Richard Ernest Pallant, passed away suddenly on November 5, 2002. Born in Sandspit, Queen Charlotte Islands on July 16, 1920. Predeceased by his wife of 48 years, Tilly in 1999, and brothers Arnold, Brian and Harry. Survived by his daughters Beryl (Wayne) Moseanko, Terry (Bob) Sproule; grandchildren Ryan, Sara, Beth and Brad Moseanko, Micaela and Richard Sproule; sister Nancy Bunn; brother Tom (Doreen) Pallant and special friend Dorothy Sherritt.
Dick was a fisherman for many years, from Alaska to California starting when he was 13 years old. Owner of the Seamaid and Tanza fishboats. He served in the army in WWII, he curled with the Burnaby Winter Club, was an expert bridge player, loved golfing, playing 18 holes the day he died. He enjoyed golf, bridge and pool in Mesa, Arizona for many winters. A much loved family man.
A celebration of Dick’s life was held on Monday, Nov. 11 from 1-4 p.m. at the Meridian Golf Course, 1054 – 168 St., Surrey, B.C.