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Ebenezer Baptist Church

6858 Fraser St
Vancouver, BC V5X 3T9
(604) 324-7674

First Baptist Church

969 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y1
(604) 683-8441

First Christian Reformed Church

2670 Victoria Dr
Vancouver, BC V5N 4L2
(644) 872-2818

Glenhaven Memorial Chapel

1835 East Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V5L 1T3
(604) 488-4281

Hamilton Harron Funeral Home

5390 Fraser St
Vancouver, BC V5W 2Z1
(604) 325-7441

Hollyburn Country Club

950 Cross Creek Rd
Vancouver, BC V7S 2S5
(604) 922-0161

Immaculate Heart of Mary Croatian Parish

3105 E. 1st Ave
Vancouver, BC V5M 1B6
(604) 253-2089

Mount Pleasant Universal Funeral Home

306 East 11th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 2C6
(604) 876-2161

Mountain View Cemetery

5455 Fraser St
Vancouver, BC V5W 2Z3
(604) 325-2646

Our Lady of Fatima

1423 East 13th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5N 2B5
(604) 879-0729

Southmount Salvation Army Church

3403 E. 49th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5S 1M1
(604) 438-5328

St Mary The Virgin Anglican Church

808 50th Ave E
Vancouver, BC V5X 1B5
(604) 324-3365

St. Andrews Catholic Church

480 East 47 Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5W 2B4

St. Augustine Catholic Church

2028 W. 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6J 1T4
(604) 736-4455

Vancouver BC Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Death Notices March 2018 - Port Dover Maple Leaf

Thursday, April 12, 2018

DyetDYET, Beverly Bernice (nee Shewchuk) – Passed away at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 in her 84th year. Loving mother of John Dyet of Port Dover and Kim Dyet of Vancouver. Dear sister of Andrea Helm of Simcoe and the late Andy Shewchuk (2017). Beverly is also survived by many long time friends. She was a life member of the Port Dover Lioness Club. A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. The Jason Smith Funeral Chapel, 689 Norfolk St. North Simcoe entrusted with arrangements. Those wishing to donate in memory of Beverly are asked to consider the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation. Personal online condolences at (519) 426-0199.Mona Weir-YoungsWEIR-YOUNGS, Mona Elizabeth of Port Dover. Passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side, March 5, 2018 in her 77th year. Loving wife of Ken Youngs. Treasured sister of Doris Greenland (Bob). Beloved aunt of Sandra Thornton and great nephew Benjamin Thornton. A special thanks to the nurses at LHIN for their fantastic care and services. Cremation has taken place, interment at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Thompson Waters Funeral Home (519-583-1530). For those wishing donations to Simcoe and District Humane Society would be greatly appreciated. Online donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.caPublished March 21stBrian AugerAUGER, Brian – It is with great sadness we announce that Brian, beloved husband of Patricia for 61 years, dear father of Nigel and David, loving father-in-law to Jodi, and cherished Poppa of Austin and Aaron, passed away peacefully in his 84th year on March 12, 2018. He is predeceased by his sister Dorothy and will be missed by his nephew John and family in the U.K. Brian was an avid sailor enjoying both competitive and leisure sailing, and was also a talented woodworker and watercolour painter. He enjoyed a long and successful career as an architect based in Toronto. After retiring, Brian designed a custom retirement home and he and Patricia enjoyed 22 years of retirement in the lakeside community of Port Dover, Ontario. We wish to thank the nursing staff at Norfolk General Hospital and, a special thanks to Dr. Nagrani, for their compassion and caring. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Norfolk General Hospital Foundation or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. A private cremation has taken place. A celebration of Brian’s life for family and friends is planned at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to the Ferris Funeral Home, 214 Norfolk St., S., Simcoe (519-426-1314). Online condolences may be made at DeckerDECKER, Theodore James – It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Ted Decker. His seven-year battle with cancer ended on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Windsor-Essex Hospice. Predeceased by his parents Carl and Rita. Left to mourn are his loving wife June (Sloat), brothers...

How to build a life after your daughter is murdered - Brooklyn

Thursday, April 12, 2018

On Dec. 10, 2014 Gabe Batstone was returning from a business trip in Vancouver to his home in Ottawa when his phone rang, bringing the message that his 8-year-old daughter had been murdered by his ex-wife, the girl’s mother.“Everything has been different since then,” Batstone said firmly over coffee in midtown.Batstone is the CEO and cofounder of a company called Contextere. Contextere uses artificially intelligent software to make the labor of industrial workers safer and more efficient by recognizing problems before humans do. The company was in the previous cohort of Greenpoint urban-tech accelerator Urban-X, and followed that as a member of accelerator Grand Central Tech.We first met Batstone at an event at Urban-X last fall and he seemed like a nice guy. Recently, I came across his Twitter, the bio of which had said, “CEO of @contextere & founder of @teagansvoice. Transforming #AI, #AR & #IoT. Advocate for children’s rights after the murder of his 8 year old daughter Teagan.”Wow. So I asked to get coffee with him before he heads back to his...

