Robert Allan Olson

September 13, 1962 - August 25, 2022 It is with profound sadness that the family of Rob Olson announces his passing on August 25th 2022. Rob leaves behind his best friend & wife Charna; a love story that began in 1977 when they were 14 & 15 years old and this year celebrated 40 years of marriage. From this love, two amazing sons were born, Brian (Jenn) & Dylan (Christina). Rob loved his sons more than words can describe. He was so proud of all of their accomplishments & Continue reading

Derek Richard MacLeod

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Derek Richard MacLeod. Derek was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to Milton Daniel MacLeod and Martha Grace MacLeod (Dunning) on March 14th, 1948. Derek attended Prince Street School and Queen Charlotte High School, where he was known as the shortest, most successful basketball player on Prince Edward Island. He earned the nickname “Oil Derek (Derrick)” for being slippery on and off the court. From an early age he showed Continue reading

Marion Doreen Rober

April 12, 1931 – August 17, 2022 Marion Doreen Rober passed away on August 17, 2022 in Victoria BC at the age of 91. Marion was born in North Battleford Saskatchewan, the fourth daughter of seven children to Donald and Nellie McLean. After finishing school Marion worked as a care aid in a local hospital before moving to Vancouver with her 2 siblings, Urla and Madalene. There, the 3 sisters worked and experienced the big city life.  While there Marion met her first husband Allan and they Continue reading

Jean Milne Spence

June 25,1925-September 1,2022 It’s with great sadness that Jean, of Sidney BC, passed away peacefully at Saanich Peninsula Hospital Extended Care 2  September 1. Pre deceased by her husband, Alan Keith Spence June 10,1989 in Calgary AB. Fondly loved and cherished by her daughter, Diane Dixon, her son Robert Spence (Joanna), her grandchildren, Paul Dixon (Heather Bourassa), Shannon Dixon (Alex Moret), and Angelica Spence. She took pride in her great grandchildren, Chloe and Wilfred Dixon and Continue reading

Edie Whittier (nee Howard)

On the morning of August 12, 2022, Edie peacefully drew her final breath and her soul left to find well earned eternal rest. She was the beloved wife of Don, loving mother to Michelle Cameron (Mike), and loving grandma to Declan and Ava.  Edie leaves to mourn her two sisters in Trinidad and Tobago, Annette Howard and Yvette Ragbir (Joey), and numerous extended family and friends.  Edie was predeceased by her parents James and Blanche Howard and her brother Rev. Father Phillip Howard.  Edie Continue reading

Shonan Dillon-Davis

Shonan Dillon-Davis passed away peacefully on July 5th, 2022 due to multiple health issues.  He was born in Edmonton, AB on August 5th 1969 where he developed a talent in theatre, dance, and was a car enthusiast. Shonan moved to Victoria, BC in 1991 and eventually called Victoria home for the next 31 years.  He attended University of Victoria and graduated with his CPA in 2005 where he had a successful career with the Government of Canada for over 15 years. He leaves behind a village of Continue reading

Madeleine Dawn Warren

Madeleine Dawn Warren passed away peacefully at Saanich Peninsula Hospital palliative care unit on the evening of July 21, 2022 at the age of 92. Madeline is survived by her two children, Geoff Warren (Nancy ) and Jenny Buchanan (Bill ); as well as her two Grand children, Vince and Matthew Warren; and her great grandson, Kaiden Warren. Madeleine was predeceased in death by her brother, Leonard Higgs; her father, William York Higgs; and her mother Nona Dawn Payne. Much gratitude is sent out to Continue reading

Freda Stacey

August 20, 1939 – July 3, 2022 In loving memory of our mother and friend. “Thank you for being a friend. Travel down the road and back again. Your heart is true; you’re a pal and a confidant.” Freda Stacey was the kind of person who made you feel special. Picking you up when you were down. Serving a hot tea with tasty treats, playing near-endless games of cards or dice, or making a celebration special with cakes and pies just for you, no matter who you were. There are countless nieces Continue reading

Gundula Mogerman

January 25, 1946 - July 8, 2022 (76 years) Gundula Mogerman succumbed to a number of serious challenges to her health and passed away peacefully in the presence of her family on July 8 at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria, BC. She was an exceptional artist, mother, and wife of 56 years (Sol Mogerman) who lived a rich and compassionate life that created a brilliant legacy of wonderful art and, most especially, the lives of her four sons, Aaron, Reidar, Om, and Ian whom she leaves behind along Continue reading

DANIEL HOWARD KETTLE

SEPTEMBER 29, 1967 - JULY 3, 2022 Dan was born in Corner Brook, NL. Son of Howard and Pat, love of Lanette and her daughter Hannah. Adored by daughters, Courtney Walker (husband Dawson), and Kyra Park. Brother to Nicole Ramage (husband Glenn), nephews: Nicholas, Sam and Daniel. As well as many friends and relatives. Dan will be missed, but never forgotten. Dan passed as a result of a tragic motorcycle accident in Revelstoke BC on July 3rd. Dan died doing what he loved, and he was a hero right Continue reading

Christel Novak

After her very private and lengthy battle with cancer, Christel was taken away on Angels wings Tuesday May 24, 2022. She was peaceful and surrounded by family. Christel was born in Germany in 1939. She met her beloved husband Allan and moved to Canada, where she taught herself to speak, read and write English. Christel retired after working 25 years at the Hudson’s Bay in Victoria BC. She was an elegant beautiful lady who loved life. Her passion was flowers, cooking and being with her Continue reading

Michael Bruce Eckford

December 6, 1952 - May 1, 2022 In beautiful baritone voice, Michael sings freely and at peace now with the angels. Deeply loved; hugely missed by sisters, Heather and Judith; and many special family and friends near & far. Forever in our Hearts. "We love you Michael." Donations to ARC, wild animal rehab, would be appreciated. Continue reading