Edward Paul Kowalyk

1938-2019 Ed, a strong and vital man with a sharp mind, passed away on December 22nd. A fitting good bye to this world on the shortest day of the year. Born in The Pas, Manitoba, he moved as a young child with his parents Alec & Pauline and brother Norm to Esquimalt. In his younger years, he excelled in lacrosse and basketball. He was part of the Victoria College Vikings who won the Canadian Basketball Championship in 1958. Ed was also a key lacrosse player for the Shamrocks in the Continue reading

Lawrence “Lawrie” Alexander Smith

October 18, 1947 – January 1, 2017 A proud, born and raised Victorian, Lawrie passed away at home after a brave battle with ALS. Predeceased by his parents, Gordie and Irene; and brother, Don; he is lovingly remembered by wife, Jacki; son, Wayne Lilleston (Valerie); grandchildren, Cody, Cole, Treyton, Spencer, Bree-Anne; and great grandson, Zaryean.  Also, his Brothers, Ray (Sue), Dale (Wendy), Glyn (Cindy), Bruce (Myra); and sister, Penny Bridges (George).   Jacki’s family, Mother Joyce; Continue reading