Donald Albert Hairsine

Don passed away peacefully at the Victoria Hospice on July 7, 2017 at the age of 68. He battled his cancer with courage and faced his death with optimism, love and support - still learning, still growing and grateful. He was not in pain and he was not alone. His last weeks were filled with thought, hope, love and denial and would probably be baffled he didn't think to write this himself beforehand. Born August 5, 1948 in Edmonton, Alberta, he retired from truck driving to Victoria where Continue reading

Colin Lee Mantell

In Memorial

Colin, age 47 of Victoria, BC, much loved husband, father, brother and son, passed away on September 8, 2017. An original, Colin was born and raised in Victoria, he was a ray of light that shone brightly through others in so many different ways. After a valiant 5 1/2 year battle with metastatic colon cancer, Colin closed his eyes, pain free, and passed into life's next journey. Left to carry on his wishes is his loving wife Deborah, his two children Jonathan and Alexis, his sister, Karen and his Continue reading

Joyce Doornenbal (nee Toovey)

In Memorial

Joyce passed away at Victoria General Hospital on Friday, September 22, 2017. Born in Torquay, SK on March 8, 1933 she is predeceased by her husband, Huib Doornenbal; and son, Douglas Doornenbal.  Joyce is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Barb (David); son, Bruce; daughter-in-law, Sandra; and grandchildren, Jenna, Jeff, Steven and Mark. A private cremation has taken place. Continue reading

Mary Elizabeth Wiggins (nee Roe)

Born April 21, 1945 passed away peacefully on Monday August 28, 2017 at the age of 72 at Victoria General Hospital.  Elizabeth is survived by: her children, Patrick (Theresa), Brenda (Vjeko) and Laurie (Lyle); her grandchildren, Jonathon, Kayla, Nikolas, Tyson and Briana; and her siblings Karen, Steve, and Phillip.  A Celebration of Life was held on Monday September 4, 2017 at the Masonic Lodge in Campbell River, BC.  Continue reading

Therese Marie-Lise Adrienne Lamoureux (nee Pasquet)

Born on March 17, 1940 in Ponteix Saskatchewan, to her parents Aline and Paul Pasquet, Therese began her life's journey of touching the hearts of so many. As a devoted wife and friend to Raymond Lamoureux (dec), mother, sister, and friend,  She will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by her children, Allen (Jody), Kevin(Cathy), Shelley (Bill), Bonnie (Vince) Darrin (Linda) and Dale (Grace); 11 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren along with her Brothers and Sisters, Roland(Gladys), Continue reading

Monika Weikel (nee Groth)

January 3, 1947 - August 22, 2017 Monika lost her battle with cancer and passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 22, 2017 with family and friends at her side. She is survived by her loving husband of 17 years, Douglas. She is also survived by sons Fred Muntau (Shelly), Peter Kubke (Jenny Rose), step-sons Jay O'Connor (Lisa), Robert O'Connor (Carey), Kevin Logie (Heather), Jeff Logie (Angela). Omma will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Hannah, Julian, Kalis Ra, Duke Enzo, Kyle, Kiera, Continue reading

Earl Richard Adams

March18, 1935 to August 12, 2017 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Earl Adams at the age of 82. Earl passed away peacefully on Saturday morning in the Victoria General Hospital. Earl was born in Montreal and moved to Vancouver in the early 70’s where he became involved with the ski scene in Whistler. The cabin became the gathering point for many friends. He worked in sales for roofing materials in BC retiring at 65 years young. During retirement he moved to Continue reading

Chris James Bonson

Chris passed away peacefully in Victoria BC on July 9 2017 with his three girls at his side after a short battle with lung cancer at the young age of 72. Born in Vancouver, BC on December 22, 1944, he was raised in Surrey, BC along with two brothers and two sisters. He was an extremely loyal and dedicated husband, father, friend and co-worker who was always doing for others. Chris spent 43 ½ years on the Surrey Fire Department. He is survived by his loving wife, Juanita; two daughters, Continue reading

Andrew Robin Clarke

Andrew Robin Clarke (formally of Woodstock, New Brunswick) passed away unexpectedly at home on June 22, 2017 at the age of 63. He leaves behind his loving longtime friend Donna and brother George Frederick Clarke as well as his son Zack. Also left behind is his special cat Squirrel, whom traveled with Robin on many adventures. Many more family are left behind in New Brunswick and Montreal. A flame is gone may Robin rest in the peace he wanted in life. Continue reading

Kevin David White Davis

Kevin passed away peacefully in his home on Monday, July 10, 2017 at age 50. Kevin was a born salesman and had a heart of gold. His passion was his Charity, Africa Calling, which collected used cell phones that not only helped people in Africa, but also here in Victoria and around the world.  He will be missed. Kevin is survived by his two daughters, Samantha and Jessica Davis of Calgary; his mother, Marilyn (Craig) Schick (nee Maxwell); his sister, Tammy (Frank) Besson; two nephews, Terry Continue reading