KUEBLER - Erika. Passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on April 7, 2000, aged 59. Erika is survived by Horst her loving and devoted husband of 34 years, mother-in-law Ida Kuebler, cousin Karl Weinback (Judith) and their children Sheena and Tyler, cousin Gertrud Loewe, and many close relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, 2000 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 1110 Gladwin Dr., North Vancouver, Pastor Don Johnson officiating. In lieu of flowers donations in Erika's memory may be made to the B.C. Cancer Society. First Memorial 980-3451
MURCHIE-CANT - Bonnie Erin. Born January 21, 1966. Passed away peacefully on April 12, 2000, after a courageous battle with cancer. Bonnie is survived by her precious children Warren and Erin. She will be greatly missed by her mother Gwen Murchie, sisters Sherri (Kevin) McEwan and Wendy (Jeffrey) Nelson, and brother David (Karen) Murchie; also her father John (Fidelma) Murchie, the children's father Tyler Cant and his family, and her many friends. A celebration of her life will be held at the North Shore Alliance Church, 201 East 23rd Street, North Vancouver, April 15, 2000 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, B.C. Chapter, would be appreciated. Hollyburn Funeral Home 922-1221
BURNE - John Holland (Holly). Born in Vancouver, B.C. October 8, 1920. Passed away peacefully at Lions Gate Hospital on Tuesday, April 11, 2000. Predeceased by his father John Holland Burne in 1921 and by his mother and step-father Bey and Gus Lyons. Survived by his loving wife Elizabeth (Beke) and by his aunt Diana McGougan (Archie), and by numerous cousins. Holly served overseas with the RCAF during WWII. He was a member of the Capilano Golf and Country Club and the Union Club in Victoria. A memorial service will be held at the Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver, on Monday, April 17, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Salvation Army or to the West Vancouver S.P.C.A.
BOTTING - Henry Amos. (1912-2000). Passed away in his 88th year on April 6, 2000. Survived by Jean (nee Livingstone) his loving wife of 60 years, son Dr. Doug Botting (Carol) of Maple Ridge, granddaughters Rachel, Rebecca and Emily, daughter Beverley Wilks (Lee), granddaughter Carol Broomhall. Henry grew up in Lynn Valley and lived his married life in North Vancouver. He will be remembered for his reminiscences of the changes on the North Shore in his lifetime. Special thanks to the staff and nurses of Lynn Valley Lodge and his physician Dr. Eric Brisco. Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, 2000 at Boal Chapel of First Memorial Funeral Service, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Flowers gratefully declined. FIRST MEMORIAL 980-3451
RORKE - James "Jim". Passed away peacefully at his home in West Vancouver, B.C., surrounded by his loving family on March 7, 2000. Jim is survived by his loving wife Grace of 55 years, son Jim (Jill) and grandchildren Andrew, Claire and Hannah of New Zealand; daughter Darice (Steve) Lindner, grandchildren Romy and Bianca; sister Kae, as well as many friends. A memorial service will be held at Hollyburn Funeral Home, 1807 Marine Drive, West Vancouver on Friday, April 14, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the B.C. Cancer Society in Jim's memory. HOLLYBURN FUNERAL HOME 922-1221
STEWART - Sara B. (Ciss) nee Pringle. March 31, 1900-April 9, 2000. Predeceased by her husband J.R. (Jack Stewart) in April 1984; grandson Brent Stewart in November 1991. Survived and lovingly remembered by her children: son Glen (Audrey), daughter Dorothy Burtwell; grandchildren Brian (Freda), Jeff and Marty Burtwell, Ron (Darlene), Todd (Georgia) Stewart; great-grandchildren Sara and Kyle Burtwell and Trevor, Monique, Tristan and Natasha Stewart.She has gone home to be with the Lord. Special thanks to the staff on 3rd floor extended care at Capilano Care Centre for their loving care and support. Family gathering later.
