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THF VANCOUVER SUN, Tuesday, April 1. 2003 F7 Births & Deaths Announcement lines are open Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 605-2255. Fax ads 605-2206. Fax deadline 2 p.m. (Deadline for next day's paper 3 p.m. previous day.) Deaths Deaths Deaths Deaths Memorial Gifts HAAN Sharon Diane (nee Paoe) born Fort SMITH Edith Vera Louise (nee Ingledew) passed away peacefully on March 27, 2003, surrounded by her family in Coquitlam, B.C. Edith was predeceased by her husband, Alexander Georqe in The Vancouver Sun notes the following deaths in today's paper EJMLBJt ACING LIFE ; i Help honour each day of William, Ontario, December 5, 1943 passed away peacefully after a very short battle with cancer on March 25th, 2003 with her daughter by her side. Predeceased by her parents Charles and Mary Francis Pape. She leaves her beloved daughter Charlotte, brothers Randy, Greg, and Brad (Kelly), niece and nephews, mother-in-law Jennie Haan, and many loving relatives and dear friends around the world. She was very involved with Job's Daughters and lived a life of service. A memorial service will be held 2pm, on Friday, April 4th, 2003 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 5280 Kincaid St., BumaDy. in lieu ot flowers, donations to tne Lancer Society, or to a charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated. HENSHAW Alma Vera passed away on March 30, 2003, aged 84 years. Alma is predeceased by her husband Steward in 1972 and daughter-in-law Sharon in 2002. Survived bv her Invinn familv: daughter Sharon (Brian) Unruh; sons Brian (Carolyn), Jim (Karen) and Terry; 10 grandchildren; 4 great- granacniiaren: sister-in-law bona Hensnaw. rnvate Family Service. "Always in our Hearts" personal Alternative f-uneral services 604-596-221 s LEPPER Ivy. Bom on February 7, 1 905 in London, England, passed away Friday, March 28, 2003 at Langley Extended Care Home. She is survived by two sons, Stan (Jessie) and Bemie (Joan) and one daughter Gloria and many grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. Also a sister Billie. Ivy was a pioneer resident of North Burnaby and operated Ontario Cleaners with her husband Grenville from 1933 until 1977. Graveside Service at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Burnaby on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2003 at 1 :00 p.m. Funeral Arrangements by Burnaby Funeral Directors, North Burnaby. MacRAE Gordon F. Bom June 1 1 , 1922. Passed away peacefully in his 81st year on March 29, 2003, surrounded by his beloved family. Born in Vancouver, Gordon was predeceased by his parents, Farquhar and Leola MacRae and eldest grandson, Gordie MacRae. Survived by his loving wife Edith (nee Heggie), brother Ken MacRae and children Glen (Edna), Gloria (Oby), and Bonny (James). Beloved grandfather to his six surviving grandchildren, Laura, Ahmani, Rial), Teyo, Haileyand Mason. Gordon was a WWII Veteran of the RAF and for many years was owneroperator of Tri-Mac Concrete. Golfing and travelling were his favourite pursuits during his retirement and he was a great friend of Bill Wilson. One day at a time, Dad. In lieu of flowers, donations accepted at the B.C. Cancer Society. A celebration of Gordy's life will be held at the Delta Town & Country Inn, 6005 Highway 17 at Highway 99, on Friday, April 4 at 1 pm. Delta Funeral Home 604-946-6040 MADELEY Dorothy (Dolly), passed away shortly after her 94th birthday at Crescent Gardens, in South Surrey. Born on March 19, 1909 in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She came to the Quesnel area in 1923 with her mother and sister Edna, via Ireland and England. She lived in Quesnel, Victoria, and most recently in South Surrey. Dolly married William Arthur (Gus) Madeley in 1 939, who died in 1 945 as a result of service in the Canadian Army. Dolly was a keen bridge player and golfer, and was a member of the Quesnel Golf Club and later the Victoria Golf Club. A loving mother and grandmother. Dolly will be missed by son David, daughter-in-law Donna, and granddaughters - Elizabeth and Joanne. Private cremation arrangements. . Fraser Heights 604-589-2559 MALTBY At home on March 28, 2003, Jean Alice Maltby, aged 88 years of Richmond, B.C. Jean is predeceased by her son Donald G. Jr. In 1 989 and is survived by her loving family: husband of 63 years, and retired RCAF pilot Donald, daughter Helen, son Rawdon, 3 grandchildren Miles, Larissa, and Graiden. Jean served as an operating room nurse in the Banting Hospital, Gander Newfoundland. Private Cremation. Personal Alternative Funeral Services 604-275-7755 McARTHUR Holly Dawn passed away peacefully March 27, 2003 in Chilliwack, B.C., at the age of 50. Private Family Cremation, Valley Crematorium, Chilliwack. