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1885 Warren Ave
Kimberley, BC V1A 1S3
(250) 427-7221

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The Way it Was - Kimberley Bulletin

Thursday, April 12, 2018

COURTESY OF THE KIMBERLEY HERITAGE MUSEUM ARCHIVESKIMBERLEY NEWS, March 9, 1959“Fire Destroys Local Home”Fire early February 27 gutted the interior of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Radelja of Spokane Street, forcing them to escape through the bedroom window.Originating in the kitchen, the fire spread rapidly to destroy the contents of the one storey building. Only the outside walls were left standing.Mr. Radelja ran three blocks to the fire hall to record the alarm. There was no telephone in the house.Firemen fought the blaze for more than an hour before controlling flames which threatened adjacent homes. The garage caught fire, but Mr. Radelja’s late-model automobile was safely removed.Insurance was carried on the building.“North Vancouver Man Becomes New Owner Of Marysville Motors”Robert D. Morton will assume ownership of Marysville Motors on March 16. He will replace C.F. (Charley) Rooney, who is retiring at the age of 57 after 40 years in the garage business.Mr. Rooney established his Volkswagon...

Hedley Churchill

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Captain until his retirement in 1991. Ed leaves behind his dear loving partner Joan Foerter, children Rev. Linda Churchill of Winnipeg, Kenneth of Toronto, David of Ottawa, Kevin, Laurie and Kimberley (Peter Vardy) of Angus. Will be missed by his 5 grandchildren whom he never got to know very well due to the vast geography expanse of our beautiful country. Dear son of Charlie and Marie Churchill predeceased. Brother of Ronald (Eva) predeceased of Toronto, Shirley Biddiscomb (Victor) of Logy Bay Road, NL, Winston (Ruby) of Portugal Cove, NL, and Glenys Murphy (Jerry) of Fenelon Falls. Ed loved to walk with his four legged schnauzer on the trails of the Laurentian Conservation Area and spent many winters in beautiful Englewood, Florida. A memorial service will be held in the R. J. Barnard Chapel, Jackson & Barnard funeral Home, 233 Larch Street, Sudbury on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 3pm. Friends may call after 2:30pm Saturday in the chapel. Cremation at the Park Lawn Crematorium. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations to the Maison McCulloch Hospice will be appreciated.
http://www.lougheedfuneralhomes.com/book-of-memories/2927691/Churchill-Hedley/service-details.php

Daisy Doherty

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Daisy will be forever remembered with love and warmth, and missed dearly by her daughters Marlene & Irene, granddaughters Kathlene & Kimberley, great-grandchildren Adam, Stephanie, Lexi & Kaylee, and her dearest friend Robert as well as her many nieces and nephews. Born April 23, 1924, Daisy passed peacefully December 16, 2016 at the Markham Stouffville Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME. For service information please visit www.dixongarland.com...
http://www.dixongarland.com/book-of-memories/2796925/Doherty-Daisy/service-details.php

Muriel Locke

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Walter, grandson Patty Kearsey and daughter-in-law Bonnie. Leaving to mourn are her children Karen (Doug), Barb, Harold, Annette (Chris), Scott (Gayle), Kelli (Marc), 8 grandchildren, Joanne, Kimberley, Christopher, Lisa, Sam, Sarah, Tyler and Alyssa, 4 great-grandchildren, Mackenzie, Kennedy, Jayden and Hayley, one sister Elsie Madden, brother-in-law and very good friends, Hubert and Marguerite Locke, sisters –in-law, Ruby (Charles), Bernice (Bruce), Elizabeth (William), Edna (William), and nieces, nephews , relatives and friends. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation or funeral service. To sign the guest registry, or to send a message of condolence, please visit www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca...
http://www.hickeysfuneralhome.ca/book-of-memories/2756932/Locke-Muriel/service-details.php

Betty Carter

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Health Oshawa in her 88th year. Betty, beloved wife of the late Freeman Carter (2002). Much loved mother of David Carter and his wife Carol, Robert Carter and his wife Cheryl, Steven Carter, Kimberley Carter, and predeceased by Jean Ann, Betty Mae (Garry), and Doreen Ellen. Very proud Nanny of 15, and many great and great great grandchildren. Betty is predeceased by her parents Maurice and Harriett Woolgar, and her siblings. Betty will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by her family, friends and extended family. All may call at the Armstrong Funeral Home, 124 King Street East, Oshawa on Thursday October 27th from 2-4 & 7-9pm. Funeral service in the chapel of the funeral home on Friday October 28th at 11am. Interment Cobourg Union Cemetery, Cobourg. Memorial donations to the charity of your choice would be greatly appreciated by the family.
http://www.armstrongfuneralhome.net/book-of-memories/2754418/Carter-Betty/service-details.php

Nanaimo remembers educator, activist and elder 'Auntie Ellen' - Nanaimo News Bulletin

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Auntie Ellen.' 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...
https://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/nanaimo-remembers-educator-activist-and-elder-auntie-ellen/

J. Vincent (Vince) Burg - thesuntimesnews.com

Wednesday, 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...
https://thesuntimesnews.com/j-vincent-vince-burg/

Dozens of bikers attend funeral for Hells Angels member gunned down in Peel - Yahoo News Canada

Wednesday, 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 ...
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/dozens-bikers-attend-funeral-hells-213937721.html