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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 49

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ELLIOTT, Margaret "Mugs" Evelyn (nee Newell). Loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister and aunt. Margaret passed away peacefully on March 28th, 2003 in Burnaby General Hospital at the age of 93. She was born on September 19th, 1909 in Ontario and lived the early years of her life in Winnipeg. She moved to Vancouver in 1936 and lived the last 8 years in Burnaby. Her work career was in the stationery business as a clerk typist. She was highly regarded as being very accurate and valued for her high work ethics. She was predeceased by her husband Clem, who was the love of her life; her only son Gordon, who was the love of her heart and her 2 brothers, Reg and George. She devoted her life to her 2 grandsons, her home, her church, and her many family and friends. She is survived by her grandsons Douglas and Brent; her sisters Mae and Jean and numerous nieces and nephews. She was very loved by her 2 daughters-in-law, Lorraine Elliott and Miriam Fleming. Her unconditional love touched the hearts of all who knew her. She will remain a special memory in our lives. We want to sincerely thank the staff of Seton Villa for all their loving care over the last few years of her life. They were truly our extended family. No service by request. Interment at Ocean View Cemetery, 4000 Imperial St., Burnaby on Friday, April 4th at 2:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Seton Villa, 3755 McGill Street, Burnaby, B.C., V5C 1M2.

BANNON, Fredrick Arthur, aged 77, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 31, 2003 at his home in Burnaby. Dad, as everyone called him, was generous and kind and would do anything for anyone. He was a husband, father, brother, friend, coach, player and referee. Some would say he put more miles on his hockey skates than most people did on their feet. He was also a past Grand Master and District Deputy with the Mason's Fellowship. Dad will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by his sister Doris, brother Jack, daughter Yvonne and husband Paul, daughter Margaret and husband Ian, son James and fiance Denise and his grandchildren Diana, John and Garrett.

CORRECTION FINCH (FLOWERDEW), Olive Frances born September 10, 1918 in Sardis, B.C., passed away May 19, 2003 in Maple Ridge, B.C. A celebration of life gathering will be held Friday, June 13, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at Pitt Meadows Golf Club, 13615 Harris Road, Pitt Meadows, B.C. Burkeview 604-944-4128

CRESSWELL, Frank W.R. passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 3, 2003. He will be deeply missed by all of his family. Funeral Service will be held at North Shore Crematorium, 1505 Lillooet Rd, North Vanc. on Tuesday, June 10, 2003 at 2 pm.

HEIL, Kirby Scot passed away peacefully on June 5, 2003 in Surrey Memorial Hospital. Kirby was born September 28, 1961. Kirby is survived by his loving family; mother, Doreen and dad, Gil; two brothers, Marke (Laura), Grant (Debbie); nephews, Jonathon, Sean, Justin, Dylon and niece, Jessica. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. We all love you Kirby. A Memorial Service will be held in First Memorial Chapel, 602 Kingsway, on Wednesday, June 11 at 12 noon. First Memorial 604-876-5585

MACDONALD, Doreen Mae (nee Swenson). Born May 22, 1928 in Calgary, Alberta, passed away peacefully at St. Paul's Hospital Palliative Care Unit on June 3, 2003. Doreen was predeceased by her husband Clayton in 1971 and is survived by her loving sons, Rory (Monique) and Kevin (Terry) and her grandchildren, Andrew, Genevieve and Meghan. Doreen enjoyed counselling and helping many during her 20 year career with Canada Employment. Her firm yet compassionate manner was her trademark. She will be fondly remembered by her many clients and colleagues. Upon her retirement in 1993, Doreen became active in her community. She helped lead the Joyce St./ Collingwood "Clean Up, Green Up" neighbourhood enhancement program, working closely with her beloved Tzuchi monks. Together, they helped make Collingwood a safer and much more attractive place to live and work. Doreen was also a valued volunteer with the Collingwood Community Police Station and Blockwatch program. She worked with people of all ages there, and particularly enjoyed working with youth. Doreen also volunteered at Science World. In addition, she worked tirelessly over the years as a volunteer for various political causes. Doreen had firm views on just about every issue and you always knew where you stood with her. Doreen was totally dedicated and devoted to her children and grandchildren and will be greatly missed by them. She will also be missed by her other family members and friends. Doreen possessed a unique ability to inspire the best in people. She certainly provided a very strong example of courage and the triumph of the human spirit. Many thanks to the caring staff at St. Paul's PCU, BC Cancer Agency and the Centre for Integrated Healing. Funeral services will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 6610 Balmoral Street, Burnaby, BC on Wednesday June 11th at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Centre for Integrated Healing would be gratefully appreciated. HAMILTON-HARRON Funeral Centre (604) 325-7441

MacLEOD, Neil Andersen passed away on June 5, 2003 at the age of 48. He was predeceased by his parents Grethe and Angus MacLeod of Coquitlam and previously of Thunder Bay. He is survived by his brother Eric and sister-in-law Linda of Ottawa, aunts Runa and Eva in Ontario, uncles Max and Gunner in Alberta and friends wherever he passed. He attended high school in Thunder Bay and spent his working years in the family funeral business and later in construction and building supply estimating. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, June 11 at 1 PM in Burquitlam Funeral Home, 625 North Rd., Coquitlam. Interment to follow in Robinson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated.

