Duncan Nicholas Pucker

It is with great sadness that the family of Duncan Pucker announces his sudden passing at the age of 26 years. Duncan is survived by his parents, Lee and Kathy, and his sister, Laurel, as well as a large extended family of cousins, aunts, uncles, and his maternal grandfather. Duncan was a graduate of University of Victoria, with a degree in Computer Science. He had a great love for music, and enjoyed nothing more than spending time with friends discussing different artists. He loved going to Continue reading

Johanna Catharina Jacoba De Puit (nee Koopman)

April 2, 1933 – March 9, 2018 Johanna passed away peacefully in the early hours of March 9, 2018. Born in Goes, Holland, mom left behind her family and came to Canada in 1958 to marry the love of her life, Jack. Together for 60 years, they had three children, Ray (Tina), Jackie (Guy) and Michele (Barry); and five grandchildren, Alex, Kayla, Ross, Lucas and Tyler. Mom took great joy in looking after her family and the beautiful flowers her husband, Jack grew for her. She will be dearly Continue reading

Teresa “Terry” Perks

April 30, 1941 – February 11, 2018 Terry was born in Saskatoon, SK and passed away suddenly at home. She was a loving and caring mother, grandmother and dear friend to everyone who knew her. Terry was sadly predeceased by her son, Dale in 1999. She leaves behind her daughter, Dalyce (Ron); son, David (Laura); and granddaughters, Tyana and Austyn. A celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Continue reading

Marilyn Lorraine Johnston-Watson (nee Quayle)

Passed away peacefully at Victoria General Hospital on February 10, 2018. Born in Victoria BC on October 26, 1934 she was predeceased by her husband, Charles; daughter, Carolyn; brother, Gary; and sister, Nadine. Marilyn is lovingly remembered by her children, Christine (Ray), Roderick (Gail), Shelley (Brant), Catherine (Guy), Gregory (Michelle), Daniel (Nicole); her niece, Beverly (Steve); 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Marilyn returned to the Island over 40 years ago and Continue reading

Carl Everett Anshelm

Remembering Carl Everett Anshelm, born in Kenaston, Sask on July 28, 1928 and deceased January 13th, 2018 in Victoria.  Carl is predeceased by his twin brother Clifford, younger brother Earl and elder sister Geraldine. He is remembered by his sister Lenore (Susie) Nickel; children Wayne Anshelm, Vicki Bathurst and Gale Anshelm; grandchildren: Brady, Daniel, Meghan and Matthew. Carl’s grandson Brady recalls visiting ‘Gramps’ hobby farm where he would put him and his brother Dan in the feeding Continue reading

Helen Schwartz

Helen (Mom, Granny, GG) passed away surrounded by family at Hospice, Victoria BC on January 23, 2018. Helen is survived and lovingly remembered by her children Bob (Cheryl), Tom, Barbara (Keith), Debbie (Joe), Nancy (Mike), Dorothy, grandchildren Brandon, Lauren (Tim), Morgan (Shayne), Kevin (Stefanie), Kristal (Tim), Jessica, Brian, Ryan, Jordan (Claire), and Kyle, great grandchildren Peyton, Teagan, Cora, and Isaac, her sister Cecilia Glowa (John) and many relatives. Helen (Mom, Granny, GG) Continue reading

Irene Ford

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Irene Ford (Mom) with family at her side. Irene was born in Kippax in county York England September 19th 1932 and died January 20th 2018 at the age of 85. In 1951, she married the love of her life John (Jack) Ford and two years later they came to Canada in 1953 to start a new life. Together they explored the wonders of the west coast before settling down to start a family. Irene lovingly raised two boys and when she was able she returned Continue reading

David Griggs

In Memorial

It is with deep sadness that the family of David Griggs announces his passing on December 31, 2017. He was 77 years old. David graduated from St. John’s College, Cambridge, with a degree in Classical Languages. It was there that he met Christine who became the love of his life. When it came to his success, David was a modest man, but we know he got a deep personal satisfaction from his accomplishments. David was a devoted husband, father and son, lifelong jazz musician and aficionado, Continue reading

Elaine Jeanne-Marie Nixon

In Memorial

Mom was born September 26th 1933 on the farm in Theodore Saskatchewan and passed away December 31st/2017 in Victoria at the age of 84. She lived a full life having taught school throughout Saskatchewan and eventually settled in Victoria where she married and had five children. Left to mourn are her children Raymond, Michele, Yvette, Ronnie and Suzanne, and many in-laws, grandchildren, a great grandchild, nieces and nephews. Continue reading

Diana Bellerby

It is with great sadness that the family of Margaret Diana Bellerby (nee Kindersley) announce her death on Vancouver Island at the age of 92 on December 15, 2017, after a short illness. Di was born in Vancouver but was raised in the Montreal area, first on a farm outside Valois, then in Westmount. She met her husband, Gordon, in 1947. He was working his way from England to New Zealand, but he decided instead to stay, and marry the first girl he’d met! It was a wise choice: their marriage lasted Continue reading

Cecilia Dorothy Longmuir

Longmuir, Cecilia Dorothy (Dorothy) - born in Vancouver, passed away at home in Victoria with daughters Josephine and Janet and grandson James by her side, after succumbing to her battle with colon cancer and Alzheimer's. Predeceased by mother - Mary Vozza (nee Bonar), father - Louis Vozza, brothers Lou, Alf, Ray, John and sister Veronica, and her loving husband Alistair Ernest. Survived by daughters Janet and Josephine, and grandson James. Dorothy was active in her community of Point Grey where Continue reading

Thomas Neville Shore

Tom was born 16.Aug.1948 in Fort Qu’Appelle Saskatchewan. Tom passed away suddenly in this home on 3.Dec.2017 . Tom is predeceased by his loving wife, Carol and his parents, Doris and Reginald. Tom is loving remembered by his daughter, Andrea (John) Robinson. Tom was a mortgage broker for many years and took great joy in helping people become home owners. He will be remembered by many. Continue reading