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Obituaries

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mario Porco. Mario was born in Apriligiano, Italy to Domenico and Fortunata Porco. Mario had four siblings, Elena, Immacolata, Gabriele and Ada. While in Italy, Mario enjoyed spending time building wooden go carts, birding, collecting wood for festivals, swimming and fishing in the outdoors.

At the age of sixteen, Mario...

Hugo Gabriel Le Bihan passed away peacefully at the age of 71 years on June 13, 2019 at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson, BC, after a courageous attempt to beat pancreatic cancer. He is survived by Judi, his loving wife for 48 years; daughter Nicole; son Chris; daughter-in-law Naomi; grandchildren Hugo, Beau and Neve; and many nieces, nephews and canines. Gabe is predeceased by his mother...

MAH – Cameron was born Mah Kin Shum in Tin Sum, Canton, China on September 24, 1946. Cameron passed peacefully from this life on the afternoon of June 8, 2019 after a gradual decline in health. He was surrounded and supported by his loving family and caregivers during the last days of his life.

He arrived in Canada in 1959, settling first in Castlegar, BC, where he learned his culinary...

Mr. Gordon A. Pickering passed away in his sleep on Feb. 5th at 6:05 PM in the Trail hospital due to a massive blood infection.

He is survived by his wife Patricia Pickering, of Nelson, son Tracy Pickering of Medicine Hat and his daughter Leah Hernandez of Slocan City.

There will be a Celebration of Life for Gordon at the Eagles Hall in Nelson B.C. at 3:00 PM Sunday June 18th...

Elizabeth Maria Caron nee Ferris

Born the 6th of August 1944 in Johannesburg, South Africa, raised in Northern Rhodesia (Zambia), left our universe on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.

She is survived by her partner George Herbert Stiles, who took great care to keep her safe and made her feel loved. Her five sons, Shaun (Jane), Mark, Darryl (Melissa), Graham (...