NELSON - Julia. With deep sorrow we announce the passing of our dear mother, nana, sister and aunt, Julie Nelson. Formerly of Aldergrove and North Vancouver, Julie passed away peacefully at her home in Abbotsford on April 25, 1999. She will always be remembered with much love by her daughter Beverley (Jack) McMahon, son Ken, and cherished grandchildren, Kaelen (Eric), Kendell (Paul) and Andrew. Survived by sisters Wanda and Leona, brother Edmund (Sylvia), and eight nieces and nephews. Julia was predeceased by her husband Albert, sisters Agnes and Helen and brother Ferdinand. Service was held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, 1999 at Matsqui Lutheran Evangelical Church in Matsqui Village. Interment followed at Hazelwood Cemetery. If desired donations to Abbotsford Retired Teachers Scholarship Fund would be appreciated. Woodlawn Funeral Home of Abbotsford in care of the arrangements.
WEILER - Lawrence Stanley (Larry). Passed away suddenly April 28, 1999. Survived by loving wife Agnes; daughters Cathy (Fabio) Battisti, Nancy Lynn, and Patricia. Granddaughters Brianne and Madeleine. Father Dr.Stanley Weiler. Brothers and sisters Wendy (David) Martin, Susan, Dennis (Liz). Debbie, John (Murielle), Mary Jane (Vic) Decloux, Sheri (Rob) Reid. Predeceased by his mother Gladys and sister Cathy. Larry will be fondly remembered by his many other relatives, friends, colleagues and students.
Prayer service will be held Monday May 3, 1999 at 6:30 p.m. and Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, May 4, 1999 at 11:00 a.m., both at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 595 Keith Rd, West Vancouver.
In lieu of flowers donations to Holy Family Hospital Foundation, Covenant House, St. Anthony's School Building Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221
TUSTIN - Dorothy. Passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 20, 2000 in her 87th year. Predeceased by her husband Norm (1983). Dorothy is survived by her son Bob, his wife Eileen, and two grandsons, Mark and Chad. A courageous woman, she will be sadly missed. No service by request.Donations to Alzheimer's Society of B.C., in her memory would be greatly appreciated. First Memorial 980-3451
ROTHERHAM - Florence Marybelle "Mary". Passed away peacefully, after a long struggle with cancer in the Palliative Care Ward at Lions Gate Hospital, February 20, 2000. Predeceased by sister Elizabeth Landrey of North Vancouver and brother Don Lang of Calgary. Survived by: husband Don; children James, Julie and Alex; two grandchildren Alan and Glen of Prince George, and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 28, 2000 at the North Shore Unitarian Church, 370 Mathers Ave, West Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Palliative Care Ward at L.G.H. First Memorial 980-3451
WICK - Margaret (Peggy) Gean Blake (nee Winter). Born August 25, 1928. Died tragically from an accident at Keats Island on February 21, 2000. She leaves behind her loving husband, after 47 years of marriage, Lawrence; her two sisters, Anne (Rod) Lansdell and Patricia (Brian) McLean; many nieces and nephews and their families; close friends and relatives. Peggy will be remembered for her many passions in life, including a rewarding career in Social Work, devotion to family and friends, enduring strength, courage and love with which she touched the lives of many. No service by her request. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Many thanks to all who supported Larry during this tragedy. A private family gathering will be held at home on Wednesday, March 1, 2000 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. to celebrate her life. First Memorial 980-3451
HURLEY - Betty (Daisy Elizabeth), ge 80. Died Wednesday, February 23, 2000. Born in 1919 and raised in Lynn Valley, North Vancouver. Betty is survived by her daughter, Mary and her two sons, Hugh and Danny. Betty had a large and loving family including her nieces Sandy, Shirley and Sharon and her grandchildren, Karen, Zack, Shannon, Cindy, Rochelle, Joe, Colette and Harmony; great-grandchildren, Morgan, Aleshia, Braylie, Brianda, Jessie, Megan, Adam, and Amanda; and one great-great-granddaughter, Mikka. She was predeceased by her great-grandson Tyler Reed Deschover. She will be greatly missed by her many friends ath the North Vancouver Army &Navy Club, and her long term friends Verna Dyke and Betty Robinson. The family wishes to express their appreciation to the staff of the Royal Ascot Care Centre for their kindness and concern. From the family of Dan Cooper: One of our fondest memories was when we would talk to mother about moving to the North Country and she would respond saying it's way too cold. This would always give us the feeling that we would make her go out snow-shoeing or skidooing and expose her to the elements and not be in a nice warm home looking out at the beautiful Northern scenery. We will always love you and miss you very much. Love, Danny and Diane, granddaughters and great -grandchildren. She was well-loved and will never be forgotten. By request, no service will be held.
