Obituaries

In Memorial

Peter Frederic Hook

Peter passed away in Victoria, BC on August 27, 2014.  He was born in Carshalton, England on June 20, 1925 and is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Hilda.  Peter enjoyed golfing and happy times with his family and friends. A celebration of his life will be held at McCall Bros. Family Chapel, Johnson and Vancouver St. on Thursday, September... [Read complete obituary here]  
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William Patrick Aylward

William Patrick Aylward

May 29th, 1960 – August 15th, 2014 It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden unexpected passing of our beloved son, nephew, brother, uncle, cousin, and friend. If you had the pleasure of meeting Billy, we know that his presence would fill a room and put a smile on your face, even when he was suffering through a phase of the debilitating... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Flore Irene (Dolly) Milliken (nee Bourke)

Flore Irene (Dolly) Milliken (nee Bourke)

September 5th 1924 – August 16th 2014 Dolly passed away peacefully Saturday August 16th. Predeceased by her daughter Janice in 1950; husband Ernie in 2006; brother Ray and sisters Mirah and Vicky. She will be lovingly missed by her children. Jack (Janine), Judy (Garry Ebert), Robin (Sandy), David (Gail) and Gayle (Sean Hennon). Dolly also leaves behind... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Helen Margaret Goertzen (Bottrell)

Passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord on August 23, 2014.  Helen was born in Roseisle, Manitoba on February 22, 1926 to Godfrey and Margaret Bottrell, the oldest of three children.  In 1945, she married Victor Goertzen of Winnipeg, Manitoba and they had three children.  In 1973, Helen and Victor moved to Victoria, BC where they became deeply... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Rosemary Ann Wells

Rosemary Ann Wells

Rosemary Wells passed away August 13th, 2014, at age 82 after a life with us well lived. Born in High River Alberta, Rosemary came to Victoria at the age of 18 where she stayed to raise her family and forge a career in the antique business.  Upon retirement, she embraced her passion for travel and will be missed by her many friends around the world,... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Vivian Maria Marynissen

Vivian Maria Marynissen

June 24, 1960 to August 18, 2014 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Vivian Maria Marynissen. She passed away peacefully at the Royal Jubilee Hospital on August 18, 2014 at the age of 54. Vivian had a huge sense of humor and an extreme caring manner. She could brighten your day with just a smile and anyone who had the pleasure... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Patrick Michael Murray

Patrick Michael Murray

September 10, 1956 – August 18, 2014 It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved father and friend after his second battle with cancer.  Patrick fought cancer with pure grace, courage and hope.  Patrick was a genuine gentle soul, full of humour, laughter and joy.  If you had the pleasure of meeting Patrick, I’m... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Margaret Evelyn Brown

Margaret Evelyn Brown, born in Regina Saskatchewan November 7, 1927, passed away in Victoria August 14, 2014 after a battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family.  Predeceased by her husband, Alfred in 1966; father, Phillip Temple in 1954; mother, Philis in 1976; her brothers, Phillip, Albert and Edward.  She is survived by her children, Ronald... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Martha Augustine Josette Kinch (nee Jacquot)

Martha Augustine Josette Kinch (nee Jacquot)

  Martha passed away peacefully at Royal Jubilee Hospital on August 14, 2014 at the age of 98 years.  Born in East End, Saskatchewan on June 2, 1916, she was predeceased by her brother, Marcel Jacquot and husband, George Kinch.  Martha is survived by her loving daughter, Louise (Thomas); lovingly remembered by grandchildren; Olivia, Alexander... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Surjit Kaur Parmar

Surjit Kaur Parmar

Surjit Kaur Parmar passed away peacefully in Victoria, BC on August 18, 2014. She was born in Droli Kalan, District of Jalandhar, Punjab, India.  Survived by her husband Darshan Singh Parmar; daughter Jasbir Josh and son-in law Jaswinder Josh; son Ranbir Parmar and daughter-in law Harmanjit Parmar; grandchildren Gurprit, Mahipal, Navpreet and Harpreet. Surjit... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Paul Adrian Roggeveen

