Obituaries

Clara LIBERATORE

December 15, 2013

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother and nonna, Clara Liberatore. After a courageous battle with cancer Clara passed away peacefully on Dec.15th, 2013. She was loved and will be greatly missed by her husband Fernando of...

Kathleen Suzanne ALFORD

December 14, 2013

Kathleen Suzanne Alford, Feb 03 1969-Dec 14 2013. It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Kathleen Alford. She leaves behind her Soul Mate of 25 years Dave Philip, Her 2 children Steven and Matthew, her parents Mike and Rita, ...

Anne Judith van BASSEN JONGBLOETT

December 7, 2013

van BASSEN JONGBLOET, Anne Judith (“Judy”)  It is with great sadness that we announce that Mum passed away on December 7, 2013.  Mum was predeceased by her parents Molly and Ethelbert Stone, her brother Colin Hartland Stone and her sister Patri...

Joan Emily MACDOUGALL

December 6, 2013

Mom passed away during her sleep after a severe heart attack.  She was predeceased by husband Stuart (Mac), son Ian, brother Ronald and grandson Robert.  She is survived by her brother Richard/Edna, son Richard/Donna, grandchildren Leanne/Stu an...

Evelyn Millicent SMITH

December 5, 2013

SMITH, Evelyn Millicent Died December 5th, 2013. Born in Edmonton Alberta on August 17, 1919 and a resident of Victoria since 1934. She is survived by daughters Carol (Sid) Sidhu, Lynn Grant in Victoria and Kathy (Duke) Gilligan in Parksville, step c...

Logan Grant Miles

December 5, 2013

Logan Miles was born and raised in Alberta. During his active service in WWII, he met his beloved wife of 68 years Lily (Richardson) in England. After raising seven children while working as a carpenter in Calgary, he moved to Pender Island, BC, and ...

Edwin Vale ABBOTT

December 1, 2013

Dr Abbott passed away with family at his side on Mayne Island, BC  ...

Luciano ( Chano ) Elienne GARCIA

November 28, 2013

Luciano Garcia was an early riser, he took great pride in caring for his children and his late mom.  Cultural teachings were a huge part of his beliefs, and he always shared and respected what his mom had to teach. He was a very private person,...

Elizabeth ( Betty ) Jean YANCHUS MACLACHLAN

November 22, 2013

Elizabeth Jean Yanchus (née MacLachlan) passed away from cancer on Friday, the 22nd of November 2013 at the Victoria Hospice. She was surrounded by friends and family at the time of her passing. She is survived by her brother Ian, her daughter Karli...

Geraldine ( Gerri ) Olive CUMMINGS

November 20, 2013

Gerri passed away peacefully at home in Victoria, BC...

Richard Kenneth AVERY

November 13, 2013

Richard, 54, died suddenly and unexpectedly at home. He was born to the late Joan and Duke Avery in Victoria, B.C. where he lived most of his life.  Many happy summers spent at the family cottage at Shawnigan Lake, B.C. He excelled at many sp...

David John MURPHY

November 12, 2013

MURPHY, David John Past away at home on November 12, 2013 with his loving wife Marilyn at his side. He was born in Regina, Sask on August 31, 1946. He came to Victoria in 1969 to start First Memorial Services as manager until retiring in 1989. Dave l...