McKENZIE - Frances E. Born in Banff, Alberta. Entered this life on September 24, 1920 and began her journey to the next one on February 14, 2000. She passed away peacefully in Lions Gate Hospital with her children at her side. Fran will be deeply missed by her loving family; husband, Joseph of 59 years; sons, John (Jeanie), Bob (Patti); daughter, Joan (Jim); grandchildren, Keri (Cam), Mimi, Kelly, Ryan, Kevin, Trevor, Megan; brothers, Bill (Bernie), David (Anne); sister, Gladys; as well as many other extended family and friends. She was predeceased by her father Jesse and mother Winifred, sister Nellie and her brother Stan. Fran, a kind soul, was a devoted mother and grandmother who left us with many wonderful memories of family picnics in the park, Sunday dinners and warm family Christmas celebrations. Her warmth, love and humanity will live with us forever. A longtime member of the West Vancouver Sketch Club, Fran loved and appreciated art. Her paintings adorn many of her family's homes and are revered with great pride and respect. Reading and playing scrabble with Joan and her grandchildren were also important pastimes in her life. It should be noted that as a great supporter of her children and grandchildren's athletic pursuits she also shared with them, a passion for the Vancouver Whitecaps Soccer Club and the Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Team. The family extends their heartfelt thanks and gratitude to Dr. Maureen Conly, Social Worker, Mr. Jim Cormack and the nursing staff of Lions Gate Palliative Care Unit for all their kindness during Fran's journey. By request, no service will be held. Flowers are gratefully declined in favour of memorial contributions to the Lions Gate Hospital Palliative Care Unit, North Vancouver, B.C. or to the Canadian Cancer Society. You are in our hearts and memories forever.
HAWRISH - Marcia A. Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on February 16, 2000 at the age of 49 years after a courageous struggle with Multiple Sclerosis. Marcia is survived by her husband of 25 years, Ernest, daughter Jennifer, son Paul, mother Stella McLeod and sister Norma Silcox, as well as many relatives and friends. Marcia was a devoted wife, an exceptional mother and true friend to many. Marcia was born in Carlyle, Saskatchewan to Alvin and Stella McLeod. She received her primary and secondary education in Carlyle and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. She was an accomplished pianist, who loved her piano, and often filled her home with music. Marcia and Ernest were married on July 20, 1974 and first lived in Saskatoon and then moved to West Vancouver in 1987. Marcia took great pride in raising two wonderful children and being an invaluable volunteer in the community. There will be a celebration of Marcia's life at the Capilano Golf and Country Club, 420 Southborough Drive, West Vancouver at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 27, 2000. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada would be greatly appreciated. Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221
WHYTE - George Murray Clement. Passed away suddenly on Thursday, February 17, 2000. Born March 31, 1934 in South Porcupine, Ontario, George will be sadly missed by his loving wife and best friend, Judi; his children Murray, Mary Beth (John), Graham (Lola), George Jr. (Allison) and Adam, Wade (Paula), Robbi-Layne (Neil); and his most precious grandchildren Mathew, Cody, Dane, Austen, Hunter and Samantha. He is also survived by his in-laws Jack and Lil McLafferty, his sister, Beverly Bernardo (Elio) and her children and Buddy Whyte, the mother of his children. Widely known in the real estate profession, George had been a salesperson and agent for the past 36 years. He was a former co-owner of Mitten Realty on the North Shore and most recently worked with Judi at Prudential Sussex Realty in West Vancouver. He was a member and past Director of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and a Past President of the North Vancouver Division of that Board. He served on the Real Estate Coucil from 1986 until 1992 and again from 1996 to the time of his death. He was elected Vice-Chair of the Council in 1998 and as Chair in July, 1999. He was active in a number of community organizations including President of the North Shore Community Concerts. He loved his wife, family, friends, the real estate business, a golf game and the Lord. Prayers will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2000 at St. Anthony's Parish, 2337 Inglewood, West Vancouver. The funeral service will be held at St. Anthony's Parish at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, February 24, 2000 A celebration of George's life will follow at Capilano Golf and Country Club, 420 Southborough Drive, West Vancouver at 12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canuck Place - Tributes, #410 -890 West Pender St, . Vancouver, B.C. V6C 1J9 or to B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation, 4480 Oak St, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V4 would be appreciated.
