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									50 – North Shore News – Sunday, July 23, 2006




                                                                                                                                                                                                     Education
 1108        Sports Players             1160          In Memoriam              1170            Obituaries             1170            Obituaries              1170            Obituaries
                                                                                                                                                             BYINGTON - Gertrude (Trudy)
   The Vancouver                                                              GLANFIELD - Margaret Viola             HAMILTON - Eleanor Arvilla (nee
                                                                                                                                                             Evelyn, April 24, 1914 - July 12,
 Trojans Football is                                                          (nee Kennedy), age 88, passed          Gerrie) born in Vancouver on July
                                                                              away gently in her sleep July          31, 1922 passed away on July 15,        2006. Passed away peacefully at
   having another                                                             16th, 2006 at Lions Gate Hospital,     2006 in West Vancouver,                 Evergreen House, Lions Gate
                                                                                                                                                             Hospital. Predeceased by her
  registration date                                                           North Vancouver. Born in Elm           predeceased by her dear
                                                                                                                                                             husband Ralph of North
                                                                              Creek, Manitoba July 26, 1917,         husband, William Dunn Hamilton
July 29th 1-3pm at the                                                        Margaret is predeceased by her         in 1995 after 41 years of marriage      Vancouver and sister Edna Reid
                                                                                                                                                                                                      1410              Education              1410             Education
     Clubhouse,                                                               husband, Norman Sidney                 and by her parents, William and         of Fergus, Ontario. She is lovingly
                                                                              Glanfield (September 16, 1918 to       Agnes Henderson Gerrie from             remembered by friends and
    21st & Nootka                                                             January 19, 1983) and survived         Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.         family; daughter Ann Byington of
      (behind the Renfrew                                                                                                                                    North Vancouver; nephews Bob             TEACH AND TRAVEL THE WORLD
      Community Centre).
 From Flag to Bantam,
                                                                              by her daughter, Tricia of North
                                                                              Vancouver and son Allan
                                                                              (Marguerite) of Innisfil, Ontario.
                                                                                                                     Eleanor is survived by her sister,
                                                                                                                     Wilma Wanstall (Harry), her
                                                                                                                     nephews Rolf Beltz and Gerrie
                                                                                                                                                             (Marie) Reid and Cecil (Jan) Reid
                                                                                                                                                             of Powassan, Ontario and their
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Greystone College’s 1-month full-
                                                                                                                                                                                                      time TESOL Certificate Program starts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 You Deserve
  Ages 6-15. For more                                                         The family wishes to extend
                                                                              gratitude for Margaret’s care to
                                                                                                                     Beltz and niece Janet Steiner
                                                                                                                     (Kenneth), three great nephews
                                                                                                                                                             families; her chosen daughter
                                                                                                                                                             Mary (Murray) Lundberg of
                                                                                                                                                             Calgary, Alberta and cousin Eva
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Monday, July 31st.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Spaces are limited so register now!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a Better Life
    information call                                                          Dr. Peter Edmunds and the              Shaun, Shane and Devin and one
                                                                                                                                                             (Jimmie) Buchanan of Atwood,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cardiology Technologist
 604-450-2198 or visit                     In memory of our mother,           doctors, nurses and staff of Lions     great niece, Amanda. Eleanor is                                                            Tuition payments                          starts Nov. 27
                                            daughter, sister & aunt.          Gate Hospital in North Vancouver       survived also by her cousins            Ontario. Special thanks to Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           in 3 monthly installments.             Community Support Worker
      our website                       Loretta Virginia Maveety (our         and to nurses, care aides,             Charles Gerrie McPhalen of              Nancy Crossen, the staff of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    starts Oct. 30 & Nov. 27
  www.vancouvertrojans.ca.              Kett) We think of you in the quiet    companions, staff and                  Vernon, B.C. and Dorothy                Evergreen House and Rev.                    For more information, please call
                                                                                                                                                             Marianna Harris, Phyllis McNeil                                                             Early Childhood
                                              times and miss you.             management of Evergreen House          Henderson Stevens of                                                                       604-682-3880 or                   Educator/Preschool Teacher
                                                                              and Kiwanis Care Centre. The           Washington State, U.S.A. and            and Mary-Anne Telfer of St.