Full regimental funeral for Const. John Davidson attracts thousands in Abbotsford, BC -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

There was an oily blackness that fell upon our city. It was awful. I cannot imagine a darker thing to have happen to us," Chief Bob Rich said.A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer stands among Vancouver Police officers during a memorial for Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson.(Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)Rich revealed details at a celebration of Davidson's life about what happened on Nov. 6 when the officer confronted a man alleged to have stolen a vehicle from an auto mall two days earlier.Rich says Davidson, 53, was the first officer on the scene that day following a report of a man firing rounds from a rifle, fatally wounding the officer.About 8,000 people were at the venue to commemorate Const. John Davidson1:30The suspect, he said, was later surrounded by five Abbotsford officers who fired on the vehicle, hitting him."That man's evil intentions, I totally believe were to kill more of us. There was going to be a rampage in the city of Abbotsford, I don't know who would have fallen," he said."But they stopped him at that moment and their lights shone bright at that moment."Since then, Rich said, there's been an outpouring of support from fellow officers and the public.Hundreds of RCMP officers from across the country attended Const. John Davidson's celebration of life on Sunday.(Tina Lovgreen/CBC)Davidson was remembered as a man admired for his dedicatio...

Heavy police presence at funeral for slain gangster - Mission City Record

Thursday, April 12, 2018

A heavy police presence was on hand this afternoon (Tuesday) in Abbotsford for the funeral of Gavinder (Gavin) Grewal, who was killed in a targeted hit in North Vancouver on Dec. 22.Grewal, 30, was previously identified as Police Chief Bob Rich as the leader of one of two gangs embroiled in the Townline Hill conflict in Abbotsford. That battle has since merged into the bigger Lower Mainland gang conflict.Grewal’s funeral was held at the Fraser River Funeral Home on Riverside Road. Numerous police officers were stationed around the site, including snipers on the roof.This is a precautionary measure that is typical at the funerals of gang members.The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is still investigating Grewal’s death, and have said it is believed to be linked to other gang violence in the Lower Mainland.Grewal was found dead in an apartment in the 1500 block of Fern Street.In addition to his gang links, Grewal was one of two men charged in June 2016 with the 2010 shooting death of Mandy Johnson of Langley.Johnson, 22, was shot and killed while sitting in the passenger seat of a Chevy Tahoe on July 28, 2010 at about 3 a.m. in the 31100 b...

Funeral chain creates visual campaign to show dangers of fentanyl - Surrey Now-Leader

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services, estimates the chain serves four to five families each month after a loved one has died from an overdose.In a news release Thursday, Burton said the Metro Vancouver company felt it could no longer tolerate those numbers.“All too often in recent months, we are being called on to assist a distraught family in planning a funeral service for a teen or young adult family member – the result of one terrible and tragic decision,” a blog post on the companies website reads.Unlike other programs focusing on harm reduction, Burton said, the campaign is instead using “powerful, perhaps even controversial, visual aids” to talk about the dangers of fentanyl.“Our focus is harm prevention,” he said.READ MORE: 19 youth have died from overdoses, B.C.’s top doctor tells parentsREAD MORE: Carfentanil detected in 37 deaths between June and SeptemberOne piece in the campaign is a poster of grieving family members surrounding a coffin. Underneath the photo, a banner reads: “Will fentanyl be the reason for your next family get-together?”A casket and hearse are also part of the 45-minute presentation aimed at parents and their children aged 12 and up. The video will include speakers, police victim services and the parent of a child who died from a fentanyl overdose who reads a letter.The company began raising funds for its educational fentanyl program last year, and was met with $5,000 in support.The campaign is one of several being taken on by professionals at the forefront of the overdose crisis. Since fentanyl arrived in the province, more than 1,500 people have died.Health authorities such as Fraser Health and Interior Health have taken on poster campaigns urging people “not to use alone,” and communit...

Community mourns doctor who put focus on health care in the north -

Thursday, 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...

A reflective Father Bob Haggarty looks back on his time in Lillooet - Bridge River Lillooet News

Thursday, 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 Enterprise

Thursday, 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 contributions may be made to local hospice agencies.Let's block ads! (Why?)...