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José María de Heredia. He later met a Norwegian girl named Ellen Sjerdal in and lived his entire life in Victoria raising his family.
After the war, he was employed with Capital Iron where he worked until his retirement. Al also served as President of the Sons of Norway from The family wishes to express extreme gratitude to the staff of The Lodge at Broadmead and also the support of Lynn Bowker and Barbara Duncan. In lieu of flowers, kindly donate to Broadmead Care Society. He subsequently headed the Operations Trainer section and was highly successful in modernizing that facility and its associated training.
Many naval officers and other ranks benefited from his dedication, leadership and example. A fine officer, gentleman and friend. He will be greatly missed! Buzz was born on January 31, in Vegreville, AB and raised on a farm north of Viking as a part of a large and loving family. Following the war, he returned to Alberta where he began working in the booming oil patch and continued to do so until Buzz married Kay Rutherford on November 5, During their married life, they resided in many small towns in Alberta.
Their retirement years were spent travelling, visiting family and friends and spending time at their cottage at Sylvan Lake. In his spare time, Buzz enjoyed wood-working, welding, gardening, and watching sporting events. He is also survived by his sister Adelle; brother Jay; sisters-in-law, Jean, Shirley Ted and Ada; brother-in-law Don; and numerous nieces and nephews. Buzz was predeceased by his darling wife Kay in November ; and his siblings, June and Bob.
Christine Fletcher, a long-time caring family doctor to Buzz and Kay. Early retirement from the forces lead to a second career with Sun Life in Montreal and final relocation to landlocked Alberta in the s. A husband to two fine ladies, proud father of five children Tammy, Robin, Doug, Cheryl and Bruce , grandfather of eight and great- grandfather of one.
A story teller by nature, with interest in politics and current affairs, he loved to share and debate topics of the day. The family wishes to thank his dedicated family physician Dr. Ed passed away on July 20th after a long and courageous battle with many illnesses. Ed was born on November 19, in London England.
Ed rose through the ranks to Chief Petty Officer, and was commissioned in He retired from the regular forces as a Lieutenant Navy , October 24, He will be sadly missed by his much loved 11 grandchildren, and one great grandchild. According to Ed's wishes, his ashes will be returned to sea near Race Rocks at a later date. Times Colonist on Aug. He was predeceased by his parents Michael and Bertha; brother Terry and sister Patricia.
Gerry will be lovingly remembered by his wife, of 53 years, Sally; children: Gerry was born January 10, in Odessa, SK. He married Sally Jermunsen in and their first child Maureen was born a year later. The family lived in Regina until and then moved to a farm near Condie. Gerry and Sally then moved back to Regina in He had a long and rewarding career at SaskTel that lasted 41 years, establishing many life long friendships along the way.
He enjoyed an extensive and active retirement often traveling throughout North America with his family. He had a great love for God and the church and received great comfort from attending mass on a daily basis. He was predeceased by his mother Marg, his father Claude, his oldest sister Lois Dawn , his two wives, Margaret and Evelyn, and his brother-in-law Chester Gal. He was an avid golfer, loved to play pool with his grandchildren and great-nephews, and spend time with his many friends.
In his younger years Bud was an avid sportsman and horseman. He was dedicated to his family and friends and will be sadly missed by all. The family would like to extend a special heartfelt thank you for the wonderful care Bud received during his time at the Colonel Belcher, the staff was exceptional, an extra special thank you to Hydie, Cecille, Carol Anne and Pauline.
A private family Interment will take place at a later date. It is with sadness that the family of Gerald Aloysuis Dawson announce his passing on January 17, , after a short, courageous battle with lung cancer and a very short stay in Dartmouth General Hospital. After retirement from the navy, he enjoyed working as a cab driver for many years, driving the airport run in "CAR " with Blue Bell Taxi, Yellow Cab and Station "A", finally retiring in He was predeceased by the love of his life, Dorothy "Dolly", and son, James in infancy.
