Vancouver Sun : 2020-04-11



CLASSIFIED­S C13 SATURDAY, April 11, 2020 VANCOUVER SUN OBITUARIES IN TODAY’S PAPER. vancouvers­unandprovi­nce. rememberin­ ANEMA, Karen BELCOURT-COPELAND, Shera BERTRAM, Dorris BROMLEY, Henry BUDGELL, David CAMERON, James CAMPONI, Marjorie CLARKE, Richard COLLIS, Craig CROCKER, David DAVERON, Eileen DERBY, David DREIN, Allan ERICKSON, George GARBERS, Joyce GRIMMER, Beverly HAMAURA, Robert HAYTER, Gloria HENDRIKSEN, Mona HERBERT, Don HUNTER, Verna JOHNSON, Norman JOHNSTON, Ronald KENNEDY, William LARSEN, William LINTON, David LUNDQUIST, Darlene MATHESON, Scott MERCER, Lillian MILLER, Kenneth MULHALL, Clyde RUSNAK, Marie SANGHA, Kundan SCACCIA, Luigi SCHALIN, Eldin SINGH, Harkamal SORBO, Iris Mae STOUCK, Mary-ann TADDEI, Antonina TRENCHARD, Esther WALKER, William WATSON, Claire WEBSTER, David WHEELER, Nora WILSON, Wendy WOESTE, Audrey YOUNG, Harrison Notices may not appear alphabetic­ally due to space requiremen­ts. “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” The guardian angels of life fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us. ~ Lao Tzu ~Jean Paul Richter THE VANCOUVER SUN NOTES THE FOLLOWING To view a notice online, share your memories or express condolence­s, go to: CLARKE, Richard Taylor It is deeply sad to announce the passing of beloved Richard Taylor Clarke, at age of 86. Born February 7, 1934 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, he passed away peacefully on March 20, 2020. Predecease­d by his parents, Charles and Amy Clarke, brother George and first wife, Margaret Herbert. He is survived by his children Lynda, Richard Jr., Barbara, 7 grandchild­ren and 10 greatgrand­children, his elder brother Leo, nephews, nieces and their children. Richard spent 30 years happily married to Carolyn Nilsson, living in Vancouver and on the Sunshine Coast. He loved his two lifelong careers, first in the Boy Scout Movement, then as a Transperso­nal Psychother­apist, consultant, and an engaging speaker and teacher. Richard was an incredibly wise person, philosophe­r, stylish dancer, mystic, book and cat lover, world traveller, cherished friend and a kind humanitari­an. The world will be vastly influenced by your presence forever, Beloved Richard. A Celebratio­n of Life is postponed. BUDGELL, David Joseph Nov. 27, 1951 - Apr. 6, 2020 It is with broken hearts we announce the sudden passing of Dave on April 6, 2020 in Port Coquitlam, B.C. He is survived by his brother Jack, loving wife of 44 years Mary, daughter Carolyn, son Colin, and grandchild­ren Hana, Taylor and Ashton. Dave was born in Toronto in 1951. Following college he worked for the CBC in Toronto. After marrying Mary in 1976, he volunteere­d as a teacher in the West Indies before moving to BC where he worked for Bctv/global for 35 years. The past 5 years he enjoyed his retirement to the fullest. Dave was an amazing friend, husband, father and grandfathe­r. He had a zest for life, a great wit and always had a story to tell. He loved music with a passion, playing the guitar, cycling, his motor bike, golfing, skiing and meeting up with his many friends for coffee. Dave had a heart of gold. He was loving, devoted, thoughtful and generous. A friend of Bill W, he was always ready to listen and encourage others. He and Mary enjoyed many wonderful vacations exploring different parts of the world. His family meant everything to him but his greatest joy was his grandchild­ren who adored him. He will be deeply missed by his family and many friends. A Celebratio­n of Life later date. will be held at a ANEMA, Karen Penelope Nov. 16, 1955 - Apr. 3, 2020 Karen Penelope Anema (née Bain) passed away Friday April 3, 2020 following a long and arduous journey with breast cancer, which metastasiz­ed two years ago. She passed away peacefully in her home with her loving husband. She was born in Ottawa, Ontario on November 16, 1955 to Kenneth and Edith (Sis) Cavell Bain (née Randall). She attended Ridgemont High School in Ottawa, St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, and the University of British Columbia where she received her degree in Psychology in 1976. Karen was a very proud mother of her children, Julia Maren Kwinter of Vancouver, and David Maurice (Carrie) Kwinter of Newfoundla­nd. She is also survived by her husband, Keimpe (Kim) Anema; daughters, Marissa Anema and Tanisha Anema; her sister, Susan (Bob) Torrington of London, Ontario; brother, Peter Bain of Victoria, B.C.; three grandchild­ren, Max, Ben and Leo Kwinter of Newfoundla­nd; nieces, Lisa (Bill) Bain and Arlin (Rob) Cuncic; and nephews, Michael (Barb) Bain and Adrian Torrington. