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Mr. Adolph Stepa
Thursday, August 04, 1927 - Monday, February 06, 2006

Passed away on Monday, February 6th, 2006 in Richmond at the age of 78 years.

Predeceased by his father John in 1969 and mother Dora in 2003.

Survived by his brother Eugene.

Prayers to be held on Thursday evening, February 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road, Richmond and a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary's Ukrainian Catholic Church, 8700 Railway Avenue, Richmond on Friday, February 10th at 10:00 a.m.

Interment to follow at Forest Lawn, Burnaby, B.C.

Agripina Franco Marcelino

November 9, 1927 - February 14,2006

Mrs. Agripina F. Marcelino, age 78, died peacefully at Riverview Health Centre on Tuesday, February 14, 2006, following a courageous battle with cancer.

She was born on November 9, 1927, in Ususan, Tagig, Philippines to the late Fernanda Garcia and Pablo Franco.

She married Rodrigo P. Marcelino on October 8, 1945 with whom she has six children.

Agripina is survived and will be lovingly missed by husband Rodrigo, sons Ted (Corito) Orlando (Florfina); Rodante (Mila); Lazaro(Norma); daughters Theresa, Nancy; grandchildren and great grandchildren: AJ (Ruby; Cameron, Jackson); Nick (Pam; Jai, Renee, Larissa), Michael (Riza), Malaya, Diwa, Mayon, Awit, Lualhati, Oneida (Corey; Marie, Glen, Norelle), Roy, Aggie, Tanya, Norman (Sheryl), Monica; sisters Martina (Feliciano), Dominga, Isidra and their families in Winnipeg: Adora (Sammy), Ana Belen, Eusebio (Tina), Fernando (Josie), Imelda, Helen (Ramil), Bobby (Jane), Amelito (Emelita), Emerita (Ricardo), Susan, Ferdinand (Mhai); and the many nephews and nieces in the Philippines.

Agripina is predeceased by her parents Fernando and Pablo, and only brother Zosimo.

Lamay will be on Friday, February 17, 2006 from 6 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Chapel Lawn Funeral Homes, 4000 Portage Avenue.

Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18 at Chapel Lawn Funeral Home to be officiated by Rev. Dr. Raymond Cuthbert.

Mr. Zygmunt "Zyggi" Sowinski
May 11, 1927 - March 28, 2008

Zyggi passed away in Richmond General Hospital from pneumonia.

He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Irene, son Mark (Alice), daughter Monika (Chris), grandchildren Jessica, Matthew and Beata, his last surviving brother Antoni, and nieces, nephews and extended family in Poland.

He was born in Bydgoszcz, Poland and moved to Canada in August 1955.

Zyggi and Irene met in Montreal and were married July 12 1957.

He worked for Canadair as a tool and dye maker for many years before starting an auto repair business with his partner, Matt.

The family moved to Richmond, BC in 1980 where Zyggi was employed by the Richmond school board until he retired in 1992.

Zyggi will always be remembered for his enthusiasm for life, his enjoyment of hosting and entertaining guest from all over the world.

His love of reading, discussion, and making of fine wine were only surpassed by his love for his family.

We will miss you dziadzio ... Your loving family.

A funeral service will take place at Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC on Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation in Zyggi's memory.

Mr. Geoffrey Penniston
- March 27, 2008

With dignity and grace, Geoff Penninston passed away on March 27, 2008 after a short battle with mesothelioma.

He is survived by his sister, Lesley, nieces, Rebecca and Jessica, and a multitude of wonderful friends.

The world of soccer will not be the same.

Memorial Service April 6th, 1 PM at Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road, Richmond, B.C.

Mrs. Muriel Caroline Sinclair Powles
July 4, 1919 - March 6, 2008

Muriel Caroline Sinclair Powles passed away surrounded by her family at the Victoria Hospital, after a short battle with cancer on Thursday, March 6, 2008 in her 89th year. Muriel is survived by her beloved husband of 66 years Dr. George Powles; her daughter Georgina Partridge and partner Don Somers, her grandchildren James (Erin) Partridge, her great grandchildren Matthew and Claire, Dr. Jill Partridge (Dr. Clint Drever); her daughter Joan (Willy) Fournier and grandchildren Deryk (Anna), Stefan (Susanne), and Anik; her sister Margaret Bodington. She was predeceased by her parents Carrie and Stanley Sinclair; her son-in-law Cam Partridge (2004); her brother-in-law Deryk Bodington (2007); her sister-in-law Bretta Powles (2001). Muriel was born in Prince Albert. She was dedicated to serving in community organizations. She was a past regent of the Athlone Chapter of the IODE, and a past president of the Board of Directors of the Prince Albert YWCA. The Church and music played an important role in Muriel’s life. She sang for many years in St. Alban’s Cathedral Senior Choir and directed the Girls Choir of St. Alban’s Cathedral for 9 years. For many years, she organized and directed “music groups for seniors” at Pineview Terrace. Muriel enjoyed golf (past president Ladies Golf Club –Prince Albert) and curling, and the many friends she made. She also had a special fondness for her summers at Waskesiu. The family would like to thank the Very Reverend Michael Hawkins and the Reverend Ken Lyons for their close attention, and Dr. Suzanne Eder and Dr. Gordon Surkan for their superb care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Victoria Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice. Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 11 from St. Alban’s Cathedral. The Very Reverend Michael Hawkins and the Reverend Ken Lyons will officiate. Interment of cremated remains will take place at St. Mary Church Yard Cemetery at a later date. Family and friends may send email condolences to Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care of RIVER PARK MEMORIAL CHAPEL. 764-2727 Phil Fredette – Funeral Director

