APPLETON, James Richard
James Richard Appleton born in Yeoford, Alberta April 20, 1926 passed away peacefully surrounded by family February 21, 2009. Jim is survived by his wife of 54 years, Irene and their 5 children, Garry (Janice), Charles (Carol), Mary (Arnie), Joe (Shiona) and Shelly (Tim) and their 3 step children Pauline, Richard (Dianne) and Judee (Victor) and many grandchildren and great-children. Grandpa’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren were the love of his life. He was very dedicated and very proud. Our family is a circle of strength and love. With every birth and every union the circle grows…every crisis faced together makes the circle stronger. The family wishes to thank Dr. Spangel, nurses, and support staff of Peace Arch Hospital. Please join us to celebrate Grandpa’s life on Monday, March 2, 2009 at 11:00am for a graveside service at Surrey Centre Cemetery 16600 Old McLellan Road, Surrey, followed by a reception at Northview Golf and Country Club 6857-168th Street, Surrey. Private viewing prior to the service at Personal Alternative Funeral Services at 9:00am, 3070-275 A Street, Aldergrove. Donations can be made in Jim’s memory to the Peace Arch Hospital Foundation, 5521 Russell Avenue, White Rock, BC V4B 2R4.
Dad, we love you very much and you will always be in our hearts