Langford BC Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Explore: Easter fun around town, Fletcher's Challenge, Repair Café - Times ColonistWednesday, July 05, 2017
Bay Ave. (park behind Oak Bay Municipal hall) with Kids Candy Scramble:
• 0-3 years 11:30-11:45 a.m.
• 4-6 years 11:45 a.m.-noon.
• 7-9 years noon-12:15 p.m.
• 10 years and up 12:15-12:30 p.m.
Langford: Free Community Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. starting with youngest, then by age groups at Ruth King Elementary School grounds, 2764 Jacklin Rd. For more information, visit: westvillagechurch.com
Victoria: Easter at the Market, Saturday, 12:30-3:30 p.m. at Victoria Public Market at the Hudson, 6-1701 Douglas St. The event will feature music and crafts, and 50 Easter treat bags will be given away.
Colwood: Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, 2-4 p.m. Meadow Park in Royal Bay, at the corner of Latoria Boulevard and Sparrowhawk Avenue. The event includes an appearance by the Easter Bunny.
Sidney: Scavenger hunt at Greenglade Teen Lounge, 6-8 p.m. 2151 Lannon Way in Sidney.
North Saanich: Easter Egg Hunt, 1-2 p.m. at Dominion Brook Park, North Saanich, across from Panorama Rec Centre. For more information, visit: crd.bc.ca/panorama
Esquimalt: Lions Easter Egg Extravaganza, Sunday, noon-3 p.m. at Esquimalt’s Gorge Park, with food, entertainment, crafts and an Easter egg hunt. For more information, visit: esquimalt.ca
Saanich: Child Friendly Celebration with a short Easter Service followed by Easter egg hunt at St. Luke Cedar Hill Anglican Church, 3821 Cedar Hill Cross Rd., 2:30-3:30 p.m.
For more information, visit: stlukesvictoria.ca
Café volunteers take care of repairs Instead of throwing out that broken clock, toy, bent bicycle or torn shirt, why not see if you can get it fixed at the Repair Café on Saturday at the Central Library Branch?
It’s amazing what can be made as good as new again by volunteers with a broad range of skills, who are equally capable of mending a holey sweater and getting a toaster to pop again.
“We’ve had all sorts [of items brought in],” said library assistant Kate Rutherford.
“The last [repair café], we had a musician bring in her metronome,which was on the fritz.
“We get lots of fabric repairs. People bring in their dresses that need hemming or need a rip stitched up.”
Run in conjunction with Repair Café Victoria, the café offers the expertise of volunteer seamstresses, woodworkers, furniture experts, electricians, a knot expert and bicycle technicians.
Repairs are done on a drop-in basis and space is limited.
Handy volunteers will staff the Repair Café between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the community room of the Central Library, 735 Broughton.
The Repair Café is free and open to children, teens, adults and seniors.
Those looking for more information can email: email@example.com.
Gorge nature house back to seasonal action
The Gorge Waterway Nature House has opened for the spring season, and will welcome guests Saturday and Sunday from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through May 31.
Summer hours kick in June 1.
The nature house is in Esquimalt Gorge Park and is operated in partnership with the World Fisheries Trust, a Victoria-based non-profit group, ...
Man pleads guilty in crash that killed Mountie in British Columbia - Nanaimo News NOW Friday, June 02, 2017
Colwood, B.C.Const. Sarah Beckett's vehicle was hit by a truck April 5, 2016, at an intersection in Langford, a suburban community west of Victoria.Fenton originally faced six charges in connection with the crash but Dan McLaughlin of the Crown prosecution office says the remaining charges will be stayed during the sentencing process.Fenton left the court without commenting and will appear in court in Victoria on June 6 to fix a date for a sentencing hearing.Fenton's lawyer, Dale Marshall, said outside court details surrounding the circumstances of the early morning crash will become part of the court record provided during the sentencing hearing. He refused Thursday to discuss details about the accident or the guilty pleas.McLaughlin said outside court the maximum penalty for impaired driving causing death is life in prison and for dangerous driving causing death it is 14 years."What's important to realize is that we work diligently on all our cases to ensure we achieve a fair and just resolution," he said. "This is one more step in the process of this particular case towards achieving what we hope will be a fair and just resolution."Beckett, a married mother of two young boys, was a Mountie for 11 years and had just returned to her job in the West Shore RCMP detach...
