Byron Anthony Kujala

08 Dec 1946 - 14 Sept 2019It is with sadness we say farewell to a beautiful soul that has enriched the lives of family and friends.Byron is predeceased by his mother, Sylvia Kujala and father, Elmer Kujala and son, Dean R.L. Kujala.Byron has left behind his children, Vincent, Cheryl-Anne and daughter-in-law Wylene; grandchildren, Oria, Faith and David; siblings, Ron (Pat), Ken (JC), Carol (Don), Loretta (Paul) and David (Dawna); many cousins, nieces and nephews. He had many treasured Continue reading

Guy William Fenn

In Memorial

Guy passed away peacefully at Victoria Hospice on August 30, 2019 after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Margaret; sons, Jeffrey (Sandi) and Peter (Cheryl); his beloved granddaughter, Makena; his mother, Bea; and siblings, Rusty, Lorraine (Bill) and Mike; and of course, his 3 cats whom he adored.We will all miss his wisdom, kindness and brilliance. He was the guru of everything electronic and helped many people navigate that maze. He will be sadly Continue reading

Patricia Eleanor Homeniuk

Homeniuk, Patricia Eleanor, nee Cochrane, passed away suddenly at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC on August 29, 2019 at the age of 93 years. Pat was born in Winnipeg, MB and lived there most of her life. Predeceased by her husband, Nicholas, her sons, Timothy and Steven, her sisters, Kay and Mollie, and her parents, Robert and Johanna. Lovingly remember by her son Robert (Dorothy) and daughter Linda Brekelmans, her grandchildren, Kate (Clent), Heather, David (Anna) and Bonnie (Adrian), Continue reading

Barbara Ruth Wannamaker

On August 18th, 2019, Barbara Ruth Wannamaker, devoted wife and mother of two, passed away peacefully  and surrounded by her family at the age of 61 at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC.Barb was born on September 7th, 1957, in Vancouver, BC to Donald and Dorothy Law. On April 11th, 1992, she married Bruce Wannamaker, and together, they raised two daughters, Nicole and Robyn.Barb brought light and laughter to everything she did and to everyone she met. Barb enjoyed her 27 and a Continue reading

Paul Westman Tucker

Paul Westman Tucker of Saanich passed away Monday, July 29, 2019, in his home surrounded by his loving family as was his wish.Paul is survived by his wife, Carol, of 23 years, son Zachariah, daughter Kaitlyn, parents Rod and Tris Tucker, sister Leslie Tucker, nieces and nephews. He will be missed by many other relatives and friends.Until the age of 12, Paul spent much of his time at his family cottage on Jack’s Lake, Ontario. Some of his fondest memories were created with his family and Continue reading

Lona Beth Worcester

1940-2019Lona passed away on August 5th after enduring a four-year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.  She was predeceased by her husband, David Gray Worcester.  After the sudden loss of her beloved, Lona lived her life without compromise.  She always persevered with a determination to raise her family well and live her life on her own terms.  She loved spending time with her family, traveling, gardening and caring for her pets.Lona was a loving mother, grandmother and sister. She will be Continue reading

Barbara Anne Kennedy

February 15, 1942 – July 14, 2019We are deeply saddened to announce Barbara’s passing, peacefully and surrounded by her family.  She leaves to mourn her beloved husband of 52 years, Allan, her son Alex, her daughter Brenda Kumar (Deepak), her son Robert (Robin), and her three grand-daughters Jillian, Rachel, and Skyler.  She was predeceased by her parents, three sisters, and her daughter-in-law Beverly.Barbara led the adventurous and challenging life of a Navy Wife, moving her family and Continue reading

Emma Aurora Bolger

On July 1, 2019 at the age of 61, our Blessed Lord took unto Himself my lovely bride, when she passed away while under care of the Victoria General Hospital. She was born Aurora Luana Rekrut on August 25th 1957 and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Fiercely proud of her heritage she legally changed her name to Emma to honour her great-grandmother but has always been known as Aurora to family and friends. She is predeceased by her European parents, Mr. and Mrs. Franciszek and Adele Rekrut. He was a Continue reading

Richard Wayne Lobb

May 17, 1955 – July 1, 2019It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of our father Rick.  This was not unexpected as many of you may know he was diagnosed with terminal cancer over a year ago.  He fought bravely during these past 14 months and for that we are very grateful.  He will be deeply missed.Rick is survived by his brother Dave Lobb of Masset, BC and his sons Zachary and Kevin of Courtenay, BC.  He is also survived by many lifelong friends.By Rick’s wishes he wanted Continue reading

Dorothy Culham

August 26,1937-June 18, 2019Dorothy began her wonderfully active life in Estevan, Saskatchewan, born to Connie and Bill Traynor who later moved to Regina where Dorothy lived most of her life until moving to Arbutus Ridge on Vancouver Island in 1990. During those years she worked for a brief period as a nurse at Saskatoon’s University Hospital, then had a year in Eugene, Oregon while her husband, Ken, was involved in graduate studies, plus a two year stay in Germany when Ken was employed as Continue reading

Dorothy Jean Sullivan (née Scott)

1 November 1921 – 10 June 2019When it comes to Mothers, we won the lottery so it is with sad relief we announce the death of our much loved family matriarch. Mum was well past her best before date and had you been listening closely you would have heard her whisper “Oh pooh... it's about time.” Cause of death = Life Complete! She outlived everybody who had ever known her as Scotty and Sully and most who knew her as Nurse Sullivan, decades ago when she and Dr. Norman Lockyer were a two man Continue reading

Melvin Day Fredrick Smith

In Memorial

“Mel” 72 years of age in the town of Victoria, Passed away at home with his family and friends Loving embrace. On June 7th, 2019.Mel Smith Son of Alma Pearl Finnerty and Aubrey  “Pop” Smith was born on July 31,st 1946 in Halifax Nova Scotia, Mel’s family Moved to Victoria in the 60’s When he was a young man with his Mother and little sister Brendalee Wallace.Mel had two passions in life they were his family, his son Lance Smith, daughters Kellie Smith, Shannon Alexander, his Continue reading