Paul Adrian Roggeveen

Died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on August 17, 2014, in Victoria, B.C.  Paul was the oldest child of Paul and Agnes Roggeveen.  He was predeceased by his wife Eileen, whom he often called the love of his life, by his infant son Paul, his parents, and his brothers Ted (Goldie) and Roland.  He is survived by and will be forever cherished,... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Edna Staughton Bowles

Edna Staughton Bowles

June 24th, 1919 – August 17th, 2014   A long time resident of Sidney, B.C. predeceased by her husband of sixty years, Eric, daughter, Janice and son-in-law, Michael Church and grandson, Gareth (Tracy) Bowles. She will be sadly missed by her son, Richard (Anne) and her grandchildren; Julie (Steve) Drapala, Paul (Karen) and Richard ( Becky) Church,... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Franz (Frank) Karl Inglin

Franz (Frank) Karl Inglin

Frank passed away peacefully in his sleep. Predeceased by his wife Silvana and his brother Joe, he is survived by his sister Anna, his sons Ocean (Amanda) and Mike (Laurie), and his granddaughters; Rachel, Elizabeth, and Katelyn. Frank was born in St. Galen, Switzerland. He was the oldest of three children and was raised by his single mother, Rosina.... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Robert Kendrick

Robert Kendrick

Robert Kendrick, born February 7, 1922, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2014 with his wife and daughter Tracy by his side.  Predeceased by his parents, brothers and first wife Burnice and lovingly remembered by his wife Harriet; daughters Mary (Bert) and Tracy; sons Michael (Kim) and Paul; granddaughters Jaye, Coren, Kyla, Megan and Ella; grandson... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Roy Oswald Byrne

Roy Oswald Byrne

November 18, 1930 – July 26, 2014 Roy Oswald Byrne passed away in Victoria, B.C., on July 26, 2014, after a long illness. He was born near Welwyn Saskatchewan and raised in Moosomin, Saskatchewan. Roy joined the RCMP in April 1951at the age of 21 and served for 35 years, retiring as OIC North Vancouver Detachment in 1986. He married Olive Faye... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Leona Mae Newby

Leona Mae Newby

Leona passed away peacefully at her home in Victoria, B.C. on June 20, 2014, at the age of 102. Leona was born in Loomis, Washington, on October 13, 1911. Predeceased by her loving husband, Dr. Raymond C. Newby, brother, Ronald, and sister, Claudia. Survived by son, Cordell (Marti) of Wenatchee, Washington, daughter, Geraldine Zwicker of Indianapolis,... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Leon  (Lee) Malcolm McGregor

Leon (Lee) Malcolm McGregor

It is with heavy hearts that his family report the passing of Lee on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Born in Victoria, May 11, 1936. Predeceased by his first wife, Jean; father, Charles and mother, Margaret. Survived by his wife, Elizabeth; daughter, Leanne; brother, Dave and two cats, Tiberius and Claudius, plus many other family members. Lee had battled... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Lloyd George Stephens-Newsham PhD, FCCPM

Lloyd George Stephens-Newsham PhD, FCCPM

April 30, 1921 – July 29, 2014 The family of Lloyd Stephens-Newsham are saddened to announce his passing at the age of 93.  He was an academic, photographer, traveller and teller of stories as well as committed to “puttering around” in his home, lab and workshop. Lloyd was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the first of six children of George... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Dorothy W. Ross

Dorothy W. Ross

Dorothy W. Ross, visual artist, died on July 23, 2014 at age 90, with her son, Gordon and daughter, Janet, by her side. Dorothy was a sweetheart. In the words of long-time family friend Terry, her kind and gentle way was a model to live by. That pretty much says it all. But there’s more to Dorothy’s life story than her good nature. Dorothy was born... [Read complete obituary here]  
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Evan Llewellyn “Tut” Jones

Evan Llewellyn “Tut” Jones

Sept. 4, 1928 – July 25, 2014 Tut passed peacefully at Victoria General Hospital seven months to the hour after his beloved wife, Carole, after living with bladder cancer. Tut was predeceased by Carole; sisters, Katharine Cameron and Pat Dalziel and son-in-law, Tom Stobart. He is survived by children, Susan Stobart, Evan Jones, Grant (Terri) Jones;... [Read complete obituary here]  
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