KEY - Coleman Harvey. Passed away suddenly at Lions Gate Hospital on Saturday, April 8, 2000 at age 82. He is survived by his wife Margaret and her daughter Anne Bercha and family, nephew Colin and nieces, Mary Ellen Turner, Lois Key and Margaret Gibson and extended family. Predeceased by brothers Reg, Arthur, Sid and sister Mary. Coleman was born in Edmonton and spent his early years in Dundarave, West Vancouver where he attended Pauline Johnson School. Later he attended high school at McGee in Vancouver. Coleman will be remembered by his family and friends for his gentle and thoughtful nature. A special thank you to the doctors and emergency staff at Lions Gate Hospital for their kindness and support. No service by request. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Foundation, 601 West 10th Ave, Vancouver, V5Z 1L3 or fund of one's choice.
CABELDU - Carmen. Beloved mother of Catherine and Jennifer, passed away peacefully April 8, 2000, of breast cancer. She will be deeply missed by her daughters, son-in-law Darren, her grandsons Adrian and Tristan, and her many close friends. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Stephen's Catholic Church, 1360 East 24th St (at Mountain Hwy), North Vancouver on Friday, April 14, 2000 at 11:30 a.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - B.C. Chapter, or to Lions Gate Hospital Chemotherapy Clinic.
WANNOP Leonard Graham "Len", 78 years. Died suddenly April 5, 2000, out walking with his wife, Pauline. Born in Calgary, Alberta, and married 53 loving, busy &well traveled years. Predeceased by parents Albert and Phyllis, and brother Jim. He lives on through his beloved family: daughters, Joy (Bob), Antonieta (Mike), and grandchildren: Robert, Richard, Meaghan, and Liam. Len grew up in the Prairies, obtained his degree in mechanical engineering at UBC (1945), served in the Royal Canadian Navy in WWII, lived and worked in the West Indies, and in senior executive positions (oil &gas) in South America and the Middle East before retiring to B.C. in 1981 to pursue his devotion to family, friends, Masonic Lodge, woodworking and sailing. Our sincere gratitude for the unflagging efforts and support of Chris, &Constables Braithwaite and Lucas, the ambulance crew, the staff at Lions Gate Hospital - ER, especially Jim MSW, Doug RN, and Dr. Imrie. Memorial service to be held at West Vancouver United Church, 2062 Esquimalt, Thursday, April 13, 2000, at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, at 1212 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V2.
COMEY - Margaret (nee Grant). Born May 8, 1920. Was taken suddenly by a heart attack on Sunday, April 9, 2000 just before her 80th birthday and 57th wedding anniversary. Margaret was surrounded by her entire family in prayer as she passed into heaven - cherished grandmother of twelve who will miss her dearly. Margaret was a devoted member of St. Edmund's Church and CWL. She will be lovingly remembered by husband Peter; brother Jim Grant; sons Fr. Jim Comey, Brian (Teresa), John (Linda), Allan (Vivian), and Kevin (Christine); and daughters Doreen (Pete) and Margaret Ann (Ian). Prayers to be held Wednesday, April 12, 2000 at 7:30 p.m. in St. Edmund's Church where Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, April 13, 2000 at 10:30 a.m., Fr. Jim Comey celebrant. In lieu of flowers, donations to Franciscan Sisters of the Atonement. Kearney: 736-0268
RUNKLE - Helen M. (nee Kirkelund). Born August 17, 1926 in Medicine Hat. Passed away suddenly at her home in North Vancouver on April 6, 2000. Predeceased by husband Peter. Survived by sons Ty (Lois) and Tim (Pam) and grandchildren Ian, Bryn, Quinn, and Jackson. Survived also by sisters Gladys and Olga and cousins in Alberta and Norway. A pioneer of correspondence teaching in the Peace River District she continued teaching in Prince George, later becoming a school librarian in North Vancouver. Her retirement years were occupied with travel, a book club, Sons of Norway Lodge and most especially with her grandchildren. Flowers gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice. Cremation as requested. A memorial service will be held Friday, April 14, 2000 at 1:30 p.m. at Saint Martins Anglican Church, 195 East Windsor, North Vancouver. No man at all can be living forever, and we must be satisfied. John M. Synge
LERVOLD - Beverley Anne. Born October 11, 1940. Passed away in the loving arms of her children, April 8, 2000. Survived by her loving children Steve (Barb), Cathy, Sandra, Rob (Christine), Shawn. Her treasured grandchildren Jordan, Brianna, Jacqueline, Jamie, Brett, Jessica. Also leaves behind her mother Elva Bruce, brother Bob (Betty) Bruce, predeceased by her father Edwin Bruce, sister Heather Bruce. First Memorial Service at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Saturday, April 15, 2000, 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. We Love You Mom.