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Dave; children Steen (Lindsay), Aleen (Anthony), Seleena (Paul); grandchildren Ashley and Jordon and other loving family members and close friends. Should family and friends so desire, donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Henderson's 604-792-1344 McDONALD Percy, age 63 years of Burnaby, passed away March 28, 2003. Percy is survived by his loving family, wife Gerry; brother Archie (Heather); sisters-in-law Patti and Patsy; cousins Bill (Bev) Brown and Bobby (Judy) Brown; and many other relatives and friends. A Scottish wake will be held on Sunday, April 1 3, 2003 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion 148, 4356 Hastings St., Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 148 orthe Burnaby Wildlife Rescue Association would be appreciated. Burnaby Funeral Directors in care of arrangements. MORRISON May Agnes, born July 16, 1919 in Leitches Creek, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia passed away March 26, 2003 in Burnaby Hospital. May served with the Canadian Air Force and following the war she emigrated to the United States. After 30 years in the States with some of her most memorable in Anchorage Alaska, May returned to Canada to reside in Burnaby. May is survived by her faithful sister and brother-in-law Pearl and Charlie Oake of Burnaby, as well as sisters, Sally (Loren) Thompson of San Diego, Myrtle Tumolo and Florence Raleigh of Boston, many nieces and nephews and numerous close friends located all around the world. May's loyalty as a Sister, Aunt and friend will not be forgotten. She touched the heart of all who knew her ana ner kind spirit, wonderful mind and warm heiios will be sadly missed. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. from the chapel of Burnaby Funeral Directors, 4276 Hastings St., Burnaby. In lieu of flowers, donations to B.C. Children's Hospital would be appreciated. NASICHUK Alyce McLaughlin (nee Dryburgh), born In Canmore, Alberta on September 10, 1926, passed away in hospital on March 21 , 2003 at the age of 76. She is predeceased by her husband Nick. She win oe sadly missed Dy numerous relatives ana friends. Private family arrangements have been made. Avalon Surrey Funeral Home 604-581-4401 1 " It -tn4 5. iMtv v '.-'ptvuw&d a fcer to t&U you in rttxiiibering those who have pas9i firom this world. This folder will help f 1 you create dwsrjshed pjemories of your departed , , toved ones. In the folder you will find verses - appropriate for your needs. It has been printed with a fv-lre fa serw vou an occasions that warrant the iis ri Vse verses. We will be pleased to send a folder ";'r, Mrectlyib your friends and relatives. : I ' I Service Call CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING Jo4-605-2255or604-M5-2254 I v rniniv Btmirrrn o.aa hi ti l a mi ABRAMSON ALLAN BOSSLEY BROWN DARLING ELLIOTT GOODMAN HAAN HENSHAW LEPPER MacRAE MADELEY MALTBY McARTHUR MCDONALD MORRISON NASICHUK PIRY PRICE (PARSONS) PROKOSCH ROSSMO RUIZ SAXELBY SMITH STONEY TRYON VOGT WALKINSHAW WALLACE WATSON WEIR ABRAMSON Marjory Dow. Passed away peacefully on March 28, 2003, in the Delta Hospital Extended Care in Ladner, B.C. Marjory was predeceased by her husband Jack and grandsons Niles and David. She will be lovingly remembered by sons Don (Leslie), Rikki (Jane); daughter Heather Lynn (Mike) Freeman, grandchildren Lisa, Shane (Megan), Araluen, Eugene, Drew, great-granddaughter Alexis, nephew Alan and niece Shirley Weber. Over the course of her 88 years, Marjory travelled in the footsteps of her Rotarian Father, James Davidson, on his extension of Rotary throughout the world. She was a founding member of Southlands Riding Club, President of Vancouver SPCA, President of