Goodbye my family, my life is past. I loved you all to the very last. Weep not for me, but courage take, Love each other, for my sake. For those you love don't go away. They walk beside you every day. Born in Edmonton on 19 May, , he spent his youth in Moose Jaw before answering the call of the sea and enrolling at Royal Roads as a cadet A member of the Victoria Golf Club for twenty-two years, he lived for the competition and companionship offered by his good friends at the club especially since Edlin's passing in The family would like to thank all of Glen's family, friends and colleagues for their love and friendship during his lifetime, as well as Darshan Baines RN and the attending PRT for their outstanding care and support in his last days.
A memorial service to celebrate Glen's life will be held on Saturday, 4 February, at In lieu of flowers, donations to the Vancouver Island Cancer Centre would be most appreciated. Norman, beloved husband and best friend of Geraldine. Loving father of Gregory and Janet, father-in-law of Danae and Jeff. Cherished grandfather of Bo, Celeste, Danika and Gaylin.
Norman was the son of the late John and Pauline Dzumaga Didur. Prior to his marriage with Geraldine in , he was employed by the Manitoba Telephone Company.
His lifelong career in the Canadian natural gas industry saw him work his way up from a draftsman with Greater Winnipeg Gas to executive positions nationally and was past chair of the Canadian Gas Association. He was a passionate gardener, fisherman and wood worker.
The Times Colonist on Feb. Gordon Dunlop and Reta MacFarlane. Brother of the late Audrey Saunders John. Interment Capital Memorial Gardens. He will be greatly missed by his dear friend Yvette Cross. He is survived by his children: He will be missed by many other relatives and friends. Bill served in all three branches of the service. In he joined the Edmonton Fusiliers only to be discharged in when he was discovered to be underage. A few months later he joined the RCAF and was again discharged for being underage.
Finally at age 18, he joined the Royal Canadian Navy in February During his service on HMCS Athabaskan on its first tour to Korea, as well as being a Leading Seaman, cook, and the ship's baker , he was a gunner on the 4 inch gun crew for shore bombardments during the Battle of Ichon and he participated in amphibious landings and "raiding parties" on the Islands of Orang with ROK marines , Taku, Kupo, Ryanku-to and Pium off Kunsan.
Bill returned to civilian life in May He worked in many jobs to support and raise his young family. He was a hospital cook, a logging truck driver and for many years he worked at the BC Forest Products sawmill in Victoria. Through self study and determination he changed careers and became a qualified welder boilermaker. He leveraged these skills and experience to get a position in HMC Dockyard.
He loved working for the Navy again. He was a well respected "Dockyard Matey" who was often called upon by ships' staff to tackle complex jobs requiring his specialized welding expertise. He retired in Bill enjoyed many activities. He was a philatelist and an accomplished artist and musician. He became a licensed pilot. He purchased his tiny Cessna in Thunder Bay and then flew it back to Victoria solo. His heart was never far from the Navy and he was very interested in reading and studying naval and military history.
He was also a pretty good poker player. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Paul's Hospital Palliative Care Unit at the age of 75 years on Thursday, June 2, after a short but valiant battle with cancer.
Upon his release from the Navy he was employed by St. Paul's Hospital as a Power Engineer until In he met Alice Sen whom he married on September 1, , and with whom he had two daughters.
He greatly enjoyed exploring the beautiful countryside and spent many hours fishing with his family. In they returned to Saskatoon where he was employed with Cory Potash until retirement in Gil was a happy, friendly and easygoing man, a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.
His greatest wealth was his family and friends who loved him very much. He took a very active part in the lives of his children and grandchildren, including those who he "adopted ".
He was always there for everyone doing what he could to help. Gil had a wicked sense of humor and loved to tease. He enjoyed working in his yard, growing flowers, working on cars and other projects in his garage. Gil was an avid reader and never missed doing the puzzles in the newspaper. He loved sports and was a longtime Saskatoon Blades season ticket holder.
He also enjoyed the occasional game of bingo with his family and friends. The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Kent Bailey, ND and staff, and all the nurses and volunteers in the St.
Paul's Palliative Care Unit for their care and support. The Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, June 7, at 2: The committal of ashes will take place in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. The Star Phoenix from June 3 to June 6, David was born, April 11, and was the 3rd of 5 children.