BLOOM, John (Jack) Palmer. Born October 13, 1928 in Bracken, Saskatchewan. Passed away peacefully on April 7, 2000 after losing his battle with cancer. Jack is survived by his loving wife Helen, his three children Doug (Wendy), Gord (Kari) and Shirl (Ian) and his two sisters Pat and Marilyn (Gary). "Grandpa" will be fondly remembered by his eight grandchildren Jason, Derek, Colin, Craig, Ryan, Kristen, Carlee and Christian. Jack had many close friends through his work, his long association with sports and most recently with his family of friends at Lions Gate Studios. A celebration of Jack's life will be held on Sunday, April 16, 2000 at 2:30 p.m. Lynn Valley United Church, 3201 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver. Those who wish may send donations in Jack's memory to Lions Gate Palliative Care, 231 East 15th St. North Van, V7L 2L7 or to Canuck Place, 1690 Matthews, Vancouver, V6J 2T2. A special thank you to the nursing staff and Dr. M. Bruchet.
DEERING-ROBB - Glenys Elsa. Born February 29, 1948. Died in the company of her family on April 10, 2000 after a determined battle with cancer. She is lovingly remembered by her best friend and husband of 25 years Lynn Robb; her mother Helen Deering; brother Ken Deering; sisters Rosalyn Manthorpe and Kathleen Wallace-Deering, their families, many friends and relatives from all walks of life, and her special four-legged friend, Farley. Born in Nanaimo, Glenys spent most of her life on the North Shore. After graduating from UBC, Glenys traveled Africa (Cairo to Capetown) and then to Montreal where she met her husband. Glenys and Lynn lived in Montreal and Toronto until 1983 when they decided to move to B.C. A tireless and feisty advocate for her community, Glenys was a well-respected member of her North Vancouver neighbourhood. Prior to her election as a District of North Vancouver Councillor from 1996 to 1999, Glenys served as president of the Edgemont Community Association where she was involved in establishing the area's first Community Policing Centre; chair of the Waterfront Task Force (Phase I); and chair of the North Vancouver District's Advisory Planning Commission. Glenys' life will be honoured at a memorial service on Saturday, April 15 at 3:30pm at Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Boulevard in North Vancouver. Reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favourite charity in Glenys' name.
GREAVES - S. Glen. Passed away peacefully in Lion's Gate Hospital on April 7, 2000. Both Glen's treasured wife of 50 years, Margaret, and beloved daughter Kim were at his side when he passed, while son Russ and his family were traveling from Kelowna to be with them. Glen will be fondly remembered by his son Russ, daughter-in-law Deborah and granddaughters Alisa, Dara, and Vanessa, and by daughter Kim, son-in-law Hal and grandson Russell- as well as those who knew him as a neighbour, actor and friend. A celebration of Glen's life will be held at Saint Christopher's Church at 1068 Inglewood in West Vancouver on April 15, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated. First Memorial 980-3451
JONES - Charles Frederick. Passed away peacefully at Inglewood Care Centre on April 4, 2000 at the age of 87. Charles is survived and deeply missed by Irene his loving wife of 54 years; son Brian and daughter-in-law Christine; daughter Pamela and son-in-law Michael Rowland; grandchildren Deborah, Ian, Joanna and Harriet; great-grandchildren Margarita, Kyle, Teresa and Emily. In accordance with Charles' wishes there will be no memorial service. The family wishes to thank Dr. Sebba and the staff of Inglewood Care Centre for their excellent and sympathetic care.
