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Obituaries

Kathleen Allen Rodgers

June 2, 1947 – July 17, 2020

While still a young child, Kathleen and her 3 siblings were sitting around the kitchen table with her dad Tom, a chemistry professor at University of California at Davis.  Tom looked around and said, “Since you are all growing up, I’m now going to have to rely on my wit and intellect to keep you...

Clifford was born on January 17, 1954 in Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire, England and passed away on July 15, 2020 in Nelson, British Columbia at age 66.

Clifford was beloved son to Edward and Helena, Father to Lindsay (Andrew), Kelly (Peter) and their families, dear Brother to Karen (Ray), Janice (Ken) and Martin (Caroline) and Uncle to Susan, Amanda, Jennifer, Melissa, Steven, and Sarah...

Molly Ann Vera Frost passed away peacefully with her family by her side on July 6, 2020, at Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson, BC, at the age of 62.

Molly Ann will be greatly missed by her mother Olga, siblings Peter (Dominique), Shirley (Ramin), and Alan. She also leaves behind her beloved nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and plentiful friends. Molly Ann was predeceased by her...

Gil Langevin (Joseph Gilbert Emile)
1950 – 2020

The Nelson community has lost a gem of a man. On July 13, 2020, three weeks shy of his 70th birthday, Gil Langevin passed away after a short but furious fight with brain cancer. He leaves behind his loving wife Ruth, 3 uniquely amazing daughters, Justine (Ruben Lorenzo), Korina and Rachel, 2...

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family, at Lee Manor on July 10, 2020.  Born in Toronto on September 28, 1952, Susan Marie (née Di Tursi) of Owen Sound, ON, formerly of Nelson, BC, was in her 68th year.

Beloved wife of Alan for 47 years.  Loving mother of Michael (Geoffrey) of Guelph.  Dear sister of Diane Rocha (Manuel) and Joseph Di Tursi (Louise), both of Bognor, ON.  Also missed...

May 11, 1938 – July 3, 2020

It is with deep sadness that we announce that Walter passed peacefully with his wife and his daughter by his side in Nelson, BC. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany where he and his sister were raised. After marrying Elisabeth in 1962, and with the subsequent arrival of his first two children, they sought out the Canadian dream and immigrated...

Our Story of  Tapani (Taps) Tuomisto

Tapani was born on May 25, 1954 in Finland. His first home was a farm house that his father built there. He emigrated to Canada with his parents and me, his younger sister Anita, in April of 1958. We lived with our great uncle and aunt until our parents purchased their first and only home in Toronto 6 months later. Our mother fondly recalls,...

Chris passed away peacefully on June 25, 2020 in Kelowna, BC at the age of 38 with his mother and sister by his side. Predeceased by his father, Thomas Armstrong, uncle Mark Armstrong, aunt Diane Hilsendeger, grandparents Jack, Ina, Bernadette, Ned, and Phyllis, and his beloved furry friend Gus.

Chris will be be forever missed by his mother Jo-anne, sister Andrea, aunts, uncles, and...