Archives for December 2019

Edward Paul Kowalyk

1938-2019 Ed, a strong and vital man with a sharp mind, passed away on December 22nd. A fitting good bye to this world on the shortest day of the year. Born in The Pas, Manitoba, he moved as a young child with his parents Alec & Pauline and brother Norm to Esquimalt. In his younger years, he excelled in lacrosse and basketball. He was part of the Victoria College Vikings who won the Canadian Basketball Championship in 1958. Ed was also a key lacrosse player for the Shamrocks in the Continue reading

Barry George Milne

June 17, 1947 - November 21, 2019 Barry passed away peacefully with his loving wife and children by his side. Predeceased by his mother Joyce, Barry is survived by his wife Stephanie, sons Dean, Russ (Alicia), and Cory (Sari), step-children Brian, Heather (Cam), and Jay, grandchildren Aiden and Maddy, and his brother-and sister-in-law, Mike and Jo. Barry was born and raised in Victoria and dedicated much of his life to sports. He played baseball and softball till his Continue reading

Richard Mervin Shine

July 30, 1947 - December 3, 2019 After a lengthy hospital stay, Rick passed peacefully. Rick was predeceased by his parents, Robert and Phyllis. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Judith Patts; brother, Darrell; sisters, Jo-Anne Rife (Dave) and Judith Mar (Anthony); stepchildren, Norm (Pam), Darren, and TJ (Olivia); nieces, nephews, and grandchildren. Rick was born in Fort Frances, ON. He served his country with distinction in the Canadian Armed Forces. Rick accomplished many things Continue reading