Archives for November 2020

Paul Andrew Baumken

Family was shocked and saddened when Paul passed away suddenly on November 21, 2020. He was just 55 years old. Paul was born in Toronto in 1965, the youngest of 5 children of Peter and Lila Baumken. He moved to Victoria in 1994 and joined his brother John who had moved out west a year earlier. He was a long- time friend and support to Kelly Ward. He found the climate and surroundings of Vancouver Island so attractive that he never really considered a move back to Ontario, although he did Continue reading

Rosemary Anne Carter

September 4th, 1955- November 16th, 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of this amazing and strong woman. On September 4th, 1955 Rosemary was born to Iris and Alan Herrick in Madras, India. She spent her first 7 years of life in India as her parents were Methodist Missionaries. Rosemary moved to England in 1962 where she frequently said her parents had a hard time taming her and she would climb trees, skirt along fences, sit on rooftops and run around without shoes Continue reading

Victor Jack Bradstock

1947 - 2020 It is with heartfelt sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of Jack on Monday, November 9, 2020 in his sleep. Jack was born on July 12, 1947 in Victoria BC. Predeceased by his Father, Fred Bradstock, Mother, Peggy Mooy, Grandfather, John Bradstock, Uncle, Victor (Dolly) Bradstock, Aunt Dorothy (Art) Page, cousins Harry and Allen Page. Jack leaves behind a large family including his girlfriend Jaime Gill, his son Jason (Olivier Salvas) Bradstock, daughter Julie Bradstock, Continue reading

Eric Brydon Jones

June 15, 1932 – November 7, 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Dad and Grandpa.  Predeceased by his eldest son, Douglas, Eric will be dearly missed by his children, Patti, Len (Bev), Peter, and his granddaughters, Monique (Jeremy) and Nicole, as well as numerous relatives and close friends. Eric was born in Victoria, BC, to Lillian and Wm Lennox Jones. His family has lived in Victoria since their arrival in the 1850s, retiring from the fur trade to Continue reading