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BRITISH COLUMBIA - North Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 61

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DENNEY - John. Passed away February 24, 2000 in Evergreen House at 80 years. He leaves his wife Vivia and son Norman (Jennie), two granddaughters Andrea (Doug), Becky (Ian) and great-granddaughter Rianna. He was predeceased by his grandson Mark. No service by request.

MACHELL, Joyce Eva. Died Thursday, February 24, aged 84 years. Lovingly remembered by husband Eugene, son John, daughter Linette and granddaughters Jill, Erin and Kristina. No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to your charity of choice will be appreciated.

EDWARDS, Jean Jacqueline (nee Terrien). Passed away peacefully in her sleep on February 24, 2000, age 74. She will be deeply missed by loving daughter Margaret Schulz, sister Heather (Bill), brother Vic, niece Gail (Eugene), sister-in-law Annette, and their families. Predeceased by her dear brother Jim. Jean is fondly remembered for her great love of life and sense of fun. She will be greatly missed by her fellow teacher and friend Sheri (Charles), and is remembered by her colleagues as a dedicated elementary school teacher in North Vancouver, Victoria and Powell River. Jean will be sadly missed by family and friends. A special thanks to the staff of Cedarview Lodge in North Vancouver for their care. No service by request. A private memorial gathering of family and close friends will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer Society of BC or the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated.

FREND, Olga Amanda July 4, 1915 - February 17, 2000. Peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital. Predeceased by her husband George, August 16, 1994. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son Norman (Linda); grandchildren Kelly (Alan), Ridder, Glen and Jillian; great-grandchildren Mikaela, Anaesha and Gabriel; sister Sally Neville; brother Alf (Rosie) Myhre; sister-in-law Irene Myhre; brother-in-law Joe Egan; and nieces, nephews and friends. Olga retired from Eaton's in 1980 after 30 years of service. By Olga's request there will be no service or flowers. Donations can be made to the Cancer Fund or Lions Gate Palliative Care Unit. Gathering of family and friends will be on Sunday, March 5, 2000 at #316-126 East 12th St, North Vancouver from 1pm-4pm.

TOWNLEY, Desmond Alan passed away peacefully at home with his family at his side, February 24, 2000 at the age of 71 after a long battle with cancer. Des will be greatly missed by his wife Rosemary; children Jennifer, Anne (Kel), David (Kim), John (Jackie); grandchildren Jesse, Joshua, Jody, Kimberley, Sarah, Sierra, Desirae, Tashi, Shey; and nephews Robert, Keith and Clive (Jocelyn). Des was employed for 42 years in the employee benefit business having his own company. Born in Northern Ireland, Des was an avid rugby player and golfer. He was a lieutenant in the British Army and served in Europe in a tank regiment in WWII. Des was a devoted husband and father and enjoyed many years of camping and coaching sports with his children. During retirement, Des and Rosemary spent many weeks travelling via motorhome, plane and boat. For his family and friends this place will never be the same without him. The family would like to thank the West Vancouver Home Care system, especially Norma and Faye for their devoted support. A memorial service to celebrate Des's life will be held March 3, 2000 at 2:00 pm at First Memorial Boal Chapel in North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers donations to the B.C. Cancer Agency would be greatly appreciated. First Memorial Service 980-3451.

CHAPMAN, Isabel (nee Harrison). Born April 23, 1906. Died on Ash Wednesday, March 8, 2000. Her heart was filled with peace, love and gratitude to all who touched her life. It is her dearest wish that we remember her but do not mourn her passing; she has said repeatedly that she has had a wonderful, long and fulfilling life. She lived and died in absolute faith and trust in the love of Christ. Her family would like to thank her many wonderful friends who gave her so much joy and purpose for living after her beloved Frank died in 1973. She will be remembered and cherished by her loving family Eileen, Dominic, Alanna, Rebekah and Emmanuel, Kyle, Colin Craig, Paige, Lucas, Jaimie and Nicole. Her funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 11 at Valleyview Crematorium. In lieu of flowers please send a donation to the Salvation Army. Her life essence is epitomized in Elizabeth Olsen's poem. The heart is a well, As deep as the sky, Lower your bucket, It never runs dry. Dip in it freely, To meet all your needs, The sweet living water, Of good thoughts and deeds. The heart never empties, Day in or day out, It fills but the faster, The more you take out.