The Zone Five Canadian Horse Shows Association, Member 1959 Canadian Pan American Games Committee, in charge of the Equestrian events. Marjory and Jack hosted many horse shows at their Maple Lane Stock Farms In Richmond, B.C. In her latter years she pursued her interest in Archeology and her artistic ability, becoming an avid Rockhound and Silversmith. She was an active member of the Richmond Gem and Mineral Club, The Creative Jewellers Guild of B.C., The Lapidary Society of B.C., The B.C. Gem Show, President and Life Member of the Gem and Mineral Federation of Canada. Marjory could often be found caring for her animals or in her garden enjoying her love ot nature. Heameit inarms to tne Nurses ana start at Delta Hospital Extended Care. Service to be held at the Delta Funeral Home, 5329 Ladner Trunk Road on Saturday, April 5, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. Delta Funeral Home 604-946-6040 ALLAN Else Marie (nee Aasen, Turner) 1917- 2003. Passed away peacefully on March 23rd, 2003. Predeceased by Ron Turner and Randy Allan, she will be sorely missed by her sisters and brothers, Sonja Lewis, Laila Turtle, Leif Aasen and Gordon Aasen; daughter Linda Humber; son and daughter-in-law Gary and Denise Turner, step-dauqhter and husband Janice and Gordon Durocher; grandchildren, Chris, Mike, Robert, Jordan, Dawn and Randy; plus many nieces, nephews and friends. Else was a loving person, the quintessential mother who cared for all who were near to her and, in turn, was loved dearly. She always kept a wonderful garden and enjoyed travelling, the out-of-doors, bridge and sharing her life with all of us. Our special thanks go to the staff at Surrey Memorial Hospital for their caring and compassion. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 4th at the Fraser Heights i-unerai Home, 14B3S i-rasemwy., aurrev. itaesirea donations in Else's memory may be made to the BC uancer foundation or to any cnanty or your cnoice. Fraser Heights (604) 589 - 2559 ' 1 16053 BOSSLEY Alexander Georqe of Maple Ridge B.C. born in Nelson, B.C. on April 2, 1923, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster on Thursday evening, March t I, zuua, lust sny or his Bum Dirtnaay. Alex was predeceased by his loving wife Vivian and his sister Marion Whyte. He is survived by his daughters Sandra (John) Arrowsmith and Christine (Michael); son Geoff (Tina); grandchildren, Carlisle, Micah, Joel, Nathan and Elspeth Arrowsmith, Samantha and Alexa Bossley; and great grandchildren Stryker and Braeden Arrowsmith. He is also survived by his sister Fran McDade and brother Hay (Uwen) Hossley and many well loved nieces and nephews. He was employed as a conductor with Canadian Pacific Railway and, upon, retirement in 1 983, was able to devote more time to his passion for golf, his love of gardening and many other activities too numerous to mention. Alex proudly served as a Flying Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II and was an active member of The Royal Canadian Legion and the Air Crew Association. An exceptional man, he will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by family and friends. A Celebration of Alex's Life will be held on Wednesday, April 2 at 1 :30 p.m. at St. John The Divine Anglican Church, 21299 River Road (River Road and Laity Street). In lieu of flowers, donations in Alex's memory may be made to St. John The Divine Anglican Church or a charity of your cnoice. IS1406 BROWN - John Alfred born June 4th, 1923 in Togo, Saskatchewan passed away March 27th, 2003 in Burnaby, BC at the age of 79 years. Survived by wife of 61 years. Madeline: dauahter Sharon (Hon); sons Honaia (Mary) and urant; z grand-children, Pamela and Michael; and 1 qreat- granddaughter, Elena. No service bv reauest. