Obituary

Juanita Roselynne Cowden

Mom to (6 children) predeceased by daughter (Beverley), son (Keith), survived by…

  • Jul 1, 2021

 

John Cassidy was held in high regard by colleagues, family, friends and the community he served as Colwood fire chief. (Black Press Media file photo)

West Shore firefighting peers pay tribute to Colwood chief

John Cassidy a no-nonsense leader who loved his family, was integral to area fire coordination

 

Gordon S. Argyle

September 26, 1952 - June 16, 2021Argyle, Gordon S. September 26, 1952…

  • Jun 16, 2021

 

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

City of Nanaimo flags at half-mast as former mayor Graeme Roberts dies at 89

‘Giant-killer’ beat out Frank Ney in mayoral election in 1984

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)
Michael Demers, performing here as a member of The Lonely, died May 1 after a year-long battle with leukemia. (Photo by Benji Duke)

Victoria music community mourning Michael Demers

Veteran singer-songwriter, co-founder of The Lonely dies at 63 due to leukemia

Michael Demers, performing here as a member of The Lonely, died May 1 after a year-long battle with leukemia. (Photo by Benji Duke)

Shirley Lewis (nee Anstey)

May 17, 1935 - May 6, 2021Sadly we announce that our Mom,…

  • May 6, 2021
Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ star Olympia Dukakis dies at 89

The veteran stage and screen actor’s flair for maternal roles helped her win and Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy

Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

MaryEllen Trudeau

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our…

  • Mar 31, 2021

Lorraine Elizabeth Bartell

March 21, 2021After a long and inspiring life, Lorraine passed away on…

  • Mar 21, 2021

Gary Richard Clapp

February 6, 1954 - February 20, 2021Passed away in Cowichan District Hospital…

  • Feb 20, 2021

Taylor Woolley

March 23, 1995 - January 11, 2021It is with profound sadness that…

  • Jan 11, 2021
Walter Craveiro, who immigrated to Canada from Portugal as a teen and worked for the Saanich Police Department for 29 years, died at the age of 74 on Jan. 5. (Photo provided by Nico Craveiro)

Saanich police sergeant who survived ’80s car bomb explosion dies at 74

Walter Craveiro remembered as ‘remarkable man,’ who was always helping others

Walter Craveiro, who immigrated to Canada from Portugal as a teen and worked for the Saanich Police Department for 29 years, died at the age of 74 on Jan. 5. (Photo provided by Nico Craveiro)

Bud Yek Lum

May 9, 1952 - January 8, 2021In Loving Memory: Bud Yek Lum,…

  • Jan 8, 2021

Garth Derek Lapp

November 11, 20201933-2020 ~ Garth Derek Lapp passed away peacefully at his…

  • Nov 11, 2020

Edith Mary ‘Skitch’ Christy

September 10, 2020Our wonderful mother returned home September 10, 2020, there to…

  • Sep 10, 2020

James Martin Gray

November 30, 1930 - August 14, 2020James Martin Gray, published poet and…

  • Aug 14, 2020
Vincent Kelly Usherwood

Vincent Kelly Usherwood

February 28, 1964 - July 20, 2020With deepest sorrow, I announce Vincent…

  • Jul 20, 2020
Vincent Kelly Usherwood

Percy Edwin Thurlow

April 19, 2020Peacefully in the care of the RNI Community Hospital, Inverness…

  • Apr 19, 2020

Joyce J MacAndrew

November 6, 1935 - March 31, 2020It has been a year since…

  • Mar 31, 2020
Arthur Johnson

Arthur Johnson

September 15, 1924 - February 21, 2020Arthur was born in Tisdale Saskatchewan…

  • Feb 21, 2020
Arthur Johnson