MORRISON, Harold. Died peacefully in Courtenay June 5, 2003 at the age of 85. Predeceased by his wife Jennie in 1980. Survived by his children Ed (Harriet) Morrison, Gwen (Lorne) Buker, Terry (Corny) Buskermolen; grandchildren Corinna (Wayne), Tracey (Ken), Guye, Dawn, Kait; great-grandchildren Emily, Senja, Shane; sisters Edna and Eileen. Also survived by his companion Trudy Storie and her children Diane (Jim), Rebecca (Dan), Shirley, Leslie (Bob), 7 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. Harold will be remembered for his quick wit, love of politics, and gardening. He drove trucks from age 15 to 76. Memorial Service 2:00 p.m., June 9, 2003 at Piercy's Funeral Home, 440 England Ave., Courtenay. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to BC Lung Association. PIERCY'S 250-334-4464

NABOCIK, Mary passed away in Maple Ridge. B.C. on June 5, 2003 at age 94 years. She is survived by 1 son Ed Nabocik; 1 daughter Anne (Bill) Sievenpiper; 2 grandchildren Shirley (Gary) Roe and Sharon (Kurtis) Wylson; many great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-granddaughter. Prayers will be held Wednesday, June 11th at 7:00 PM at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 22587 - 121 Ave., Maple Ridge. Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, June 12th at 10:30 AM at St. Patrick's. Father F. Landry Celebrant. Interment to follow in Maple Ridge Cemetery. Donations to the Ridge Meadows Hospice Society would be appreciated. Garden Hill Funeral Chapel, Maple Ridge 604-463-8161

CAPILL, Norman E. born August 21st, 1919 in London, England passed away peacefully in the company of his family on August 13, 2003 in Squamish, B.C. Norman is predeceased by his parents James and Frances Capill and his sister Edna. He will be lovingly remembered and forever missed by his wife (Eileen) Lorraine, daughter Fran (Grant) Wilson, son William Capill, grandchildren Sean (Kathy) Wilson and Jen (Dale) Smith and great-grandchildren Jeremy and Kyle. Norman had an unfailing love of God, his church and his family. He loved gardening and music and shared his gift of song often with an open and sincere heart. He will be remembered always for his abiding faith, enduring affection for his family and cheering smile. A Celebration of Norman's life will be held on Monday, August 18, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Squamish Baptist Church, 2262 Read Crescent, Garibaldi Highlands. Donations in memory of Norman may be made to the Hilltop House Support Society, Box 562, Squamish, B.C. V0N 3G0. Squamish Funeral Chapel in care of arrangements. To Send Condolences and sign guest book for Norman, click on:

COMBER, Raymond (Bud). Born in Selkirk, Manitoba, 1923; Passed away August 14, 2003 in Delta Hospital. Served with Canadian Army overseas, 1939-1945, in North Africa, Italy, France, Belgium and Holland. He was predeceased by his wife Dorothy (Doll), in 2000, whom he met and married while stationed in England during the War. He worked as a machine operator at Nabob Foods for most of his working life. He will be missed by his two sons Steve and Doug, his daughter Lynn (Murray) and his grandchildren Shannon and Travis. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Memorial Service will take place on Thursday, August 21, 2003 at 1:00 PM in the Chapel of Delta Funeral Home. DELTA FUNERAL HOME 604-946-6040

DOUGLAS, John of Vancouver B.C., passed away peacefully after a brief illness August 14, 2003, in Richmond, B.C., aged 89. Lovingly remembered by his wife Gyla; daughter Christine; and other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 20, 2003 at 1:00 pm from the Vancouver Memorial and Crematorium Chapel, 5505 Fraser Street (inside grounds of Mountain View Cemetery) 604-325-6251. "In our hearts forever"

GIFFEN, Ralph, age 80 years, peacefully went to Heaven on August 14th, 2003. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Nancy; daughters Joan (Dan) MacDougall and Donna; sons Jim, John and David; grandchildren; sister Roma Blakemore; as well as other loving family and dear friends. A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, August 20th at 2:00 p.m. at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. FRASER HEIGHTS - 604-589-2559

HACKER, Mrs. Joyce Randle Hacker passed away on August 14, 2003 at the age of 81 years in Abbotsford, BC. She is survived by her son Randle Howarth, daughter Diane Fox (Charles), grandchildren Mark and Fiona Howarth, Christopher and Lee-Anne Fox as well as sisters Audrey Woods of California and Frances Hamilton of Kamloops. She was predeceased by husband Cec Hacker. The family would like to thank all of her friends for their love and support. Donations may be made to the BC Cancer Society. No service by request. HENDERSON'S FUNERAL HOME 604-854-5534

HUEBERT, Katharina, age 89 passed away August 15, 2003. Survived by sons Harry and Jacob (Marjorie), daughter-in-law Christa, step-daughter Rita (Ted) Reiber, grandchildren Kathleen (Brian) Norris, Kevin (Alana), Daniel, Trevor, Alana, Ramona Zurkan and Elsa McGilvery. Great-grandchildren, Tyler, Greyson, Kyla, Sage and Ryan. Predeceased by husband Abram in September 1999 and son John in July 2003. Viewing for family and friends, Tuesday, August 19, 2003, 6:00pm-8:00pm. Funeral Service, Wednesday, August 20, 2003 at 2:00 pm both at Ocean View Funeral Home, 4000 Imperial Street, Burnaby.

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