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BC Cancer Foundation. DARLING Dorothy, late of Gabriola Island. BC. bom February 13, 1908 died peacefully at Nanaimo Hospital on March 20, 2003 at the age of 95. Dorothy never married and had no children of her own. She was, however the eldest of a family of 7 children and played a major role In the raising of her 4 sisters, Beatrice (Buds) Owen, Grace (Dede) Moss, Janet Withers, and Sheila Nelson, and her two brothers Nelson and William. Dorothy lived most of her life in Vancouver where she spent many years of joyous participation in the Little Theatre Company, working with her friends Dorothy Peck and Jessie Richardson. She was introduced to Gabriola Island as a summer home in 1914 and spent most of her summers there throughout her lite. She retired to Gabriola In 1971 building a small home where she lived independently until just a few days before her death. Dorothy will be missed by her two surviving sisters, Janet Withers and Sheila Nelson. She will also be missed by the many nieces and nephews whose lives she touched. Among these were the children ot her sister Beatrice, Michael (and his children Jacquie and Bridget), Barbara and Gerald Owen (and his children Tom and Alexis), the children of her sister Sheila Nelson (Douglas, Robert and Deborah Phippen) the daughter of her brother Nelson (Patti Meekison), and the step children of her sister Grace (Clare Peterson, David Moss and Marcia Hafner, and Anne Moss). In her later years Dorothy came to rely for her independence on tne loving care or ner niece baroara Owen, her niece-ln-law Terry Owen and the constant help of the Gabriola Homemakers Society. In her many roies as sister, aunt, great auni, in-iaw ana friend, she blotted many tears, changed many diapers and served as listening post to many generations of ennaren. sne was tne eldest ot tne broader Darling clan which has adopted Gabriola Island as its home. This is the passing of a generation. Her warm, steady and generous spirit will be missed by her loving family ana rnenas. ELLIOTT Margaret "Mugs" Evelyn (nee Newell) Loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister and aunt. Margaret passed away peacefully on March 28th, 2003 in Burnaby General Hospital at the age of 93. She was bom on September 1 9th, 1 909 in Ontario and lived the early years of her life in Winnipeg. She moved to Vancouver in 1 936 and lived the last 8 years in Burnaby. Her work career was in the stationery business as a clerk typist. She was highly regarded as being very accurate and valued for her high work ethics. She was predeceased by her nusoana uem, wno was tne love ot ner ore; ner oniy son Gordon, who was the love of her heart and her 2 brothers, Reg and George. She devoted her 'ife to her 2 grandsons, her home, her church, and her many family and friends. She is survived by her grandsons Douglas and Brent; her sisters Mae and Jean and numerous nieces and nephews, she was very loved bv her 2 dauahters-in-iaw. Lorraine Elliott and Miriam Fleming. Her unconditional love touched the hearts of all who knew her. She will remain a special memory In our lives. We want to sincerely thank the staff of Seton Villa for all their loving care over the last few years of her life. They were truly our extended family. No service by request. Interment at Ocean View Cemetery, 4000 Imperial St., Burnaby on Friday, April 4th at 2:00 p.m. Everyone Is welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Seton Villa, 3755 McGIII Street, Burnaby, B.C., V5C 1M2. oobooo GOODMAN Manlev (Goodvl passed away on March 27th, 2003. Memorial Service will be held 3:00 p.m., Monday, April 7th, 2003 at Burqultlam Funeral noma, pza rsonn hobo, tjoquniam, April, 2002 and her five brothers, Garfield, John, Bill, Norman and Kenneth. She is survived by her devoted daughters, Heather and Louise; and her special sons-in-law, Ian and Bob; her beloved grandchildren, Bruce (Loree) and Carolyn (Rob). She dearly loved her great-grandchildren, Riley, Paige, Graham, and Amanda, and many nephews and nieces. Edith was bom in Vancouver, B.C. in 1 907, and was a pioneer Kerrisdale resident, living there until moving to Coquitlam in December, 2001 . She had a great interest in playing golf (Marine Dr, G.C.) and bridge, and watching football, hockey, and golf on TV. Special thanks to the staff at Dufferin Care Centre who gave exceptional care and compassion to Edith and her family. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice would be gratefully appreciated. