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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Vancouver - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 61

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GIRODAY, Dora Beatrice passed away peacefully on December 11th, 2003 at the age of 93 years. She is predeceased by her husband Jacques, 7 sisters and 3 brothers. She is survived by her loving children, Paul Joseph, Peter (Jacques), Richard (John); 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. She will also be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. A special thanks to the nursing staff at Burnaby Hospital and the Simon Fraser Homemakers. Prayers will be offered Sunday, December 14th at 5:00 p.m. from Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 525 S. Slocan Street, Vancouver where the Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, December 15th at 11:30 a.m. Fathers of St. Charles celebrant. Interment to follow at Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. BELL FUNERAL CHAPEL 604-253-4554

GRIBBLE, Len. Born 1943, passed away November 30, 2003, from a heart attack. Survived by his loving children, brother James, and other loved ones.

GUNN, Gwyn February 27, 1921 - December 8, 2003 We will miss the twinkle in her eye, her compassion for and support of others, her keen intellect, her political interest and her lively stories. Gwyn loved travel, art, entertaining friends and family, and taking care of those in need. She spent 30 happy years working for CBC and cherished the friendships she made there. In her retirement she volunteered at the B.C. Cancer Agency Lodge and continued to support the NDP. People and fairness were always first with Gwyn and her dying wish was to KEEP THE PEACE MOVEMENT ALIVE. Many thanks to the staff of VGH 16th floor for all their caring for Gwyn. No service at Gwyn's request.

HAMILTON, David died at Penticton on December 4, 2003 at the age of 59. Surviving are his mother, Catherine and sisters, Rita, May and Anne. No Service by Request. Cremation.

HAYES, Florence Catherine, age 99, passed away on December 8th, 2003 in Vancouver, B.C. Predeceased by her husband Raymond Frederick in 1968. Survived by her brother Neil Anderson of Chilliwack; her daughter Janet Poole and grandchildren Kenneth Poole and Catherine Hayes, all of Vancouver. Born on September 5th, 1904 in Morden, Manitoba and moved to Chilliwack in 1908. Married Raymond Frederick in 1930 and moved to Vancouver shortly thereafter. At her own request, there will be no funeral or memorial service. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.

MacCARTHY, Hubert Reagh "Mac", born June 22, 1911, passed away on April 7, 2004. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his son Dermot, grandchildren Katherine and Ian, his nieces and nephews, and all the friends, colleagues and students whose lives he touched over his long life. Mac was sadly predeceased by his wife Ruth in 1976 and by his five brothers. Mac was a rancher during the depression and served in the army for six years before going to the University of B.C. and the University of California at Berkeley. He joined Agriculture Canada and worked for twenty years at the Vancouver Research Station on the UBC campus and as an adjunct professor at UBC. After retirement he served as the Acting Director of the Master of Pest Management Program at Simon Fraser University and as the thesis editor and mentor to numerous graduate students there. The H.R.MacCarthy Lecture in Pest Management, held alternate years at UBC and SFU, celebrates his dedication to students. Mac will be remembered for his generosity, integrity, intelligence and wit. By his actions he left the world a better place. There will be a memorial ceremony held on Friday, April 30th at 2:00PM at the Unitarian Church of Vancouver, 949 West 49th Avenue at Oak Street.

MALONE, Anna Patricia passed away on April 22, 2004 at Evergreen House in North Vancouver, B.C. Pat was born in Vancouver on December 18, 1918. She was predeceased by her sisters Dorothy and Aileen. Survived by her nieces; Kathy (John) Armstrong of Newmarket, Ontario, Linda (Dave) Widenmaier of Scarborough, Ontario and Pat (Bruce) Gracie of Seagrave, Ontario. Her cousins, Dr. Bob (Pat) Young of Victoria, BC and Irene (Dr. Peter) Harris of Lethbridge, AB, as well as relatives in Ireland. Pat was a long time member of St. David's United Church, West Vancouver and enjoyed her many years of fellowship there. Special thanks to Joy Rodrigo for her many years of support and assistance, Jeannie Gratton for her gardening and housekeeping skills as well as the many others who helped Pat stay in her home on Southborough. This includes friends and neighbors and the caregivers from North Shore Home Support, Classic Caregivers and latterly the caring and competent staff at Evergreen House. Funeral Service to be held at St. David's United Church, 1525 Taylor Way, West Vancouver, B.C. on Friday April 30, 2004 at 12:00 pm, with reception to follow. Donations in Pat's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice. Hollyburn Funeral Home: 604-922-1221

MARSCHALL, Berta. Born March 23rd, 1920 passed away suddenly on April 22nd, 2004. Berta will be missed by many friends. We invite all friends to attend a memorial service on Wednesday, May 5th, 2004, 2:00 p.m. at Lutheran St. Markus Church, 1573 East 18th Avenue, Vancouver. Donations to B.C. Cancer Foundation or St. Markus Church would be appreciated.