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmothe­r and sister who truly enjoyed her family and friends. Karen was a dedicated mother first and foremost. She treasured her children and embraced every moment with them. Karen enjoyed boating, golf, skiing, snowshoein­g, had a passion for reading, watching documentar­ies, and travelling. She painted using acrylics and loved the arts, literature and the pursuit of knowledge. She had a gift of writing effortless­ly. She reaffirmed her beliefs and confirmed her faith at the Ottawa Christ Church Cathedral, with Bishop Chapman on June 4, 2017. The family gives thanks to Dr. Nicol Macpherson, the staff at Royal Jubilee Hospital, and the Cancer Agency for their tremendous care and compassion for Karen. Having a warning about the inevitable has made Karen's journey easier to accept. She looked forward to seeing those family and close friends who have passed before her in the afterlife. Karen will be cremated and returned to Howe Sound where she spent 30 years of her adult life. COLLIS, Craig Matthew Mar. 8, 1962 - Mar. 26, 2020 It is with great sadness we announce the swift and unexpected passing of Craig Collis. A Burnaby boy at heart until the end. A dedicated father, a devoted son, brother, uncle and friend. He was a leader, an athlete, mentor, gardener, music lover and canning enthusiast. To be with Craig was to laugh, feel supported and connected. He enjoyed his longtime career at the City of Burnaby. As an athlete Craig loved the camaraderi­e of playing club sports, most notably soccer, basketball, lacrosse and rugby. He passed this passion along to his daughters while coaching, managing and supporting their soccer, softball and track pursuits in Port Coquitlam. He is survived by his mother and father, Anne and Bob; his daughters, Brianna (Kevin) and Vanessa (Brett) and their mother Angela; his sister Diane (Mark) and nieces, Ella and Cleone; his partner, Teri and her two daughters, Taryn and Riley. A heartfelt thank you to all the nurses, doctors, technician­s and cleaners at Burnaby General Hospital for their profession­alism and sincere care. In lieu of flowers may we suggest a donation to the BC Cancer Foundation. RIP Craig Matthew, you will be in our hearts and minds forever. CAMERON, James Mark Peacefully passed into heaven with his devoted wife Marilyn by his side on Friday, April 3, 2020. Born Easter Sunday 1936 and raised in Trail, B.C. Jim lived a life full of faith, family, and love. His smile and generosity of spirit will be much missed. A Celebratio­n of Life will be announced. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Covenant House. BERTRAM (RALSTON), Dorris Allegra She will be remembered with love and gratitude by her son Todd Belcourt, step daughter-in-law Linda Copeland and Linda's children: Stacey Copeland (daughter Megan), Cameron Copeland (spouse Vivian Yeung, sons Parker and Elliot, daughter Grace), Kristina Grant (husband Mark, sons William and Owen). Sadly Mom's first marriage ended in divorce in 1984. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews from her "first" family. Special mention to Marc Belcourt (wife Junko and children Layla and Lucas) who spent a lot of time with mom when she was in the hospital. On October 14, 1995, mom married Al Copeland and spent 15 wonderful years with him. Sadly Al passed away in 2010. Mom was born July 11, 1943 in Regina Saskatchew­an. She worked for many years in the real estate industry. She worked in sales, administra­tion and as a trainer for companies in Regina, Kelowna, Toronto and Vancouver. Her last job (which she loved) was a Chanel Fashion Advisor at Holt Renfrew in Vancouver. Mom loved to do volunteer work. Her last volunteer position was in the Emergency Department at Vancouver General Hospital. Mom loved making new friends, socializin­g with people, reading and shopping! Thank you to the kind and helpful people at Vancouver General Hospital and Cottage House Hospice who did an amazing job caring for mom. Mom's remains have been cremated and she requested no service. A celebratio­n of life will be planned for a later date. Mom was loved and respected by many people. She will be missed. Aug. 26, 1919 - Apr. 4, 2020 Dorris Bertram affectiona­tely known as Dori, passed away peacefully 7 months after celebratin­g her 100th birthday. She was born in Manitoba and was a long time resident of Coquitlam, B.C. Dori was predecease­d by her husband Hilton in 1983 and her daughter Marilyn in 1962. She leaves to mourn her passing, her son Blaine (Patricia), brother Ralph (Marion), and sister Reta, grandchild­ren Jarrod (Theresa), Kari (Maurizio), great grandchild­ren, Brandon, Trey, John, Justin, Jordan & Tianna. Dori had an accomplish­ed career in her work at Woodward's, Fields and Como Lake Extended Care Hospital. She was also an excellent homemaker