Passed away on February 5, 2006 from Mesothelioma at the age of 66.
He is survived and mourned by his loving wife Marlene, married 31 years; seven children: Linda Lopes, Barbara (Dave) Strijack, Corey (Angela) Hancharyk, Brent Hancharyk, Susan (John) McDade, Sherry (Jim) Baker, Allan (Lynda) Goertzen; fifteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters Lucy (Mac) MacDonald, Pauline (Ernie) Ottoson and Grace Genereux; nieces and nephews. Thank you and appreciation go to the Peace Arch Hospital Palliative Care Unit for all their wonderful care, help and encouragement, and the Hospice Society Volunteers.
Donations can be made to the White Rock Hospice Society.
A Memorial Service was held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 8, 2006 at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 – 28th Avenue, Surrey, BC