Archives for August 2020

Jeffery Cameron Singbeil

On July 26, 2020 Jeffery Cameron Singbeil passed away at age 52. He was born in Regina, SK on April 2, 1968. After residing in Mossbank for a short time, he attended school on Balcarres, Indian Head and Regina, SK.  He pursued a cooking career which was interrupted by a move to Victoria BC in 1992. Jeff was diagnosed with MS in 1996 and as a result it affected his work and everyday living. To ease his pain and be more mobile, he had a job as a flag person at Domcor the last few years. Jeff Continue reading

David Giffin

David Giffin was born in Gananoque Ontario on 18 August 1931 to the late Robert and Matilda Giffin.  He was the oldest of 3 sons. He died peacefully on 14 August 2020 at Victoria General Hospital in Victoria British Columbia. A loving husband to the late Rhylla for 65 years, father to Deborah and Brent, grandfather to 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. David had a remarkably interesting life, growing up in Gananoque he worked on the Boat lines and he obtained his pilot license at an Continue reading

Lucia Kattenat (nee Amato)

It is with great sadness that the family of Lucia Amato announces her passing after a brave battle with cancer on August  7, 2020 at the age of 78. Born February 3, 1942, Lucia passed peacefully at home, in Victoria BC, surrounded by family and love. Survived by her loving partner, Antonio (Tony) Cabecinha; loving mother of the Tiseo’s,  Mary (Martin}, Celeste, Albert(Sherry}, Sabrina(Rob); loving step-mother of the Cabecinha’s,  Desiree and Brandon; grandmother of John, Stephanie, Matthew, Continue reading

Josephine Moran

Josephine (Josie) passed away peacefully at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria.  B.C. Josie, was one of 14 children born to Elizabeth (Beamish) and Albert Ward in Deptford District of London, England. She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Paul Moran, on Oct. 7th 2010 and daughter Anne on Nov. 19th 2016.  Josie cared deeply for her family and will be forever remembered and missed by her children, Brian, (Sherry). Denise (Ron). David, (Colleen).  Joseph, (Nancie).  Michael, Continue reading

Marion Ruth Laird (Nee Pike)

March 24, 1936 – July 10, 2020. It is with profound sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved mother Ruth at home in Victoria, surrounded by family, on Friday, July 10th, 2020, age 84. She was the heart and soul of our family and will be forever missed. Ruth was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS - a rare blood cancer) in late 2015 and against all odds, outlived her prognosis by 2 years. Ruth is lovingly remembered by her son Scott (Wendi) and daughter Bonnie (Gordon), Continue reading

Peter Paul Kotaba

July 10, 1965 – July 25, 2020 Peter Paul Kotaba, 55, left us suddenly. Peter was born in Poland and spent his childhood in Guelph, Ontario. In 1988 he moved to Victoria, BC and joined the Royal Canadian Navy where he enjoyed travelling the world to various ports of call until leaving in 1994 to pursue civilian life. He is predeceased by his mother Barbara (1995) and father John (2013) and is survived by his brother Jack Kotaba. Continue reading