McCULLOCH, Robert George September 23rd, 1913 - April 27th, 2004 Robert passed away peacefully at the Vancouver General Hospital and will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary Anne and devoted family, son William McCulloch, daughter Carolyn Kingston (Barry) and step-daughters Claire Harcus (Ron) and Joanne Haramia and the many nieces and nephews of sister Ruth Bracken (Gordon) and late sister Eleanor Robson (Clayton) and grandchildren James Harcus, Christianne Campbell and Cathryn Greenwood. Robert's career included naval service in WWII (1941-1946) as Lieutenant Commander and a distinguished business and philanthropic career. He retired as Executive Vice-President and Director of Midland Doherty Securities. Robert was beloved by all who knew him. He had a capacity to make and keep lifelong friendships. He will be remembered for his generosity, tolerance, sincerity, sense of humour and deep respect for others. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 4th at Canadian Memorial Church, 1806 West 15th Avenue, Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.

MORRISON, June Jacqueline, born June 16, 1925, passed away peacefully at Royal Columbian Hospital on April 24, 2004. Predeceased by infant daughter Dana Susan in 1952, June will be missed and lovingly remembered by her children, Maureen (John), Leslie, Douglas, Jane (Leroy) and Cameron (Shannon); her grandchildren, Dana (David), Brad (Heather), Kylie, Mark, Lindsey, Jacqueline, Tristan, Brianna and Evan; and her great-grandchildren, Jenna, Siri, Nick and Michelle. June will always be remembered for her indomitable spirit, her love for family and friends, her strong social convictions, and her many charitable endeavors. She worked tirelessly for the rights of women and her home was a welcome haven for anyone in need. Special thanks to the wonderful staff and to her many friends at Queens Park Hospital, as well as to Dr. Reybeka for his many years of care. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 30 at River Springs Community Centre, 1950 Lodge Drive (off Shaughnessy Street, Coquitlam - see for map). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Margaret Dixon Transition House care of the Transition House Society (604-298-3454), or a charity of choice.

MURISON-HARRIS, Evelyn Olive, born July 10, 1934, passed away peacefully April 23, 2004, after a lengthy illness. Our beloved wife, mother, grandmother, Ev was predeceased by her first husband Roy and her dear daughter Pat. She will be sadly missed by husband Sam; children, Dorothy, Robert, Susan (Chris) and Gary; grandchildren, Cheryl (Martin), Pam, Karla, Jenny, Nicole, Lindsay, Neil and Sarah; great-grandsons, Ayden and Ethan; many relatives and friends made over the years. A Celebration of Ev's Life will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday April 30, 2004 at Avalon Surrey Funeral Home, 13288-108 Ave., Surrey. Please bring a story to share. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of your choice are appreciated. "To the world you may have been just one person, but to us you meant the world"

PIKE, Frederick Agar. Born February 5, 1925 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Passed away April 25, 2004 with his sons by his side. Predeceased by his loving wife Joyce in 1994. Survived by his sons, Kenneth (Debbie) of Campbell River, BC, Tobin (Tait) of Kelowna BC; grandchildren, James, Keltie, Cecily, Georgia; niece Nancy and nephew Mike of CA, USA. A memorial service will be held at 10:00am, Saturday May 1, 2004 at Boal Chapel of First Memorial, 1505 Lillooet Road, N. Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Ronald McDonald House.

CORRECTION SCHILLINGER, Jean, beloved wife of Walter Schillinger, passed away Monday, April 19, 2004. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Mary's Church, 2490 West 37th Avenue (at Larch Street) on Friday, April 30th at 2:00 p.m.

SEIFERT, Victoria Elizabeth. Born in Prelate, Sask. on July 27th, 1934 passed away April 27th, 2004. Survived by her husband of 52 years, Thomas; son Tom Jr., daughter Karen and 2 grandchildren Annie and Erin. Predeceased by her daughter Gwen in 1973. She will be sadly missed by all that she touched. Her wish for a small family gathering will be honoured. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or charity of choice.

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