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Obituaries

They left us too soon and oh how we miss them

Kim Lorraine Tompkins and Roy Edmund Tompkins

1953-2021                          1943-2021

It is with such heartbreak that we announce that our beloveds Kim and Roy Tompkins passed away within weeks of one another. They were married to each...

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Evelyn Joan Bridge on August 29th, 2021, at the age of 77 in Winlaw BC were she was living with her friend/partner John Minnaert.

She is survived by sons Leroy, Charles, Stanley and Dean Bridge, daughters Rosemarie Roger (partner Robert Bett), Marilyn Bridge (partner Cory Smith), 11 grandchildren, 7 great-...

Randall was loved by so many people. Do you know how some people just make you feel loved and accepted for exactly who you are? Who would drop everything to help you with moving, spend time with you when you are down, and just make sure that you are OK? That was Randall. His heart was giant, and he was generous with everyone he ever met. It’s impossible that his smile will never light up a...

May 5, 1975 - August 29, 2021

 Thomas Vernham passed away on Sunday August 29, 2021, at the age of 46 years.

Tom was born in Port Alberni, BC and grew up in various towns in the area including Trail, Nelson and Midway.

He married in 2005 and went on to have two...

Gordon McGregor, a proud Métis veteran, passed away at Mountain Lake Seniors Community on August 28, 2021 with his loving wife of 50 years, Dianne, and his beloved dog, Tillie, at his side.   The following day with his family in attendance Gord left Mountain Lake with his handmade Métis drum used to set the pace.

Born in 1937 in Vancouver to Jane and Edward, Gord grew up in Vancouver...

Patti Kelly, loving mother of Jacob and Jeremy Kelly, passed away peacefully with family and friends by her side on Friday July 30, 2021, after a courageous confrontation with cancer.

Patti lived a rich and full life despite leaving us at such a “tender” age of 70 years, 45 days.

She will be missed sorely but her indomitable spirit, her infectious humour, her good will, her...