HAM - J. Garey. After a courageous battle against cancer, passed away peacefully December 8, 1999. Born July 15, 1939 in Vancouver, Garey dedicated his life to helping others. A resident of the Deep Cove area for 31 years, he was an active member of the Mount Seymour Lions Club and the founder of their Housing Society. Garey will be greatly missed by his wife of 33 years, Jeannie, his daughters Arlene and Cheryl, his loving cats Nermal and Jessie, and all the friends his life has touched. "THERE WILL ONLY EVER BE ONE GAREY HAM". A Celebration of Garey's life will be held Thursday, December 16, 1999 at 9:30 a.m. at the Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Oncology Department at Lions Gate Hospital. "HE DID IT HIS WAY". Hollyburn Funeral Home. 922-1221
LLOYD - George Arthur. Passed away December 6, 1999 at the age of 78. A longtime resident of the North Shore, he will be deeply missed by his family and many friends. He is survived by daughter Susanne; sons John, Owen and Donald; grandson Jack; and by his brothers Gordon, Harvey, and Edgar. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorial donations to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, The Heart & Stroke Foundation, or Lions Gate Hospital.
WARD - Tim. Born August 28, 1976. Grandson of Ella Hone (Montreal), Hilda and Albert (England), son of Elizabeth and Peter, and brother of Kathryn. Passed away in a tragic car accident in Campbell River, December 8, 1999. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, December 14, 1999 at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, Edgemont Village, North Vancouver, B.C. No flowers by request, donations may be made to the B.C. Children's Hospital. First Memorial 980-3451
GOBLE - Donna Jean. Passed away peacefully November 26, 1999 after a long illness with Alzheimer's. Donna is survived by her loving husband Larry; children Deborah, Lori (Mario) Iacoviello, Karen (Bruce) Rainer, Mark; and grandchildren Carley, Ryan, Jack and Madeline; and brother John (Betty) Brydon. She will be sorely missed by many other friends and relatives. Memorial service to be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, 1999 at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers donations to Alzheimer Society of B.C., #20-601 West Cordova St, Vancouver, B.C. would be appreciated. Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221
LEWIS - Rosemary Ann, age 41. Passed away peacefully on November 28, 1999. Beloved daughter of Audrey Lewis and the late Henry Lewis. Survived by partner Thomas Melanson, brothers Michael (Jean) and Kevin Lewis; nephews James and Aaron; as well as many relatives and friends. Memorial services to be held at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver on Thursday, December 2, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lions Gate Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221
SMITH - Florence Mary Baker Nichols, R.N. Passed away on Sunday, November 28, 1999 in West Vancouver, B.C. Beloved wife of W. Donald H. Smith and the late Cecil Nichols of Victoria Square. Dear mother of Lillian (Desmond), Marion (Gary), Frank (Jean), Faye (Don), Don (Deborah) and Allan (Beverly). Stepmother of Dr. Donald B. Smith. Also survived by her 20 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. Very near and dear to her brother Rev. John Baker and sisters Shirley, Alice and Gayle and their families. A memorial service will be held in Victoria Square United Church on Monday, December 6, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends following the service in the church basement. In lieu of flowers and in Florence's memory, donations to Victoria Square United Church or the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
SLAVICKY - Erika. December 20, 1979. - December 2, 1999. Erika was an amazing free spirited young woman. She was bright, talented, beautiful, with the loveliest green eyes that would light up any room. She is survived by her mother Patricia, her father Jerry and her sister Paula. Her life and laughter will be deeply missed by all the lives she touched. There will be a memorial service held at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 599 Keith Rd, West Vancouver on Wednesday, December 8, 1999 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, for Erika's love of animals, a don ation to a wildlife charity would be appreciated.
MINSHALL -Vivien Marie Passed away peacefully on December 2, 1999, at the age of 86. Predeceasd by husband Col. Harry H. Minshall (1984). Survived by son Wayne Shaw and grandchildren, Gregory, Lauren, Alicia and Emma; brother Wilfred (Wynne) Klassen; sister Elinor (Bill) Ryan; three nieces, and step-children Marilyn Legard, Bert and Norman Minshall. Memorial services to be held 12:00 p.m. Monday, December 6, 1999 at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Arthritis Society or the charity of your choice.
