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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Various - Miscellaneous Obituaries - 4

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Patricia Doris Bex
July 26, 1926 - July 29, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Sands Funeral Chapel (Victoria)

BEX, Patricia Doris born in England, July 26, 1926 passed away in Victoria, BC on July 29, 2004. Predeceased by her son Tom, she will be lovingly missed by her husband John; sons John (Paulette) Gurak, Reginald Gurak and Terry (Attila) Bex; grandchildren Anita (Nathan), Koreen, Roxy, Joey and Jennifer; great-grandchildren Derick, Evelyn and Ava. Patricia will be remembered as a loving and caring person who enjoyed, singing, travelling and the memorable moments of being with family and friends. Respects may be paid at Sands Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, Aug 3, between 7:00pm and 9:00 pm. Funeral service will be held at Sands Funeral Chapel 1803 Quadra Street, on Wednesday, August 4, 2004 at 1:00 pm. Reception to follow in the Arbor Reception Center. Interment at Hatley Memorial Gardens. Donations in her memory may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation, 2410 Lee Avenue, V8R 6V5. Not a day will pass that we will not think of Patricia in our hearts. "We love and miss you".

Mrs. Mildred Pearl Myers
March 29, 1917 - July 25, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Richmond Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 25th, 2004 at the age of 87 years.

She is predeceased by her daughter Joy Buckingham in 2002.

Survived by her loving family, husband Jim and daughters Carol Covell and Susanna Myers; son-in-law Jeff Buckingham; 2 grandchildren Jennifer Chalke (Ryan) and James Covell; brother and sisters; nieces, nepehws, relatives and friends.

A Memorial Service to be held on Saturday, July 31st (casual dress) at Richmond Funeral Home, 8420 Cambie Road at 2:00 p.m.

Reception to follow in the lounge.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Mr. Tsuneo Tony Uyeyama
November 15, 1917 - July 27, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Richmond Funeral Home

Passed away peacefully at Minoru Residence, Richmond on Tuesday, July 27, 2004, at the age of 86. He was born November 15, 1917 in Steveston, BC.

Predeceased by his sons, Richard and Dennis. Survived by loving family: wife Tomiko (Jean); sons, Ken (Alice), Ron (Jan); his grandchildren, Ryan, Mark, Beth and Jamie; his brothers, Tomoo and Toshio (Nobuko), and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Memorial Service to be held at the Steveston United Church, 3720 Broadway Street, Richmond on Saturday, July 31st at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

Mrs. Lorna Donaldson Szamosi (née Barnes)
December 08, 1933 - July 25, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Sands Funeral Chapel (Duncan)

SZAMOSI, Lorna - Born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Died suddenly July 25, 2004 surrounded by the love of her family. Survived by her devoted husband of 40 years, Gabor, a son Leslie (Katerina), a daughter Gillian (Chris), sister Margaret Macdonald (Arthur), nephew Scott (Catherine), and two grandsons Graham and Andrew. Predeceased by her mother Margaret Gibson, father Thomas Barnes, and brother Ian. Lorna grew up in Scotland before emigrating with her family to Canada at the age of 20. She settled in Vancouver and worked for the British Information Service until she moved to Vancouver Island with her new husband. After adjusting to life at the Franklin River Logging Camp, the family moved to Port Alberni where she had many fond memories and friendships. In 1979, Gabor was transferred to Duncan where she resided until her unexpected passing. She enjoyed raising her children, Scottish Country Dancing, participating in events at the Nanaimo Hungarian Club, spending time with friends, and travelling. The family wishes to thank the dedicated doctors and nurses in the ICU at Cowichan District Hospital especially Dr. Gilbert and Dr. Pewarchuk, Janet, Nina, and Yvette. The Memorial Service is to be held on Friday, July 30, 2004 at 3:00 pm at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 531 Herbert Street, Duncan, BC. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the ICU at the Cowichan District Hospital. “Fare thee well love”

Mr. John Clifford Pitt
May 03, 1947 - March 19, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Sands Funeral Chapel (Duncan)

PITT, John, late of Duncan and Delta, BC passed away suddenly in Duncan on March 19, 2004 at 56 years. He was predeceased by his wife Louise, and parents George and Georgina Pitt. He will be sadly missed by his sister Seonaid (David) Lamson of Chilliwack, BC and his brother Ewen (Ester) of Vernon, BC, nephews and nieces Graeme, Wendy and Heather Lamson and Tyler and Kiel Pitt. All who knew him will remember his sharp wit, good humour and generosity. A Memorial will be held at Marlborough School, in Surrey, BC where he taught, on Friday, April 2, 2004 at 2:00 pm., and a Memorial Tea will be held at the family residence in Duncan, BC on Sunday, April 4, 2004 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm His ashes will be placed where his late wife rests in Kimberley, BC and where they both previously taught school. If friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. SANDS of DUNCAN 746-5212

Mrs. Hilda Florence Spry (née Mills)
June 11, 1922 - March 28, 2004
Funeral arrangements by
Richmond Funeral Home

Born June 11th, 1922 in Finchley, UK and passed away March 28th, 2004. Hilda fought a courageous battle due to complicatins from a stroke in September 2000 and recent heart failure.

She was a devoted wife, mother and friend. Predeceased by her husband Franklin Russell and lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her son Lorne (Mari); daughter Judith (Murdock); sister Violet (Douglas); brother Ron (Pauline); grandchildren Morgan and Shoh; nephew Brian (Susanne) and their son Levi. Bert Spry and family in Ontario and extended family, Janice Spry and Bronwen Young. Hilda and Russ held close to their hearts many friends of over 50 years.

Hilda valiantly served in the W.A.F.S. in England as an aerodrome truck driver until the end of World War II. She was a war bride and immigrated to Canada in 1946. Hilda was a loving person, gracious with a good sense of humour. She expecially enjoyed hosting dinner parties for family and friends. What a wonderful cook she was! She nurtured everyone she loved, was endlessly patient and taught her children the true meaning of cliches ~ "Every cloud has a silver lining" and "For every door that closes another one opens". We are forever grateful for her teaching us this simple wisdom. Hilda served for over 30 years on the Richmond Hospital Auxilliary.

Special thanks to her devoted friend Desnia Ford and her caregivers at Lions Manor, Especially Ian.

A Memorial Service to be held at the Richmond Funeral Home, 4820 Cambie Road on Saturday, April 10th at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the B.C. Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of choice.

Elizabeth Rowland
Funeral arrangements by
Sands Funeral Chapel (Victoria)

ROWLAND: Elizabeth passed away peacefully in Victoria, BC on March 27, 2004 at the age of 75 years. She is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Sharon; son, Michael and life long friend Ernie Flindall. Funeral Service will be held in the Sands Funeral Chapel, Chapel of Chimes, 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC on Saturday, April 3, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be offered at

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.

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