                                                                                                                                                             Andrews United Church.                   Email: info@greystonecollege.com                     starts Nov. 6
                                                                              compassion and support of              many friends and relations in
                                                                              friends and family is deeply           Canada and Scotland.                    Memorial donations may be made                www.greystonecollege.com               Esthetician - starts Sept. 18
                                                                              appreciated. Margaret combined         Eleanor was the elder daughter of       to a charity of your choice. No          2nd floor – 342 Water St., Vancouver         Hospital Support Specialist
                                                                              her many interests and her             William and Agnes Gerrie.               service by request.                                                                     starts Aug. 21 & Oct. 2
                                                                              adventurous spirit with extensive      William Gerrie was the proprietor                                                                                         Medical Esthetics - starts Sept. 18
                                                                              world travel and was an                of Hotel Gresham on Granville                                                                                              Medical Esthetics for Qualified
                                                                              accomplished genealogist and           Street, Vancouver from 1923 to                                                                                               Estheticians - starts Dec. 11
                                                                              passionate gardener. Known for         1937 and Eleanor enjoyed those
                                                                              her wit, sense of humour and           years growing up as a resident in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Medical Laboratory Assistant
                                                                              continuous interest in the world       the hotel. In 1937 the family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          starts Nov. 20
                                                                              around her, Margaret will be           retired to West Vancouver to a                                                        Access to                                Medical Office Assistant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                starts Aug. 21, Oct. 2 & Dec. 4
                                                                              greatly missed. No service by
                                                                              request. Remains will be interred
                                                                                                                     house they had built on Marine
                                                                                                                     Drive ten years previously.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Practical Nursing                           Medical Transcriptionist
                                                                              in Carman, Manitoba. In lieu of        Eleanor graduated from West                                                       Full Scope of Practice                              starts Oct. 9
                                                                              flowers, donations to an               Vancouver High School,                                                                                                    Nursing Unit Clerk - starts Nov. 6
                                                                              environmental or animal                Vancouver Normal School and                                                        “Come Learn With Us” at                 Practical Nursing - starts Jan. 8
                                                                              protection group or a charity of       the University of British Columbia.
 1125               Births                                                    your choice would be                   Eleanor enjoyed many years of
                                                                                                                                                                                                       the College of the Rockies                   Resident Care Attendant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   starts Sept. 11 & Oct. 23
                                                                              appreciated.                           teaching in both West Vancouver                                                          RCA upgrade to
ARMSTRONG- A late arrival!! A                                                 'Do not stand at my grave and          and Vernon, B.C. In Vernon                                                                                                   Special Education Assistant
late announcement! Jason &                                                    weep. I am not there. I do not         Eleanor initially taught art, and                                                         LPN program                          starts Sept. 11 & Oct. 2
Andrea are pleased to welcome                                                 sleep. I am a thousand winds that      subsequently became a student                                                       Eligible for student loan               Veterinary Hospital Assistant
Cohen William Mitchell to this         ABADI— ASHRAF, passed away             blow. I am the diamond glints on       counsellor. She met her future          STEELE – Nancy Mildred (nee                                                            starts Sept. 11 & Oct. 9
world. Cohen arrived May 26,           suddenly but peacefully in Lion’s      snow. I am the sunlight on ripened     husband, Bill, a fellow teacher, in     Taunton), born April 30, 1919 in                Online program
2006 @ 5:07pm, 10.5lbs, 56cm.          Gate Hospital, North Vancouver,        grain. I am the gentle autumn’s        Vernon. She was artistic, gentle        Winnipeg, Manitoba; passed
Proud brothers Keaton, Carter &        July 18, 2006, age 77, and has         rain. When you awaken in the           and gracious, all of which traits       away peacefully at home on July                allows you to work                             Stenberg
Cooper are thrilled to add to their
hockey team.
                                       entered life beyond in the sea of
                                       light. She is lovingly remembered
                                                                              morning’s hush, I am the swift
                                                                              uplifting rush of quiet birds in
                                                                                                                     encouraged the creation of great
                                                                                                                     and loyal friendships throughout
                                                                                                                                                             16, 2006. Nancy was
                                                                                                                                                             predeceased by her husband of
                                                                                                                                                                                                              while you study                              College
                                       by husband Bahman Abadi; son           circled flight. I am the soft stars    her life. Eleanor was a member of       55 years, Frank, in 2002 and her               www.ptibc.com                        Vancouver: 604-684-4467
                                       Behrouz and daughter-in-law            that shine at night. Do not stand at   the Vernon Art Association, the         sister, Joan, in 2005. She is                                                         Surrey: 604-580-2772
                                       Kamelia; daughter Nahzy (Buck)                                                Okanagan Historical Society and         survived by her six loving               Call for appt: 604 521-7109
 1160          In Memoriam             and son-in-law Dr. Christopher
                                       Buck; sons Behzad and Behnam;
                                                                              my grave and cry. I am not there.