David also leaves behind many grandchildren, great grandchildren and close friends both in Victoria and Arizona. Davis was a proud WW2 and Korean Veteran. During his life David was always willing to MC for all kinds of functions and his jokes and stories were very popular.
As an active person he was always ready for a game of golf, his much loved square dancing, cards and lunches. David's affinity for entertaining and making people laugh was his passion. Donations can be made in David's name. The Times Colonist 07 May Born January 1, in Lincoln, N. He was a son of the late Kenneth and Edith Patterson Foster.
He was past Worshipful Master of St. Donald was self employed for the past 25 years and was owner of the Key House Ltd.
For many years he enjoyed hunting and fishing. For 45 years they loved playing bridge with their bridge club. In the most recent years, Don relished the company of his good friends in the Coffee Club at the Dartmouth Seniors's Centre. He most cherished his time spent with family and close friends.
He was predeceased by his brother, Gerald and sister Betty MacAdam. Special thanks to the wonderful staff of 5. He also leaves behind his sister Marie Stevenson, and many cousins, nephews, nieces and friends.
Born in Otto, MB, and raised in Lundar, Oscar was proud of his Icelandic heritage, and often told stories of his days on the farm where a bedside glass of water would be frozen upon waking the next morning. Vinarterte was a Christmas staple in the Freeman home. He also embraced the Scottish heritage of his wife, Evelyn, and for many years was actively involved in the Winnipeg Highland Dance community.
His career as an accountant for General Motors spanned more than three decades, the last 25 years with Birchwood Motors, and he always proudly wore the GM ring honouring his service. Since retiring in , Oscar continued to live a full and active life, faithfully supporting and enjoying his wife, his children and his grandchildren. To his last day he was healthy, active and happy. He will be lovingly remembered, sadly missed. Heartfelt thanks to Dr. Maurice Shnider for his compassionate care and friendship.
Thanks also to the doctors and nurses in the Emergency Room and on the fifth floor at Victoria Hospital who provided comfort for the family and made Oscars passing as easy as possible. Special thanks to hospital Chaplain Ron Long for his attention and care.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, January 29, at 1: He then worked as an executive, entrepreneur, consultant and writer bringing hovercraft to Canada for Expo 67, establishing the Forum for Young Canadians in Ottawa and writing books, short stories and screen plays. The Times Colonist on July 15, Beloved husband for 66 years to Eleanor. Cherished father of Wendy Filipuzzi and her husband John, David and predeceased by his son Wayne in Proud grandfather of six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
His friends will remember him as a man who had a wondeful sense of humour and as a person who could always be counted on when they needed help. Ron's family offers thanks to Doctor Lynn Benjamin and the nursing staff of St. Elizabeth's Hospital for their kindness and support during his illness. A memorial gathering will be held on Thursday, May 1, from 2 p. On September 10, , he was united in marriage to the late Frances Helen Rout. He is further survived by nieces, nephews and he was especially proud of his great great grand nieces and nephews.
As well, in lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Charity of your choice. To the doctors, nurses and support staff of the Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Durham Access to Care, and the ancillary arms that support them, we thank you for your care.
He is predeceased by his parents and eldest brother, Thor. Kris is survived by his loving family: Alice, his wife of 47 years; son, Erik; daughters, Karen and Leah Patrick ; sister, Norma; brother, Myrle; three grandchildren, Nicholas, Quinn and Lauren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Kris was born in the mining town of Flin Flon, Manitoba to Dr. Petur Guttormsson and Salin Reykdal.
He took pride in his Icelandic heritage. In , he moved with his family to Vancouver graduating from Prince of Wales in Kris completed his BA at the University of Manitoba. In , Kris completed his commission as Sub-Lieutenant. Before accepting full retirement, Kris continued to provide financial advising to many Lower Mainland companies, including Wedge Clamp, and also, found time to travel.
Kris was a member of the Shaughnessy Golf Club and the Arbutus Club where he enjoyed tennis, curling and spending time with his family. Dad will always be remembered for his endless thirst for knowledge, unfailing sense of right from wrong, his generous nature and his great sense of humour. His laughter will always be in our hearts. To honour Dad's wishes, a family gathering will be held to celebrate his life in June. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in Kris's memory to a charity of choice.
