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

Catherine Ellen Bartlett (Cathy)

BARTLETT, Catherine E. (Cathy) August 12, 1930 – October 31, 2022 Cathy passed away peacefully, with her family at her side. Born on her grandparents’ farm, Heward, Saskatchewan to Gladys and Jack Livingston. Cathy grew up in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, the eldest of nine children. Predeceased, in 2005, by her husband of 56 years, George Bartlett. Also her parents, 2 brothers and 2 sisters. She is survived by her daughter, Wendy (Steve) sons, Stuart (Jacquie) and Scott (Bonnie). Grandchildren Continue reading

John Barrie Gilbertson

John Barrie Gilbertson entered this world to his loving parents Ivy and John (Jock) Gilbertson, May 10th, 1935, Vancouver, B.C. and peacefully passed surrounded by his loving family October 4 th , 2022, Victoria, B.C.. Survived by his loving wife of 63 years Bessie Madeline Gilbertson (nee Brisbin); daughter Monique Nicholson, Doug Nicholson (husband); daughter Sophia (Trish) Duran-Cruz; grandsons Brandon Nicholson, Kyle Nicholson, Joshua Campbell, Matthew Campbell; sister- in- laws Lorna Continue reading

Walter Gues Gattinger, CD

After a lengthy battle with cancer, Walter passed away peacefully in Victoria on October 29, 2022. Born in Killam, AB on February 20, 1936 he is survived by his wife, Alexandra; daughter, Lucy Arfinson (Paul); son, Stephen (Debbie); sister, Irene Engel (Richard); grandsons, Nicholas Beach (Stacey) and Brett Gattinger; granddaughter, Christy Gohn (Matt); great granddaughters, Sophia Beach, Emma and Lily Gohn; great grandson, Gaelin Gohn; many stepchildren and great grandchildren of three previous Continue reading

Dorothy Jean Owchar

Dorothy passed away peacefully on Vancouver Island at Saanich Peninsula Hospital palliative care unit on the afternoon of September 25th, 2022, at the age of eighty-five with her daughter Debbie by her side. Born in Windsor, ON. Daughter of William & Marie Sorenson and sister to Donald and Gary. Wife of Jules Reimneitz from 1957 until his passing in 1963 and to John Owchar 1970-1976. Dorothy resided in Windsor before moving to Victoria in 1996. Survived by her three children, David, Continue reading

Jozef (Joe) Henry Glab

Jozef (Joe) Henry Glab passed away peacefully on Friday, October 21st, 2022 at the Victoria General Hospital, with his wife and daughters by his side at 76 years of age.  Predeceased by his parents, Stanislaw and Stanislawa Glab, his identical twin brother Larry, and youngest brother Wesley. He leaves behind his wife, Krystyna, and daughters, Joanne (Ryan) and Trish (Darryl), grandchildren Kyle, Emilia, and Lucas, as well as extended family in St. Catharines, ON and in Poland. Born in Zabrze, Continue reading