Patricia Mary Genovese

Patricia Mary Genovese passed away in Saanichton, BC on February 24, 2022 after a long battle with MS. She was predeceased by parents Godfrey Perryman Lockyear of Tawton, Devon, England and Mavis Lockyear (nee Openshaw) of Blackley. Manchester, England. Pat was born in Holbeton, Devon, England on December 18, 1952 and lived in Bovey Tracey until immigrating to Canada in 1957. She grew up on farms in Aurora and Toronto. Pat's early working career was as a bookkeeper. After becoming a mother Continue reading

Lynwood (Lyn) Jones

August 22, 1939 - November 5, 2021 It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we share the passing of Lynwood Jones, a loving husband, father, papa, brother, uncle and friend. Lyn passed away on November 5th 2021 with his family by his side at the age of 82. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Mary, daughters, Jenny (Andrew, Ethan, Dylan and Brendan), Amy (Moses, Emma and Charlie) and Katy (Graeme, Marina and Roxy), sisters Ruth and Anne and brothers Mike and Steve. Lyn was 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

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

John Trevor Rivers

Passed away peacefully, in his 73rd year on April 6, 2014.  He is survived by his wonderful, loving wife Sylvia, daughters; Debbie (Gary), Tracey (Rob), cherished grandchildren; Jordan “tiger” (Kayleigh), Brenden “big guy” and Tara “wonder girl”, Great Granddaughter, McKenna and many nieces and nephews. John was born on January 18, 1941 to Ethel and Fred Rivers in Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, England and was raised there with his five siblings throughout his young adult years.  Predeceased by his Continue reading

Sheila Muriel Orza

In Memorial

ORZA, Sheila M. January 31, 1930 - January 24, 2014 After a long battle with Alzheimer's she slipped away peacefully at Ayre Manor surrounded by her loving family. Born in Brighton, England she immigrated to BC as a war bride and made her homes in Kitimat, Penticton, Victoria, Port Renfrew, Cobble Hill and Sooke. Predeceased by husband Don and daughter Carol Gelean (Gene). Sheila is survived by her daughter Janet Evans (Ken), sons, Mark Evans (Cheryl), Leon Orza (Gayle) and Reg Orza (Tracy). She Continue reading