GARDNER, Charles Vincent (Bud)
January 23, 1931 – December 24, 2014
Passed away after a short illness. Predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Adele (nee Pare) and parents Charles and Mabel. Survived by his beloved wife Theresa, sons Charles and Mark (fiancee Heather), sister Essie, grandchildren Amanda, Steen and great-grandson Mateo, as well as various cousins, nieces, nephews and close family friends. Born in Vancouver, BC and raised in the New Westminster area, residing in White Rock for the past 50 years. Bud worked at Oakalla Prison for 34 years, retired in 1987 as Deputy Director. Bud always had a positive attitude, outgoing personality and zest for life.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Wildlife Federation or Irene Thomas Hospice would be appreciated. Special thank-you to the care givers at Irene Thomas Hospice for making Dad comfortable during his final days.
“Never better top of the world”
A gathering will be held January 9th at 1:00 p.m. at Victory Memorial Park 14831 28th Ave, Surrey, BC. Please feel free to share your memories of Bud during the celebration of his life.