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Obituaries

Derek Vane Pollard, beloved husband of Margery Anne Pollard, passed away in Nelson, BC on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at the age of 88 years. 

Derek was born in Victoria, BC on July 30, 1931 but had lived in Procter and Nelson for most of his life.

Derek was an extremely talented man and an amazing storyteller. His talents included carving fish, birds and walking sticks out of...

Helen Gail MacAskill (nee Hancock) was born in Summerside PEI, into a family of ranchers and musicians.

She was a flight attendant with Maritime Central Airlines until her marriage. She lived in cities across Canada with her family, then moved to Nelson when Kevin retired. Gail loved flora and fauna and meeting people, travelling with Kevin to more than thirty countries.

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Jack Smith, 91 years of age, passed away peacefully in Nelson, BC on November 23, 2019. He was born November 2nd 1928 in Swansea, Wales.

Jack is predeceased by his parents Emrys, Henrietta Ester, and his sister Muriel. Left to mourn is his wife and best friend of 65 years, Bertha, along with children Deborah (Brenda), David (Marnie), Judith (Darren) and grandchildren Emma and...

Geraldine Watmough passed away on December 5th, 2019 at home. She was born September 17th, 1929 in Trail, British Columbia.

Gerry is survived by sisters-in-law Laurie Redman and Audrey Annis and families, close family friend, Linnea (Bryon) Richardson and family, as well as relatives in the United States and England. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 60...

It is with great sadness the family of John Sorenson announces his passing on December 10, 2019. John was born in Rossland BC. on September 4, 1932 to Viggo and Magda Sorenson. He was predeceased by his parents and sister Carol Gergely.

John worked for Kay Motors in Trail, BC. for 16 years. He moved to Elkford where he worked as a heavy-duty mechanic for Fording Coal. He was a volunteer...