Sabrina Esther Roegels

In loving memory of Sabrina Esther Roegels August 23, 2000 - January 24, 2023 Sabrina passed away peacefully at the age of 22. She was taken from us too soon. Sabrina was born in Saanichton and is survived by her loving mother Iris, step father Paul, beloved big sister Melina (Martin), family in Germany, Ontario, Fernando and dear friend Cam. Sabrina grew up in Victoria. She was beautiful and creative, and passionate about the arts. Sabrina wrote poetry and songs. She eventually Continue reading

Gerald Ian Kirker

September 17, 1932 - December 19, 2022 It is with deep sadness, that we announce the passing of a beloved husband to Anne for 63 years, father to Alec and Callum and grandfather to Calianne and Gina. After a long and courageous battle with Valley Fever, and an outstanding life filled with family, countless friends, his volunteer associations and two careers he loved; Jerry passed peacefully at The Victoria General Hospital. The family would like to thank the staff for their expert care and Continue reading

Dr. Frederick Stanley Heard (Stan) MD

On January 8th, Stan Heard, beloved husband, father, father-in-law, brother, uncle and friend passed away peacefully in Victoria, B.C. at 92 years old.  Stan was born October 30, 1930 to Frederick and Ada Florence Heard in London England. While he was a medical student at Liverpool Royal Infirmary he met Stella, a nurse, who would become his wife and great support for nearly 62 years. After seven years of family medicine in England they made the difficult decision to emigrate to Continue reading

Julie Ann Barrows

It is great sadness that we announce the passing of Julie Barrows on December 28, 2022. Julie passed away suddenly due to a short battle of cancer at the age of 60. Julie was born on December 11, 1962 to Jim and Helen Barrows in Nanaimo, BC. Julie leaves behind her partner of 25 years Jerry (Spud), her son Carl, Mom Helen, and close friend Linda, as well as many families, friends, and customers. Julie is predeceased by her sister, Donna Barrows and her father, Jim Barrows. Julie started her Continue reading

Joan Alberta Leighton (nee Noyes)

Joan Alberta Leighton (nee Noyes), our beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and dear friend has slipped the bonds of this Earth and died peacefully under the loving wings of Hospice care on Thursday December 15, 2022. Her brilliant warm smile and joyful, welcoming spirit embodied hospitality, generosity and a genuine interest in people. Joan retired to Victoria in 2006 after a successful real estate career in Toronto where she evolved from agent to broker to becoming a Fellow and Continue reading

Darryle Black

Darryle Black was born in Grande Prairie, AB on July 10, 1936. He grew up in Camrose, AB and spent most of his adult in life in St. Albert, AB until moving to Victoria, BC in 1993. On December 11, 2022, Darryle Black died in his home and went to be with his Lord and Saviour. He was an example of perseverance, a strong faith, and had a cheerful spirit up until his last day. He was predeceased by his brother Jim. Darryle is survived by his loving wife, Reta, and his sons Cliff (Caroline), Continue reading

Dorothy Jean Louise Barlow (nee Porter)

January 11, 1939 - November 25, 2022 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dorothy Jean on Nov 25, 2022. She passed peacefully at home, with family and best friend at her side. Dorothy will be so very much missed by her surviving husband Gary, daughter Stephanie, son Joe, and grandson Wyatt. Dorothy was born in Victoria, BC to Francis and Alfred Porter. As a young child, her family moved to the Pincher Creek area of Alberta. Along with her sister Kathy and brother Continue reading

Lela Rolls

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Lela on December 10, 2022, at the age of 71. She was born on September 22, 1951, to Lorna and Henry Rolls in Edmonton, Alberta. Loving mother to Jodi (Andrew) Holland, Eric (Sarah) Seider, Adam (Car) Seider and Zack Seider.  Lela will be missed by her grandchildren, as well as her sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews and friends. As per Lela’s request, no formal service will be held.   In lieu of flowers, donations to the Victoria Continue reading

Allan Novak

  1938 - 2022 Today a good man was taken on the wings of Angels, to be with his beautiful wife and son once again. Allan lost his very brief battle with cancer, and couldn’t heal his broken heart from the loss of his wife Christel and son Steven. He was a man of honour, a mentor and the matriarch of the family. He was our father, son, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather…he was also a respected soldier, peacekeeper and paratrooper and a private veteran. Allan grew up in Continue reading

Daniel John Murphy

March 5, 1975 to October 31, 2022 With deep sadness we inform you Dan passed away on October 31, 2022, in Victoria, BC at the age of 47, after a prolonged illness. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Erica. Dan is survived by mom/stepdad Pam and John Milnes, dad/stepmom David Murphy and Nicole DiGiorgio (Nadia/Kevin - Boston/Bailey) (Jessica/Ben - Tyler/Averie), sister Sarah Murphy/Chris (Madison, Damien, Kenzie), mother-in-law Karen/Ivor (Karen Jr, Korina), Uncle Lorenzo, Brenda, Continue reading

Torrey Calvin Riendeau

Torrey Calvin Riendeau (May 20, 1982-Oct 01, 2022) It is with heavy hearts and a whole lot of tears that we say goodbye to Torrey, who suffered traumatic injuries in a motorcycle accident Sep 16. Torrey lived life to the fullest, working hard and playing hard: building/construction, skateboarding, dirt biking, fishing and doing his signature gainer off the Nanaimo River Trestle. Torrey was very creative and good with his hands! He leaves behind his girlfriend Maia, son Jayden, parents Cal Continue reading

Colin Francis Hunter

14 August 1949 - 18 November 2022, With a heavy heart, we sadly announce the peaceful passing of Colin Francis Hunter, Nov 18, 2022 predeceased by his wife Louise (Reva) of Tahiti, his father John Anthony Hunter (Oct 1987), and mother Catherine Ellen Hunter (nee O’Neill) (Sep 2006) father of Alexandra Hunter of Vancouver Island, and Maiarii (Manava) Hunter of Tahiti, step father to Ehouraun and Tifenn, grandfather of Zoey, Tehauariinui, Matahina Hunter, Brother of Ian (Sylvia), Doreen, Eileen Continue reading