Steve Seekins

A loving and devoted husband and Dad, died tragically on May 17, 2023, in Oak Bay, BC. Steve was born September 1970 to Don and Freda (Hansen) Seekins and was raised on the Silver Valley, Alberta homestead. As the youngest of 4, he spent his early years trying to keep up with siblings Mitch, Susie and Patti. In 1976 their Mom was killed in a motor vehicle collision that also severely injured Steve. Despite everyone's worries about Steve's future, he grew into a strong, articulate and Continue reading

Della Joy Ring   

On May 18, 2023 Della Ring passed away after a battle with cancer and pneumonia. She was 83 years old. Della was born in Olds, Alberta to Albert and Mildred Stelter and had one sister Connie Poor Eagle, recently deceased. Della lived most of her life in Calgary, Alberta and also called Canmore, Summerland and Victoria home. Della had four children. Steve (Diane McCullough) Ring, Sheri (Curtis) Ross, Craig Hanson (predeceased in 2019) and Lori. She also had a favourite granddaughter, Brittany Continue reading

Clare Marie Wing

It is with truly heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of our dear sweet mother, Clare Marie Wing (O'Leary) on March 29, 2023 in Glenwarren Lodge, Victoria.Clare was born in 1938 in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia. She was the daughter of the late Archina and Ronald O'Leary. She was predeceased by David, her husband of 60 years and her only sibling Ronnie O'Leary. Mom lived a life devoted to the care and love of her children. She could always be counted on to offer support and lend an Continue reading

Eva Loeb

In Memorial

Eva passed away 27 April leaving behind her husband, Karl; nephew and niece, Grant and Megan Loeb and their daughters, Elizabeth and Sarah and niece, Glenna Robichaud. Born in Bochum, Germany in 1930, Eva met and married Karl and emigrated to Edmonton in 1959, living her last 45 years in Victoria. Eva was a kind person who attracted many close friends over the years; she will be missed. By request a private ceremony is planned. Aufwiedersehen my darling Eva. Continue reading

Monique Laura St. Denis Bunting

In loving memory of Monique Laura St. Denis Bunting, born August 3, 1973, and passed away February 21, 2022. She left suddenly but not entirely unexpectedly. She said she would leave while she was still young. Countless souls mourn her absence: her grown children, Elijah and Mikyla; her parents, Rick and Sandy; her siblings, Renae, Janine, and Marcel; her ex husband and loyal friend, Heath; her loving aunts, Gwynn, Carol and Marjorie; along with all the many she touched with the great force Continue reading

Douglas Franklin Dorst

It is with great sorrow and much love that we announce the passing of Douglas Franklin Dorst, better known as Frank Dorst. He ascended into heaven April 28, 2023, surrounded by family, following a difficult battle with dementia, at the young age of 67 in Victoria on Vancouver Island. His legacy includes an exciting career as a young brash trumpeter. His musical talent opened many doors and ultimately led him to find his life’s calling as a Minister after traveling with Merv and Merla Watson Continue reading

Michael Ray Podgorenko

In Loving Memory Michael Ray Podgorenko December 5, 1943 - November 4, 2022 It's with profound sadness that The Podgorenko Family announces the passing of Michael on November 4, 2022, at Victoria General Hospital. He was born and grew up on a large farm in Creston, BC.  At the age of 17 years, he moved to Victoria and became a union electrician for Camosun Electric and worked all over Victoria. He loved gardening and growing things, which was the farm upbringing he Continue reading

Ian Hugh McArthur

In Memorial

Ian passed away suddenly at Mount St Mary’s in Victoria on February 2, 2023. He was born in Toronto on February 14, 1951, the third of eight children. Ian was predeceased by his parents Hugh and Peg, his brother Jaimie and nephew Alec. He is survived by his siblings: Kathie Csomany (Ron), Susan (Richard), Pam Carbery (Brent), Tony (Ayami), Tim (Linda), Jerry (Eva) as well as many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. Ian graduated from The Vancouver Community College Culinary Arts Continue reading

Angela Joy Jenvey

Angela Joy passed away peacefully at the Royal Jubilee Hospital April 9, 2023. Predeceased by Father William {Bill) Albion and her Mother Diana Albion, Angela survived by her 2 sisters, Terina {Sherman) and Lisa; brother, Thomas; and her 2 children Sara and Joe; former husband, David; her 6 beloved grandchildren, Lilly, Jaydyn, Bentley, Jayce, Zayn and Oakley; as well as many extended family and friends. Angela had struggled with many health issues over her latter years and passed away Continue reading

Yvonne Alda Graham MacKenzie

November 15, 1928 — April 9, 2023 Yvonne Alda Graham MacKenzie was the daughter of Honor and Gordon Graham, and the youngest of four children. Born in Pilot Mound, Manitoba, a small settlement that served as a pilot for early fur traders, settlers and explorers in the mid 1800s, she grew up a happy and outgoing child filled with optimism and enthusiasm. Her favourite cheer was: “Hurrah for the Grahams and hurray for Pilot Mound.” This tiny, historic community was chosen by her grandfather Continue reading

Denis C Allman

In Memorial

February 28, 1951 – March 24, 2023 Husband of Fay, Father of Ryan (Nadia), Grandfather of Preston and Piper, and a Friend to many.  Denis passed away suddenly and peacefully on 24 March, 2023.  He loved his family, cherished his friends, was an avid Washington (RS) NFL fan and music of choice was JIMI.  Denis had the best humor and was an all-round good man.  It is with a sad heart that we say goodbye. No Service by request. Continue reading

Dorothy Lynn Weeda

Dorothy was born Dora Wujda on February 7, 1933 in Fosston, Saskatchewan and raised on the family farm there. Her mother passed away when she was only seven and her sister Pearl substantially raised her and ensured she got her education. Soon after graduating high school in Yorkton, Dorothy took a clerk job at the Manitoba Telephone Company in Dauphin. When that office closed nine years later, she moved to the milder environs of Victoria, BC. She took a job as a typist/clerk at Canadian Continue reading