Archives for September 2022

Robert Allan Olson

September 13, 1962 - August 25, 2022 It is with profound sadness that the family of Rob Olson announces his passing on August 25th 2022. Rob leaves behind his best friend & wife Charna; a love story that began in 1977 when they were 14 & 15 years old and this year celebrated 40 years of marriage. From this love, two amazing sons were born, Brian (Jenn) & Dylan (Christina). Rob loved his sons more than words can describe. He was so proud of all of their accomplishments & Continue reading

Derek Richard MacLeod

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Derek Richard MacLeod. Derek was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to Milton Daniel MacLeod and Martha Grace MacLeod (Dunning) on March 14th, 1948. Derek attended Prince Street School and Queen Charlotte High School, where he was known as the shortest, most successful basketball player on Prince Edward Island. He earned the nickname “Oil Derek (Derrick)” for being slippery on and off the court. From an early age he showed Continue reading

William (Bill) James Taylor Lt.Commander, RCN (R)

May 7, 1926 – September 2, 2022 Bill Taylor has passed away. We are grateful and honoured to have had him in our lives. Bill had a zest for life that never diminished. He traveled many miles, planted many gardens and wore many hats over his 96 years of a life well lived. Bill is greatly missed by his partner, Joyce; son, Brien and wife Lorie; daughter, Denise; son, Lee and partner Valerie; and his grandchildren, Scott, Patricia and Colin. A celebration of life will be held at Bill's Continue reading

Marion Doreen Rober

April 12, 1931 – August 17, 2022 Marion Doreen Rober passed away on August 17, 2022 in Victoria BC at the age of 91. Marion was born in North Battleford Saskatchewan, the fourth daughter of seven children to Donald and Nellie McLean. After finishing school Marion worked as a care aid in a local hospital before moving to Vancouver with her 2 siblings, Urla and Madalene. There, the 3 sisters worked and experienced the big city life.  While there Marion met her first husband Allan and they Continue reading

Jean Milne Spence

June 25,1925-September 1,2022 It’s with great sadness that Jean, of Sidney BC, passed away peacefully at Saanich Peninsula Hospital Extended Care 2  September 1. Pre deceased by her husband, Alan Keith Spence June 10,1989 in Calgary AB. Fondly loved and cherished by her daughter, Diane Dixon, her son Robert Spence (Joanna), her grandchildren, Paul Dixon (Heather Bourassa), Shannon Dixon (Alex Moret), and Angelica Spence. She took pride in her great grandchildren, Chloe and Wilfred Dixon and Continue reading