Cecile Marie Pyrch

Cecile Marie Pyrch (née Spronken) 18 Dec 1938 - 26 Jun 2024 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Cecile, a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She is survived by her husband Nicholas, children Kurt, Michelle (David), and Cynthia (Harley), and grandchildren Nicholas, Janine, Miller, Spencer, and Laurel. She also leaves her brothers Peter (Shawn) and John, and sister-in-law Betty. Cecile was born in Gravelbourg, SK, grew up there and in Winnipeg before moving to Continue reading

Giorgio Mario Amarilli

  December 8th, 1949 - March 9th, 2024 With sadness we announce the passing of Giorgio Mario Amarilli during the early hours of March 9th surrounded by family.  He is loved and will be missed by his wife Gina, his daughters Christina (Greg) and Andrea (Mike) and his beautiful granddaughters Lily, Olivia, and Emma.  He will be forever remembered by all who knew him.  Giorgio was a hardworking and determined individual who always put his family first.  He was an avid Continue reading

Andrea Brice

Andrea Brice (nee Migneault) was born on April 8, 1971 in Calgary, AB to Wayne and Maria Migneault and passed away on December 3, 2023 in Victoria BC at the age of 52 after a courageous battle with cancer.  She is survived by her loving husband Brent; sons Tanner and Billy; her parents Wayne and Maria; her sister Paula; her brother Anthony; her nephew Ryan and nieces Michelle and Kiana . After spending her early childhood in Calgary, Andrea spent some time living with her grandma Continue reading

Linda Faye Schur (nee Lees)

July 3, 1950- January 24, 2023 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved mother, Linda Faye Schur on Tuesday January, 24, 2023. At 72 years young she passed away peacefully in Victoria Hospice while surrounded by family and friends after a brave 5-year battle with cancer. Mom will be joining her spouse, Robert (Bob) Reid; her parents, T. Walter and Rita Lees; her brothers, Douglas Lees and Daniel Lees; and brother-in-law, Kenny Hicks. Linda was born on July 3, Continue reading

Florence Fong Chow

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Florence Fong Chow on May 13, 2022 after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer. She is survived by Francis, her husband of 40 years, daughters Vanessa (Adam) and Valerie (Ioan), grandchildren James and Alex, parents Kowling and Powoon Chow, sister Vivienne Poon (Ka), and brother Patrick. She was born in Beijing, China in April 1956 but moved to Guangzhou at an early age. After Florence and her family immigrated to Canada in 1976, she Continue reading

Eric Brydon Jones

June 15, 1932 – November 7, 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Dad and Grandpa.  Predeceased by his eldest son, Douglas, Eric will be dearly missed by his children, Patti, Len (Bev), Peter, and his granddaughters, Monique (Jeremy) and Nicole, as well as numerous relatives and close friends. Eric was born in Victoria, BC, to Lillian and Wm Lennox Jones. His family has lived in Victoria since their arrival in the 1850s, retiring from the fur trade to Continue reading

Patricia Lea Sheppard

It is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing on May 22 of Patty Sheppard.  Patty passed away peacefully and pain free at home after a short illness and with her family at her side. Patty, a retired primary grade school teacher, will be deeply missed by the many who knew and loved her.  Born in Montreal where she graduated from McGill and Concordia Universities following which she lived for many years in Richmond prior to moving to Victoria, and ultimately a place she loved, the Continue reading

Beryl “Bell” May Morrison (nee Taylor (nee Arnold)

Beryl “Bell” May Morrison (nee Taylor (nee Arnold) passed away the morning of April 05, 2016 after an eight month battle with Cancer. Beryl was lovingly looked after at home by her husband Robert and Victoria Hospice staff. In her last hours she was surrounded by her children and husband. Beryl was 78 years old. Beryl was born in Beckenham Kent England to John Guy & Kathleen Arnold (nee Moody) the family lived in London during the Blitz before being evacuated to Sommerset. Beryl Continue reading

Joseph E. Beaupre

Joseph E. Beaupre, age 64 years, eldest son of L. Joseph and Annette Beaupre passed away on October 25, 2014 at Victoria Hospice at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria BC. Joe is survived by his daughter Jenna Galbraith (Geoff)grand daughter Kennedy, grandsons Alex and Nate all of Edmonton. Joe is also survived by his sisters, Therese Cerutti (Al) of Thunder Bay, Ontario; Evelyn McTrowe (Doug) of Fort McLeod, Alberta; his brothers Denis of Thunder Bay and John of Penticton BC. Surviving also are Continue reading

Linda Rue Moore

In Memorial

Suddenly at home in Victoria BC on August 19, 2014 at age 68. Linda is lovingly remembered by her daughter, Tanis; son-in-law, Joe; granddaughter, Maisie; sister, Nancy; brothers, Tracy, Michael and Bradley; and her companion, Basie the dog. A kind, generous and vibrant woman, Linda enjoyed her garden and spending time with her granddaughter. Special thanks go to Dr. Fraser Black and all the staff and volunteers at Victoria Hospice for their unconditional love and support. In lieu of Continue reading

Valerie Ann Cochran (LLB)

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Valerie Ann Cochran on July 28th at the Victoria Hospice. Valerie was born in Calgary Alberta on May 6th 1946 and passed away July 28th 2014. Predeceased by her brother, Thane and parents, Charles Kerr Cochran and Doreen Cochran, Valerie is survived by her husband for 38 years, Charles Priester; brothers, Douglas and James; sister, Deborah; nephews, Dorian, Reuben, Nic, Casey and Daniel; nieces, Tiana, Katie and Emma. Valerie was truly a self Continue reading