HALL, Eleanor M. (nee Young), born May 21, 1924 in Anyox, BC, passed away peacefully April 13, 2003 at 7:30 am in White Rock, BC. She graduated Class of '42 from Kitsilano High School, Vancouver, BC. Eleanor will be sadly missed and remembered by her husband of 56 years, Wilfred (WEE HALL); her sons and their wives, Wilfred (Willie Hall), married to Carol, and David Hall, married to Cheryl; and was a loving Grandma to Rhoda, Catherine, Rachelle and great-grandson Jesse; a brother she adored, Wilmer (Bill) McManus. Remembered with affection by Pat McLean and Dennis Hall, Rick Hall and their families. Loved also by her close family, Greg (Yelma) and Judy and Janice Puttick. We will have many memories of you. Rest in Peace Mom. Loved and missed by all of us. There will be no service as per her wishes.
HAS, Dobrila, born February 21, 1937, passed away peacefully on April 12, 2003 at 66 years of age. Predeceased by her husband Josip. Loving and missing her are her two sons, Mladen (Ann) and Danny (Claudia). She will always be remembered for all the love she felt for others and as others felt for her. Prayers will be held Tuesday, April 15, 2003 at 6:15 pm from St. Helen's Catholic Church, 3860 Triumph Street, Burnaby. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, April 16, from St. Helen's Catholic Church at 2:00 pm. Burial to follow at Robinson Memorial Park, Coquitlam. In lieu of flowers, donations to Diabetes Association or Heart and Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.
KEALL, Margaret Frances (Robertson), aged 81 passed peacefully on April 6th, 2003 at Surrey Memorial Hospital in the presence of special family friends John and Kay Kowalchuk. Special thanks to the kind and caring staff of SMH 5-East for their compassionate care of Marg and Tom while they were both in their care. Marg leaves to mourn daughter Fran (Barry Shiles), grandsons Scott and Thomas, brother George Robertson of Williams Lake. Predeceased by adoring husband Tom, brother Bob and sister Janet. Marg managed the Drug Dept. at "Hamilton Harvey" for many years. Tom and Marg loved their many years of service with the North Surrey and Guildford Lions Club and particularly loved their yearly trips to Kona, Hawaii and the many friends they made while on the beautiful islands. Grandma we'll miss your spaghetti and meatballs. A memorial service will be held at the Shiles' family home on April 27, 2003, 1pm to 4 pm 604-594-6579. No flowers by request, donations to Tynehead Hatchery, Wheelchair Accessibility Project, 16585 96th Ave., Surrey, BC, V4N 2E2.
KELK, Eileen Mercia, formerly of Roberts Creek, B.C., passed way at Capilano Care Centre, April 10th, 2003. Eileen was predeceased by her husband, Gordon in 1994. She is survived by her loving cousin, Iris and family; her cousin, Marjorie; and other relatives, as well as dear friends in Victoria and Roberts Creek. A private family celebration of her life will be held at a later date. Special thanks to her caregivers in the past four years. "Weep not that I have died but rejoice that I have lived" Hollyburn Funeral Home PH: 604-922-1221
KELLY, Eileen (Sister): (in religion, a.k.a. Sister Mary Eileen, died suddenly April 12th, 2003, at St. Ann's Residence, Victoria, BC. Born in Victoria, January 11, 1923, Eileen was the daughter of Michael and Mary Anne (Hamilton) Kelly. She received her education at St. Ann's Academy, Victoria, and entered the Novitiate of the Sisters of St. Ann following graduation. After her religious profession in 1942, Eileen was involved in either teaching or administration. She taught at St. Ann's Academy, New Westminster, and St. Ann's Academy, Victoria, as well as Little Flower Academy, Vancouver. She was named Principal and Superior of St. Ann's Academy, New Westminster (1959-1962) and of St. Ann's Academy, Kamloops (1962-1965). From 1965-1971 she studied at Notre Dame, Indiana, and did extensive research in Paris. For the next 9 years she