Obituaries

Kenneth Michael O'Brien

April 8, 2021

Kenneth Michael O’Brien      June 28th, 1930- April 8th, 2021 It is with heavy hearts that our family said goodbye to our Dad, Granddad, Great-Granddad and friend after a very blessed life that spanned over 90 years. Ken was born in Montreal Qu...

Patricia Jane Ellis

April 1, 2021

Patricia Jane Ellis Nov 3, 1958 to April 1, 2021 A life taken too soon, Pat put up a good fight these past 10 years with dignity and humor when life was not always so dignified or humorous. Pat passed away peacefully, always grateful for the care...

Mary Catherine Dorothy Gray

March 17, 2021

Mary Catherine Dorothy Gray (Nee Rice)Mrs. Mary Catherine Dorothy Gray (nee Rice), loving wife of Dr. Alan Seymour Gray passed away at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the age of 92. Besides her husband of 69 years, ...

John Stack

March 12, 2021

STACK, John ~ August 20, 1937 - March 12, 2021 John passed away peacefully on Friday March 12, 2021 in his home, overlooking the Straight of Juan de Fuca in Sooke BC at the age of 83. He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years Christa. John was b...

Robert Watkins HOLCOMB

March 4, 2021

Robert Watkins “Hoke” HolcombHoke was born on March 23, 1938, in Anaconda, Montana, and died on March 4, 2021, in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. After a series of small and then a major stroke, Hoke requested and was given a medically-assis...

Derek TURNER

February 25, 2021

Derek is predeceased by his first wife Freda and is survived and will be dearly missed by his wife Sharon of 22 years; children Ann, Richard and Jennifer; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, along with many other family and friends.  I woul...

Maureen Amy WRIGHT BLAKEMORE

January 28, 2021

Maureen Amy Wright (nee Blakemore) has been called home to be with her Lord. She passed peacefully in her sleep early morning on January 28, 2021 with her daughter Margaret by her side, at the Priory Nursing Home in Langford, BC. She was 90 years o...

Victor (Vic) Charles SKINNER

January 27, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Vic in the early morning of January 27, 2021. Vic was a character to say the least. Most people know he didn’t care much about money but he did care about people and doing things for peopl...

June Bow-King LUM

January 25, 2021

 June Bow-King Lum passed away at the age of 84 on January 25, 2021, at Broadmead Veterans Memorial Lodge in Victoria, BC.June was born on June 2, 1936, the 6th of 9 children, to Lum Young Chow and Lee Dong Quai in Victoria, BC.June ...

Ralph (Duke) M SNIDER

January 6, 2021

SNIDER, Ralph Mervyn (Duke)… Passed in his sleep at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria B.C., Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 in his 90th year. Born in Vancouver B.C., the son of the late Lorne and Freida Snider nee Dickenson. Predeceased by his lovi...

Ivan MAROTTO

December 27, 2020

Ivan was born in Treviso, Italy on June 20, 1947, and died on December 27, 2020, in Sidney, BC. His parents, Palmira and Triestino, (predeceased) made the difficult decision to emigrate to Canada and departed Venice on February 14, 1949. They tra...

Mary-Lou SWITZER Peyton

October 9, 2020

Mary-Lou Switzer passed away peacefully on October 9, 2020, at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC, after her courageous battle with cancer. Through her many health challenges, Mary-Lou kept her upbeat and positive attitude.Mary-Lou was born...