Obituaries

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...

Joan Dorien MACNUTT Grainger

November 10, 2013

MacNUTT, Joan (nee: Grainger) June 19, 1923 – November 10, 2013 It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our mom, nana, and great nana. Always a hard worker, she raised two children while working full-time for various fam...

Reinhold Erwin SPIELMAN

November 10, 2013

Reinhold SPIELMAN passed away peacefully at Sunset Lodge in Victoria, BC on Sunday November 10, 2013 at the age of 98 years. He was predeceased by his wife Elsie and his sister and Brother Inlaw Ottilie and Fred JOESTEL. Reinhold is survived by...

John Louie DAFOS

November 5, 2013

John Louie Dafos, 57 John Louie Dafos (Johnny D), beloved husband to Kathryn, amazing father to Erin, loyal son to Sophie Kuhla and great friend to many, passed away on November 5th, 2013. John will be best remembered for his kind and generous spi...

Leva Astride JESSENS

November 1, 2013

Jessens, Ieva Astride, died very peacefully at the Victoria Hospice, Victoria BC on November 1, 2013, of lung cancer. She was born on November 29,1945 in a refugee camp in Germany, of Latvian parents fleeing World War II. The family immigrated to ...