October 17, 1932 to September 29, 2018, Maple Ridge It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of John Ivan Kozic announces his unexpected death.
My dad was born in Croatia and immigrated to Canada as a young man escaping oppression with the hopes of a better life. There was no greater joy for dad than his grandson, Niko. Forever in our hearts and memories you will always remain. A funeral service and reception for family and friends will be held Friday, October 12, 2018 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm at St. Andrew’s Heritage Church Hall, located at 22279 - 116th Avenue, Maple Ridge, BC. Private internment will follow at Port Coquitlam Cemetery.
Born March 9, 1939 and returned to the Lord, Aug 23, 2018. She was a strong woman of faith who loved her children, Marina (Lloyd) and Selvum, grandchildren, family and friends. She will be deeply missed and mourned by those who loved her.
Judith will be laid to rest with a family graveside service at Mountain View Cemetery on Friday September 7, 2018. A memorial service for her friends and church community will follow at 1pm. This will be held at the Brentwood Park Alliance Church, 1410 Delta Avenue in Burnaby.
Will be dearly missed by her daughter and the friends who knew her. A funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday September 6, 2018 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Parish, 1423 East 13th Avenue. Rev. Antonio Tapparello will be officiating. Donzolina will be laid to rest at the Port Coquitlam cemetery following the funeral.
March 22, 1993 − August 9, 2018 With the deepest sorrow, we announce the sudden and tragic passing of Jordan on August 9th, 2018. At only 25 years of age, Jordan’s time with us was much too short but enriched us all. Jordan was a true free spirit with an infectious smile, opinions on anything and everything, and a mischievous sense of humor. Jordan will be greatly missed by his loving family: parents, Karel and Sharene (Shuster), siblings Jacqueline and Dallas; his soul− mate and life partner, Jasmine, and her loving family (Julie and Hector); living grandparents Celia and Joe; cousins Kyle, Jackson, Colton and Caitlin; aunts and uncles, Traci, Rod, Phil and Sue, as well as numerous loving friends. Jordan’s family requests, with thanks, that all donations be made to the Children’s Hearing & Speech Centre of BC, who, in coordination with BC Children’s Hospital (Dr. Riding) and the late Dr. Patrick Doyle, helped give Jordan the gift of hearing after he received his cochlear implant when he was only 2 years old. Donations to help Jasmine are also appreciated and may be made at Funds for Jazzy on GoFundMe.
Thank you Jordan for inspiring us all through your strength and love. Please take care of Nana Margaret and Grandpa Harvey...and just Chill... we still have some ass to kick on your behalf back here on earth, but we will catch up to all of you on the other side. We will make you proud as you did us. A celebration of life will be held from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on 2018−08−19 at Musqueam Cultural Center, 4000 Musqueam Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
A celebration of life will be held from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on 2018−10−20 at Children’s Hearing & Speech Centre of BC, 3575 Kaslo Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Gary Poirier passed away at Vancouver General Hospital on August 11, 2018. He is survived by his brother Don Poirier (Corinne), 2 nieces, Tyla Frewing and Jamie Pont and 2 nephews Jared Poirier and Jackson Eng and six grand nephews and sister-in-law Nova Bannatyne Eng and he also leaves his wives Gloria and Faye. He was predeceased by his mother, Minerva Black, father, Joseph Poirier, brothers Neil Poirier, Ray Eng, Ian MacFayden and James MacFayden.
Gary was one of the survivors of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge disaster. He became an ironworker apprentice in 1957 at age 17 with Ironworkers Local 97. Due to a second fall on a job site he was forced to retire early from his career. He did however, continue to keep in touch with his friends in the union and initiated an annual memorial service for the bridge disaster that he attended each year.
Gary loved living in the Downtown East Side, spending time at the Carnegie Centre and living in the Woodwards building. He made many walks throughout the area, with his distinctive walking stick and more recently a walker. His familiar figure will be missed by all who knew him. A funeral service will be held on Friday August 17, 2018 at 10am in the Celebration Hall at Mountainview Cemetery, 5455 Fraser Street, Vancouver, internment to follow. Flowers gratefully declined and in lieu donations may be made to the PHS Housing Society online at http//www.phs.ca or the Cancer Research Society online athttps://www.societederecherchesurlecancer.ca/en/take-action
On August 11, 2018 Arnold left this world for the next. He leaves behind siblings, nieces, nephews and many family and friends who will mourn him. A celebration of life will be held at 11:00am August 16, 2018 at Musqueam Cultural Center, 4000 Musqueam Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Frank leaves behind his sister Mary and friends to mourn him. He will be returned to his community with a funeral held at 9am on June 24 at the Musqueam Community Center, 6777 Salish Drive, Vancouver (Musqueam Reserve) Afterwards Frank will be laid to rest in the Musqueam cemetery.
Passed away unexpectedly in Vancouver, B.C on June 14, 2018 at the age of 69. Larry is survived by Father John Rice Sr. His loving partner of 20 years - Serena George. Children: Derek, Carol, Chamain, Meade, Venancia (Cody)
Siblings: Brian, Patrick, Michael, Marilyn, Karen, Daniel, Doreen, and John. He was a loving caring; Dad, Poppa, Uncle, Brother and friend.
Predeceased by: Amanda Johnny (grandmother) Lillian Rice (Mother) Arlene (sister) Charlie (Son) Veronica (daughter) After 43 years as a longshoreman he retired at the age of 63. His passion for soccer continued to shine bright with his participation and contribution to Totem Soccer throughout his later years. An evening prayer service will be held at 7pm on Tuesday June 19 with funeral held at 9am on June 20. Both will occur at the Musqueam Community Center, 6777 Salish Drive, Vancouver (Musqueam Reserve) Afterwards Larry will be laid to rest in the Musqueam cemetery.