1977. For 59 years their bond of deep love was everlasting; she was also predeceased by her eldest son Angus John (Pat) 1989 and her youngest son, David Claude in 1991, an infant granddaughter, Leslie Ellen Topliss, and daughters'-in-law Carol Paterson and Peggy Paterson.
Doris, (Nana) leaves behind in deep sorrow her three daughters: Doris Joan Germiquet (John), Kathleen Mary Topliss, (Paddy), Marie Louise McQuaid (Bill) and loving daughter-in-law Sheila Paterson, wife of David Claude, fifteen grandchildren, thirty-three great grandchildren and four great, great grandchildren.
This loving caring mother was the Matriarch of a large family, always a gracious hostess who's door was always open to friends from around the world. Nana will be missed by not only her immediate family but also the large family of nieces and nephews in Australia and England. We love you Mum, Nana and Auntie Doris
A Memorial Service celebrating Nana's life will be held at First Memorial Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, Saturday July 10, 1999 at 2:00 p.m.
The family expresses their thanks to the Lions Gate Hospital and Kiwanis Care Centre for their caring services. Flowers gratefully declined - donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.
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BURROUGH - Doris Grace passed away at home July 2, 1999 at the age of 85. She will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by her daughter Lynda, grandson Eric, sister Peggy, her cousins, nephews and nieces. Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, July 8, 1999 at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the charity of your choice, in Doris's name.
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PARKER - Betty Sabin. Passed away peacefully July 1, 1999 at the age of 75 years. Survived by son Ron, step daughters Adele and Gail, grandson Jordan, family and friends. No service by request. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to a charity of your choice.
KENNEDY - Warnett. Passed away July 2, 1999 in West Vancouver. Born Glasgow, Scotland, March 23, 1911. Survived by his loving wife Joan, step-children Olivia Ward, John and Roger Ward, niece Olivia McDougal and family of Glasgow Scotland, cousin Nigel (Maryann) and their daughter Leslie of Calgary. Private family remembrance, no flowers by request. Donations to Cancer Society or charity of choice.
Warnett believed passionately in supporting all medical research and quality of life.
STUART - Oswin. Passed away peacefully at West Vancouver Care Centre on Sunday July 4, 1999 at the age of 84. Dearest husband of Lorna, father of Jane (Geoff), Caroline (Bob), stepfather of Carmel (Neil), Dan (Angela), grandfather of Karen (Rob), John, Paul, Rebecca, Alex, Stefan, Anya, Sarah and Emma. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Memorial Service to be held at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C. on Thursday, July 8, 1999 at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for a Memorial bench, in Oswin's memory, at the West Vancouver Lawn Bowling Club. Our grateful thanks to Dr. M. Knight, and the care and attention given by all the staff at the W.V.C.C. Very special thanks to Dolores, John, Kay, Elma, and Jules for their support at all times.
- An English Gentleman -
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STENTIFORD - Phyllis. Passed away July 6, 1999, aged 87. Dearly loved mother of Janet Baxter and devoted grandma of Jason and Megan. A memorial service will be held 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 10, 1999 at the new Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the B.C. Lung Association.
"She will be deeply missed and
remembered with love
by her family and friends."
DE VUYST - Merrill Ivy (nee Swan). Born February 10, 1953. Passed away peacefully on July 4, 1999 after a six year battle with breast cancer. Merrill's courage and strength was beyond description and will serve as an inspiration to us all. Merrill was a loving wife, a good mother and a best friend to many. She will always be remembered and so dearly missed by all those whose life she touched.
Merrill was predeceased by her parents Fred and Dorothy Swan, and her sister Sharon Youngs. She will always be loved and remembered by her husband Dirk; her two sons Jordan and James; her sister Dana Doepker; her aunts Myrtle Bennett, Dorothy McCall and Edna Reeker; her mother-in-law Maria De Vuyst; Maria's companion Oswald (Ozzie) Strauss; sister-in-law Flavianne Sorensen; her nieces and nephews Joe, Stefan, Scott, Jodi-Lee, Darren and Lori; and numerous cousins. The family wishes to extend its special thanks to Dr. Paul Klimo, Dr. Dorothy Janzen and the palliative staff of Lions Gate Hospital.
A closed casket visitation will be held between 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, 1999 at the Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver and a Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 17, 1999 at the First United Church, 15385 Semiahmoo Avenue, White Rock. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lions Gate Hospital Chemotherapy Department.
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BENFIELD - Vera. 78 years young. No funeral by request. Special thanks to Lions Gate Hospital - Dr. Makin, Dr. J. Larsen, nurses Rosa (7th), I.C.U. Bonnie, Louanne, Jill and forever Charles. Also all the other departments that joined Dr. Makin so quickly and so professionally. Betweeen all of you under such odds you gave us a touch of a miracle. It wasn't to be - the angels were lonely and Vera went off to help cheer them up. Know you will have a wonderful journey. See you later dear heart.
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