Joseph Leon Campeau
CAMPEAU - Joseph Leon, born January 22, 1910, in the Ottawa Valley, passed away suddenly and peacefully on Monday March 10, 2003 at Columbia View Lodge.
Predeceased by his wife Jeanne in 1993; his parents, Napoleon and Clarina; siblings, Azaree, Alphonse, Adolf, Victor, Louis, Pauline and Cecile and great-grandchild Peter.
Leon is lovingly remembered by his children, Jackie (Noi) Lenarduzzi, Victor (Carol), Dolores Morrison, Gerry, Terry (Marillee) and Corinne (Doug) Fox; grandchildren, Alan (Ruth), Carol (Doug), Grant (Heather), Michael (Tracy), Yvonne (Greg), Ted, Andrew (Niki), Bill (Tanya), Trevor, Allison and Sarah; great-grandchildren, Shauna, Martin, Philip, Kristin, Kathryn, Karen, Hannah, Sophia, Dyllan and Mitchell, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Vigil Service will be held Thursday, March 13, 2003, in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, at 7:00 pm. Father Bart van Roijen will preside the Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, March 14, 2003, at 10:30 am in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Donations to Columbia View Lodge (Recreation Fund), 2920 Laburnum Drive, Trail, BC, V1R 4N2, or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 2013 Third Avenue, Trail, BC, V1R 1R7 would be appreciated by the family. Bill Clark of Personal Alternative Funeral Services is entrusted with the arrangements.
Jaron Michael Coleman
COLEMAN - Jaron Michael. It is with deep sadness that we mourn the sudden loss of our son, Jaron, on February 22, 2003. Born July 7, 1999, in Abbotsford, B.C. He is survived by his mother, Michelle; daddy, Randy; sister, Savannah; stepbrothers, Quinton, Tyler and Nathan; his nana, Carol and his aunties, Laura-Lee and Sandra. He also leaves to mourn, grampa Bruce and grandmom Gloria; grampa Morris and grandmom Marie, and many aunts, uncles and friends. He touched so many lives in his short time here. Memorial Service Friday, February 28, 2003, at 11:00 a.m., in Cascade Community Church, 35190 Delair Road, Abbotsford, B.C.
Norman Sydney Cook
COOK - Norman Sydney, of Kimberley, born April 23, 1932 in Moncton, N.B., passed away March 15, 2003, in the Kootenay Boundary Hospital after a prolonged illness.
Norm grew up in Trail, was educated here and worked for the CPR for many years.
He leaves to mourn his spouse, Jean; his sons, Gerry (Lori), Terry (Peggy), Mark (Veronica) and Mike (Yvonne); his daughter, Cheryl (Norm); grandchildren, Lisa, Shannon, Mike, Jacquie, Dylan and Sydney; great-grandchildren, Taylyn, Kennedy, Madison and Kayden; also one brother, Bill (Carolyn) and several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, Norman and Elsie Cook.
Cremation has taken place. There will be no Service, as per Norm's wishes. Donations to the Kidney Foundation (West Kootenay Chapter), 41 Hazelwood Drive, Trail, BC, V1R 1E8 would be appreciated.
Bill Clark of Personal alternative Funeral Services is in care of the arrangements.
Carlo Michele Degan
DEGAN - Carlo Michele. It is with deepest sadness and sorrow to announce the sudden and unexpected passing of a truly wonderful Husband, Father, Nono, friend and hunting partner.
Carlo was born in Valvasone, Provincia de Udine, Italia on September 29, 1924. He came to Canada in 1949 and worked on a farm and for the CPR before starting with Cominco in 1951. Dad worked in the Tank Rooms at first and then went to the Parks and Gardens, retiring in 1982.
There were many things that brought joy and happiness to this man's life the greatest being his sweet "little woman" Irma. Married on the 26th of October 1947, they started their journey together leading to the birth of their children, which were the second greatest joy and happiness in his life. Things only got better when the grandchildren and the great-grandchild came along. Dad loved each and everyone with his whole heart and would do anything for his family.
