FRIEND, Joseph (Joe)

May 4, 1923 – February 10, 2017

Born in Manitoba, passed away peacefully in White Rock, BC. Predeceased by his wife Evelyn, daughter Marilyn, three brothers and four sisters. Survived by his children Elaine, Ken (Concetta), Karen (Stan), four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, sister Mary and many nieces and nephews. Joe was raised and educated near Melfort, Sask. In 1941 he moved to BC to work for Britannia Mines. Joe joined the RCAF in 1942, serving overseas with 409 Squadron. After discharge in 1946, he began his career with Marwell/Dillingham in Vancouver. Joe married Evelyn in 1947, raising his family in North Vancouver. In 1970 he joined CP Rail in their Development Division, Marathon Realty, retiring in 1988. During his life, Joe enjoyed curling, gardening, camping and especially travelling. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 12 noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, 2643 128 St. Surrey, BC

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