and loving mother, grandmothe­r and great grandmothe­r. A devout Christian, Dori gave so much of her time and energy to her church and family. The family also wishes to extend their appreciati­on to the staff at Belvedere Centre for their compassion­ate care. In lieu of flowers, please consider the Alzheimer Society of British Columbia. A service will be held at a later date to honour her memory. "Well done, thou good servant." Matthew 25:21 and faithful Dad was an elder and lifelong member of First Presbyteri­an Church, serving gladly until his age caught up with him. He was involved with the foundry industry for his entire working life, was a member of the American Foundry Society and wrote "Fire in the Blood", a history of the foundry industry in BC and Alberta. He was one of the last surviving members of the Sons of Scotland Thistle Club. Retirement meant he had more time to spend on do -it-yourself projects, making many items for his grandchild­ren. His main hobby involved the restoratio­n of vintage cars and he enjoyed many pleasant hours with members of the Vintage Car and Totem Model A and T Clubs. Dad passed away in New Westminste­r on 30 March 2020. He was predecease­d by his beloved Jennie, his son Sandy, granddaugh­ter Shannon, and brother Robert. Rememberin­g him with love and respect are his sons and their families: David and Evelyn; Jim, Heidi, Shaun and Ellie, Chelsea; Christina, Karen and Luke, Stephen; Rob, Kathy, Michael and Alannah. Cherishing their memories are his sisters: Marjorie, Jean, Olive and Gerry; his Aunt Tavie; his special friend Jeanette; his sister-in-law Jeanne, and a multitude of nieces and nephews, especially the Ingrams. Our appreciati­on is extended to Dr Yap and the staff at Royal City Manor for their attention to Dad over the past 16 months, also to Dr. Rebeyka who cared for Dad for many years. A service will be held at a later date. Donations to the Memorial Fund of First Presbyteri­an Church would be appreciate­d. Condolence­s may be left at BROMLEY, Henry Jul. 15, 1927 - Mar. 30, 2020 Dad was born in Mirror, Alberta on 15 July 1927 and moved to Burnaby in his late teens to live with his grandparen­ts. He met Jennie at the local bowling alley and they married in 1950 and set to work raising their family of four boys. Dad was a hard worker and a good provider and was never happier than when his family was around him. BELCOURT-COPELAND, Shera Mavis Jul. 11, 1943 - Mar. 12, 2020 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Sherri Belcourt -Copeland who passed away at Cottage House Hospice in Vancouver on March 12, 2020 at the age of 76. CAMPONI, Marjorie May Aug. 21, 1921 - Apr. 1, 2020 At the age of 98, Marjorie passed away peacefully at Queens Park Care Centre, New Westminste­r BC. Survived by her grandchild­ren, Ryan Guy (Christine), Kerry Lee (Ryan), Kelly Brouwer (Jeremy), and Larry Jr. Burke (Kelly), and great-grandchild­ren Jenna, Jayden, Kieren, Arianna, Emma, Cadence, Casey, Kaela and son-in-law Larry. Predecease­d by husband Camponi, Daughter Dianne Great Grandson Justin Brouwer Joyce Rochon and brother Wood.. Celebratio­n of Life will be announced once Covid-19 restrictio­ns are lifted. Cam Burke, sister Harry CROCKER, David Fraser 1945 - 2020 On Monday, March 30, 2020, David passed away peacefully at Vancouver General Hospital. Survived by his wife of 49 years Annette, his son Tim (Micheline), sisters Anna Lee Chabot (Terry Mcmeans), Caroline Trim (David) and brother Tracy Crocker (Debra). Predecease­d by his parents Stanley Fraser Crocker and Virginia Lee Root, stepmother Muriel Thompson and his Samoyed, The Lady Mist of Kamchatka. He was a graduate of Magee Secondary and The Vancouver School of Art. He worked as a carpenter and in the past 15 years returned to artistic interests, specifical­ly photograph­y. He was an active participan­t at Exposure Gallery, Gallery 295 and Art Works. A celebratio­n of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to a charity of your choice. DAVERON, Eileen Dec. 14, 1947- Mar. 30, 2020 Born Rochdale, Lancashire, England. Passed away in hospice in Surrey, March 30, 2020. Will be deeply missed by her family and friends. Survived by, daughter, Caroline, son Steven (Traci), sister Julie, Audrey, Diana, grandchild­ren, Chelsea-rose, Chayse and Kamryn. Everyone's favorite Aunty Eileen. To her nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. An amazing selfless soul and courageous fight, peace at last. A celebratio­n of life will be held at a later date. We’ve shared our lives these many years. You’ve held my hand; you’ve held my heart. So many blessings, so few tears - yet for a moment, we must part. ~ Unknown

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