When Dad wasn't spending time with the family or working around the yard, he devoted his time and energy to his great passion for hunting and fishing. Lover of the outdoors and all living things, he was an incredible and awesome outdoorsman and a great example to all of us. He has left us a great legacy to follow.
Survived by his wife of 56 years, Irma; son, Dario (Cheryl) and their children Mike and Kayla (Will); daughter, Rosalba (Wally) and their children Denise and Steven; daughter, Bruna (Tom) and their children Derek (great-grandchild, Kasie) and Celina; daughter, Irene (Len) and their children Dennis (Rebekah), Shauntelle and Christopher.
Carlo also leaves behind two sisters, Angelina (Annibale) Salvador from Genelle and Maria (Remo) Chivilo from Toronto and many nieces, nephews and cousins in Italy, Ontario and Trail. Carlo also had many special friends whom he dearly loved and spoke about, telling hunting and fishing stories. His friends were not forgotten. Though you weren't together much in these last few years, Dad always reminisced about your times together.
You may be gone but not forgotten
Absent but still a presence
We love you.
A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, March 6, 2003 between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, 1398 McQuarrie Street. Everyone is welcome. Donations to the Trail & District Stroke Recovery Club, c/o Joanne Baldassi, Box 621, Rossland, BC, V0G 1Y0, or to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Health Service (Harbour House), 2nd Floor - 1051 Farwell Street, Trail, BC, V1R 4S9 would be appreciated by the family as an expression of sympathy.
Bill Clark of Personal alternative Funeral Services is entrusted with the arrangements.
Kenneth John Eaton
March 21, 1920 - March 20, 2003
"I want to dance!"
EATON - It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of our husband and father on March 20, 2003, at Kelowna General Hospital.
Born on Saltspring Island, he grew up in this province and joined the Canadian Scottish Regiment during the Second World War. While stationed in Ontario, in 1942, he was singing at an Officer's club and there he met the love of his life, Barbara. Love took its course and throughout their 59 years of marriage, they raised their three children and enjoyed many wonderful times with their family and friends.
Ken is survived by his wife, Barbara; son, Brian (Britt); daughters, Brenda Eaton and Alison (Terry) Jollimore; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, and many other "adopted" family members.
A Baha'i Service will be held at the Robson Community Church on March 25t, 2003 and he will be laid to rest in the Robson Community Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations would be gratefully accepted to the Parkinson's Society of Canada, 4211 Yonge Street, Suite 316, Toronto, Ontario.
Bill Clark of Personal Alternative Funeral Services is in care of the arrangements.
Lina Gemma Gambin
GAMBIN - Lina Gemma, passed away peacefully on March 18, 2003, at the age of 81, at Mater Misericordiae Health Care Facility.
Lina was born November 10, 1921 in San Martino, Italy. She came to Canada with her family in 1934 and settled in Trail. Here she met and married Gino in 1943 and they raised two children.
Lina's passion was her vegetable and flower garden and she loved to cook and bake. However, her greatest joy was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-granddaughter. She was a member of the San Martino Club and Sisters of Colombo.
She is predeceased by her husband Gino in 1994 and grandson Darrell in 1993.
She is survived by her son, Gene (Lida) and daughter, Annetta (Ed) Rohn; grandchildren, Lisa (Kevin) Berdusco, Jason Rohn and Debbie Rohn; great-granddaughter, Teagan; her sister, Nives (Enrico) Merlo and brother, Romy (Tedha) Babuin; nieces and nephews.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Friday, March 21, 2003, at 2:30 pm, with Father Bart van Roijen as Celebrant. Internment will take place in the Mountain View Cemetery, followed by a Reception at the Church. Donations to the Trail Regional Hospital and Health Foundation, 1200 Hospital Bench Road, Trail, BC, V1R 4M1, would be appreciated by the family.
Bill Clark of Personal Alternative Funeral Services is in care of the arrangements.
Kelly Ann McElroy
McELROY - Kelly Ann, born September 16, 1957 in Germany, passed away peacefully February 28, 2003, in Langley, BC. She will be sadly missed by her spouse, Doug; son, Charlie; sisters, Linda, Sharon and Vicki Bryceland; her best friends, Judy and Barb and all who knew and loved her. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, March 7, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. in Langley.