GERBRECHT - Peggy Joyce Kennedy. Passed away suddenly on November 19, 1999. She is survived by her husband Jerold, her children, Dana, Karen, John (Julia Evans), Alice (Christopher) Denofrio, grandson Evan Christopher Gerbrecht. A memorial service was held 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday November 23, 1999 at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations to the Vancouver Academy of Music, for a scholarship in the name of Peggy Joyce Kennedy Gerbrecht, 1270 Chestnut St, Vancouver would be appreciated. In memory of our mother please read a book to a child.
FLETCHER - Joseph. Passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on November 22, 1999. Survived by his loving wife Grace; children Robert (Lea), Susan (Rick) and Jimmy; five grandchildren and one great grandchild. Memorial service to be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 27, 1999, at the "new" Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. First Memorial 980-3451
HOBSON - Francis Tristram. Passed away peacefully on November 19, 1999 at the Kiwanis Care Centre, North Vancouver. Predeceased by his wife Audrey, to whom he was supremely devoted. Frank was a longtime employee of the Burrard Dry Dock, North Vancouver. Surviving are his stepson Bernard, brother Fred (Florence), sisters Marguerite Reilly, and Winifred Hobson, and many nieces and nephews. Frank was well known as a true gentleman and a good friend to all. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 27, 1999 at 10:00 a.m. at the "new" Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. First Memorial 980-3451
TISDALL - Ada, Born August 7, 1921. Passed away peacefully on November 6, 1999. Survived by daughter Sandra (Pat) Glover; son Warren (Shelley); three grandchildren Jessie, Joey and Teale; husband Bud Tisdall. No service by request. Donations may be made to the S.P.C.A. Thanks to the staff of St. Michael's Care Centre in Burnaby. A loving mother and grandmother who will be very much missed.
McKay - George Donald. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 20, 1915. Passed away in Evergreen House, North Vancouver on Monday, November 22, 1999. Survived by his loving wife Margaret of 55 years; his children, Doug McKay and Jacqueline Chmilar (Henry); grandchildren Suzanne and Jeffrey McKay and Laurie Wright (Shayne), Bobby, Kelly and Karry Chmilar, his sisters Nancy Perrin, Winnipeg and Elizabeth McNish, North Vancouver. Predeceased by his sister Eleanor Emmett. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends. Don was a flying officer during W.W.II, 17 years as manager of the Royal Canadian Legion #118, North Vancouver, President of Kiwanis Club, North Vancouver. Special thanks to the Nurses and Staff of 3 south, Evergreen House. A memorial service will be held at St. Andrews-St Stephens Presbyterian Church, 2641 Chesterfield Ave, North Vancouver on Wednesday, November 24, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease B.C. Association, 411 Dunsmuir St, 3rd Floor, V6B 1X4 First Memorial 980-3451
OSBORNE - David Charles. Called home to his Lord, November 23, 1999, age 85 years. Survived by his loving wife Ishbel; daughter Lyn Nielson; sons David (Frances), Dan (Diana), Chris (Marilyn) and Mark (Shelley); also step-daughter Marlene (David); step-sons Ed and Albert; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Memorial service will be held at the North Shore Alliance Church, 201 East 23rd St, North Vancouver on Friday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Salvation Army. Kearney Funeral Homes 736-0268
BODIE - Robert Thorne. Passed away on November 23, 1999 prematurely but peacefully at home, after a life dedicated to kindness and service. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Maureen; his children, Caroline, Nicholas and Jeremy Bodie, as well as Meg Collins and Rob Ross; brother Don (Joan); his former wife Isobel and Maureen's 2 sons, Michael and Ryan Kornitsky; plus many friends. Former business associates will also miss him from his accounting career at Anglo Canadian Shipping and Culver and Company. His loss will be sorely felt by fellow directors of the boards of the International Sailors' Society, West Vancouver Scouts, Cheshire Homes Society, West Vancouver Baden Powell Guild and the North Shore Unitarian Church, all of whom he served steadfastly for years. There will be a celebration of Rob's full and happy life at the North Shore Unitarian Church, 370 Mathers Avenue, West Vancouver, on December 9, 1999 at 4:30 p.m. If friends would like to make donations to honour his works and his way of life please consider the B.C. Cancer Research Center (877-6040) or the North Shore Unitarian Church Expansion Fund (926-1621). "Everybody can be great because anybody can serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love." -Martin Luther King, Jr.
