Graham Foster

Graham passed away peacefully, surrounded by family members on November 28, 2022 at the age of 93. Harold Graham was born at home and ever after was called Graham. Raised in Vancouver, he was the youngest of five children born to Charles and May Foster. He attended several Vancouver schools finishing at Vancouver Tech. He was an accomplished athlete and was active in lacrosse and soccer into his 20’s when the responsibilities of fatherhood crowded out his passion for playing sports. Thereafter, Continue reading

Peter Brydon Jones

1963 - 2023 Peter grew up on a farm on Burnside Road, in Victoria, BC. He had a real talent for fishing, enjoyed dirt bike riding, playing softball, skiing, karate, and several other sports. He was an electrician by trade. In 2002, he had a serious motorcycle accident which he never fully recovered from, and which eventually led to his passing. Peter was predeceased by his father, Eric, and his eldest brother, Doug. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy, sisters Carol, Gillian and Patti, Continue reading

Margaret Elaine Ironstand

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our Mom, Margaret Elaine Ironstand who passed away on February 8th, 2023, following a lengthy battle with Vascular Dementia.  She was 76 years young.  She is survived by her three children Vicki (Alistair) Graham, Michael (Berdine) Ironstand, Mark Ironstand and older brother Earl Graham.  Mom now joins her parents Genevieve “Jenny” Graham, Edward Graham, siblings Louise “Bessie” Graham and George Graham in heaven. Mom was born and lived Continue reading

Grace McVey Scarabelli

Grace Katherine Scarabelli, née McVey. 14 May 1923- 22 Nov 2022, 99+ years. Grace lived her life as an exciting adventure, with the world to explore, new people to befriend, languages to learn, dinners to create, causes to take on, and many wrongs to right. She was a wonderful mother and matriarch to her large extended family, a social activist, a business woman, a renowned cook and entertainer, and an all-round bonne vivante! She almost made it to 100, which was her goal, and as determined as Continue reading

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