served as Provincial Superior of St. Joseph's Province. She became Principal of Little Flower Academy, Vancouver (1980-1998). She then moved to Mt. St. Angela, Victoria, and remained involved in Community Service and in committees regarding Congregational decisions. She was predeceased by her parents; her sister, Alice (Sister Marianna, CSJP); and brother, Denis. Eileen will be sadly missed by her brother, Joseph (Joe) Kelly (Kay), nieces Kathy Kelly Bull (Peter) and Sheila Norton (John); nephews, Denis and Mike Kelly, 2 grandnieces and 4 grandnephews, members of her Religious Community, numerous former students and friends. A prayer service will be held at St. Ann's Residence, 2474 Arbutus Road, Victoria, BC, Tuesday, April 15th at 7:00 pm; Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated by Rev. Msgr. Michael Lapierre, at St. Andrews Cathedral, Wednesday, April 16 at 12:10 p.m. Following the service, interment will take place at Hatley Memorial Gardens, Colwood. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to The Little Flower Academy Building Fund, c/o 4195 Alexandra Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6J 4C6. SANDS OF VICTORIA 250-388-5155
BRYANT-SMITH, Margaret passed away at the Surrey Memorial Hospital on August 25th, 2003 after a lengthy illness. Survived by her loving companion Vern Smith; sons Ken, Barry and Cam; daughters Cindy and Charlene; 8 grandchildren; 3 brothers; 2 sisters; special friend Karen; as well as other relatives and friends. Memorial Service Friday, August 29th, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. in Christ Church, located at Bell Road and Old McLellan Road, Surrey. Personal Alternative Funeral Services 604-596-2215
CRUZ, Antonio, born in Paradela De Ansiaes (Portugal), passed away peacefully August 22, 2003 in Vancouver, BC at the age of 78. He is survived by wife Evangelina; daughters, Rosa (Richard) Rawana and Gloria (George) Reis; and grandchildren, Adele, Lucas, Tara, Laura, Julia, Erica and Serena. Prayers will be offered Wednesday, August 27, 2003 at 7:30 pm at Our Lady of Fatima, 1423 East 13th Avenue, Vancouver where Mass will be held Thursday, August 28th at 10:00 am. Fr. Delizio Jose Artico celebrant. Interment to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations gratefully acknowledged to The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC Branch, 320 - 1600 West 6th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6J 1R3. Special thank you to all the doctors and nurses at VGH. Kearney Funeral Home 604-736-0268
CUNNINGTON, Rae William Cunnington 1947-2003, died at his home in Comox, BC on August 21, 2003, with his family and friends present, after a brief but painful battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Vanessa; son Mark; daughter Rachel; father George; sister Rita (Tom) Walton; and nephews Rae and Paul Walton. Rae received a degree in Chemical Engineering from University Of Waterloo in 1972. He began his career in the pulp and paper industry at Prince George Pulp and Paper. He worked in various pulp mills, and was employed by Sandwell Engineering in Vancouver for the last 16 years. He was known in the profession to be honest and ethical with a commitment to passing on his knowledge to a rising generation of young engineers. He lived in North Vancouver with his family and beloved dogs for the last 16 years. Rae was a great outdoor enthusiast, running several Sun Runs, skiing the Sibly Cross Country ski race, and enjoying camping and fishing. In May 2003, he moved with his wife to settle in Comox. We wish to send a sincere thank you to Dr. Fehlau and the home care nurses in the Comox Valley who made it possible for us to care for him at home. A memorial service was held to celebrate Rae's life on August 23, 2003, attended by many colleagues, friends and family. Rae will be missed both professionally and personally, and will be remembered and loved forever by his family.
