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St Thomas, Jane

July 27th, 2023
It is with great sadness we say goodbye to Jane St Thomas.    She will be sadly missed by her remaining family, husband Gary St Thomas, daughter Toni, son PJ, sister Kim Harley, nephew David Pickard (Tasha), and her great-nieces Sydney and Paysley Pickard.  Plus, all her other relatives in Scotland and Australia and many many...

Mack, Charles Joseph

July 19th, 2023
Surrounded by family on the beautiful, sunny morning of July 19, 2023, Charles Joseph Mack of Slocan, BC, died suddenly of a heart attack. Charlie was born on May 12, 1951, in Princeton, MN, to Joe and Ethel Mack.  Charlie’s family settled in Reno, NV, where he graduated first from high school and then from the University of...

Vass, Peter (Pete) Ian

July 23rd, 2023
Peter (Pete) Ian Vass passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, at the Victorian Community Health Centre in Kaslo. He will be remembered and missed by many friends here in the West Kootenays. Pete was born in East Yor, Ontario, on March 8, 1947. He spent his formative years in Ontario where he began his career as ...

Lister, Vi (Viola)

July 16th, 2023
It is with great sadness that the family of Vi (Viola) Lister announces her passing on July 16, 2023. She was born in Vallican on July 16, 1931. She was predeceased by her husband Benny, the love of her life, in 2007, 2 brothers Emil, Kurt, and son-in-law Hans. She is survived by her son Ken (Bonnie), daughter Tanis, 5...

Keefe, David

July 7th, 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Keefe, our dear husband, brother, father, grandfather, and friend. Dave was born on September 18, 1960, and passed away on July 7, 2023, at the age of 62. He passed away peacefully at home in the loving arms of his wife, Joy Keefe, and with his brother, Wayne, and...

Morrison, Barrie (Barry) MacKenzie

July 16th, 2023
It is with great sadness that the family of Barrie (Barry) MacKenzie Morrison announce his passing on July 16, 2023. Barry was 85 years old. Barry was born August 9, 1937, in Trail and lived in Silverton through his school years and early adulthood. He enjoyed the outdoor life in the Slocan Valley, fishing in the lakes and ...

McKay, Valerie Diane (Davidson)

July 4th, 2023
Valerie passed away peacefully on July 4, 2023, at the Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson, BC.  She was born on September 3, 1949, to Ted and Thelma Davidson (Petersen) in Fernie, BC. Valerie is survived by her son, Clayton McKay (Charlene) and grandchildren, Cassie and Carissa.  She will be greatly missed by her sisters, Laurie...

Ferguson, Warren

July 7th, 2023
With heartfelt sadness, the family of Warren Ferguson said farewell to their dad, grandad, and great grandad.  Warren passed away peacefully on July 7th, after stretching over 100 years of an amazing life as far as he could.  Warren was born March 15, 1923, and lived most of his life in Nelson, followed by Kelowna, White Rock...

Leavitt, Gene

June 25th, 2023
Gene has been my partner in love and life for 50 years.  We had many adventures, but it was the sharing of daily companionship and the many challenges that must be faced together in this human life that added strength to our bond and deepened our love and respect for each other.  Gene enjoyed his time as an instructor at the...

Chapman, James (Jim, Jimmy) Dennis

June 29th, 2023
James (Jim, Jimmy) Dennis Chapman (69) passed away after a short battle with lung cancer on June 29, 2023. Jim was born on January 5th, 1954, to Kathrine and James Chapman in Calgary, Alberta. Jimmy was strong willed and stubborn at times, but he also had an enormous heart and wonderful sense of humour. He was generous, loyal,...

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