TEDDER - Pearl Eileen late of Abbotsford, B.C. Passed away Friday, April 14, 2000 at Worthington Pavilion, at age 82 years. Predeceased by her husband Herbert (Bert) and son Herbert (Herb). She is survived by her sons: Laurence of Calgary and Corey of Maple Ridge; grandchildren: Alec of Ottawa, Cammi of North Vancouver, Melissa of Maple Ridge, and Jacqui of Maple Ridge; brothers: Earl (Hope) Jacobson of San Mateo, California and Ernie Jacobson of Chemainus, B.C., as well as many other relatives and friends. Memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2000 at 3:00 p.m. from the chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home.If friends so desire donations may be made to Canadian Cancer Society.
TAGGART - Robert (1910-2000) Passed away peacefully in Lions Gate Hospital on April 14, 2000. Bob emigrated from Liverpool, U.K. with his wife Jean in 1986. He is survived by his loving wife, three children, their spouses and seven grandchildren. The family extends its heartfelt thanks to a very special family doctor, all at the Hollyburn Medical Clinic, the caring and dedicated staff at Lions Gate Hospital and all the many friends and neighbors who have made Bob's life so full and exciting since his arrival in West Vancouver. At Bob's request there will be no service. First Memorial 980-3451
LOCKHART - Dorothy Estelle (nee Stewart). A stubborn fighter to the end, passed away April 17, 2000. Predeceased by husband of 51 years, Ralph Carlyle. Survived by many loving family. Dorothy grew up in Esquimalt, B.C. She completed her RN at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria. Lived on the North Shore from 1948 until retirement. Returned from Brentwood Bay to the North Shore in 1993. Family was always top priority in Dorothy's life and she made that obvious in thoughtful gestures, praise, and love she showed us. Dorothy's love and company and keen sense of humour will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers donations to the charity of your choice appreciated. We miss you Dodie but know you are happy to be with your beloved Ralph.
LEE - Frank (Lee Bok-Ngo). Passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 16, 2000 at age 93. Predeceased by his loving wife Jean (Gin Gee). Survived by daughters: Lorraine (Ken) Gee, and Audrey (Chock) Cho. Granddaughters Lori (Tom) Blockberger and Tina (Bob) Elkington. Grandsons Derrick (Stephanie Nadler-Cho) Cho, and Jason (Marcia) Cho. 7 great grandsons: Matthew and Lee Blockberger, Tyler and Curtis Elkington, Danbi Cho and Samuel Nadler-Cho, and Lian Cho. Sisters: Lee Yue-Chu, and Chiu-Chu (P.C.) Mai. Born on July 16, 1906 in Toi Shan, Kwangtung, China, Frank immigrated to Canada in 1922 at age sixteen to Neepawa, Manitoba. In 1950, he opened his own restaurant, The Bamboo Garden. After having lived and worked in Neepawa for over 50 years, he retired and moved to Vancouver, B.C. in 1976. As well as being a family and business man, Frank ws a man of his community. He was a member of both the Lions and Rotary clubs of Neepawa, a member of the Lee's Benevolent Association of Canada in Vancouver, and a life member of The Natives of Toi Shan Benevolent Society of Vancouver. Being a sports enthusiast, he enjoyed many sports, especially golf. A celebration of Frank's life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 20, 2000 at Armstrong Funeral Chapel, 304 Dunlevy, Vancouver 254-7166. Interment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations made in Frank Lee's name to a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Heartfelt thanks to the staff of North Shore Private Hospital and to Dr. R.C. Penner.