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 4, 2003 at 1 1 :00 a.m., at Burkeview Family Funeral Care, 1340 Dominion Avenue, Port Coquitlam, B.C. STONEY Percy Clarence died peacefully in his sleep at home In Delta on March 28, 2003. Bom in Milner, BC on September 17, 1914, he attended Kelvin, Lister, and Trap Tech Schools in New Westminster, and earned his Diploma of Electronics. He was Chief Electrical Foreman at Cantor until his retirement. He belonged to the Native Sons (Post 4), Surrey Amateur Radio, Genealogy Society. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Kathleen (Kay, nee: Hyde) in 1993. Percy and Kay moved from New Westminster to Delta in 1984 to be closer to their children. Beloved of all, he leaves to mourn: daughters, Maureen (Jim) Sutherland, and Lana (Ron) Hart; grandchildren, Kevin (Denise) Sutherland of Langley, Heather Hart of Delta, Tim (Rachelle) Hart of Langley, Dennis (Jasmin) Hart of Surrey; greatgrandchildren, Korey and Megan Sutherland of Langley. He was also predeceased by (toddler) sister, Gwen, and brother, Gordon. He is survived by brothers, Cecil (Betty) Stoney of Lake Errock, Vernon (Rosella) Stoney of Salmon Arm district, and sister, Margaret (Don) Warren of Texas, many other family members including nieces, nephews, their children, their parents, and many cousins and friends. Prayers are Wednesday, April 2 at 8 p.m. followed by Funeral Mass on Thursday, April 3 at 1 0:30 a.m. at St. Bernadette Roman Catholic Church, 6543 - 132 Street, Surrey, BC, followed by refreshments at the Church Hall and interment at Boundary Bay Cemetery, Delta (on 56th Street, Tsawwassen at about 9th Avenue. TRYON Denys July 27i 1 924 - March 26, 2003 A remarkable man is gone and the world seems lessened because he isn't part of it. May it help to know he will never be forgotten by those whose lives he touched. Lovingly remembered by family members in England, his honourary Canadian family and many friends. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 3rd, at Christ Church Cathedral. "In the garden of remembrance we meet everyday. " VOGT John, longtime resident of Burnaby passed away, Sunday, March 23, 2003 at the age of 88 years. He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Mary. He will be deeply missed and remembered by his children, Patricia (Norm) Lee, John (Joan) and Peter (Rachelle); grandchildren, Cathie (Paul), Debbie, David and Robert; great-grandson Mathieu. Also surviving are 4 sisters, Anne, Esther, Hildie and Mary; special nephew Ron Wameboldt and family, many other nieces, nephews and friends. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 5, 2003 at the Vancouver Central Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 5350 Baillie Street, Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations in John's name may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC, 300 - 828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC.V5Z1E2. OCEAN VIEW 435-6688 WALKINSHAW - Gordon Edwin, (Gord, Gordie), age 65. Born August 20, 1 937 in Calgary, AB. Passed away at St. Paul's Hospital on March 26, 2003 after a 1 8 year courageous battle with heart disease. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and friends. Gord is survived by his wife Angie; sons, Bruce and Keith; nephews, Andrew and Charlie; sister-in-law Maureen; Carmie and all the relatives of the Wickens, Dumbrell, Crazier and Pomeroy families. An employee of Honeywell Ltd. since 1 975 Gord's hard work and honesty made him as much a success at the office as he was in his personal life. To those who knew him, Gord was living proof of the power and strength of a positive attitude. He sustained his intelligence, enthusiasm and sense of humour to the very end. Memorial service on Thursday, April 3, 2003 at 3pm In Ryerson United Church, 2195 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Healthy Heart Programs at Vancouver General Hospital (604-808-8591) or St. Paul's Hospital (604-875-5389). Personal Alternative Funeral Services 604-662-7700 WALLACE Sarah Stewart Reid bom May 18, 1911, passed away peacefully March 27, 2003. Memorial service to be held Thursday, April 3, 2003 at 1 1 :00 am from the Vancouver Memorial Chapel, 5505 Fraser Street (inside the grounds of Mt. View Cemetery) Vancouver, B.C. (604)-325-8251 . Inurnment to follow at Mt. View Cemetery. WATSON Anne M. (nee Giardin) passed away peacefully on March 29, 2003 at Mount St. Joseph Hospital, aged 84. Predeceased by her husband James; her brother Fred and sisters, Lena and Victoria. Survived by her sisters, Mary, Dora, Tina and brother Ernest; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral service at Sacred Heart Church, 525 Campbell Avenue, Vancouver at 1 0:30 am Thursday, April 3, 2003. