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Obituaries

It is with sad hearts that we had to say good-bye to our Mel. His heart was tired and needed to rest.

Mel was born in Nelson on July 2, 1933 and passed away on September 1, 2020. Mel was a devoted Husband, Father and Grampa. He leaves behind his wife, Vivian, daughter Deb and son in law Brian, son Kevin and daughter in law Brenda, grandson Aaron and granddaughter Jessica.

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Christine was born in Nelson in 1940 to Norman and Annie MacLeod. The family lived in Procter, where Christine grew up and eventually became Post Mistress for Canada Post, the post office being on the front deck attached to the family home, individual post office boxes and all.  This was a role she held in the small community for over 25 years.  Everyone knew Christine at one time in...

23 September 1921 – 10 September 2020

Loli was born in the Federated States of Malay where her father managed a rubber plantation near Kuala Pilah. She came to Canada with her parents in 1925 to a fruit ranch at Harrop. During WWII she made uniforms for the Armed Forces in Calgary. She married Melvin Mikkelson in 1951. She lived on the...

Dorothy AUDREY Chrunik, age 83, passed away the same way she lived most of her life, with a smile on her face, on September 6, 2020 in Salmon Arm, B.C.

Audrey is predeceased by her loving husband Dick Chrunik, Bud Mayer, (father of her children), brother Arnold Sherwood, parents Dorothy and Tom Clem and her fur-baby, Samantha the cat.

Audrey will forever be...

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our mother, Leona May Longden, on date, year.  She will be remembered for her fun-loving sense of humour and big smile.

Leona was born in Cranbrook, BC, on May 20, 1932 and grew up in Fernie, BC, where she completed her schooling and took her first job as a telephone operator with BC Telephone Co.  She attended the Salvation Army...

September 11, 2020

John “Mac” Agret Mackay passed quietly from this life to the next on Sunday, September 6, 2020 at Mountain Lakes, Nelson, BC. He was peaceful and surrounded by family and love.

Mac lived nearly 92 remarkable years. He was born in Montreal, November 29, 1928 to Dr. Agret Albert and Flo Mackay. His father was the team physician for the Montreal...

May 6, 1967 – August 30, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce Jean’s sudden passing on August 30th.

Jean was one of those larger than life personalities who left an impression on all who knew him. At his request, there will be no service, but he would want you to play a favourite song, lift a glass...

Gregory Andrew Garbula sadly passed on Sunday, August 30th, 2020 surrounded by his loving family after a short but arduous battle with ALS.  Greg will be fondly remembered by his friends and family from Crawford Bay, BC to his hometown of Windsor, ON and everywhere in between.

His “Greg”arious personality always led to success both personally and professionally as he never had an...

Liam Jacob Henshaw

August 24, 1999-August 26, 2020

It is with heartfelt sadness the family of Liam Henshaw announces his sudden and tragic passing at the age of 21 years.

Liam was born on August 24th 1999 and passed away suddenly on August 26th 2020 in Nelson, BC.

He was predeceased by his grandfather Bill Henshaw. Liam is survived by his...