Archives for June 2019

Dorothy Culham

August 26,1937-June 18, 2019 Dorothy began her wonderfully active life in Estevan, Saskatchewan, born to Connie and Bill Traynor who later moved to Regina where Dorothy lived most of her life until moving to Arbutus Ridge on Vancouver Island in 1990. During those years she worked for a brief period as a nurse at Saskatoon’s University Hospital, then had a year in Eugene, Oregon while her husband, Ken, was involved in graduate studies, plus a two year stay in Germany when Ken was employed as Continue reading

Dorothy Jean Sullivan (née Scott)

1 November 1921 – 10 June 2019 When it comes to Mothers, we won the lottery so it is with sad relief we announce the death of our much loved family matriarch. Mum was well past her best before date and had you been listening closely you would have heard her whisper “Oh pooh... it's about time.” Cause of death = Life Complete! She outlived everybody who had ever known her as Scotty and Sully and most who knew her as Nurse Sullivan, decades ago when she and Dr. Norman Lockyer were a two man Continue reading

Melvin Day Fredrick Smith

In Memorial

“Mel” 72 years of age in the town of Victoria, Passed away at home with his family and friends Loving embrace. On June 7th, 2019. Mel Smith Son of Alma Pearl Finnerty and Aubrey  “Pop” Smith was born on July 31,st 1946 in Halifax Nova Scotia, Mel’s family Moved to Victoria in the 60’s When he was a young man with his Mother and little sister Brendalee Wallace. Mel had two passions in life they were his family, his son Lance Smith, daughters Kellie Smith, Shannon Alexander, his Continue reading

Diane Ronaldson

It is with great sadness that the family of Diane Ronaldson announces her passing after a battle with cancer on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the age of 79 years. Diane will be lovingly remembered by her children, Lee (Ted), Ian (Rhonda), Elizabeth (Ross), Kevin and Amy (Rod); she will also be fondly remembered by her grandchildren, Zachary, Hayden, Nicole and Christopher; her great grandchildren; and a host of amazing friends. Diane was predeceased by her husband and love of her life, Bob Continue reading