PERRY, Delbert Clifford
It is with great sadness, that we announce the passing of Delbert Clifford Perry, at the age of 76 years,at the Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, BC. He is pre-deceased by his parents and sister Yvonne. He’ll be lovingly remembered by wife June of 47 years, brother Jim (Ray), son Shane (Karen), step-children Gordon Hartshorne (Dennie), Sandra Hartshorne, Dianne Nicholas (Bob), 6 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, niece, nephew, and many friends throughout the province of British Columbia. Del’s family farmed in Pitt Meadows, BC until Del left home for the CP Rail. His stories of the railroad were plenty and always fondly remembered. He began his career with Greyhound Bus lines shortly after, and was employed with them until his retirement. Many friendships were forged there and many a stories were told. His love for the outdoors and adventures of travel made for many a trip throughout BC. His artistic abilities showed in his hobbies, through paintings, making furniture, and driftwood lamp making. His fishing expeditions in the Jundee were always fondly remembered.
The Family would like to express many thanks to family, friends and neighbours for your love and support. To the Doctors and Nurses at Peace Arch Hospital, the paramedics and fire department, a Heartfelt Thank you for your professionalism and warmth of heart. Your kindness will not be forgotten. Memorial Services will be held at 1:00 pm, Monday July 13, 2009 at the First United, 15385 Semiahmoo Ave, White Rock, BC. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Peace Arch Hospital, Diabetic Association,or the Heart and Stroke foundation.