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 Pavilion 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.
BARANYI - Ilona "Szivi". Born August 12, 1932 in Budapest, Hungary. Passed away peacefully after a short illness in Lions Gate Hospital on March 14, 2000. She is survived by three loving sons Gabriel, Tommy (Melina), Rodney, granddaughter Alicia, her longtime friend Danny and her sister Mimi in Hungary. A private memorial ser-vice will be held. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation First Memorial 980-3451
SHIPLEY - Douglas. Born in Calgary January 19, 1916, passed away peacefully March 21, 2000 with Marian his wife of 47 years by his bedside. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by his family, son Manley (Karen and wee Taylor), daughter Marna (Darren Macmillan), brother John, sister-in-law Helen, niece Beverlee, numerous other nieces and nephews, and dear dear friends. The family thanks his doctor and staff of Capilano Care Centre for kind care and especially the musical activities given over the years of his illness. Donations to the Alzheimer Society #20, 601 West Cordova St., Vancouver, V6B 1G1 would be greatly appreciated. A private celebration of his life will be held at a later date. First Memorial 980-3451
JOHNSON - Francis Bernard. On Wednesday March 15, 2000. Our beloved husband, father, grandpa and uncle passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital, aged 87. Bernard (Frank) is survived by Viola, his loving and devoted wife of over 61 years; their daughter Barbara (David) Simpson of Calgary and children Leanne, David, Matthew and Jonathon; and their son Dale (Janet) Johnson of Ottawa and daughters Kimberly Peterson (Todd) of Kitchener/Waterloo, and Stephanie Rackus (Phil) of Ottawa. Bernard's genuine love and interest in us will forever be treasured in our hearts, as well as his fine example of an industrious, hardworking, noble gentleman. The funeral service will be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chapel, 941 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver on Friday, March 24, 2000 at 1:00 p.m.
THE REVEREND WILLIAM PERRY - Journeyed to Heaven on Friday evening, St. Patricks Day with a wee Irish smile. His wife, Muriel, was by his side at home, soon joined by his children Douglas, Nancy and Gillian. Also saddened by Bill's death is Elsie Perry of Chilliwack. Born in Ahoghill, Northern Ireland on July 8, 1931 Bill studied for the ministry at Knox College before ministering in Port Perry, Ontario, Kitimat, Chilliwack, West Vancouver, and Penticton. Active in his communities as Alderman, a member of many service organizations, School Trustee and member of local and provincial Health Boards he still found time to take a few mulligans. Services will be officiated by The Reverend John Congram in Penticton at St. Andrews Presbyterian church on Saturday, March 25, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. and for friends in the Lower Mainland, at the West Vancouver Presbyterian Church on Monday, March 27, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. Instead of flowers please send donations care of The Reverend William Perry Scholarship Fund to the Vancouver School of Theology, 6000 Iona Drive, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1L4. Arrangements in care of Everden Rust Funeral Services 493-4112
SLEEMAN - Bill. Passed away at this home surrounded by his family on Friday, March 17, 2000. Survived by his wife DiAnn, daughter Heather, son William (April), grandson Adam, father Joe, brother Doug and former wife Beverly as well as many relatives and friends. Memorial service was held at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquiamlt Avenue, West Vancouver, British Columbia on Wednesday March 22, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to the BC Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221
SHAW - Eric. Suddenly passed away March 16, 2000 at age 78. Services will be held Thursday, March 23, 2000 at 12 noon. First Memorial Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vancouver. Lovingly remembered by wife Camille, son David and Wayne (Carmel), grandson Brendan and brothers Grant Shaw and Freddie Shaw.
RILEY - Margaret Cora. Passed away in Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver on Friday, March 17, 2000, age 86. Dear mother of Duane King Lee and his wife Dolly. Loving "Nanna" of Scarlett and her husband Ernie, and Scott and his wife Shelley. Loving Grand-Nan of Guy, Kristy, Chelsea, Ernie Jr., Troy, Alex, Chelsey, Jasmine and Brett. Pre-deceased by her loving husband Ed Riley. Marge will be remembered by many dear family, friends, for her love, always looking her best, and her wonderful sense of humour...God Bless You. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2000 at Frist Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver.
