Cache Creek BC Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Celebration of life for Clayton Cassidy to be held on Saturday - Pentiction Western NewsWednesday, July 5, 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 7, 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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A reflective Father Bob Haggarty looks back on his time in Lillooet - Bridge River Lillooet NewsThursday, April 12, 2018
Originally from Alberta, Father Bob was ordained in 1971 as a priest in the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI). The Order was founded in 1816 and has had a presence in British Columbia since 1858. The apostolic Oblates focused on outreach to remote and/or wilderness areas, which B.C. was at the time of the Gold Rush. “The Oblates were there, right at the beginning of the colonization of B.C.,” adds Father Bob, who says those early priests were so young that they were described as altar boys. He can quote the early history of the Oblates in B.C. chapter and verse, but is also fascinated by Canadian military history. He says that’s related to one of his mother’s brothers, who went overseas with the RCAF during the Second World War and was killed in action. “My mother had all these letters and pictures but had no time to organize them. But I thought, ‘If we don’t value his contributions, who’s going to?’ He sacrificed his life for this country, so I felt I owed him that and so I took every photo and every scrap of paper and put them in order.” After he began living here, Father Bob became intrigued by the history of local veterans, particularly the “Boys of Lillooet” whose names are inscribed on the cenotaph on the lawn outside the District Office. “I said to myself, ‘Who are you? Who are you?’” He then spent years researching their lives and eventually produced two volumes (World War One and World War Two) of priceless biographical material - old black and white and sepia photos, precious personal letters written from the front lines, military records and his own conversations with their siblings and other family members - that preserves the memory of the “Boys of Lillooet” for posterity. “Those fellows grew up here, lived within a five or 10-mile radius of downtown Lillooet and they never came back,” he says softly. “I thought they should be remembered and we should be proud of them.” Father Bob believes “history is made up of local people. It’s more than what Prince Charles has done. It’s people who are walking down the street. There’s history there, too.” He continues, “And it’s a good story if you go back and find out what happened. I remember hearing an interview with Mark Forsythe on the CBC and he was coming to Lytton for a public forum on the Gold Rush. It was also about the opening up of the Lillooet area and it was an eye-opener, too. I believe in history and I like to know history. I think the history of Lillooet makes you appreciate the place where you live. And for visitors, so much of B.C.’s history took place within a half mile of here.” He says, “Sometimes I’ll go down to Seton Lake and just sit there and I’ll ask people who are visiting for the day if they know where they are and what happened here. It makes it more interesting for them if they know some of the local history.” Father Bob acknowledges he’s “dealing with the reality of being a senior” and some health challenges involving his eyesight, but hopes to continue living here. “Why would I want to leave Lillooet?” he asks. “The environment here...
Audrey Ann 'Penny' Cline - The Altamont EnterpriseThursday, April 12, 2018
Utica; by their four daughters, Mrs. Wendy J. Hotaling of Northville, Mrs. Laurel A. St. Onge of Northville, Mrs. Erika L. Troxell of Hatboro, Pennsylvania, and Mrs. Amy E. Cline of Kamloops, British Columbia; by her two brothers, Paul T. Burnett of Donna, Texas and Clark W. Burnett of Citrus Springs, Florida; and by her 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.A graveside service will be held at a time to be announced in the spring in Prospect Hill Cemetery in Northville. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.northvillefuneralservice.com.Memorial contributions may be made to local hospice agencies.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
Community mourns doctor who put focus on health care in the north - CBC.caThursday, April 12, 2018
A doctor who spent decades working to improve health care in northern British Columbia is being mourned after he died Tuesday night.Dr. Bert Kelly was a "tireless champion for health care" said Prince George city councillor Susan Scott, who announced his passing via Facebook.Kelly was a key architect of the Northern Medical Program, in which students in UBC's medical program are trained in northern B.C. in an effort to help recruit and retain future medical professionals in a region that historically has been underserved.Faced with chronic doctor shortages in Prince George and the surrounding area, Kelly helped lead a local group of physicians and specialists in what was effectively a strike in 2000, withdrawing non-essential services until the province agreed to commit more funding and efforts to recruitment and retention of doctors in the north. By 2004 the Northern Medical Program was opened, with Kelly serving the role of Executive Director of the Northern Medical Society.Truly sad this morning at the loss of Dr. Bert Kelly! He wa...