Torrey Calvin Riendeau

Torrey Calvin Riendeau (May 20, 1982-Oct 01, 2022) It is with heavy hearts and a whole lot of tears that we say goodbye to Torrey, who suffered traumatic injuries in a motorcycle accident Sep 16. Torrey lived life to the fullest, working hard and playing hard: building/construction, skateboarding, dirt biking, fishing and doing his signature gainer off the Nanaimo River Trestle. Torrey was very creative and good with his hands! He leaves behind his girlfriend Maia, son Jayden, parents Cal Continue reading

Walter Gues Gattinger, CD

After a lengthy battle with cancer, Walter passed away peacefully in Victoria on October 29, 2022. Born in Killam, AB on February 20, 1936 he is survived by his wife, Alexandra; daughter, Lucy Arfinson (Paul); son, Stephen (Debbie); sister, Irene Engel (Richard); grandsons, Nicholas Beach (Stacey) and Brett Gattinger; granddaughter, Christy Gohn (Matt); great granddaughters, Sophia Beach, Emma and Lily Gohn; great grandson, Gaelin Gohn; many stepchildren and great grandchildren of three previous Continue reading

Dorothy Jean Owchar

Dorothy passed away peacefully on Vancouver Island at Saanich Peninsula Hospital palliative care unit on the afternoon of September 25th, 2022, at the age of eighty-five with her daughter Debbie by her side. Born in Windsor, ON. Daughter of William & Marie Sorenson and sister to Donald and Gary. Wife of Jules Reimneitz from 1957 until his passing in 1963 and to John Owchar 1970-1976. Dorothy resided in Windsor before moving to Victoria in 1996. Survived by her three children, David, Continue reading

Jozef (Joe) Henry Glab

Jozef (Joe) Henry Glab passed away peacefully on Friday, October 21st, 2022 at the Victoria General Hospital, with his wife and daughters by his side at 76 years of age.  Predeceased by his parents, Stanislaw and Stanislawa Glab, his identical twin brother Larry, and youngest brother Wesley. He leaves behind his wife, Krystyna, and daughters, Joanne (Ryan) and Trish (Darryl), grandchildren Kyle, Emilia, and Lucas, as well as extended family in St. Catharines, ON and in Poland. Born in Zabrze, Continue reading

Edward Bilik

In Memorial

Edward passed away peacefully at the Victoria General Hospital on September 26, 2022 and went to be with his Lord, Jesus. Born in Winnipeg on August 22, 1941, he was predeceased by wife of 40 years, Gloria; mother, Katherine; father, Walter; and his sister, Diane. Edward is lovingly remembered by his children, Laura, Joe, and Sheri; brother, Steven; grandchildren, Bryan, Jayce, Nyke, Pauline, Christopher, Tyrell, Shailynn and Zack; numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and Continue reading

Daniel Thomas Griffiths

May 18, 1951 – September 21, 2022 After a courageous battle with multiple myeloma our dearly beloved brother, Dan Griffiths, passed away peacefully with family and friends at his side at Victoria's Royal Jubilee Hospital. Dan will be deeply missed by his family, many friends, and the church he devoted his life and whole heart to serving. Dan loved being a drummer and got his start in 60’s and early 70’s rock bands in Victoria, followed by drumming in christian worship bands until his Continue reading

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