In Memoriam

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2017-05-04SCHULZ, UrsulaUrsula Schulz, nee Wetklo July 28 1944 – May 4 2017
Born in Hamburg, Germany. Immigrated to Canada in 1952.
Pre-deceased by husband Wally.
Survived by sister Loree in Lynden Washington, nephew Michael (Leslie) niece Karin (Tony), step grandchildren, cousins, good friends Sue & Maria, many friends through church & square dancing.
Ursula worked as a dental Assistant with the City of Vancouver Health Department.
Ursula began square dancing in 2000 with the Singles. She danced at Surrey Square Wheelers and Royal Swingers with Max, who she also enjoyed many traveling adventures with.
Ursula always had a puzzle on the go and took great care in scrap booking her memories.
A celebration of Ursula’s life will be held Saturday May 27 2017 @ 3:00 p.m. Fraser Lands Church 3330 S.E Marine Drive Vancouver V5S 4R8

2016-12-21HARRIS, Clifford 

Harris, Clifford "Cliff," passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 21, 2016. He was 85.

Born in Melville Saskatchewan, Cliff moved to Vancouver as a teenager. He earned his King's Scout award, the highest youth award achievable in Scouting. He was a graduate of King Edward High School and he went on to graduate from UBC, where he met his wife Louise. After their marriage, they moved to Toronto, where he earned his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Toronto and began his career at Toronto Western Hospital.

Moving back to Vancouver in 1966, to take on the role as Head of Clinical Chemistry at St. Paul's Hospital, he settled with his family on the North Shore. In his professional life, Cliff was also an active member of the Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists and an Associate Professor at UBC where he taught part time. In the community, Cliff was a Scout Leader, an avid sailor with Kitsilano Yacht Club and a dancer with the Weavers Square Dance Club. In more recent years, he was a member of the West Vancouver Senior Centre's Fit Fellas, Video Club, Computer Club, Snooker group and a coordinator for their annual Flea Market.

Predeceased by his brother Jack, and sons Donald and John. He is lovingly remembered by his wife Louise, sons Lawrence, Geoff (Martha), daughter Cindy (Peter), 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Cliff was a devoted husband, father, Pappa, Great Pappa and friend. He was a good listener, long on patience, quick with a smile, and always willing to help.

He will be lovingly remembered in the hearts of his family and the many people who called him a friend.

A celebration of Cliff's life will be held on March 17th at 2pm with a reception to follow in the Boal Chapel 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver. Please join our family in sharing memories of Cliff. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to your charity of choice.

2016-11-04SILLERY, DoyneAfter just over a year long battle with lung cancer, Doyne passed away in his sleep at North Shore Hospice House in North Vancouver, BC. Predeceased by wife Doreen, he is survived by his loving children Duane, Diana (Rich), Dirck (Donna), Doyneta, and by his cherished grandchildren Natasha, Joel, Kai, and Isis. Born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, he is predeceased by his parents William and Mary Sillery, and siblings Mary and Bill. He is survived by siblings May and Richard (Sharon). Doyne's family moved to the UK when he was five. After a brief stint in the British Army at age 18, he moved back to Canada in 1956. In 1957, he moved to Vancouver where he met his future wife Doreen whom he married in 1958 and remained married until her death in 2001. The same year he met his wife, Doyne started work for the City of North Vancouver where he retired from in 1996. Doyne's many involvements over the years have included square dancing, boy scouts, and being a lector/special minister at his church. Due to his passion for plants and nature, in 1983 Doyne became a certified Master Gardener and after retiring in 1996, he took courses in horticulture at BCIT and began volunteering. As a volunteer guide for Van Dusen Botanical garden, he also worked with children through their school program. For the past nine years, Doyne was a dedicated and favourite volunteer with the Intergenerational Landed Learning project at UBC Farm, also working with children, which brought him much joy. Beyond his family connections, he was a mentor, friend, surrogate parent, and surrogate grandparent to so many. He is greatly missed. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 2725 Lonsdale Avenue in North Vancouver, BC. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Doyne's memory to the Intergenerational Landed Learning project and sharing your memories of Doyne. Memorial donations can be made to the UBC Intergenerational Landed Learning Project at the University of British Columbia. Donations can be made online, by calling 604.827.4111 (toll free 1.877.717.4483) or by mail at 500-5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3.
2016-07-31MITCHELL, Phyllis MaryOn July 31, 2016. Late of Maple Ridge, B.C., age 77 years. Condolences may be sent to A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday, August 6, 2016.
2016-07-20TASKER, Jean Roger

Jean Roger Tasker November 7, 1928 - July 20, 2016 With sorrow, I announce the passing away of a wonderful woman- Jean Roger Tasker, nee Beech (b. Nov 7, 1928, d. July 20, 2016). She will be missed by ALL who knew her.

Her surviving family includes her sister Madeleine, her husband John Anthony Leonard Tasker, P. Eng. (b. October 23, 1927), her four children, Anthony Leonard, Anne, Steven John and Robert Frank, and her 10 grandchildren, Stephanie Allison, Justin Bryant, Jacqueline Dawn, Lianna Jean, Kylie Anne, Evan John, Jacob Robert, Connor Ray, John Mackenzie and Antoine Fredette.

Jean had a rich and interesting life and she told me recently, if she could do the whole thing over again, from the beginning, she would! Partners for 61 years, John and Jean's adventurous spirits took them all over the world and they made many friends everywhere they went.

Please join us to celebrate Jean's life well lived, between 1-5 p.m., on Aug. 20 @ Shannon Oaks Residence, 2526 Waverley Ave., Vancouver. Cards can be sent to 928 W 21st Avenue, Van., V5Z 1Z1 c/o A. Tasker

2016-06-25FAIRBOURN, AliceNovember 11,1923-June 25,2016 With profound sadness we said farewell to our Mom, Grandma, Great grandma, Sister and friend on June 25th 2016, at age 92. She was survived by her children Doug (Lil)of Calgary, Debra (Brent) of Qualicum Beach and Lindsay of Surrey. She was predeceased by her daughter Linda in December 2012.
Also with loving memories of 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Mom had a very complete life, filled with family memories and her love of music and dancing.
Mom had 35 amazing years and many friends with the Swinging Singles Square Dance club in Burnaby.
Farewell Mom, we'll see you on the dance floor.
On August 21, 2016, there will be a Mass at St. Peter's Catholic church in New Westminster at 11:00am and a celebration to follow at the Burnaby Pavilion.

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