Elizabeth H. Medina - YourGV.comFriday, February 17, 2017
Leonard Douglas Holt and the late Ethel Mae Talley Holt. She was married to the late Ernest Clay.Mrs. Medina was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.She is survived by one daughter, Rose Marie Clay Langford, and husband Stanley of Scottsburg; one brother, Horace Winford Holt, and fiancé Warner Collins of Cluster Springs; one sister, Nancy Lee Holt Hughes, of Halifax; seven grandchildren, Joseph Webb, Abigail Webb, Serenity Horton, Michael Langford, Michelle Langford, Hunter Langford and Grace Langford; nieces and nephews Ginger Foster, Christopher Hughes, Doug Holt and Dana Bartholomew.One brother, Ronald D. Holt, also preceded Mrs. Medina in death.Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Powell Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Greg Smith officiating.Burial will follow at Halifax Memorial Gardens.The family will receive friends at Powell Funeral Home on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. and other times at the home of Thomas Langford, 3090 MacDonald Road, Scottsburg and at the home of her sister, Nancy Hughes, 2010 North Terry’s Bridge Road in Halifax.For memorials consider Halifax County Humane Society, P.O. Box 969, South Boston, VA 24592.Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.Let's block ads! (Why?)...
AARON FARMERY - Indiana GazetteWednesday, November 30, 2016
Roger, who Aaron and Ruth raised; sister-in-law Verna Fry; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son G. Sherwin Farmery; three brothers, Robert, Langford and Vern; three sisters, Joyce Cunningham, Mona Kubecki and Mary Podrasky; and sister-in-law Violet (Bair) Myers, who Aaron and Ruth raised.
At Aaron’s request, there will be no public visitation. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday with the Rev. Earl Flick officiating.
Full military honors will be accorded by the Jefferson County Veterans Honor Guard and the U.S. Army.
Interment will follow at Lakelawn Memorial Park near Reynoldsville.
The family requests the donations in memory of Mr. Farmery be made to the Canoe Ridge Church of God, 3827 Church Road, Rossiter, PA 15772, or to the VFW, 121 Maple Ave., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.
Online condolences may be sent to www.faitfuneralhome.com.
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'I saw a dead baby on the floor' | The London Free Press - London Free PressWednesday, November 23, 2016
Ryker’s lower chest, thighs, genitals and back.
Ryker’s skin was blue and there was evidence of lividity — the pooling of fluids inside the body after death. Perkin ordered an autopsy.
Paramedic Paul Langford testified he and partner Peter Wilson saw Ryker and his bluish-grey colour, without a pulse, and knew there was no chance of resuscitation.
Dumont, standing in the kitchen, was sobbing. “Oh my God. That’s my baby. That’s my baby,” she repeated.
Bakker, Langford said, stood at the back door. Once Ryker was pronounced dead, he went outside and could be heard yelling “this is f---ing bullsh--,” over and over.
Dumont’s half-brother, Jesse Ferreira, 22, testified he was called to babysit the four kids the night before Ryker died.
Dumont had just moved into the townhouse from Sarnia three weeks earlier. That night, before Dumont and Bakker left for a shopping trip to Sarnia, they told him nothing about Ryker’s injuries, Ferreira said. Dumont’s oldest daughter, then 10, told him Ryker had been burned by a hot cup of coffee, he said.
Ferreira said he heard Ryker crying. He went to his crib and found the boy, dressed in only a diaper and obviously burned. “I talked to him . . . I gave him his bubba and he stopped crying,” he said.
Ferreira’s testimony was often confusing and contradictory. He said the couple didn’t return to the house for hours. He never changed Ryker’s diaper, but did give him two or three bottles.
When the couple returned, he said he tried to talk to Dumont about the burns. Later in his testimony, he said he was intimidated by Bakker, but he did tell Dumont to take the baby to a doctor.
After he left, Ferreira said he told his sister and mother about the burns, but no one took the baby to the doctor.
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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 ...
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...
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...