Obituaries

Kelly Burton

Kelly Burton

Kelly Burton On Sunday, January 31, 2021, Kelly Burton, of Gabriola, passed away at the age of 73 years. Kelly Burton was born in Vancouver, BC, and raised in and around BC’s Lower Mainland where he met and married the love of his life, Gayle. Together, they had their...

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Konrad Mauch

Konrad Mauch

Konrad Mauch Mar. 24 , 1953 - Apr. 29, 2021 Konrad dearly wanted to return to his beloved Gabriola Island for his last months. Immensely sadly, he only made it to the Gabriola ferry parking lot. He passed away in Nanaimo Hospital due to complications with esophageal...

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Patricia Ludwick

Patricia Ludwick

Patricia Ludwick Nov. 3, 1945 - May 15, 2021 We have lost a strong, vibrant and compassionate friend, defender and lover of our island community and our natural environment. Diagnosed with ALS, Patsy chose MAiD and a green burial in a plot at the heart of our...

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Russell Alan Pearce

Russell Alan Pearce

 Russell Alan Pearce July 9, 1937 - Aug. 17, 2021 With a heavy heart, I announce the passing of my husband Russell Alan Pearce at home on August 17, 2021. Russ was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2014. With the help of a very talented surgeon and modern medicine,...

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Wendy Faye Koett

Wendy Faye Koett

Wendy Faye Koett Aug. 12 1957 - Aug. 13 2021 With a heavy heart we announce the passing of Wendy Faye Koett. Celebration of life to be held Sept. 18th. Please contact family to attend due to Covid restrictions. RSVP Jennifer 604 312 9612. May you fly amongst the angels

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Geraldine Anne MacFarlane

Geraldine Anne MacFarlane

Geraldine Anne MacFarlane Feb. 25 1941 – Aug. 16 2021 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Jerrie. These last 18 months Jerrie was not well, It seems she has had at least two or three mini-strokes, but on Saturday, August 14, she had another stroke. She...

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Richard Evan Werner Schultze

Richard Evan Werner Schultze

Richard Evan Werner Schultze Rick passed away at home on Gabriola on September 11, 2021 at the age of 76 years. He is survived by his wife Betty, his daughter Lana (Thomas), daughter Kristina (Matt), stepson Paul (Kristin) and stepdaughter Kristine (Chris) and nine...

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Margo McCutcheon 

Margo McCutcheon 

Margo McCutcheon  Mar. 26, 1956 - Dec. 16, 2020 Margo, daughter of Ed and Marjorie and Marvin, special granddaughter of Doris, sister to Darren, Karen-Anne and Eddie, niece of favourite Auntie Joanie and dear family and friend to so many others. This is a message from...

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Susanna Maria van Gorkum

Susanna Maria van Gorkum

Susanna Maria van Gorkum (nee Ouwerkerk)Dec. 4, 1934 - Aug. 3, 2021Susanna Maria van Gorkum (nee Ouwerkerk) passed away peacefully in Richmond, BC on August 3, 2021. She is survived by her children, Helen, Jack, and Frank; and her grandchildren, Kayt, Maddie,...

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Alexander McConnell

Alexander McConnell

Alexander McConnell 30 Sept. 1926 - 27 July 2021We are sad to announce the death of Alexander (“Eric”) McConnell at the age of 94. He lived happily on Gabriola Island for 34 years and died peacefully at home on July 27th. Alex is survived by his wife, Eileen, his...

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