BRUCE, George Benjamin. Born May 14, 1914, North Vancouver, B.C. Passed away March 7, 2000 in North Vancouver. He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his extensive family and many friends. He worked for many years at Burrard Drydock. And was a long standing member of the Boilermakers Union and Army and Navy Unit #45. Memorial Service to be held at First Memorial Chapel 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver at 2:00 p.m., March 13, 2000. Reception to follow at Army and Navy Unit #45. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Evergreen House.

SKINNER, John Vaughan (Jack). Born Beechy, Saskatchewan in 1921. Passed away peacefully at Mt. Tolmie Hospital on March 6, 2000. Jack will be missed by his wife Esme, daughter Vivian (Bob), son Howard (Caron), sister Velva, brother Victor and sister-in-law Juanita, grandchildren and loving family and friends. He will be remembered for the gentle joy with which he lived and the gentle dignity with which he died. Special thanks to the staff at Mt. Tolmie and Memorial Pavillion for their loving care. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 11 at 1:30 p.m. at St. Aidan's United Church, Victoria, B.C. By Jack's request, in lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

HANLON, Eric Gerald. Born September 13, 1963, passed away suddenly March 3, 2000 in North Vancouver, B.C. Lovingly remembered by his mother Theresa (Tessie), step-father Stan McMillan, sisters Joanna, Elaine, brothers Hugh, Joey, Terrence (Trudy), Edward, Martin (Laurie), Bob (Laurie), girlfriend Rachel Wei Qing Zhang, nephews and nieces and his many, many friends. Prayers at 7:30 p.m. March 13, at St. Edmunds Church. Funeral Mass March 14 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Edmunds Catholic Church, 6th &Mahon Ave. North Vancouver. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.

McMILLAN, Robert (Rob) John. Born March 11, 1959. Passed away suddenly February 29, 2000. Lovingly remembered by his son Michael, parents Jack and Margaret McMillan, sister Peggy McMillan-Gordon, and his friends. Rob was a student at Windsor Secondary, where he excelled in band and music. A memorial service will be held in the Chris Lucas Room at North Vancouver Royal Canadian Legion, 125 West 15th St at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Centre for Ability, 2805 Kingsway, Vancouver. V5R 5H9.

DOBBIN - Margaret Beryl (nee Peletier). Born July 3, 1921 in Liverpool England. Passed away peacefully on March 3, 2000 in hospital in North Vancouver. A WAAF and war bride, Beryl came to Canada in 1946. For years she assumed she automatically became a Canadian citizen by virture of her marriage and when she learned otherwise, in typical "British Clipper Ship in full sail" fashion, formally took out citizenship in the country she loved and believed had been very good to her. She is survived by her loving family, husband Ian; son John and wife Catherine; daughter Melanie Osborne and grandchildren Kim, Liz, John and Jay. A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she had a 55 year conversation with Ian and a 78 year conversation with life. Cremation. No service by her request. The family gratefully declines flowers. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to charity.

MANSELL - Dennis Martin. Born August 17, 1918, London, England. Passed on to his next adventure on March 2, 2000 in North Vancouver, B.C. Denny will be deeply missed and forever remembered by his mate and loving companion Ann Cox and his only daughter Denise (Bodnar) and Ann's daughters Janet and Leslie Cox. Family Henry Mansell, Roy Mansell, Grace (Upfold) and Shirley Mansell of St. Thomas, Ontario, as well as friend Don Craig and many friends at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 118 mourn Denny's passing. Denny was decorated and served eight years overseas in WWII and will always be remembered for his sense of humour, love of life and strong character. An informal memorial will be announced at a later date, as per his wishes, at Legion 118, North Vancouver.

WEBBER, Vera Mary. August 9, 1923 - March 4, 2000. Passed away peacefully last Saturday evening. Vera is survived by her partner, Erik Hjorth and by her children, Sue, Dave, Marc, Steve and Barb; also by their respective partners. She leaves nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Vera will also be missed by all those with whom she played golf and bridge, and by all her friends at North Vancouver City Hall. A memorial open house will be held on Saturday, March 11, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the clubhouse, just inside the main entrance of Coventry Woods at 9025 216th St, Langley. In lieu of flowers, donations in Vera's memory may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Research.

