September 26, 2013
July 1, 1932 – September 24, 2013
With great sadness we announce the passing of Audrey at age 81. She has lived in Victoria for 45 years and belonged to Esquimalt Lady Lions, lawn-bowling and the community centre. She gave much love and care to all whom she met. She is survived by daughter Debbie, son Stephen and grandchildren Ryan, Camille, Leah and Jamie. Her husband, Ken, died last September. Private family service. If so desired, contributions to the BC Cancer Society. Condolences may be offered below.
McCall Bros. Funeral Home
June 20, 2013
Our loving Constance (Grammie) passed into the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ on May 26, 2013, born on October 20, 1929 in Shekki, Guangdong China, pre-deceased by her husband Gordon in 1998. Lovingly remembered by her two sons, Keith (Gerry), Willie (Jessie); grandchildren, Desmond, Lianne (Chris), Jonathan; brothers, Arthur (Diane), Henry (Karen); sisters, Francis, Barbara (Norman) and many nieces & nephews.
Although we miss her so very much, we know that she is with our Lord and Saviour in Heaven, she will always be in our hearts. The CHENG family would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to all those who were able to attend her memorial service, as well as, a special thanks to all the nurses in Hospice for their wonderful care and kindness. God’s blessings to all. Condolences may be offered below.
May 31, 2013
Our dear mother passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 30, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, Massimo, Serafina is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Maria (Jim); son, Michele (Lana); her four grandchildren, Hailee, Nikolas, Isabella and Matteo; her brother, sisters and extended family.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at SACRED HEART CATHOLIC CHURCH, 4040 Nelthorpe St., on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 1:00 pm.
Donations may be made to the BC Lung Association. Condolences may be offered to the family below.
May 4, 2013
July 30, 1988 – May 1, 2013
Cherished and beloved son of Jim Stone and Judie Hosie. Big brother to Mac and Cam and a friend to many.
Scott was an athlete and adventurer. He grew up in Victoria and attended St. Mike’s and Oak Bay. Friends, family and sports were his passions. He excelled at soccer, rugby and lacrosse and played on many teams at all levels.
He surfed, fished, bungy jumped, sky dived, snow boarded and wake boarded; announcing his enjoyment with his loud, infectious and unique laugh.
Scott also lived in Australia and Africa where he became a safari field guide and pursued his fascination with animals.
Scott completed his life long dream of becoming a helicopter pilot.
Fly free Scotty.
You will be forever missed by family, friends and Bubba J.
A Lakeside Memorial service will be held at West Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park on Tuesday, May 7th at 2:00 p.m. You are welcome to share any memories or stories. Barbeque to follow at Camp Pringle. Please bring your own lawn chair for the service and the reception.
Missed and loved.
Condolences may be offered to the family below.
McCall Bros. Funeral Home
March 25, 2013
Died peacefully on March 22, 2013, after a difficult struggle with pneumonia. Pre-deceased by her parents, Steven and Rosy Chan; and her sister, Benita. Survived by her sister Adrienne, brother Tony (Wei), brother Reg (Eileen), and sister Vivian (Dan), nephews: David, Michael, Thoreau and Ibsen, and niece, Lian; many Chan and Wing cousins. Caroline was a devout member of St. John the Divine Anglican church who supported her in friendship and community. She had a sunny disposition and a loving spirit, for which she was deeply cherished.
Many thanks to Dr. Sanders, Dr. Perera, and the staff at Jubilee Hospital.
A service will be held at ST. JOHN THE DIVINE, 1611 Quadra Street, on Saturday, March 30, at 2pm. Donations may be made to the B.C. Lung Association.
March 20, 2013
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Stephen Lam on March 17, 2013. Stephen was born on August 15, 1942 in Canton, China. “Fat Choy”, as he was fondly known, was a longtime resident of Victoria and well known in local circles as proprietor of Fat Choy Food Market and Don Mee Restaurant. He was predeceased by his parents in Hong Kong and brother Kwok Lee in San Francisco. Stephen is survived by his family, Francine Louie, along with Kyman (Patricia), Jennie, and Brian (Nadia) Chan, and the grandchildren who brought him so much joy, Connor, Julia and Marcus. Stephen is also survived by his sister-in-law, Agnes Lam and nephew, Nelson Lam and his family, in San Francisco. He will also be greatly missed by his many close longtime friends.