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery. We wish to thank the doctors and nurses at Mount St. Joseph Hospital and her friends in her building. WEIR E. Marie, bom July 26, 1923, died March 27, 2003 at Richmond Hospital. Born in Banff, Marie grew up in Calgary. A graduate of the University of Alberta, she became a professional secretary working in many locations including New York, Chicago, Toronto and Vancouver. In Vancouver, Marie worked with The Arthritis Society and later with Dr. Barry Koehler In Richmond. Throughout her long productive life and despite her final illness she was always sunny, witty, a great raconteur and a joy to be with. Marie is survived by many loving cousins, Dr. Alex Robinson, Dr. Harold and Jean Robinson, Peggy and Hubert Millard and families. She will be missed by her friend and colleague Marylin Choy. A Memorial Service and Celebration of her life will db held on Saturday, April 5th at 4 p.m. Ryerson United Church, 2195 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver. Rev. G. Paterson, officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the B.C. Cancer Foundation. First Memorial North Van. 604-980-3451 In Memorlam HOLLAND Don left us April 1 st, 2002. Gone but never forgotten Forever In our hearts, love Cindy and family. Memorial Gifts ALZHEIMER SOCIETY OF BC 300 - 828 West 8th Ave., Van V5Z 1 E2 681-6530,1-800-667-3742 Thank you tor your eupportl All proceeds help B.C.'s needy children Donations made In honour or in memory of will be acknowledged with cards to recipients and income tax receipts to donors. Please include names and addresses of recipient, next of kin and donor. Box 5390 Vancouver, B.C. V6B 5M3 605-2426 a child's life. Your gift helps Canuck Place Children's Hospice offer specialized care for B.C. children with progressive life-limiting illnesses and for their families. Please call 604.73i.4847, visit or mail to Canuck Place Children's Hospice - Tributes, 1690 Matthews Ave., Vancouver, BC V6J 2T2. Kindly provide: the name of the person you would like to honour the name and address of those to receive notice of your gift your address for receipting purposes en) Canadian Cancer Society BRITSH COLUMBIA AND YUKON DIVISION The leading charitable funder of cancer research, providing support and prevention programs in BC and the Yukon. Make a donation in memory or tribute; Visa & MC accepted. An acknowledgment is sent to the recipient on your behalf. 604-877-1100 or 1-800-663-2524 565 West 10th Ave., Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4 Providing support. Funding research. Giving hope. en'u CH.I.L.D. Foundation Appreciates your support. We are determined to find a cure for Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Liver Disorders. Your gift in memory of a loved one provides research for BC's "forgotten children" A card noting your generosity is sent to the bereaved and you will receive a tax exempt receipt. VisaMCAmex accepted. CH.I.L.D. Foundation 1150-1188 West Georgia SL Vancouver, BC V6E4A2 Phone: 604-736-0645 Fax: 604-736-0049 Thank you for supporting cancer research anil care attheBC Cancer Agency Please send name of deceased, name and address of next of kin to receive acknowledgement of your gift, and name and address of donor for the tax receipt (Visa, Arnex, MCI Or donate online at Attention: Gladys 200-601 W. Broadway. Vancouver, V5Z 4C2 Toll Free 1.888.906.Cure (2873) 3? 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YUKON Please mail your donation to: J' Heart and Stroke Foundation of B.C. & Yukon". 1212 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C.V6H 3V2l Telephone: 604) 736-4404 or 1-888-473-4636 Cemeteries, Crematoriums Forest Lawn 2 SxS Companion Plots "Dale",(very upper NW corner) coffin andor urns. $5000 for both, obo ($500 rebate for quick sale) Call 604-684-8628 FOREST LAWN Slumberland section, 1 plot, $4000. 604-277-7839 Forest Lawn Cemetery 2 side by side 'Devotion area" $3000 each. 604-990-4477 FOREST LAWN Single plot, Westview $7500. 