Obituaries

Donald John George THOMPSON

April 5, 2014

It is with profound sadness that we announce that Nut Bar Mountain has lost its President. On Saturday, April 5th, 2014 Donald John George Thompson’s chainsaw went quiet for the last time. He will always be remembered for his whimsical folk art ca...

Barbara Pritchard HARRIS TATE

April 4, 2014

HARRIS, Dr Barbara Pritchard (nee Tate). August 24, 1934 to April 4, 2014.  Wife of Gordon Edward Harris. Daughter of Colonel Edward and Jessie Tate. Step-Mom to Joan (Don), Veronica (Gary), and Barbara (Ray). Grandma to Gregory, Timothy, Kathryn, G...

Lawrence Joseph RHODE

April 3, 2014

Rhode, Lawrence Joseph March 23, 1920 - April 3, 2014.Dad passed away peacefully in his sleep on April 3, 2014 at the age of 94.  He was born in Victoria and spent most of his life in Langford.He was predeceased by the Love of his Life, Ivy, in 2004...

Robert Alistair ( Scotty ) McNEIL

March 30, 2014

McNeil, Robert Alistair, aka Scotty, Born in Blanefield , Scotland, June 1, 1939, died in Sidney BC March 30, 2014.  He drove for Vancouver Island Coach Lines for many years.  He leaves wife of 51 years, Sylvia, sons Ron (Maureen) and Roy (Brenda),...

John Joseph SAMPSON

March 29, 2014

SAMPSON, John Joseph October 5, 1945 (Sidney, BC) March 29, 2014 (Saanichton, BC) John is survived and will be dearly missed by his devoted wife, Joan; children Craig (Lena), Diana (Bernard), John Jr., Michelle (Bruce) Morris; step-children Joe, Rick...

William ( Bill ) Frederick VIVEASH

March 28, 2014

Bill passed away peacefully in Sidney, BC after a short illness. He was born in Ford City (Windsor, Ontario) to Thomas and Ethel Viveash.    He graduated from Assumption College (Windsor) and earned a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario...

Brandon Raymond WELCH

March 26, 2014

The Welch/Trach family are very saddened to have to announce the passing of Brandon Raymond Welch. He leaves behind his father, Jeff Welch, sister Jenna, his mother Annette Trach & stepfather Norm Isaac, brothers Kyle, Alex and sister Jasmine. Al...

Lorne Joseph PATZACK

March 24, 2014

PATZACK, Lorne Joseph June 18, 1940 (Rabbit Lake, SK) March 24, 2014 (Victoria, BC) Joe is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife Mickie of 38 years, son Brent (Cindy); siblings Delia (Ed) Coleman, Carman (Dianne); along with family and frien...

Stephen Paul ROSS

March 17, 2014

Steve has passed away peacefully and will be greatly missed by his family and friends, especially his son Gerrad (Angela); granddaughter, Caitlyn; wife, Sarah; dad, Bill; sister, Donna; brothers, Mike and Tom; Auntie Bernice and families. He was pred...

William John MACDONALD

March 16, 2014

MacDONALD, William John January 5, 1938 (Montreal, PQ) March 16, 2014 (Victoria, BC) Bill is survived and will be dearly missed by his devoted wife Maureen of 46 years; children Glenn, Kelly, Rod (Jody); grandchildren Ben, Sayde, Reymi; along with ot...

Colin William AULD

March 16, 2014

AULD, Colin W. December 7, 1924 - March 11, 2014 Colin passed away after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by Eleanor, his wife of 65 years; sons Gregg (Chely) of Mexico and Ken (Cathi) of Thunder Bay; granddaughters Lisa and Tracy. Thank you...

Jocelyn PERRY Rigby

March 10, 2014

With deepest sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Jocelyn. Born in Victoria, she attended Victoria High School, Class of '49 (skipped grade 2). She was the Victoria champion high jumper in 1945. Jocelyn's passion was square dancin...