                                                                              I did not die.'                        a life member of the West
                                                                                                                     Vancouver Historical Society.
                                                                                                                                                             children, Michael, Peter, Greg,
                                                                                                                                                             Janice, Chris and Cathie; 18            As reported in the Toronto Star
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.stenbergcollege.com

                                       and grandchildren Sam and                                                     Eleanor wished to acknowledge           grandchildren; 2 great                  on Jan. 19th 2006 - The IT industry      Train for a career in the Hotel and
 GWENDOLYN A. BARRS                    Nassem (Abadi); Takur and Taraz        GRANT- VERNOR Alexander.               the kind attention and support of       grandchildren; and her sister,          is growing again! Prepare for a          Resort Industry at the Vancouver
                                       (Buck). Daughter of Hashem             Sadly we announce the passing          her doctors, Dr. Paul Klimo, Dr.        Mary Broadfoot of Toronto. Nancy        career as a Network Administrat-         campus of CDI College with our
 Nov. 1, 1947 - July 25, 1996                                                                                                                                                                                                                 International Hospitality Opera-
                                       Rahimpour and Mariam Tufighi,          of our husband, father,                Gary Jenkins and especially Dr.         left Winnipeg to join the RCAF in       or at your local CDI College. Give
 Predeceased by son Kent in            Ashraf Rahimpour was born in           grandfather and friend on July 19,     Joel Teichman, head, Division of        1941. She served in London as           CDI a call today! 866-632-3306           tions Program! CDI has small
 1992, father Frank Nazimek            Tehran, Iran, January 30, 1929.        2 0 0 6 . V e r n pas s ed aw ay       Urology, St. Paul’s Hospital.           Flight Officer and received                                                      class sizes and dedicated instruct-
  1993, survived by mother             Raised as a devout Muslim,             peacefully with his loving wife of     Heartfelt thanks also to the staff of   distinguished service mention in                                                 ors. Financial Assistance may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Puzzle lovers, write to Bornet           available to those who qualify. Call
 Anne, brother and sister-in-                                    ´´
                                       Ashraf became a Baha’ı at the          46 years close by his side. He will    Hollyburn House, West                   dispatches in the King’s New            Charts, PO Box 16, V0N 2E0 for
  law (Eric & Marj & family)           age of 19. Due to persecution of       be missed by his wife, Ellie;          Vancouver, for their love and           Year Honours List in 1946. After                                                 today! 800-710-1432
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Magic Squares general solutions
    sister-in-law Christine.                    ´´
                                       the Baha’ı Faith in her native Iran,   daughters Louise (Jim) Kathy           support. A private family service       Nancy and Frank were married
     Sorely missed but not             the Abadi family left Iran for         (Sten) and grandchildren Hailey,       will be held at a later date. In lieu   they lived briefly in Halifax,
  forgotten by husband Bill.           Spain, the U.S., and eventually        Ryan, Kimberly and Jakob,              of flowers, donations may be            Vancouver and Toronto. They
     Also missed by many               Canada. Deeply religious and           sisters Marjorie and Veronica and      made to the B.C. Cancer Society         returned to West Vancouver in
   friends and neighbours.             ignited by high undoubting
                                       purpose, Ashraf was known for
                                                                              families. He will also be missed by
                                                                              the staff at Olympic International
                                                                                                                     or a charity of your choice.
                                                                                                                            ‘‘Let me go quietly into
                                                                                                                                                             1955 where they raised their
                                                                                                                                                             family and lived the balance of          1410              Education              1410             Education
                                       her humility, her optimistic spirit,   and his many friends throughout                   the good night.’’            their lives. Nancy was an active
                                       and the encouragement she gave         the HVAC industry he proudly                                                   curler, skier and in her earlier
                                       to everyone who knew her. She          worked in for nearly 50 years.                                                 years, badminton player having
                                       was a candle of caring who             Vern was born June 12, 1935 in                                                 been the junior champion of
                                       brightened everyone she met. A         England and spent several years                                                Manitoba. She was very involved
                                       memorial service will be held          in Uganda where he had many                                                    and supportive in her children’s
                                       Wed., July 26, 10:00 a.m., Boal        fond memories. He returned to                                                  lives and was a wonderful
                                       Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North      England and at age 18 he enlisted                                              volunteer throughout her entire
                                       Vancouver, 604-980-3451.               in the British Army where he                                                   life in the community, church and
                                                                              received training as an engineer                                               many charitable organizations.
