AUCLAIR, Jonathan O. Saturday, 30 Oct 2004
Passed away on Oct. 30, 2004 at the age of 88 years. Survived by sons Duncan, Roger and Paul. Jonathan was a world traveler and a WWII veteran. He started his career on the high seas as a young man. In his days of sailing ships, he was shipwrecked off the coast of Africa in 1935. Jonathan served in the British Merchant Marines and was fluent in over 10 languages. He settled in Squamish as Captain of the Woodfibre Ferry, retiring in 100 Mile House in 1978. Lovingly known as “Granpa”, Jonathan will be sadly missed by all.
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DRAYTON, Frank Ryder Sunday, 31 Oct 2004
On Oct. 31, 2004 at 100 Mile House, B.C., Frank Ryder Drayton dusted off his boots and started on a journey that he could only ride, to be with his old friends on the other side. There will be a celebration of his life at the Clinton Community Hall on Nov. 7, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fischer Place/100 Mile Hospital Foundation in Frank’s memory.
HAYES, Emil Ted Tuesday, 26 Oct 2004
Ted was born in Espanola, Ont. Aug. 11, 1916, and passed away peacefully in Fischer Place on Oct. 26, 2004. Ted was a veteran, having enlisted in the Canadian Navy during WW II. Following his military service, he sought employment in occupations that enabled his urge to travel. He lived and worked throughout this continent from Northern Manitoba to Mexico. Ted eventually settled in B.C., and moved to the Cariboo in 1989, living 8 months of the year at Deka Lake and traveling throughout Thailand the other 4 months. Wherever Ted went he made friends across all cultural and age groups. Ted was preceded in death by this father, Joseph Hayes, his beloved mother, Catherine Boucher Hayes, and four brothers and sisters. He is survived by siblings Oleta Dougon, Mae Dougon, and Roland Hayes of Ontario, many nieces and nephews, and friends Helen Crookes, Jeff Crookes, and Mary Shennum of 100 Mile House. Memorial Donations may be made to Fischer Place through the South Cariboo Health Foundation.
“The universe cares nothing of our passing, for we are specks of dust carried on its wind. The universe cares everything of our passing, for we carry the universe in our hearts.”
HUSBERG, Harold Thursday, 05 Jun 2003
Harold Husberg of 108 Mile passed away June 2, 2003, in Prince George. A gathering in his memory will be held on June 7, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at 2161 Norwood St., Prince George.
CURRY, Duncan G. Thursday, 05 Jun 2003
April 2, 1924 - May 27, 2003
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Leo and Eva Curry (nee Cochrane), Duncan passed away peacefully in his sleep at 100 Mile House, B.C. He is survived by loving companion Cathy Michelle, his sister Marjorie Harvey and good friend Edna Curry. He leaves behind sons, Ron, Ross, Raymond and Victor and daughters Ruth and Sylvia as well as many grandchildren and great grandchildren. For most of his life Duncan worked in sawmills, notably Etter’s and McClaires Mills in Nova Scotia and Ainsworth in 100 Mile House. Duncan loved to work on his cars and trucks. An adventurous spirit, he made several trips across Canada. Best of all, he loved a few good laughs with his many friends. Final resting place: Lac la Hache Cemetery. A Celebration of Life to be held at South Rawdon, N.S. at a later date.
Gosnell, Bert (Bertram) Wednesday, 28 May 2003
Passed away on May 19 at Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, B.C. while recovering from surgery. Born Jan. 15, 1922 in Enderby, B.C., Bert worked in North Vancouver, Prince George and Fort Nelson before retiring in 108 Mile in 1983. He loved the outdoors and described the Cariboo to friends as “God’s Country”. Bert and his wife Dorothy were active members of the 108 Mile Golf Club and the 108 Mile Resident’s Association. His wit and humour will be missed by his family and friends. His wife, Dorothy, predeceased him in 1997. He will be greatly missed by his children Judith Bartell of Lethbridge, Alberta; Theresa Lorenze of Campbell River, BC, Geraldine Gosnell of Queensland, Australia; Donald Gosnell of Victoria; and stepdaughter Michelle LaPointe of Lloydminster, Alta. Bert is survived by his sisters Winnie Forster of Enderby, B.C.; Joan Johnson of Burnaby, B.C. and brother John Gosnell of Cobble Hill, B.C.
Sabo, Jo-An Jeanette Wednesday, 28 May 2003
Jan. 8, 1937 - May 21, 2003
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our mom and wife “Jo-An Sabo” the evening of May 21, 2003 after a 3-year battle with a rare blood disorder. Jo-an was born and raised in Everett, Washington, daughter to Joe and Jennie Thatcher. In 1958 Jo-An met and married Tom. Shortly thereafter they were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, Cynthia Louise, who tragically passed away from SIDS on Jan. 7, 1959. In 1966 Jo-An and Tom moved to Canada where they raised their three children in various locations throughout B.C. Jo-An owned and operated Lillooet Sports Shop for several years. In 1978 they moved to Aldergrove and then to 100 Mile House in 1990. Jo-An enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved gardening, fishing and garage sales. Jo-An could always be found in many friends and family’s gardens. She loved socializing with friends. Above all, Jo-An’s passion was to love and care for her children and husband. Jo-An will be forever remembered. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. Jo-An is survived by her husband of 45 years, Tom; three happily married children, Dave and Bonnie, Ron and Yvette, Cheryl and Dennis; six grandchildren Shawn, Jennifer, Candace, Olivia, Jackson and Amanda. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the B.C. Children’s Hospital. A Celebration of Life was held on May 27 at the 108 Mile Community Hall for family and friends.