Cache Creek BC Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Celebration of life for Clayton Cassidy to be held on Saturday - Pentiction Western NewsWednesday, July 05, 2017
Hundreds, if not thousands, of people are expected to attend the Celebration of Life for Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy, which will be held on Saturday, June 3 at the Cache Creek Park. Important parking notices and restrictions have been put in place for the event.Starting at approximately 1 p.m., a procession of family members and firefighters from around the province will make its way from the Cache Creek fire hall to the park along Quartz Road. As a result:No vehicle traffic will be permitted on Quartz Road between Stage Road and Trans-Canada Highway between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.No vehicle traffic will be permitted on Quartz Road between Stage Road and the Cache Creek Park between 12 and 2 p.m.No vehicle traffic will be permitted to travel from Valleyview Crescent or Valleyview Drive to Parke Road between 1 and 2 p.m.No vehicle traffic will be permitted n Stage Road between Quartz Road and Cariboo Highway between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.Drivers will be permitted to drive passengers to the pool parking lot at the Cache Creek Park, drop off passengers, and then leave to...
Wasilla resident missing in British Columbia - KTUU.comWednesday, December 07, 2016
British Columbia, near the Iskut area.
Adevai was driving home to Alaska, after attending a funeral in Oregon, says daughter Jennie Thompson. He last made phone contact with family, while he was in Cache Creek, on Monday Nov. 28, according to the Dease Lake Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
He was last seen around 8 p.m., when Adevai flagged down a snow plow driver, says RCMP.
After Adevai appeared to be in no immediate danger, the snow plow driver reportedly sent Adevai on his way, says RCMP. Later, the snow plow driver explained to police that he was led to suspect that another person might have been occupying the vehicle with Adevai.
One day later, on Nov. 29, Adevai’s vehicle was found abandoned on the traffic portion of Highway 37, near Kinaskan Lake, says RCMP. They say personal luggage, a U.S. passport, money, medication and tools were found within the vehicle.
Stewart Search and Rescue and police are currently searching for Adevai on ground.
Adevai’s suffers from dementia, diabetes and heart conditions, says Thompson. And on Dec. 1, Adevai was expected to be home for a scheduled medical appointment, says RCMP.
Adevai is 6 feet 2 inches and weighs approximately 190 pounds. He has gray hair, has a beard and wears glasses.
If you know of Adevai’s whereabouts, please contact the Dease Lake RCMP at 1-250-771-4111 or the Canadian Crime Stoppers Association at 1-800-222-8477.
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Nanaimo remembers educator, activist and elder 'Auntie Ellen' - Nanaimo News BulletinWednesday, March 27, 2019
Ellen White, Kwulasulwut, died Tuesday at age 95, and her funeral was held Saturday morning at the Beban Park Social Centre.
White was a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia and her obituary remembers her as an "educator, cultural knowledge keeper, author, linguist, herbalist, healer, traditional midwife, and political activist and advocate."
She was one of the founders of the Tillicum Haus Aboriginal Friendship Centre and was an elder-in-residence in Vancouver Island University's First Nations studies program.
"She possessed a pure, kind and radiant heart," said Les Malbon, who described himself as one of White's adopted grandchildren as he delivered her eulogy Saturday.
White's name, Kwulasulwut, translates to ‘many stars' and Malbon alluded to that as he addressed the people gathered in the social centre.
"I look out now and I see the many stars," he said. "I see how she impacted the community. I see how much she loved her family and I appreciated, personally, how much that love changed me and how it's changed all of us to be better people and behoove us to be kind to one another and to work towards a world of unity."
Malbon said the White home was always filled with visitors, and Ellen White also travelled to meet people and sh...
J. Vincent (Vince) Burg - thesuntimesnews.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
Chelsea to work at the Chelsea Pharmacy, and also part-time at the Mercywood Sanitarium in Ann Arbor. It was at Mercywood where Vince met his wife to be, Shirley Ann Tuckey, from Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada. She was a registered nurse and was in charge of the pharmacy. They wed on August 18, 1956 and raised six children.During his lifetime, Vince was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3092, where he was a 3rd and 4th Degree Knight, the Chelsea Junior Chamber of Commerce, the American Legion, the Chelsea Village Council, and the Jackson County Pharmacy Association, being name Pharmacist of the Year in 1971. Vince was also a Charter Board Member and Lifetime member of the Waterloo National History Association.Vince retired from Weatherwax Pharmacy in Jackson, MI in 1996 after 32 years of employment. He then worked as a part time pharmacist for 14 more years for Chelsea Pharmacy and Dan Murphy, who interned under Vince in the mid-1950s.Vince, with his wife Shirley, enjoyed traveling by camper and R.V. throughout the United States and Canada with his family as they were growing up, and bicycling with Shirley and friends, Jeannie and Andy Ford, through Austria, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands in retirement. Vince was a lifelong deer hunter and lover of the outdoors, relishing the days spent at the family hunting camp in Northern Michigan. He was an avid reader in later years and was a frequent participant in local history events at the Chelsea District Library. Vince also enjoyed working out weekly at the Chelsea Wellness Center. Vince was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Mary Jane Lanning-Morey, Lou Guirey, Angeline Foster, Gretchen Spaulding, Virginia Rowe.Vince is survived by his wife, Shirley; his children Gregg (Laurie) Burg, Diane (Fernando) Nieves, David Burg, Brian Burg, Kristi (Gary) Ragland, and Rob Burg; grandchildren, Arielle and Jacob Bur...
Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News CanadaWednesday, March 27, 2019
Saturday afternoon for the funeral of a Hells Angels motorcycle gang member shot to death in Mississauga earlier this month.Motorcycle club members from across Ontario and as far away as Quebec and British Columbia attended a service for Michael Deabaitua-Schulde at the Vescio Funeral Home in Woodbridge.Deabaitua-Schulde, 32, was described by police as a "well-entrenched" member of the notorious motorcycle gang's Niagara chapter. He was gunned down in the parking lot of HUF Boxing Gym on March 11, in what investigators called a targeted hit.Police have arrested four men from Montreal in connection with the daylight slaying.View photosPaul Smith/CBCMoreMany Hells Angels, along with members of allied outlaw motorcycle clubs - commonly called "support clubs" - were seen milling about outside the funeral home before the service began. There was also a heavy police presence, with officers from the OPP and York keeping a close eye on those in attendance.Funerals for club members often offer police a rare opportunity to keep tabs on the who's who of the biker underworld.The Hells Angels have hundreds of members in Canada. The gang first moved into Ontario in 2000, after they emerged victorious in a bloody biker war ...