MILLER - We regret to announce the death in the Gateby Intermediate Care Facility on Sunday, February 20, 2000 of Louise Mutrie Miller at the age of 81 years. Louise was predeceased by her loving husband Earl. Louise is survived by her loving family: three sons and one daughter-in-law; Brian (Heather) of Vernon, B.C., Bruce of North Vancouver, B.C., Blair of Vernon, B.C.; one granddaughter Jennifer and great-grand-daughter Tawny (Ray) of Vernon, B.C. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Louise may do so to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation c/o #203 - 3402 - 27th Ave, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME. 1-250-542-4333
LEATHEM - Irene Pearl. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 1 1908. Died peacefully at Evergreen House in North Vancouver on Saturday, February 19, 2000. Much loved by her children Maureen Speed (Tom), Margaret Jonsson (Roy), Drew (Anne), Eileen Duncan (Bill), and Douglas (Linda), 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband Andrew in 1981 and her grandson Paul Speed in 1991. Funeral services to be held on Thursday, Februay 24, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Agnes' Anglican Church, 530 East 12th Street, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations to St. Agnes' Building Fund or the charity of your choice would be appreciated.
RADCLIFFE - John (Jack) Harrison Gilmour. Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, February 19, 2000. He will be lovingly remembered by Agnes, his wife of 59 years; daughters, Lynne (Sig) Schingnitz, Sharon (George Kincaid) Radcliffe; and son Michael (Dianne) Radcliffe, grandchildren, Erika, Michael and Peter Schingnitz and brother David (Jennie) Radcliffe; nieces and nephews, Gordie, Bev, Jane, Peter and Timothy. Dad was born in Merritt, B.C. on March 15, 1915. He spent his work years as a Professional Engineer with General Electric, Canadian Standards and H.A. Simons. A quiet self-contained man who could happily spend hours puttering around his boat, futzing in the garden or dabbling in his wine cellar. No service at the request of the deceased. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to a charity of choice. A gathering to celebrate Dad's life will be held at 6255 Imperial Ave, West Vancouver on Saturday March 4, 2000 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. "May the wind always fill your sails, Dad" First Memorial 980-3451
DAVIE - Harold John. Retired P. Eng. Passed away quietly at home February 20, 2000 at the age of 73. He will be deeply missed by his wife of 49 years, Mary and his eight children: Sally (Michael), Jim (Genevieve), Chris (Alicen), Philip (Michelle), Ian (Shirley), Steve (Sharon), Liz (Peter), Brenda (Rick). He is also survived by his 19 grandchildren and one great-grandson. Harry also leaves behind many family and friends worldwide. Services will be held on Friday, February 25, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at St Clements Church, 3400 Institute Rd, North Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers a donation to the L.G.H Foundation, attention ICU/CCU would be greatly appreciated.
SUNDERLAND - Frank Slavin (Bill). Passed away peacefully on February 21, 2000 in his 82nd year. He will be greatly missed by his daughters Maureen (Fred) Wright, Diane Goos (Hans Bezemar), Kathy (Bill) Parsons; grandchildren Chad, Kristi, Cezanne, Carlin, Josh, Jesse, Trisha; nieces and nephews, sister Sheila (Bill) Geppert and his dear friend Claudette Le Gare. No service or flowers by request. In celebration of his life, a gathering of Bill's family and friends will be held Friday, February 25, 2000 at 3:30 p.m. at 2418 Palmerston Ave, West Vancouver (or call 926-1694).
DALTVEDT - Vanka. Passed away at the Lions Gate Hospital, February 15, 2000. She will be remembered by her loving husband Oddfinn, daughter Sandi, son-in-law Jerry, and granddaughter Erika, sisters, brothers and in-laws living in Norway; along with other relatives and friends. A private memorial service will be held. In lieu of flowers donations to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation Chemotherapy Unit would be appreciated.