Predeceased by his wife Verna Loving grandfather of many grandchildren and great- grandchildren. He was a member at the Legion and an avid dart player for many years. Visitation Monday at Bill is missed terribly by his wife Lillian, and by his children, including son Tim and daughter-in-law Candace, daughter Debbie and son-in-law Ken, sons Neil and John, and stepchildren Bev and Bill. He also leaves behind three nieces, Cathy, Shirley and Linda. Linda and husband Curtis gave incredible around-the-clock support at the hospital.
He was also blessed with five granddaughters: Bill was predeceased by his brother John and sister-in-law Doreen, and nephews Tommy and Allen.
He enjoyed his' kids, and it was a treat for him to hear about them as they grew up and got married. Bill fought hard during his illness, but retained his sense of humour and an interest in those around him. He was a caring man who loved baseball, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and 'fixing' things. Bill took great delight in Christmas decorating and in his wonderful rose gardens.
The family also thanks Dr. Egan for her care and compassion and the staff at Dinsdale Personal Care Home. If so desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba. An interment ceremony is planned for the spring. A celebration of Bill's life will be announced at a later date. Colin leaves to mourn his loving, devoted wife and best friend of 52 years, Jean, his three daughters Tina Ken Kathy Dave , and Janet Wayne , his son, Stephen Josie , as well as seven grandchildren and one great grandson.
Colin was born June 12, in Victoria and grew up in Comox. Colin was also involved in many community activities including the Canadian Legion, 4-H, the Farmers' Institute, and the Regional District. He was an avid bird watcher and enjoyed travelling, reading, and gardening. Colin contributed greatly to the lives of his family and friends with his wit, warmth, generosity, and humour. He will be sadly missed but always remembered.
His life will be celebrated and remembered at a memorial service held at the Shawnigan Lake Community Centre on Saturday, September 20, at 1: As a young boy the family immigrated to Canada to reside in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. This is where he spent his childhood. Daughter Penny was born and Victoria was to be his home for the rest of his life.
In he retired and was now able to spend time doing what he loved skiing, boating, fishing and especially gardening. Tom was able to stay independent in his own home until his last days. Dad we are proud of you and miss you. There will be a celebration of Tom's life for family and close friends. Died peacefully, surrounded by his family on December 19, Family summers were spent at Deep Cove and Peter first stepped into a dinghy at age 9, setting sail for a lifelong love of the sea.
He was demobilized in Canada in Interested in Victoria Hospice Society; he volunteered, becoming a member of the Society board, and subsequently chairman. Peter was a gentleman, a natural leader and mentor to young naval officers. He read voraciously, was a storyteller extraordinaire, a man of courage with determination and energy who lived life fully, enriching and inspiring others. He will be remembered by many nieces and nephews, and by friends around the world.
The family wishes to thank Dr. Don was born in Saskatoon on September 25, , and lived his whole life in this city that he was so fond of. An athlete in his youth, Don played hockey, basketball and softball on school and commercial teams, but remembers his five seasons and one Provincial Championship with the Saskatoon Senior Merchants' Softball team, with special pride.
Don continued to enjoy participating in and watching sports his whole life: Don married Doris Morphy Holtsman, his wife of almost 60 years on September 6, Together they raised three children and enjoyed many lasting friendships and enriching activities, including being proud members of the Diamond Athletic Association, a group of lifelong friends that originated with a basketball team, The Diamonds, in the late s.
Don spent most of his working life in advertising, first at CKOM Radio, and later at CBC Television, forging many long-lasting friendships with colleagues and clients around the city.
Together Don and Doris enjoyed several winters in Arizona, and twenty-six summers at Waskesiu, sharing their cabin and creating many fond memories with their children and five grandchildren. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Doris and their children: Michael, Jordan and Kate Prescesky; Jennifer and Daniel Holtsman, along with extended family and many dear and valued friends.