604-733-2780 MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY Single Burial Plot. $2900 (604) 51 4-9445 34 1 030 OCEAN VIEW CEMETERY Burnaby Burial plot "Sycamore 2". $5500 obo. 250-388-0033 leave message One plot In Calvary Section 12, Plot 65, Grave 8 at Ocean View Burial in Burnaby. $3,500. 250-764-2894 ' 38887? Plot 2, Lot 43, New Westminster Forest Lawn $4,000.00 obo Call Stan Roberts 250-656-31 31 (day) 250-655-4272 (after hrs) VALLEY VIEW MEMORIAL GARDENS 3 SxS lots, Garden of Gethsemani $7000 for 3. Phone 604-609-0433 AnniversaryBirthdays HAPPY 16TH BIRTHDAY KAYLA From Maggie, Woody Moby P.S. Dad said he will double your allowance to $5.00 a week UFFDAI EDDIE LEE IS SIX-TYI HAPPY BOTH BIRTHDAYIII LOVE YOUR FAMILY r CAYL JEAN PIRY AT 107 1896-2003 PIRY On March 29, 2003, Jean Piry, in the company of his loving family that meant so much to him throughout his life, passed away peacefully after an incredibly long and healthy life. Jean lived at the Royal Arch Masonic Home where he was a resident for the past three years. On January 5th of this year he celebrated his 107th birthday. He enjoyed the attention, but wondered what all the fuss was aboutl Just over a year ago, Jean's wife Sonia passed away at the age of 91 . They had been married for 72 years. Jean, who always felt most comfortable dressed with jacket and tie, was a very private man, but in his own sincere and quiet way, ne quicKiy won tne arteciion oi everyone at the Royal Arch Masonic Home. Together, as a team, the management, the staff and Dr. McGregor, consistently provided Jean with care, comfort, attention, affection and dignity. Recently, Jean was awarded the French Legion of Honour Medal, at the request of the Consul General of France, Mr. Jean-Yves Defay, for his participation in the First World War. Jean was always appreciative of even the smallest things and he especially enjoyed every moment with his family. He loved strong coffee, good dark chocolate, rich ice-cream, fresh cream puffs and tasty Chinese food. Bom in Hongkong in 1 896, Jean raised his young family in Shanghai and in 1 950 moved to Hongkong. When Jean retired in 1 968, Jean and Sonia moved to Vancouver. They enjoyed many happy years together and delighted in being close to their family. Jean will be deeply missed by his small but very close family: daughter Jeannette; son Pierre and his wife June; son Daniel, his wife Linda and their four children Anya, Matthew, James and John. A private family service by request. If desired, in lieu of flowers, Jean would have appreciated a small donation to a charity of your choice. PRICE (PARSONS) Katherine (nee Turbuck) passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 30, 2003 at Queens Park Hospital at the age of 89. Born in Regina, Saskatchewan. Predeceased by her husbands, Elmer Medley Price and Earl Parsons. Kay will be lovingly remembered by her sons, Maurice (Valerie) and Ron (Edith); nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Bill of Regina and Jim of Smithers; also by many relatives and friends. The family would like to thank Dr. K. Miki and all the staff at Queens Park Hospital for their dedicated care. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday April 2 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Ocean View Funeral Home, 4000 Imperial St., Burnaby. In lieu of flowers donations would be greatly appreciated to CNIB, 100-5055 Joyce St., Vancouver, V5R 6B2. OCEAN VIEW 435-6688 PROKOSCH Nancy passed away March 27th, 2003. Service to be held 1 1 :00 a.m., Thursday, April 3rd at St. John the Apostle, 5457 Trafalgar St., Van. - - 36810E ROSSMO Nicholas born April 1, 1919 went onward in the eaHy hours of March 27th. Nick was bom and raised in the family home in Sutherland. Saskatchewan, one of a family of 7 who were among the original home owners in Sutherland. Nick left Sutherland when tne 2nd world war caned mm to serve his country as a military police investigator. It was during his time in the service that Nick discovered his passion for the art of photography - a passion that iea to a nte-iong career in mat tieia. he came to b.u in 1 947 and settled permanently in the lower mainland where he opened Nicholas Rossmo Studios on Kinqsway. His fine eye for composition and detail resulted