A celebration of Stephen’s life and reception will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm at McCall Bros., 1400 Vancouver St. Thank you to Dr. Walter Chow, Dr. Peter Sherk, and the nurses in the ICU at RJH for their compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations in Stephen’s memory may be made to the BC Cancer Foundation, Vancouver Island Centre, 2410 Lee Avenue, Victoria, BC V8R 6V5. Condolences may be offered below.
February 27, 2013
Stewart Stringer, died peacefully at the age of 87 on February 22, 2013 in Victoria BC. He was born March 28, 1925 in Belleville Ontario and lived most of his life in Bancroft Ontario before moving to Victoria BC in 2005. He was married in July of 1946 to Grace Sutherland of Hybla Ontario after returning from military service with the RCAF in England.
Stewart loved and supported his family. He waspredeceased by his sister Vivian (Ken) Bowser and is survived by Grace, his wife of almost 67 years, daughter Judi (Ross) Peat (Victoria, BC), son Peter (Linda) Stringer (Fort St. John, BC) and son Jamie (Pauline) Stringer (Peterborough, Ontario), grandchildren and great grandchildren Amber (Bob) McMillan, Azure, Auburn, Ceri (Stringer) Willott, Jordan (Jenn) Stringer, Parker, Charlie, Addie, Taylor (Crystal) Stringer, Langley, Tayden, April (Joey) Hope, Preston (Katrina) Stringer, Abigail, Brock Stringer, Quinn Stringer.
Stewart loved to sing and had a special song for almost everyone he met and every occasion. Most of life’s upsets were met with joy and optimism and he knew that “… all things work together for good to those who love God.” He was a man who was always determined to find a practical way to make things work better and his approach to life was all about joy and second chances.
A celebration of his life was held at McCall’s Funeral Home in Victoria on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 and was followed by interment at Royal Oak Burial Park, Victoria BC on February 27, 2013.
Condolences for the family may be offered below.
February 25, 2013
April 28, 1944 – February 22, 2013
On a day of heavy rain and strong wind, the sun finally appeared. There was a rainbow as Jan continued her journey up into the pink clouds. Predeceased by parents, Herb and Zena Hartnell and her brother, Pete. Leaving to celebrate her life are her daughters, Angie and Lisa; siblings, Cathy, Peg, Rob and Jimmy as well as many much loved family and friends on her pink phone list. Sincere thanks and big hugs to all of the angels who cared for mom.
Friends are invited to join family and wear pink on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at the Trafalgar/Pro Patria Legion, 411 Gorge Rd. E. from 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Condolences may be offered to the family below.
McCall Bros. Funeral Home
February 12, 2013
Wayne was born in Humboldt, Saskatchewan on January 18, 1948. He passed away peacefully on February 8, 2013 at the age of 65. Wayne was predeceased by his sisters Margaret McCullum and Edna Shambrook and brother-in-law Dale Barlow. He is survived by sisters Gwendolyn (Irwin) Ratzlaff and Gwynneth Barlow, brothers Edgar, Frank (Lois), Roy (Joyce), Leonard (Shirley), Glyn, Dennis (Judith), Lloyd (Lynda) and brothers-in-law, Bert McCullum and Art Shambrook as well as many (great)nieces and (great)nephews. No service by request.
December 31, 2012
January 2, 1920 – December 13, 2012 Irene passed away peacefully in Ottawa. She will be deeply missed by her daughter, Marilynn (Marty), grandchildren, Jennifer (Scott), Stephanie, Patrick (Lisa) and Cheryl; and great-grandson, Cort. She was predeceased by her loving husband Jake (1967). She will be remembered as a faithful soldier of the Salvation Army Victoria Citadel for many years. In 2008 she moved to Ottawa to be closer to her family and thoroughly enjoyed the many visits of grandchildren and a great-grandson. A memorial service will be held at the Salvation Army, 4030 Douglas Street on January 14, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army. Condolences may be offered below.