Delta BC Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Becoming a seafarers' chaplain was not exactly his retirement plan - CatholicPhilly.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
March 15, 2019. (CNS photo/Agnieszka Ruck, The B.C. Catholic)
By Agnieszka Ruck • Catholic News Service • Posted March 27, 2019 DELTA, British Columbia (CNS) — A few years ago, Deacon Dileep Athaide could never have guessed he’d become a frequent visitor on the immense coal and container ships dotting the horizon in Delta and Vancouver.
Yet nearly every day, he finds himself donning a hard hat, reflective vest and steel-toed boots, chatting with security guards who recognize his white collar and climbing high ladders into cargo ships as a chaplain to seafarers.
“It’s only three years that I’ve been doing this, but it feels like 10 years — in a good way,” Deacon Athaide, 69, told The B.C. Catholic, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Vancouver, while on board a Japanese coal carrier at Westshore Terminals in Delta.
The two dozen crew members on this ship are from the Philippines and have spent months away from their families, religious customs and country.
“For the seafarers, it’s a paradox. In order to look after their families, they leave their families,” the deacon said. They may make anywhere from US$12,000 to 150,000 a year, but ...
Bane, Jean Hypes - NRVN NewsWednesday, March 27, 2019
Pembroke. Reading her Bible and devotions were part of her daily routine.Jean was an active member of career and community organizations. Educational memberships included Alpha Lambda Charter Delta Kappa Gamma, Giles County Education Association, and New River Valley Guidance Association. She was a charter member of the Giles County Historical Society and member of Craig County Historical Society. She was a member of the George Pearis Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and the McComas Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Her passions included knitting, crocheting, family history, and writing poetry. She gifted many people with scarves, hats, sweaters, prayer shawls, afghans, and dish cloths from her talent with needles. Her beautiful handiwork in a Marguerite pattern bedspread is on display at the Andrew Johnson House in Pearisburg, VA. She traced her Trenor lineage back hundreds of years and compiled A History of James Trenor and Some of His Descendants. Jean was instrumental in restoring and forming committees to maintain the old Hypes Cemetery and Trenor Cemetery in Craig County, VA.
She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her brothers Wayne Moore Hypes (and Carolyn Audrey Shackleford), John William Hypes (and Nancy Cushing Midyette), and C. D. Hypes.
Left to cherish the memory of this gentle woman are her daughter Becky Bane Howard of Lynchburg, VA; her son William Doak Bane, Jr. (and Evelyn Mackerney Bane [Suzy]) of Huntsville, AL; three grandsons: James Courtney Bane and Devon Davidson Bane of Huntsville, AL, and Kendall Patrick Bane (and Jessica Laine Bane) of Pearisburg, VA, one great grandson William James Bane who is soon to be born; and her sister-in-laws Harriet Farrier Hypes of New Castle, VA and Rosemary Bane of Murfreesboro, TN. Beloved nieces and nephews never forgot their aunt: Carla Williams (and Rodney) of New Castle, VA; Ann Armel (and Bryan) of Cody, WY, Webb Hypes (and Carol) of Bridgewater, VA, Watt Hypes (and Jann) of Culpeper, VA, Dayton Hypes (and Karen) of London, Ontario, Canada; Trenor Hypes (and Maggie) of Charleston, SC; Eugene Miller Bane, Jr. (and Becky) of Salem, VA; Nancyanne Schultejans of St. Louis, MO; James Bane (and Eileen) of Golden, CO; Nancy Bane Peery Olson (and David) of Fayetteville, NC; and Brenda Bane Fanning (and Ronnie) of Pearisburg, VA. She is remembered as a loving and caring woman devoted to her family, friends, God, and her community. Jean Bane will be deeply missed by all.
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Eric Bunnell's People: Always room for the miniature - St. Thomas Times-JournalSaturday, March 02, 2019
Cabinets as the cabinetmaker's London showroom.(The sharp-looking property is at 2-3 Bathhurst St.) The awards, which attracted a record 19 nominations, are to be presented Feb. 21 at a gala at Delta Armouries Hotel, itself the creative reuse of the former London armouries.Meanwhile, Elgin museum is tuning up for a Musical Family Day on Feb. 18, announcing that Music Man Dr. Henry Meredith is hosting an afternoon 1-4 p.m. at Elgin Heritage Centre in connection with the museum's current exhibition celebrating two Ontario smalltown passions from bygone days, Brass Bands and Base Ball.Highlighting the many community bands which once flourished in Elgin, the exhibition is based on the noted Western University music prof's collection of rare 19th Century brass instruments. (Meredith loaned for Disney's remake of The Music Man.) Museumgoers will be able to try out instruments for a band. And Meredith will offer an antique band instrument road show, evaluating treasures from the attic.All ages and special children's activities, as well.Best of all, it's free!Movin' on is Suzanne Van Bommel, Belmont, who has resigned as chair of Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers for appointment as regulated marketing advisor to the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission and Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs.Queen's Park is familiar territory - Suzanne was executive assistant to then EML Liberal MPP Steve Peters as Ontario minister of agriculture, and minister of labour under premier Dalton McGuinty.Suzanne's new responsibilities are fourfold, quoth marketing commission chair Jim Clark:"Encourage and promote growth within Ontario's regulated marketing sector; encourage new food processing opportunities in the province; remove undue and unnecessary regulatory and non-regulatory burdens throughout the regulated marketing system; and achieve improvements in marketing board governance and oversight."Lastly today, a transition.Christine Knutson was a wife, a mother of three, a lawyer, a feminist, and an advocate for the disadvantaged.Sadly, her death on...
Celebration of life to be held for retired Abbotsford cop who died in Nanaimo crash - Vancouver SunSaturday, March 02, 2019
A traditional South Asian funeral service will be hosted this Saturday, Jan. 19, at 2 p.m. at Riverside Funeral Home (7410 Hopcott Rd. in Delta), with temple services following at Gurdwara Nanak Niwas (8600 No. 5 Rd. in Richmond).email@example.com/stephanie_ip
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Funeral honouring fallen police officer Const. John Davidson begins - Chilliwack ProgressThursday, April 12, 2018
Const. John Davidson. Ceremony to start at 1 pm. pic.twitter.com/GTHLMIbXTA— Vikki Hopes (@VikkiHopes) November 19, 2017LIVE: Watch the procession carrying DavidsonThe @deltapolice and @DPPB are getting ready for Cst Davidson funeral #Abbotsford#apdstrongpic.twitter.com/jBvwM0fTfY— Neil Dubord (@ChiefNeilDubord) November 19, 2017RELATED: VIDEO/PHOTOS: Motorcade brings slain officer’s body back to AbbotsfordRELATED: Man once arrested by Const. Davidson calls him an ‘awesome dude’RELATED: Petition started to name street after Const. John Davidsonimg width="1620" height="1080" src="https://18ogess18pg1ptgub1nm316t-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-con...
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 ...
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...