GREGORY, Bertha M. (Nee - Burton) passed away in her 88th year, on August 26, 2003, in Victoria. Bertha was predeceased by her husband, Joe. She will be fondly remembered by her children: Richard, Rodger, Diane and Ross, their spouses; and all her grandchildren, as well as her siblings: Dorothy, Judy and Ted, and their families, and many other family and friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at ST. ANDREW'S CATHEDRAL, Blanshard at View Streets on Saturday, August 30, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. A reception will follow at The Graham and Torrey McCall Family Centre, Johnson and Vancouver Streets. A private interment will be held at a later date in Surrey, BC. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Central Care Home for their attentive care during Berthas final days. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to either St. David's Abbeyfield Society, 1117 51A St., Delta, BC V4M 2Y2 or The Central Care Home, 844 Johnson St., Victoria, BC V8W 1N3. McCall Bros. of Victoria, BC (250) 385-4465
HAWKINS, Ian David Oliver, 83, died August 20, 2003 in New Westminster. He was born, raised and lived his last years in Burnaby. Ian was predeceased by parents, Leonard and Eleanor Hawkins, brother Channing, and sister Faith (Campbell Hope). Ian will be greatly missed by his brothers George, of Edmonton, and Michael, of Ottawa, and will be fondly remembered by his sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, and many nieces, nephews, and their children. His family is very grateful for the great kindness and devotion of his longtime caregiver, Bonnie Bailey. Many thanks also, for their care and compassion, to Dr. Metzak and many doctors and nurses at Royal Columbian Hospital, especially Robin, Denise, Linda and Raisa of Five North. No service by request of family.
HILLMAN, Eugenie Elizabeth (nee Burns), born in Thornhill, Ontario in July 1920, passed gently on August 23rd, 2003 at the age of 83 with her family at her side. "Mom" is deeply loved. A strong spirit who made her own way, she brought family together, cherished deep loyalties and quietly lived by faith and values held dearly in her heart. Gene is survived by her son Michael (Donna); her grandchildren, Tanya (Muniz Virani) and Shane, and her sister Marion Heath of Scarborough, Ontario. She is predeceased by her husband Charlie (1998). She will also be missed by her stepfamily in Las Vegas, Alvida Lane and her sons, Jeffrey and Steven and great-grandchildren, Steven Robert and Stephanie: Leona Vespia (predeceased), her husband Charles and their children, Cecilia (predeceased), Tina, Cathy (predeceased), Dina, Toni, Charles (predeceased), Christopher, Cynthia; and great-grandchildren, Marcello, Max and Nick. Funeral services will be held in the Chapel at Ocean View Funeral Home, 4000 Imperial Street, Burnaby, on Wednesday, August 27th at 2:00 pm.
JOHNSON, Eileen Janet of Surrey, BC passed away suddenly on August 25, 2003 at the age of 48. Predeceased by her father George Errington. Eileen is survived by her loving husband Ken; son David; her mother Beatrice Errington; 2 brothers, Eric (Kath), Alan (Ruth); numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, August 29, 2003 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 pm. at Fraser Heights Funeral Home, 14835 Fraser Highway, Surrey, BC. Funeral service will be held at Fraser Heights Funeral Home on Saturday, August 30, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Eileen's memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association. Fraser Heights 604 - 589 - 2559
JULIANI, John Charles Actor, director, writer, and producer of theatre, film, television, radio and opera. Born March 24, 1940 in Montreal, Quebec. Took his final curtain call on Thursday, August 21, 2003 at Lions Gate Hospital, North Vancouver, B.C. after a very brief illness, He served as President of the Union of B.C. Performers (UBCP/ACTRA), President of the Directors' Guild of Canada. He was Executive Producer of CBC radio drama for fifteen years and founder/artistic director of Savage God (est. 1966). Survived by his wife and partner Donna Wong-Juliani, his son, Alessandro, brothers Richard Giuliani (Justine) of Burlington, Ontario and Norman Giuliani (Ginette) of Montreal, Quebec, mother-in-law Isabel Wong of North Vancouver, B.C., sisters-in-law Pam Boyde (Jim) of Whitehorse, Yukon and Gloria d'Lesing (Rene) of Toronto, Ontario, Paddy Wong of Burnaby and brother-in-law Gaymond Wong of Burnaby, nephews and nieces, Scott, Tasha, Jason, Kim, Leighton and Liam, and his "Savage Dog", Beau Beau. A Celebration of John's life will be held at St. Andrew's Wesley Church, corner of Burrard and Nelson Streets, Vancouver on Monday, September 1st, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, you are invited to make a donation to The Actors Fund of Canada, Suite 860 - 10 St. Mary's Street, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 1P9. "Good night, Sweet Prince, And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest." HOLLYBURN FUNERAL HOME604-922-1221