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Local Obituaries

Obituary: Baldrun 'Bonnie' Paetkau

Obituary: Baldrun 'Bonnie' Paetkau

'Bonnie was a small business owner, mentor, great friend, exceptional cook, and an active member of her community.'
Obituary: Zelma Fay Pollock (nee Sirulnikoff)

Obituary: Zelma Fay Pollock (nee Sirulnikoff)

'Her love was contagious. It is just one of many things that we miss about our mother and Babba, Zelma. She lived to be 90 and touched many lives along the way.'
Obituary: Randy E. Tyson

Obituary: Randy E. Tyson

'Those who were lucky enough to know him will remember his love of the great outdoors and his ability to tell some really great stories.'
Obituary: Bev Shaw

Obituary: Bev Shaw

'She leaves behind a community that is richer for having known her, a bookstore that stands as a testament to her enduring legacy, and a loving family.'
Obituary: Douglas F. Hockley

Obituary: Douglas F. Hockley

'Doug, a man of indomitable spirit and boundless humour, leaves a legacy etched in the hearts of all who knew him. A courageous family man and creative force, Doug's life was a tapestry of selfless acts and joyous moments shared with his loved ones.'
Obituary: Tara Lenore MacLeod

Obituary: Tara Lenore MacLeod

'Tara will be forever loved and remembered.'

Obituary: Taylor N. Arrowsmith

January 25, 1987 - November 12, 2023 Forever in our hearts, we are sad to announce the passing of Taylor Nelson Arrowsmith on November 12th, 2023. Surrounded by his family, Taylor passed peacefully after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

Obituary: Jean Van Kleek (nee Stainbrook)

December 11, 1939 - November 24, 2023 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jean Van Kleek after a fall at her home. Mom was born on a small farm in Butte, Alberta in the middle of a blizzard, and was delivered by her father.
Obituary: Audrey Jean (Dree) Broderick

Obituary: Audrey Jean (Dree) Broderick

August 8, 1931 - September 30, 2023 Dree passed peacefully in the Sechelt Hospital on September 30th, 2023. Predeceased by parents Doris and Curly Stewart, husband Granby and more recently by her daughter, Lisa, on April 4th, 2023.
Obituary: Lou Farrell

Obituary: Lou Farrell

'Mom learned how to drive when she was in her 50's, loved to paint, and was a life-long volunteer, beginning at the library in Vancouver Bay in the early 50's.'