INGLIS - Gordon Campbell. Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta on June 16, 1918. Passed away at home on February 14, 2000. Beloved husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather. Lovingly remembered and forever missed by Fran, his wife and life partner of 57 years; daughter Sandra (Ken) Nelson; grandson Gregory and many friends. Special thanks to Mrs. Luzvilla Wilson for her care and love. Gordon Inglis was a well-known Radio and Television Broadcaster with the C.B.C. in Vancouver for 37 years. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 19, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt Avenue, West Vancouver, Rev. John Gouws officiating. Donations to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Alzheimer Society of B.C. would be greatly appreciated.. Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221
POPE - Kathleen "Kay" Patricia. February 12, 1918 - February 15, 2000. Died peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital, after being hospitalized for several weeks due to a stroke. Predeceased by her husband Paul. Kay will be missed by her son (Bill), daughter-in-law (Pat), her grandchildren (Shannon, Sean and Laura). She will also be missed by her much-loved nieces (Wanda and Jennifer), and their daughters (Corey and Jessica). Kay was born and raised in Montreal, and followed her husband to North Vancouver in 1968, where they lived together until Paul's death in 1988. Kay and Paul were among the first members of the Lynn Valley Co-op and were well known among other residents of the Co-Op. Always fond of entertaining and talking with her friends and neighbours, there were always plans for barbecues and get-togethers. By request, there will be no formal ceremony, although all Kay's friends are welcome to meet for tea on Saturday afternoon at her home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Arrangements through First Memorial Services, North Vancouver. First Memorial 980-3451
WARDROPER - Fred Senior. Survived by his two daughters Evelyn and Sheila and son Fred, five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and his many friends. Fred Wardroper Senior passed away peacefully in the Chilliwack hospital Tuesday evening, February 15, 2000. Born August 24, 1921 Fred was born and raised in North Vancouver. At the onset of WWII Fred joined the Canadian Navy and fought through the war years in the North Atlantic. He worked as a commercial fisherman, an iron worker and a marine boilermaker. He was an ardent sportsman, enjoying his hunting and fishing throughout his long and healthy life. A planner, a thinker, a practical man, he took great pleasure in his family and friends, ever willing to share in their victories and losses, with a happy smile or compassionate advice. His door was always open. He will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered. Services will be held at Henderson's Funeral Home in Chilliwack, B.C. Saturday, February 19, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. Service details 604-792-1344. FAX 604-792-1342
LAUER - Lydia. Born 1913. Died peacefully February 1, 2000 at Evergreen House, North Vancouver. Greatly missed by her loving family Frank (Jean) Lauer, Margaret (Vince) Ivancic, Sue (Brian) Stovel, Cynthia Pearce, 20 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren. The family wish to extend their gratitude and thanks to the West Van Adult Day Care staff and the staff of 2 South Evergreen House. We can never thank-you all enough for your loving care and kindness to our mother and grandmother and how you gave her life new dimensions and quality. Funeral Mass and interment were in Summer-land on February 7, 2000 attended by many family and friends. Celebrant was Reverend Msgr Charles Mulvihill.
DABB - Owen William. Born April 20, 1919 (Easter Sunday) Ladysmith, B.C. to Magaret (nee Delaney) and Owen Dabb. Passed away February 12, 2000 at home in Ladysmith. We all loved our dad, granddad, great-granddad, our mother's husband, and are mighty proud of him and his love that he had time to share with and show us all. We are as proud of him as he was of us. Bill was preceded by his mother, father and brother Reginald. He is survived by his loving wife Cynthia, his eight children, 18 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and his two sisters Gladys and Cora. REST IN PEACE!
WATKINS - Kathryn (Katie) Mary. Born December 17, 1999. Passed away February 14, 2000. Will be deeply missed by her parents Steven Smith and Colleen Watkins; grandparents Ron and Maureen Smith, Trevor and Amy Watkins. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 19, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. The Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Dr, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Childrens Hospital, Vancouver
LARSON - Roy. 62, passed away suddenly February 11, 2000. Survived by his loving wife Jo, daughter Desiree Harman, sons Dean (Cathy), Michael (Cindy), grandchildren Kaitlynn, Joey, Kelsey, Adam, Travis, and Aaron, sister Viola (Hank) Vanderhout, brothers Alf, Vic, Arnie and many nieces and nephews. The service will be held at First Memorial, Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver, Thursday, February 17, 2000 at 2:00 p.m.
NELSON - David George. Passed away peacefully at Inglewood Manor on February 13, 2000. Survived by his loving wife Ethel; his children Ken (Mary-Anne) and Naomi Sexsmith (Ozzie); his sister Jean Westall; nieces Thelma Hankin (Alex) and Doreen Bernier (Bob). He was affectionately known as Gump to his six grandchildren Pat, Jeff, Matthew, Ian, Laura and Leanne. Memorial service will be held at the Presbyterian Church, 7111 No 2. Road, Richmond, Thursday, February 17, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory may be made to the charity of your choice.