Isabel Johnston (nee Bray)
JOHNSTON (nee Bray) - Isabel, passed away peacefully at Richmond, B.C. on February 22, 2003, at the age of 92. Predeceased by her husband, Max, in 1990. Isabel lived in St. Lambert, Quebec until moving to British Columbia in 1992. She will be sadly missed by her daughters, Hope Wells and Janis (John) Cotter; son, Richard (Sheryl) Johnston; 5 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Her sister, Babs Strike and brother, Claude Bray also survive Isabel. Memorial Service Friday March 7, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. in St. Alban's Anglican Church, Richmond, B.C. An Inurnment Service is planned in May at Mt. Royal Cemetery, Montreal.
Walter (Monty) C. Montgomery
MONTGOMERY - Walter (Monty) C., born August 20, 1917, passed away on March 6,2003. Two daughters, Veronica Coates and Linda Ryder, as well as two granddaughters, Shawna Coates and Jacinda Coates, and many nieces and nephews survive him. We will miss him very dearly.
John Kenneth McLean
McLEAN - John Kenneth, of Trail, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Monday, March 24, 2003, in Trail.
Born May 24, 1921 in Rossland, where Ken was raised. He then moved to Trail and worked at Cominco for 44 years, retiring in 1986. His interests included exploring the outdoors, wood turning, working on his many ongoing projects, and his many good times spent with his family.
Lovingly remembered by his wife of 60 years, Mona; daughter, Dawn; sons, Tom (Aileen), Ken (Deborah), and Joe; grandchildren, Monica, Graham, Christy, Aaron and Matthew, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Pre-deceased by his siblings: Cath, Frank, Gert and Clen, and two nephews, Russell and Frank.
Vigil Service will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Thursday, March 27, 2003, at 7:00 p.m. Father Bart van Roijen will Celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church on Friday, March 28, 2003,h at 10:30 a.m., with interment following at Mountain View Cemetery.
Bill Clark of Personal Alternative Funeral Services is entrusted with the arrangements.
Karen M. Nelson
NELSON - Karen M., passed away on March 18, 2003,after a courageous battle with cancer. Survived by her mother, Florence; sister, Cheryl; brothers, Jeff (Pat) and Michael; nephew, Nathan (Melissa); niece, Dana (Brent) and their family, as well as many loving friends and Karen's faithful companion, Mr. Jiggs. If friends should desire, a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society, 565 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., V5Z 4J4, appreciated.
David John Mudiman
MUDIMAN - David John, passed away peacefully on March 2, 2003, at the age of 73, with his family by his side. David was born in Pouce Coupe on February 10, 1930. He is survived by his loving wife, Hazel; daughter, Katrina (Michel); son, Paul (Staci); sisters, Ruth (Don) and Joyce; brother-in-law, Peter (Jean) Moorhouse in England; nieces, May and Georgina; nephews, Steve (Terri), David and Nigel and his grandchildren, Hayden, Payge, Thomas and Nicolas.
His early years were spent in the Peace River Country on a homestead near Dawson Creek and in the Yukon at mile 1156 Camp. In 1950, he attended Vancouver Technical College where he received his training to become a Marine Engineer, signing on with the Clifford J. Rogers in 1956, which sailed the BC coast to Alaska. He left the deep sea with Northern Shell as a Chief Engineer to marry Hazel in Rochdale, England in1966. They returned to Canada in 1967, and moved to Fort Nelson to work for Westcoast Energy, and later retired in1995 in Kamloops.
In 1969, David got his pilot's license and bought a Cessna 150 so he could fly to Vancouver to visit his beloved wife, who was in Vancouver General Hospital recovering from a serious car accident.
Over the years, he has given many hours to different organizations, some of which are the New Democratic Party, Cancer Society - Volunteer Driver program and the Canadian Club where he served as Vice-President.
We will miss your great enthusiasm for life, your kind and gentle acts and seeing your crossed fingers while cheering on the Blazers hockey team.A celebration of his life will be held at the Kamloops United Church on St. Paul Street, March 15, 2003, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Cancer Society.