Martin's United Church from 1 p. Flowers are gratefully declined; memorial donations may be made to St. Bob enjoyed a happy retirement with his computer, oil painting, fun trips to Reno, and playtimes with his grandsons. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by his family, wife and best friend of 53 years Bea, devoted son Tim, daughter-in-law Amanda, and grandsons Jacob and Joshua.
Our deep appreciation to Dr. John Antonsen, and Dr. Hearfelt thanks to the Emergency teams for their valiant efforts and compassion. In lieu of flowers and donations, we encourage you to cherish God's gift of life. Born on April 9, , in Truro, Colchester Co. Hank moved at the age of eight to South Porcupine, Ont. Visitation will be and p. Funeral service will be held at 2 p. Wednesday, October 24, in the funeral home chapel, with Rev.
Interment in Maplewood Cemetery, Windsor. Flowers will be gratefully received or donations may be made to Lung Association of Nova Scotia. Halifax Chronicle Herald 23 Oct Boniface Hospital, George W. Hughes passed away at the age of 77 years, after a lengthy illness. George leaves behind his loving wife, Carole, children: George was born in Olds, Alberta in He further served in the Royal Canadian Air Force to his retirement in Following his retirement from the service, he and his family settled in Miramichi, New Brunswick.
In , he and his family moved to Winnipeg, where he worked for several years as a Security Officer at Seven Oaks Hospital. George retired in A loving husband and devoted father and grandfather, he was very proud of his family and was very happy to see them secure in their work and family life. George was a very kind man who will be dearly remembered by his family. Kacey will miss her Bompy very much. Memorial Service will be held at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church at St. Mary's Road, Winnipeg on Saturday, December 5 at 2: A reception will follow at a location, to be announced.
Survived by his sons, Bradley Susan and Brian. John was born in Toronto in and grew up bicycling southern Ontario and motoring through Quebec and the U. He wanted more action than watching U-Boats on the surface outside St. He got his action, and more - through Brussels, Eindhoven, across the Rhine River, to Bremen and Flensburg where he watched the surrender in The war did not curtail his travels and he toured like a tourist in Europe.
He journeyed through all of Normandy during the invasion, the ancient City of Caen before it was flattened by bombing and Paris before it was liberated by the Free French.
He said he could not believe he made it through those years unscathed when all around him others were not as lucky. Atlantic coast to the Bahamas to live on the sea for a year. Cruising ships and long freighter ship trips then took over, with numerous side trips to Las Vegas. They cruised the world. They visited the Middle East numerous times and would mail audio tapes to the family describing what they were seeing and doing.
One such tape had machine gun fire in the background as they described sailing through an ongoing coastal battle in Israel. In another, a Caribbean hurricane screamed in the background as they listened to other boats' distress calls on their yacht's V.
After he lost his First Mate, John managed one last sailing trip on a tall ship in the Adriatic, but he was adrift. He talked to everyone, had many friends, and he always had someone he wanted to help.
John was cremated and his ashes will lie with Lilly in Park Lawn Cemetery. The family is grateful to the staff at Sunnybrook K2 Wing for his care. John's wit, humour and sense of adventure will be greatly missed.
Bud was predeceased by his brother Bill, sister Florence, son Nevin, daughter Drinda and great-granddaughter Taylor. Bud loved spending time with family, everyone will miss his sense of humor and generous nature. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bud's name to a charity of your choice.
Loving grandfather of Brian Jr. Funeral service will be held on Wednesday September 28, at Interment Victoria Memorial Gardens. The Windsor Star on Sept. He was an avid sports fan and player. In accordance with Karl's wishes cremation has taken place and a celebration of his life will be held on January 2, at the Princeton Centennial Hall from pm.
Peacefully, in his sleep, on Thursday, November 24, Dear brother of Reginald Shirley and family. L3R 0A9 would be appreciated. Remaining to forever cherish Bob's memory are his devoted wife of 32 years, Norma and their children; Jon Tarra and Carl, as well as his three grandchildren; Kiana, Logan and Brooke.
He also leaves in his memory his brothers and sisters; Don, Gerry Florence , Bud Marguerite , Manan Gary , Frank Dorne and Kristine, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, family and many friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Vinnie and Emily Lindal. Bob was born on August 12, in Winnipeg, MB, the second of seven children.