Mr. Peter Edwin Rose
May 11, 1949 - March 8, 2008

Beloved husband of Margaret (a true lifelong friend) and a devoted and much loved father to his children, Richard, David and Catherine. Precious son of Nora and John, and a truly loved “big brother” to Helen, Richard, Lorna, Francis and Ann. A man very much loved by numerous nephews and nieces, family and friends, both near and far. Pete was finally able to ‘let go’ and transition to the other side - where we feel sure he will be running, swimming and cycling with a smile on his face, and his brother Michael at his side. The mark that we make on other people’s lives is truly what life is about, and Pete has deeply touched many hearts throughout his lifetime. He was dearly loved, respected and admired. A true ‘Gem’- Keep shining Pete! Our love always, from your devoted family and many friends. A Celebration of Pete’s life will be held on Wednesday the 12th of March, 2008 at 2pm at St. John's Anglican Church Hall, 3295 Cobble Hill Road, Cobble Hill, BC. No flowers please. Donations made to your favourite charities on behalf of Pete gratefully accepted.

Mr. Ronald Louis Pletz
December 4, 1949 - March 6, 2008

Passed away peacefully on March 6, 2008 at the age of 58. Ron is lovingly remembered by his parents, Lou and Doris, sisters Ginny McIntyre, Joan, Karen (Henry) Musial, Mary Ann and brother Daniel (Maya). He also leaves behind many other relatives and friends. Ron was born in Victoria, B.C., where he graduated from Mt. Doug High School and trained to be a welder. He was an avid reader and football fan.

No Service at Ron’s request. Flowers gratefully declined. Donations in Ron’s memory may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation, 2410 Lee Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8R 6V5.

Mrs. Dorothy Margaret (nee Brown) Tisdall
September 10, 1919 - March 3, 2008

Dorothy passed away peacefully (but inwardly wanting to get up and get going) on March 3, 2008 in Vancouver where she and her husband Jack had recently moved. Dorothy and Jack enjoyed 65 years of wonderful marriage, and Jack will deeply miss her care and devotion. There are untold joyful memories for her son Bryan and daughter-in-law Kathy. Her grandsons Graydon (with Simone and Dorothy’s new love, great-granddaughter Kiah) and Justin will miss her unconditional love. Dorothy enjoyed a close bond with her brothers Bill and Don (both predeceased) and their families. Special thanks go out to her friend Suan, her long-time family physician Dr. Wm. Dymon and the caring professionals at the B.C Cancer Agency and Palliative Care at Richmond General Hospital. We will be remembering Dorothy in an immediate family celebration of her life. We invite all her family and friends in Toronto and Vancouver to share (perhaps dance!) in their own private remembrances of her zest and enthusiasm for life. In lieu of flowers, Dorothy suggests that donations be made to the Search Gallery regeneration at Science World to provide enjoyment and inspiration for future generations.

Mr. Stanley "Stan" Sokolowski
September 6, 1924 - March 3, 2008
Sokolowski, Stanley Joseph "Stan"

Passed away on March 3, 2008 at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston, at the age of 83. Loving husband of the late Doris (1991). Proud father of Carl and his wife Barbara (London, ON), Stephanie and her husband Jeff Ross (Mill Bay, BC), and Teresa and her husband Ken Sawicki (Beeton, ON). Loving Grand-Dad of Jennifer, David, Matthew and Sarah. Great-Grand-Dad of Ian. Predeceased by his sister Stephanie Pauk. Friends and family will be received at the SCOTT FUNERAL HOME "Brampton Chapel," 289 Main St. N., Brampton (905-451-1100) on Wednesday from 6 - 9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, March 6, 2008 at 12 Noon. Cremation. As an expression of sympathy, contributions to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

Mrs. Shirley Catherine (nee Anschau) Seidel
- March 3, 2010

SEIDEL, Shirley Catherine (nee Anschau) Passed away peacefully to be with her Lord on March 3, 2010, after a long and courageous battle with early onset Alzheimer's Disease at the young age of 66. She is lovingly survived and missed by her devoted husband of 45 years, Manfred Seidel, and their four children Jeffery (Charyse), Steven (Jennifer) Seidel, Sheila (David) Buhr, and Kelly (Brian) Whitty. Her eleven grandchildren will forever miss their Omi; Devon, Clare, and Megan Seidel, Emily, Owen, and Elliott Seidel, Paige Buhr, and Hannah, Matthew, Joshua and James Whitty. Shirley will be greatly missed by her extended family and many friends. Sincere thanks to Dr. Donald Faulkner for his many years of care as her physician. Thank you to the staff at Rosewood Manor where she lived her final year. A Celebration of Shirley's Life, followed by reception will be held on Friday March 12, 2010, 1:30 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church 22680 Westminster Hwy., Richmond. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Society of B.C.

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