                                                                              and saw service in Cyprus. In                                                  She served as President of the
                                                                              1967 he emigrated to Canada                                                    Vancouver Rotary Women’s
                                                                              with his family and began                                                      Auxiliary and was honoured by
                                                                              establishing himself in the                                                    the Rotary Club with the award of
                                                                              technical field that he loved. In                                              Paul Harris Fellow. Her greatest
                                                                              1980 he bought into Olympic                                                    pleasure came from her many
                                                                              International and with a work ethic                                            grandchildren, each of whom had
                                                                              rarely seen, began to build the                                                a special place in her heart.
                                                                              company he envisioned. Vern                                                    Recently Nancy moved from her
    ANNETTE POMMEROY                                                          loved his work and finally retired                                             home to Amica West Vancouver
 April 26, 1938 - July 24, 2004                                               in 1999. Vern realized the need        LENHART - Rudolf. Born in 1932          where she enjoyed the company
A Celebration of Annette’s life will                                          for keeping himself challenged         in Prague, Czech Republic. Died         of many friends both old and new.
  be held Sunday July 23, 2006                                                and in 1998 bought a boat and got      peacefully June 25, 2006.               She continually surprised the
  5:00 pm in North Vancouver.                                                 heavily involved with the Seymour      Vivienne, his wife of 37 years, and     family with accounts of outings,
   Please call 604-980-2901                                                   Power Squadron and boating             son, Douglas were at his side. He       fitness classes, yoga and her
                                                                                                                     also leaves son Rudi (Karin) in         much loved swimming class. The
                                                                              community. He quickly
                                                                              established himself as a               Germany, grandchildren Aidan,
                                                                                                                     Cassandra, Julia, Stefan, &
                                                                                                                                                             family is most appreciative of the
                                                                                                                                                             efforts of all of the Amica staff who
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Why not be part of the solution?
                                                                              respected member of this tight-
                                                                              knit community. Vern will always       Johanna, cousins & friends in           enabled an easy transition from
 1125               Births              1125               Births             remain an inspiration to both his      France, Czech, & Canada. By             her family home and more
                                                                              family and friends. A memorial
                                                                              service will be held at Boal
                                                                                                                     request, no service. Donations to
                                                                                                                     the Margaret Abbott Vocal
                                                                                                                     Scholarship,            Victoria
                                                                                                                                                             recently made Nancy’s final days
                                                                                                                                                             comfortable. A memorial service
                                                                                                                                                             to celebrate Nancy’s life will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Addictions Worker
               HARRIS – GREENOUGH
   Pam and Brent Harris are thrilled to announce the
                                                                              Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd, N. Van
                                                                              on Thursday, July 27th at 2:00
                                                                              p.m. A celebration of his life will
                                                                                                                     Conservatory of Music, 907 Fort
                                                                                                                     Street, Victoria, BC, V8R 1J8,
                                                                                                                                                             held on Tuesday, August 1st at
                                                                                                                                                             2:00 pm at St. Christopher’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Certificate
                                                                              follow at the Seymour Golf &           would be appreciated.                   Anglican Church, 11th Avenue
       8 lb. 3 oz. arrival of their first grandchild                           Country Club, 3723 Mount                                                       and Inglewood, West Vancouver.
                                                                              Seymour Parkway, N. Van. In lieu                                               In lieu of flowers donations may                          24-week program offered at
                       Brooklyn Jill                                          of flowers a donation to the BC
                                                                              Cancer Society would be very
                                                                                                                                                             be made in Nancy’s name to the
                                                                                                                                                             charity of your choice.
      at Lions Gate Hospital on July 20, 2006.                                much appreciated.                          To advertise                                                                   THE VANCOUVER COLLEGE
            Brooklyn’s                                                                                                       fax                                                                        OF COUNSELLOR TRAINING
        proud parents are
          Danielle Harris
                and
                                                                                   nsnews.com                         604-630-4500
         Colin Greenough
        of Queen Charlotte
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