He grew up and spent his school years in the St. Bob moved to Montreal in , where he met and married his wife Norma. They had their first son, Jon, in They moved to Winnipeg a few short years after, where their second son, Carl, was born in After a brief move to Vancouver in the mid s, Bob and his family settled back in Winnipeg, where he worked at Air Canada until he retired in After his retirement, Bob worked as a Commissionaire for a while.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 11 at 2: For those who wish, additional parking will be available in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church parking lot located on Ness Avenue. Donald was a Carman for the Canadian Pacific Railway for 42 years.
Donald is survived by his wife of 20 years, Ruth McLeod Moore: Predeceased by his parents, his stepmother Elizabeth, first wife Alice, and brother, Ralph. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 7, at 2: Ellen Beairsto and Rev.
Terry Kennedy will officiate. Internment at Rockland Drive Cemetery. Pallbearers will include his four sons and three of his grandsons. As an expression of sympathy, the family suggests memorial contributions be sent to the charity of one's choice. A legion tribute service will be held at the graveside.
He was predeceased by his sister Wilma MacGregor Doug was born in Penticton and raised in Vancouver. Doug retired from the Navy in and worked for the BC Govt. Doug volunteered at Victoria Hospice for many years where he was quite famous for his 6 am coffee. Friends and relatives are cordially invited to a celebration of Doug's life at: And may there be no sadness of farewell, When I embark; For tho' from out our bourne of time and place The flood may bear me far, I hope to see my pilot face to face When I have crost the bar.
At age 10 while on a trans-Atlantic boat trip to England to visit relatives, Dad announced to his mother that he was going to join the navy when he grew up. He did precisely that in May and was rapidly promoted over the years until obtaining the rank of Commander. After retiring from the navy, John took on several new careers, which included real estate, accounting and counsellor at Opportunity 45 in Calgary. John was a talented athlete in hockey and rugby and enjoyed curling, skiing an instructor at the Ottawa Ski Club , fishing, hunting, chess, bridge and cribbage.
Many thanks to Dr. Paul's, Esquimalt Rd. He was certainly devoted to the passions of his life and the commitments he made to the Canadian Navy. He wore the pride and love of his wife and family and the pride of his naval career as badges of honour.
Kay was never far from either and was always eager to share stories about both. He recounted stories about the beautiful little girl that trained both he and Georgina and the son with a mass of dark hair, unlike what he expected for a Danish descendant. It took a third attempt and low and behold there arrived a blond haired, fair skinned son to finally display his Danish ancestry. Kay stated he felt privileged to have worked alongside high powered team members such as Marc Garneau and Admiral Gordon Edwards.
He overlooked a third high powered team member, Himself! We could all feel the pride of an incredibly fine man whose values surfaced through family and career. He will be forever remembered by his wife Georgina; children: Kelly, Veronica, Taylor, Robyn and great-granddaughter, Victoria.
LCdr - It is with great sadness that the family of Dr. Leo Mahoney announces his peaceful passing, surrounded by his family, on February 27, at Princess Margaret Hospital.
The son of Dr. Predeceased by his children, Helen and Joseph, he is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Dr. Margaret Mahoney nee Young and his children, Dr. Jim Mary Anne of Toronto; Dr. Leo received his medical degree and his Master of Surgery from the University of Toronto. McLaughlin Fellowship gave him the opportunity to travel and study in England and Sweden in and respectively.
Moving into , Kyrgios gained the no. A week later, he entered the Australian Open as the juniors no. After saving two set points in the first set, Kyrgios came out victorious to claim his first junior grand slam title. In his first round qualifying match at the Australian Open, Kyrgios won the first set in a tiebreak.
However, his opponent Mathieu Rodrigues cruised through the second and third sets to eventually defeat Kyrgios. At the end of the season, Kyrgios reached a semi-final and a quarter-final in Australian tournaments. Kyrgios commenced the year ranked at no. In the Australia F1, he reached the quarterfinal after defeating Ryan Agar in straight sets then Jose Statham in three sets. Kyrgios went down to Michael Venus in the quarterfinals.