in many award winning photographs. Nick was a founding member of the Professional Photographers Association of BC and highly respected Dy nis peers, i-ie nas Deen a constant presence in the Commercial Drive area where from 1976 until the last week of his life, he operated Vancouver Photo. An avid hockey and football fan, Nicks support of the Canucks and Lions never wavered nor did his commitment to gardening. He had a deft hand with both a spade and a pool cue, grew magnificent tomatoes and raspberries and could snooker you in tne DimK or an eye. nick was a man who lived life fully every day and took great pleasure from seeing the joy in the eyes of others. His calm vitality inspired many. Those of us who are left behind are enriched for having known and loved him. He will be remembered always for his generous spirit, loving heart and wry wit. Nick will be missed by many and most deeply by his wife Joanne; 1st wife Joan; son Paul; daughter Nicole (Randolf); daughter Alisha (Brian); granddaughter Nina (Mark); great-grandson Carson; brother Bill (Eunice) brother John and their families. A celebration ot Nicks lite is planned tor tne afternoon of April 1 ; call 604.924.9504 for information. No flowers please. RUIZ Samuel Ruiz Duran (Sam) was a wonderful and unique guy that we (his family) feel proud to share with you. ..we are sure that if you knew him or would have met him you would think the same. Sam's specific objective in his life was to provide his smile and hard work to the service of the people, and from what we can tell you he did it very well. Sam who was bom in Mexico came to Vancouver in 1998 looking for the dream to break boundaries in his life, countries, languages. He became a permanent resident in Canada and fell in love with this beautiful place and the people as he expressed himself... He loved the life in such a way that he captured it in his passion for photography. He started as a heating and air conditioner technician and moved on to have his own company (SAM'S HOME COMFORT LTD. unfortunately he passed away March 25, 2003 carrying out one of his more valuables dreams. ...flying in a small plane around the Nathan Creek Dyke, in the Fraser Valley. Now we really wish mat ne is trying even nigner man nis last dream. SAXELBY Donella (Donna) Vivienne Saxelby (nee Grant) June 1 9, 1 944 - March 27, 2003. With family by her side, Donna slipped peacefully away after a long and difficult struggle with Multiple System Atrophy, a Parkinson-like Disease. Predeceased by her dad, Maurice Grant, survived by husband John, Dudley; daughters, Donna-Lea uniesDerger (Hon, jarreaj, leresa Houtieage (Mark, Spencer, Samuel); mom, Vivienne Mcpherson; brother, Gary Grant (Lorraine); aunt, Pat Crawford (Bob): steDkids. Lvnda Whittle (John). Douo Caverlv (Amanda), Gail Whittle (Richard), Janice Porter (lony); many otner nieces, nepnews and frandchildren; and In-laws, Jimmie Saxelby and lizabeth Shepherd (Don). Bom In Vancouver, Donna spent most of her life on the North Shore. She worked In the insurance industry since the age of 16 until her forced retirement (MSA) in 1 999. During this time she formed a friendship with Ron Defieux that created the very successful Insurance Brokerage "Defieux Saxelby Insurance Services." Always the consummate businesswoman, Donna's interests were many and varied. Snowmoblling , power boating, golfing, tal chl, oil painting, piano, politics (Socreds), member of North Shore Brokers Association, past Director IBABC, and one of the first Women members of the Engineers Club, Vancouver. Donna will be remembered for her love of people, sense of duty, wit & humour, but above all was her love for her family. The family would like to thank the staff at Evergreen and the many people who made it possible for Donna to stay in her home for as long as she did. A service of remembrance will be held at West Vancouver Presbyterian Church, 2893 Marine Drive, Thursday, April 3rd, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Paul Myers officiating, A tea will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson Society of British Columbia, 890 West Pender Street, Suite 600, Vancouver, BC, V6C 1 J9. Hollyburn Funeral Home, Ph. 604-922-1221

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