Archives for June 2020

William Harold Orser

It is with great sorrow and aching hearts that we announce the passing of our dearest Husband, Father, and Papa, William (Bill) Harold Orser, on June 11th 2020. He leaves behind his wife: Roberta (Becky); Daughter: Lorissa (Adam); and 3 grandsons: Dawson; William; and Austin. Bill was born in Barrie, Ontario in 1955. For many years he worked in the fence construction industry. We would like to thank the kind and caring nursing received from the Community Nurse. We also thank the staff Continue reading

Esther Mar

November 30, 1929 – June 19, 2020, Esther Mar, loving sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother died peacefully at the Victoria General Hospital in the early morning of June 19, 2020 after suffering a major stroke earlier in the week. Esther was born and raised in Victoria BC. She eventually married husband Alex and moved to Courtenay B.C. where she spent most of her life raising her family and helping with the family restaurant business, until she finally moved to Victoria in 1999. Continue reading

Manfred Waldhuber

In Memorial

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David William McCarthy

David William McCarthy, age 80 years old, a resident of Victoria, BC, passed away peacefully Friday, June 5th at the Victoria General Hospital after a brave battle with cancer. David was born and raised in Trinidad & Tobago where he met and married his first wife, Patricia. Together they immigrated to Canada in 1967 and soon after started their family. David worked for Transport Canada for several years then spent the remainder of his 40-year career in the airline industry as a Customer Continue reading

Jeremy Laurence Reynolds Chow

  August 12, 1977 – May 30, 2020 Jeremy Laurence Reynolds Chow, 42, loving husband and father of 2, ended his hard fought battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia on the evening of May 30, 2020, with his wife Evelyn Chow by his side. Jeremy was born August 12th, 1977 to Laurence Chow and Robin Reynolds at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, B.C. He lived in greater Victoria throughout his childhood and graduated from Esquimalt High School, class of 1995.  Jeremy spent a year working Continue reading

James Crosland Bennett

Jim passed away suddenly on April 14, 2020 at his home in the Mount Douglas Seniors Residence in Victoria, BC.  He was 81. Jim was born on June 5, 1938 in Bennettsville, South Carolina, the second son of Hon. Neville Worth Bennett and Margaret Kirkley Crosland Bennett.  He graduated from Clio High School and attended Wofford College. As a young man, Jim enjoyed fishing and hunting and led the installation of a walking trail in his community. In 1958 he joined the US Navy and served 4 Continue reading