NIXON - Thomas Humphrey (Tom) of Qualicum Beach, B.C. Passed away on February 28, 2000. Aged 65 years. Tom is survived by his loving wife, Thelma, one son Mike (Charmaine), one daughter Susan (Brian) Klobchar of Parksville, B.C. and three granddaughters, Rachel, Leah, and Danica. A celebration of Tom's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, Foundation Fund, 1200 Dufferin Cres, Nanaimo, B.C. V9S 2B7 Remember him in smiles, not in tears, A man of the sea, who lived a full 65 years. He sailed the ocean, He golfed the greens, He found the true meaning of life, And all its dreams. YATES FUNERAL SERVICE &CREMATORIUM (1-877-264-3848) in care of arrangements

JONES, William Basil Jones. Passed away March 1, 2000 in Kamloops, B.C. He was predeceased by his wife Sue in November, 1999. He is survived by his daughter Cora and son Fred and family. Sue and Bill were longtime North Vancouver residents. Bill worked in the ship yard during the war and then at the garage on Third and Lonsdale until retirement in 1974.

NILSSON, Lars Ake. Born June 7, 1942 in Gothenberg, Sweden. Passed away tragically, as the result of a work related accident on Monday, February 28, 2000. Survived by his loving wife Pat; his children, Steve, Ken (Linda), Rob (Cheryl) and Peter (Shelley), six grandchildren and by two sisters, Ulla-Britt and Kerstin. Lovingly remembered by his family and friends. A memorial service will be held at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd. North Vancouver on Tuesday, March 7, 2000 at 2 p.m. Following the service, a reception will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion #118 (15th St. and Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver). In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Harvest House, North Vancouver.

McMILLAN, Robert (Rob) John. Born March 11, 1959. Passed away suddenly February 29, 2000. Lovingly remembered by his son Michael, parents Jack and Margaret McMillan, sister Peggy McMillan-Gordon, and his friends. Rob was a student at Windsor Secondary, where he excelled in band and music. A memorial service will be held in the Chris Lucas Room at North Vancouver Royal Canadian Legion, 125 West 15th St at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Centre for Ability, 2805 Kingsway, Vancouver. V5R 5H9.

WILLIAMS - James Edmond "Seagull" of North Vancouver. Passed away on March 10, 2000, age 58. Seagull was a proud member of the Squamish Nation. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, many relatives and dear friends. Prayers were offered on Sunday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Squamish Nation Recreation Centre, Funeral Mass followed on Monday, March 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Squamish Nation Recreation Centre. Father Vince LaPlante, O.M.I., officiating. Interment Mission Reserve Cemetery. Hinds Funeral Service (604) 892-3683

GEARY - Terence George. Born November 23, 1932, London, England. Was called to be in the presence of our Lord, March 11, 2000. Will be deeply missed and forever remembered by his loving wife Anne, their children Kathryn (Lowell), John (Tracy), Lisa (Tom), Michael (Darlene), Megan (Nigel), and Noelle, and his fifteen beloved grandchildren. Survived by his younger brother Peter and his family. He will also be missed by many close relatives and friends. Prayer vigil will be held Thursday, March 16, 2000 at 7:00 p.m. at St Stephen's Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, March 17, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Save A Family Fund or Renewal Ministries. There is no death - though eyes grow dim, there is no fear, when I'm near to Him.

GIBBINS - John Michael. Beloved husband of Pauline, father of daughters Linda, Suzanne and grandchildren, April, Dylan, Colin and Ryan. Passed peacefully away Saturday morning, the 11th of March, 2000. He will be sadly missed by his family and many of his good friends in the community. It was Mike's wish to have a private family service at home. In lieu of flowers, donations would be gratefully received by the Heart and Lung Foundation.

JILLINGS - Bernice (Ackley). January 14, 1921, North Vancouver - March 10, 2000, Pitt Meadows. Service at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, Wednesday, Mar. 17 2000 at 2:00 pm. Reception following. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.

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