Kevin Ronald Miller

It is with profound sadness that we share the sudden passing of Kevin Ronald Miller on Nov 11, 2021. He was a loving husband, father, papa, brother, uncle, nephew, coach and friend. Kevin fought valiantly throughout a short battle with cancer. He was born on April 19, 1962 in Winnipeg, Manitoba to his parents Ronald (predeceased) and Gloria Miller. He will be deeply missed by his wife Linda of 38 yrs (his high school sweetheart). His children Jennifer (Jeremy), Leigh-Ann (Nathan) and Joseph Continue reading

Lynwood (Lyn) Jones

August 22, 1939 - November 5, 2021 It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we share the passing of Lynwood Jones, a loving husband, father, papa, brother, uncle and friend. Lyn passed away on November 5th 2021 with his family by his side at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary, daughters, Jenny (Andrew, Ethan, Dylan and Brendan), Amy (Moses, Emma and Charlie) and Katy (Graeme, Marina and Roxy), sisters Ruth and Anne and brothers Mike and Steve. Lyn was Continue reading

Joan Holmes

Joan Holmes, 84, passed away peacefully at her home in Victoria, BC on Wednesday November 10, 2021, following a brief battle with cancer. Joan was born in Galt, ON, on March 4, 1937, and was the only child of Reverend Wilfred Norman Charlton and Alice Jane Charlton (Harvey). Joan will be sadly missed by her long-time loving companion of over 40 years, Don Rea, and his three children Steve (Liz), Greg and Lisa. Joan and Don loved traveling the world and visited Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Continue reading

Joyce (Joy) Violet Whyte

Joyce (Joy) Violet Whyte, passed peacefully at home surrounded by her family on November 6, 2021 at the age of 87. She will be deeply missed by her loving husband, Edward Whyte, of 68 years of marriage: 4 loving daughters Karen (Greg) Loewen, Debra (Dave 2019) Jennings, Penny (Ken) Johns, Tammy (Alex) Kundakcioglu, 10 Grandchildren and 11 Great Grandchildren. Joy is survived by her sisters Pearl, Marie and brother Kelly. Predeceased by her brother Eric and sister Diane. Joy, a nurturing Continue reading

Phyllis Cathleen Mayers

Phyllis Cathleen Mayers was born on August 3, 1942 in Bridgetown, Barbados to James and Virginia Payne. As a retired Registered Nurse of Ottawa, she devoted over 45 years in her community. Phyllis was a loving mother, daughter, sister, friend and grandmother. Since 1960 Ms. Mayers was actively involved with the church serving as a choir member, Eucharistic Minister, and organizer. She had volunteered extensively with UNICEF, The Barbados Ottawa Association and The Heart and Stroke Continue reading

Francis “Frank” Alexander Johnston

Frank passed away peacefully at Luther court in Victoria, on October 17th, 2021. He was born in Mundare, Alberta on June 21st, 1938. Frank was predeceased by his first wife, the mother of his children, Betty; his parents, Frank Sr. and Elsie; and his dear sister, Lorna; and Dad O'Brien. He is survived by his loving wife, Donna; his sons, James (Melanie) and Frank Jr. (Jo); his daughter, Ann (Monty); Donna’s children, Deborah and Samuel; his much-loved grandchildren, Zachary, Kiera (Matt), Kiya Continue reading

Fred Preben Larsen

Peacefully passed away at Victoria General Hospital Monday Oct 18th 21, age 81. Son of the late Harry and Elna Larsen, Fred is loving hubby of Pat Broughton; loving father of Brenda Hall (Mike) of Winnipeg MB, Lisa Schweitzer (Garry Paps) of Chatham ON and son, Kirk Larsen (Jackie Caron) of Winnipeg MB. Predeceased by his brother, Ole Larsen. Sadly missed by his brother, John Larsen and sister, Kris Agla. Fred will be dearly missed by his granddaughters, Alicia Hall and Felicia Gagne; and Continue reading

Veronica Mavis DeRousie

Born February 10, 1939 in Victoria, British Columbia to Harry and Doris (McMillan) Ashworth, and passed away peacefully at the Victoria General Hospital on October 15, 2021 in Victoria, BC. Veronica is survived by her three daughters Debbie DeRousie, Barb DeRousie and Dawn (Dan) DeRousie; her four grandchildren Michael Hansen, Alicia and Tanya DeRousie, and Justin Taylor; her great grandchildren, Bella and Mia DeRousie; her brothers John (Frieda) Ashworth, Russ (Ellen) Ashworth, Alec (Nancy) Continue reading

Bernice (Bunny) J. Dobbyn

Dobbyn, Bernice (Bunny) J. (nee Russell) passed away peacefully at sunset, at Sunset Lodge, on September 20, 2021. Predeceased by her parents, Mary and Horace Russell, Bunny is lovingly remembered by her daughters, Cathie Dobbyn (Victor and Kelsey Anonsen) and Jackie Martin (Vince); grandson, Ron Wallace; and her son, Keith Dobbyn; she is also remembered by her many friends she worked with at the Bank of Montreal in downtown Victoria. Many thanks to all the wonderful workers that kept mom Continue reading

Ruth M. Poulton

Beloved Mother to Linda (Gordon) Ross, Gary (Marg) and Gail Poulton; 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. A Private family memorial will be held on Sept 14, 2021. Charitable donations to Ayre Manor - OBIE Project would be much appreciated. Condolences may be offered to the family below. Continue reading

Frank Younger

November 18, 1940 – August 28, 2021. Frank sadly passed away suddenly at age 80 as a result of an accident in his home. Frank was predeceased by his parents, Paul and Margaret (and stepmother Irene). He is survived by his wife, Sharon and their three children, Pauline (Mike), Matt (Zoe), and Tom (Tamara) and grandson, Paul. Frank loved his family and always enjoyed sharing his encouragement, wisdom, and inimitable sense of humour with them. His contributions to the lives of many include Continue reading

Isabelle Ferguson

Isabelle (Isabella) Ferguson (nee Beaton), age 93, died on Wednesday August 25th, 2021 at the Glenwarren Lodge in Victoria, B.C.. Isabelle was born in Galashiels, Scotland to Albert and Mabel Beaton, the younger sister of Amy and the mischievous one of the family. Isabelle grew up in Galashiels and in Carlisle, England where she met Harry Ferguson and married him July 29,1950. She took a ship to Canada in 1952 to join Harry in Montreal, Quebec with their first daughter Joan. Three more Continue reading