SCANLAN - Malcolm Hood. Passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2000 at the age of 70. Survived by his loving wife Mary; two sons: Malcolm (Gail) of Kelowna; Ron (Kathy) of Penticton; two grandchildren Kyle and Kiera. He was born in Paisley, Scotland on April 2, 1929 and grew up in Clydebank, Scotland. He came to Montreal, Canada in 1956, moved to Vancouver in 1969 and later moved to Kelowna in 1993. Some projects that Malcolm was proudly involved in were; the Place Ville Marie Building and the Theme Pavilions of Expo '67 in Montreal, The Canada Place Trade and Convention Centre for Expo '86 and the Seattle Trade and Convention Centre Tower. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, B.C. Memorial donations may be made to the Chrones and Colitis Foundation. Funeral arrangements by SPRINGFIELD FUNERAL HOME - 860-7077.
NELSON - Alan Stewart. Passed away suddenly January 23, 2000 at the age 36. He is survived by his loving parents Betty and Jim, brother Glen, nephew Devin, Lela, Lorraine and many friends in many places in the world."We miss you Alan." Donations in Alan's memory can be sent to our home address 2935 Wembley Drive, North Vancouver, V7J 3B9. Donations will then be forwarded to the: Ninos Adelante Program in Zihuatanejo, Mexico. Thank you.
GOLDIE -Don. A well-known character of the community of Ambleside, passed away quietly on March 15, 2000 at the age of 93. He was often seen racing around Ambleside on his red scooter, frequenting many local businesses, and stopping to talk or laugh with passersby. He was boisterous and full of life to the end. A proud veteran of WWII, a pilot in the 1920s, amateur radio license holder since the 20s, founding member of Canadian football in Vancouver, accomplished builder of everything from electronics to cars and airplanes he led a full and varied life.The families of his son Doug, his daughter Darrel, and his longtime friend Leslie will miss him. A warm thank you is extended from them to the residents and merchants of Ambleside for all the kindness extended to Mr. Goldie over the years and to all those who assisted in his care and enriched his life. A memorial service was held at Hollyburn Funeral Home on March 18, 2000 and he will be interred at Ocean View Memorial Park.
JOHNSON - Francis Bernard. On Wednesday March 15, 2000. Our beloved husband, father, grandpa and uncle passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital, aged 87. Bernard (Frank) is survived by Viola, his loving and devoted wife of over 61 years; their daughter Barbara (David) Simpson of Calgary and children Leanne, David, Matthew and Jonathon; and their son Dale (Janet) Johnson of Ottawa and daughers Kimberly Peterson (Todd) of Kitchener/Waterloo, and Stephanie Rackus (Phil) of Ottawa. Bernard's genuine love and interest in us will forever be treasured in our hearts, as well as his fine example of an industrious, hardworking, noble gentleman. The funeral service will be held in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Chapel, 941 Lynn Valley Road, North Vancouver on Friday, March 24, 2000 at 1:00 p.m.
ASHBY - William Valentine, of West Vancouver, B.C. Born 1910 in Southport, England, Val passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital, March 27, 2000. He leaves his wife, Margaret Ockenden; one daughter, Norma McLean of Sechelt (Rex); two grandchildren, Kathy Hobbs (Dan) and Neil McLean (Liz) of North Vancouver, and four great-grandchildren. Val enjoyed living in West Vancouver, where he was a volunteer at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 60. A celebration will be held in memory of Val on Saturday, April 1, 2000, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the West Vancouver Legion, 560 - 18th Street, West Vancouver. Friends welcome. Many thanks to the nursing staff of 7 West for their compassion.
KISSINGER - Lloyd Denis. Born July 31, 1928 in Victoria. Died March 25, 2000 in Lions Gate Hospital. Lovingly remembered by Joan, his wife of 49 years; children, Susan Mallette, Scot (Barbara) and Alison; grandchildren Damien, Ryan, Sean, Christopher, Curtis and Claire. Also his devoted mother-in-law Dorothy Chapman. Eleventh child, seventh son of the late John and Anne Kissinger. He is also survived by sisters Lucile, Eleanor and Jeanette; brothers Bill and Ken; "Cousin" Dan; their spouses and families; and many loving friends. Retired in 1991 after 34 happy years at Finning Tractor. Our "Professional Putterer" has put his earthly tools away. Memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Stephen's Church, 1360 E. 24th St, North Vancouver, Wednesday, April 5, 2000 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would be grateful for your support of the Blood Donor Program, or the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation.
