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Bethel Funeral Chapel

5605 27st.
Vernon, BC V1T 8Z5
(250) 542-1187

Emmanuel Baptist Church

3412 15th Ave.
Vernon, BC V1T 6N9
(250) 545-5941

Pleasant Valley Funeral Home

4303 Pleasant Valley Road
Vernon, BC V1T 4M4
(250) 542-3333

Vernon Alliance Church

43rd Ave & 27th St
Vernon, BC V1T 3L1
(250) 545-7105

Vernon BC Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Lucas Yardley - Vernon Morning Star - Vernon Morning Star

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home with a reception to follow in the tea room.Arrangements have been entrusted to PLEASANT VALLEY DIGNITY FUNERAL HOME, 4303 P.V. Road, Vernon, B.C. V1T 4M4  Phone: (250) 542-4333. Condolences may be offered at pleasantvalleyfh.com Pleasant Valley Dignity Funeral HomeLet's block ads! (Why?)...

Two Buffalo funeral homes become one on March 5 - Bolivar Herald-Free Press

Thursday, April 12, 2018

A funeral home with local ties announced last week its new partnership with two long-standing funeral homes in Dallas County.On March 5, Eric Otterness, Vernon Viets and Kenneth Howe announced Cantlon-Otterness Funeral Homes and Montgomery-Viets Funeral Home became one entity owned by the Howe family in Lebanon.The Howes are also in partnership with Butler Funeral Home of Bolivar and own Holman-Howe Funeral Homes with locations in Lebanon, Seymour, Mansfield, Camdenton and Hartville.This newest partnership will combine operations at the Cantlon-Otterness location on Main Street in Buffalo, and the Montgomery-Viets building will be developed for other purposes. “The firms uniting is a natural and beneficial use of staff and resources that will better and more efficiently serve the residents of Dallas County,” Kenneth Howe said. “The unity of staff will provide better and enhanced service to everyone involved. The combined experience of the families involved will provide over 100 years of benefit to the community.”The new firm will be known as Cantlon-Otterness and Viets Funeral Home in both Buffalo and Urbana with Marlin Viets join...
http://bolivarmonews.com/business/two-buffalo-funeral-homes-become-one-on-march/article_fcbac776-2708-11e8-bda0-875f9139a609.html

More than 600 at funeral for NS boy who died in fire - CTV News

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Fundraising efforts were continued Monday in several communities, with the latest at Dennis Point Cafe in Lower West Pubnico. Restaurant owner Vernon D'Eon donated a day's worth of his restaurant's food sales to the families. "It's a small community here. The Prouty family have been in our community for hundreds of years. ... These people have nothing, they have the clothes on their backs. Everything else went," he said.Let's block ads! (Why?)...

Oscar Maillet - Hartford Courant

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Ostomy Association. Oscar enjoyed spending his summers in Bouctouche N.B. Canada and fishing and hunting. Oscar is survived by his wife of 69 years Ida; two sons; Claude Maillet and his wife Karen of Vernon and Ronald Maillet and his wife Christina of Canton and Old Lyme; and a daughter Mrs. John (Francine) Ahrens of Winsted. He is also survived by six grandchildren who knew him as Grandpa and Pepere Mrs. Patrick Friday (May Ahrens) Benjamin and Sheryl Ahrens; William and Kimberly Ahrens Leonard and Michelle Maillet Paul Maillet and Raquel Lonabaugh and 10 great grandchildren. Oscar was predeceased by a daughter in 2009 Janice of Avon widow of the late William Lonabaugh. He was also predeceased by five brothers: Martin Leondre and Tilmon formerly from Moncton N.B. Canada Alcide formerly of South Windsor CT and Ivan formerly of West Palm Beach FL and three sisters Madeleine Maillet formerly of Dieppe N.B. Canada Rita Richard formerly of Rogersville N.B. Canada and Lea Cormier of Moncton N.B. Oscar also leaves many nieces and nephews throughout Canada and the United States. Friends may call at the Vincent Funeral Home 120 Albany Turnpike in Canton between the hours of 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Wednesday April 4th. Funeral will be at 10:30 am on Thursday April 5th at St. Ann Church 289 Arch Road in Avon. Interment will be at St. Ann's Cemetery Avon. In lieu of flowers of flowers donations may be made in his memory to ORTV (Office of Radio & Television) in support of the daily television Mass 15 Peach Orchard Road Prospect Connecticut 06712-1052 or donations in his memory to St. Ann's Church 289 Arch Rd. Avon CT 06001. Please visit Oscar's "Book of Memories" at www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.Vincent Funeral Homes120 Albany TurnpikeCanton 06019-2506(860) 693-0251WebsiteLet's block ads! (Why?)...
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Hundreds say goodbye to beloved Vipers owner Duncan Wray - Vernon Morning Star

Thursday, April 12, 2018

More than 400 fans and friends from the hockey world said goodbye to beloved Vernon Vipers owner Duncan Wray Saturday at Kal Tire Place.Head coach Mark Ferner, executive vice-president Todd Miller, B.C. Hockey League commissioner John Grisdale and Wray’s daughter, Erica, spoke from the podium at centre ice to pay last respects to Wray, who loved travelling, photography and Diet Pepsi. The current Vipers all sat on their home bench.Duncan died in his sleep, on his 68th birthday, Thursday, Jan. 11, in Victoria. He bought the Junior A franchise from Vernon businessmen Mel Lis in 1992.WATCHViper head coach Mark Ferner speaks at the Celebration of Life for team owner Duncan Wray Saturday at Kal Tire Place.Retired NHLers Brent Gilchrist and Steve Tambellini attended the service which included a touching 15-minute video slideslow on Wray’s life. Wray’s five adult children were last to take the podium with sons Jonathan, Andrew, Nicholas and Alexander right by Erica’s side as she talked about how her father taught her about kindness and love.Ferner, who apologized for...

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 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.ca

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...
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/dr-bert-kelly-prince-george-1.4447039

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...
http://www.lillooetnews.net/news/local-news/a-reflective-father-bob-haggarty-looks-back-on-his-time-in-lillooet-1.23255506