CRAIG - William Brown Bryce. Born in Scotland. Passed away peacefully on November 24, 1999, after a valiant battle with leukemia. Predeceased by his parents; brother Rob; and sisters Betty (Bustin) and Isabel (Marteniuk). Fondly remembered by his loving wife Rose-Marie; sisters Agnes (Nancy) Tubbs and Margaret McCauley; brothers John (Edna) and James (Yvonne); numerous nieces and nephews and many good friends. A Memorial Service will be held Monday, November 29, 1999 at 2:00 p.m. in the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in William's memory to the Salvation Army. First Memorial 980-3451
MCCREERY - Margaret "Maxie" (nee Wiseman). Passed away peacefully November 25, 1999 aged 91. Predeceased by husband Earle. She is survived by brother Norm (June) of Ottawa, and many nieces and nephews. A longtime and highly specialized maternity nurse at the Salvation Army Grace Hospital, she will be sadly missed by all family and friends. A memorial service with Major Gerald McInnes officiating will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 30, 1999 at the "new" Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. First Memorial 980-3451
PHILLIPS - Velma (Val) Catherine, nee McAree. Passed away peacefully and with great courage on November, 20, 1999 in Lions Gate Hospital. A resident of Qualicum Beach for 10 years, she and her husband Stuart previously lived in West Vancouver. Born in Minnedosa and educated in Neepawa and Winnipeg. Val worked at T.C.A. prior to her marriage. She is survived by her loving family, husband Stuart; son Scott, daughter-in-law Angela; sister Beryl (Chuck) Malloch; brothers Jack (Betty) McAree and Doug McAree. Also nieces Heather, Kathie and Valerie, and nephews Grant, Dennis, Paul and Ian and their respective families.Val was a great lover of music and was known in many circles for her flair at entertaining friends and relatives in her home with great food, piano music and song. The family extend their gratitude to Dr. Clement E. Williams and Dr. John Hunt for their love and tender care for many years. Memorial Service to be held Monday, November 29, 1999 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Stephen's United Church, Qualicum Beach, B.C. In lieu of flowers donations to Canadian Diabetes Assoc. (Research) would be appreciated. "We miss you so much, we always will and we will count the days until we can be together again."
MABIE - Hugh Donald. 1915-1999. Born in Nebraska and emigrated to Canada in 1949. Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, November 7, 1999. Hugh was a loving husband, father and friend. He was married to Marjorie for 57 years and is survived by his loving sons, Douglas and Bruce. As an extremely well respected Vancouver businessman, Hugh was closely associated with the Vancouver Board of Trade. For many years he acted as Chairman for a number of committees and as genial host for the popular Board Monday luncheons. For these and other services he was awarded an honorary lifetime membership upon his business retirement. He also served as President of the Vancouver Sales and Marketing Executives. Hugh and Marjorie enjoyed travel and visited many countries around the world on numerous occasions. Hugh had a passion for woodworking and his home workshop was not only the envy of, but more importantly, a constant gathering place for his many friends in the community. Nothing gave him greater pleasure than being able to see and occasionally assist others in completing their many and varied projects. Hugh's contributions to society and the community are many but one of his proudest achievements was his work with Operation Eyesight Universal. It is because of his untiring efforts on their behalf that many people in poorer countries can see well today. Although not well known, Hugh was also an accomplished musician and prior to moving to Canada had been a percussionist with a symphony orchestra and a drummer with one of the leaders of what was to become a well known big band of his era. Fortunately for those he knew, Hugh will not just be sadly missed, but also fondly remembered by everyone he touched. No service by family request. In lieu of flowers, donations made to the West Vancouver S.P.C.A. would be appreciated.
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POWELL - Peter C.D. Died suddenly November 13, 1999, age 74. Survived by his wife of 48 years Peggie; daughters Kim Powell (Rob Peebles) and their children Andrew and Brynn; and Valerie (Paul Koop) and their daughters Megan, Lexi and Madeleine - all of whom he loved dearly. Born in India and educated in England, he served in the British Army 1943-1947, coming to Canada in 1950. A believer in service to his community, he served as a North Van District School Trustee for 12 years and as Alderman for eight. He was President of the Canadian School Trustees Assoc., and of the B.C. School Trustees Assoc., a member of the Board of Capilano College and the Greater Vancouver Regional District. Memorial service to be held at St. Catherine's Anglican Church, North Vancouver on Friday, November 19, 1999 at 3:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers or donations, please plant a flower or a tree.