Baker, John Charles Monday, 19 May 2003
Born April 1, 1921 in Ashcroft. Passed away May 19, 2003 in the Ashcroft Hospital. Charles is survived by his wife Pat Baker; son Phillip (Bev) Baker; daughter Helen (Don) Hendricks and grandson Robert Allan Baker. There will be a service at the Clinton Community Hall, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations can be made to the Ashcroft Palliative Care Unit.
Scammell, Edgerton (Bud) Wednesday, 14 May 2003
April 4, 1924 - May 1, 2003
Bud passed away peacefully in Royal Inland Hospital, Kamloops, B.C. surrounded by family. He is survived by his loving wife Verna, daughter Linda (John) Wardrop, 2 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He will be forever missed & loved by family and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation. 100 Mile Funeral Service in care of the funeral arrangements. 395-3243.
Archie, Alexander William Wednesday, 07 May 2003
March 12, 1966 - May 7, 2003
It is with great regret we announce the passing of our beloved brother Alex. Alex will be dearly missed by his parents Antoinette Archie and Ray Peters, as well as his siblings Ed, Denise, George, Gregory, Angela, Juanita and Owen. Alex had many, many friends and a very large extended family who will miss him dearly. Services were held May 10 at the Canim Lake Community Centre.
Potter, Frederick Hayden Tuesday, 12 Aug 2003
Member of Branch 16, Royal Canadian Legion; B.C. Hydro Pioneers; Founding and Life Member of the South Green V.F.D., passed away the morning of Aug. 12, 2003, one day shy of his 80th birthday. Beloved husband, father, brother and grandfather, Fred is lovingly remembered and sorely missed by his wife Dorothy; children, Lori (Roy) Button, Brad (Gail) and Donna (Barry) Naples; grandchildren Deanna, Alison, Tina, Barbara, Brandon, Alexandra; his sister Jean (Lloyd) Pavey. Predeceased by his brother Bert and his sister Anna. Fred and Dorothy took early retirement in 1980 and moved from South Vancouver to South Green Lake, where they had many happy memories and good friends. They moved to Langley in 1999. At Fred's request, no formal service will be held, but for those desiring, donations made in his memory to the B.C. & Yukon Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the Alzheimer's Society would be most appreciated. Fred's sense of humour and good-natured manner endured until his final days.
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Furer, John (Jack) Ernest Tuesday, 12 Aug 2003
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jack Ernest Furer on Aug. 12, 2003 in Royal Inland Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack was born and raised in Burnaby, B.C. He became a journeyman steamfitter, gasfitter, and plumber then formed his own mechanical company before moving to the Cariboo in 1974. For the remainder of his working life, Jack was involved in the Feed and Building Supply business. After retiring in 1990, Jack enjoyed spending winters in Arizona and summers fishing and camping in the Cariboo. Predeceased by parents Ernest and Dorothy Furer, brother Robert and son Michael. Survived by Linda, loving wife of 40 years; sons Paul (Lexie), Rob (April) and grandchildren: Danny, Maria, Kalen, Dakota and Ethan.
Grafe, Glenn A. Thursday, 07 Aug 2003
Glenn A. Grafe, 62 of Mahood went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 7, 2003, shortly after learning he had cancer. Survivors include his wife, Sandy; three sons, John, Tom, and David (Janni); and three grandchildren. Memorials may be made to the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, P.O. Box 841, Stn Main, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2R3.
Pugsley, Lynwood E. (Lynn) Tuesday, 29 Jul 2003
January 20, 1925 - July 29, 2003
Lynn Pugsley was born in Vancouver and died at 100 Mile House Hospital after a lengthy illness. Surviving this wonderful husband and caring father are his loving wife, Olga; his children Deborah (Debbie) Pugsley (Fred Wohler) from Mission, Marla Falconer (Michael), Karen Taylor (Robert) of Canim, Randy Beauchamp, and Bill Hutton (Jillian) of Richmond; his two grandchildren, Philip and Emilie; his sister Margaret (Peggy) DuPuis from Kelowna; sister-in-law Mary Alexander from San Francisco, CA; and his life-long friend Norman Boyd from Kelowna; also many nieces, nephews, cousins, as well as the greatest of neighbors and friends. Lynn was predeceased by his parents, William and Lida Pugsley, who were born in St. Catherine, Ontario; by his first wife, Catherine, mother of his daughter Debbie; his sister, Lucille Cruickshank from Centralia, WA; his brother-in-law Gerry DuPuis from Kelowna; and his uncle, the infamous Charlie Lauder from Buffalo Creek.
At the age of 17 1/2 Lynn started working for B.C. Electric, now B.C. Hydro. For the first two weeks his job was to clean the oil off the cement floors. He went on to become a mechanic. Lynn retired 45 1/2 years later, at which time he moved from Richmond to his beloved Cariboo, where he & Olga settled at Canim Lake. Lynn's kind and gentle nature earned him many friends who will miss him and remember him kindly. Lynn requested cremation and no funeral service. Donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to Box 97, Canim Lake, B.C. V0K 1J0.
"We all will miss his wonderful smile and the little twinkle he always seemed to have in his eyes and the humour which always seemed to be just behind that smile."
... Gordon Kellet