TUCKER-STEWART Edna Linda Tucker-Stewart passed away peacefully in North Vancouver, March 22, 2000. Linda is survived by her children Susan (Terry) Bepple and David (Shirley) Tucker of Kamloops; and Ryan Stewart of Vancouver. Linda is also survived by her grandchildren LeslieAnn (Paul) Godau, Christine (Michael) Starheim, Colleen (Derek) Ollen, Jen (John) Osborne, Bobby Ann (Travis) Tucker and her great grandchildren Avery and Allan Starheim, Cassandra and Mitchell Godau, Brody and Clayton Osborne, her brother, David (Ethel) Stewart of Yorkshire, England, her sister Dorothy Roland, Florida, U.S.A., numerous nieces and nephews and dear friend Judy (Fred) Takahashi. Linda was predeceased by Robert (Bob) Tucker, her parents Edwin and Winifred Stewart and her brothers Allan and Ron Stewart. Linda was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, December 12, 1920. She married Robert (Bob) Tucker in England in 1943 and as a war-bride along with their daughter Susan set sail on the Queen Mary in 1946 to join Bob in his native homeland Canada. In the years to follow they raised their three children in Vancouver, Victoria and Toronto areas before Linda settled in North Vancouver. Linda was an active member of the Canadian Legion in North Vancouver fo many years. She will be remembered by her friends and family for all the many beautiful gardens she created and cared for. No service by request. Cremation.
CRANE - Nyla Darlene born March 22, 1941. Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2000 with her family by her side after a valiant 27 year struggle with cancer. She is survived by her loving husband, Bill Crane, and her daughters, Kahleia (Crane) Murdoch and Alicia Crane. Nyla was very much a part of the West Vancouver community, as a teacher in the West Van School District, in the Inglewood Parent Participation Pre-School, as a Brownie and Girl Guide leader, as a co-director of the Caring Ministry of the United Church of West Van, and as a long time member of West Vancouver book, arts and investment clubs. Her cheerful, positive presence will be greatly missed by her family, friends and anyone who had the good fortune to meet her. A memorial service will be held at the West Vancouver United Church, March 29, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Nyla Crane Memorial Fund in care of Lion's Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. She was a loving mother, wife, friend and inspiration to us all. She will be greatly missed but always remembered.
TSCHUMI - Frank. Born February 3, 1907 in London, England. Passed away March 22, 2000. He is sadly missed by his wife Norma, his family in Switzerland and England, and all those friends and Scottish country dancers. In lieu of flowers donations to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation would be appreciated. Memorial service will be held soon.
DAVEY - Ernest John (Jack) of North Vancouver, B.C. Born in Barnstaple, Devon, England, March 18, 1918. Died March 21, 2000. Left to mourn are Patricia, his loving wife of 52 years, daughters Pauline and Jennifer (Larry), grandchildren David, Kim and Melissa. Jack served in the Royal Engineers 1940-1946 awarded African and Italian Stars. Employed by B.C. Hydro at the Burrard Thermal Plant for 14 years. Member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 118, North Vancouver. No service by request, donations may be made to a charity of your choice in Jack's memory. First Memorial 980-3451
HIRSCHBERG - Milton. Born June 15, 1915. World War II vet, champion marksman, artist and passionate mountaineer. Died Monday, April 3, 2000. Milt is predeceased by his loving wife Dorothy (nee Irwin). He and his brother Bill carried the lumber to build a cabin on the top of Mt. Seymour before roads were built. Milt and his Milton Berle-sense-of-humour is sadly missed by his daughter Patti, brother Bill and dog Terry. Heartfelt gratitude to all Kiwanis staff and to Milt's devoted and beloved friend Violet. Funeral by cremation. HOLLYBURN FUNERAL HOME 922-1221
MCKENZIE - Alexander (Alex) William. Born October 13, 1914 in New Westminster. Passed away April 3, 2000 in North Vancouver. Alex was predeceased by his father Alexander and mother Isabella, as well as his two sisters Mary and Elsie. He is survived by his loving wife, of almost 60 years, Winnifred; his three sons, Wayne (Lorna), Rod (Jo-Anne) and Michael (Chris). He will be remembered by his grandchildren, Cathy, Emma and Heather. Alex served in the Canadian Army during World War II, worked for over 40 years at Woodwards, he also enjoyed working in his award winning garden. A memorial service will be held in Celebration of his life at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 8, 2000 at St. Andrew's and St. Stephens Presbyterian Church, 2641 Chesterfield Ave, North Vancouver, B.C. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lions Gate Hospital, Palliative Care Ward. FIRST MEMORIAL 980-3451
BARNES - Denison Hartley. Age 90. Passed away at the West Vancouver Care Centre on April 4, 2000. He is survived by his loving wife, of 64 years, Gladys, his brother Jonathan, his sisters Josephine and Elizabeth, many brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his brother Walton. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 7, 2000 at 10:30 a.m., at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt, West Vancouver. Donations to your favourite charity in lieu of flowers.