James Markham 1949 — 2017

James Markham

It’s with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Oscar James Markham at the age of 68 years in the Royal Inland Hospital.

James is survived by his brother Barry (Chris) Markham. He will also be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was predeceased by his brothers Delbert (Cathy) Markham, Luellen Mahon, his sisters Inez Rheaume Wanda (Ben) Burnett.

James will be remembered for his love of classic cars, traveling and getting lost in a good book.

“Until we meet again”A gathering for friends and family will be held on Saturday, October 7th 2017at 12:00pm at 625 Reemon Drive, Kamloops.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke foundation  at  www.heartandstroke.ca

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Rajinder Kaur Bal 1917 — 2017

Rajinder Kaur Bal

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Rajinder Kaur Bal. Born in Punjab, India in 1917, she passed away peacefully in Kamloops, BC, her home for the past twenty years. She is predeceased by her husband Lt. Baldev Singh Bal, daughter Surinder Kaur Hare and son Surinder Singh Bal. Rajinder is survived by her large and loving family including her son Harinder Singh Bal, daughter in law Surinder Kaur Bal, daughters Jaspal Kaur Gill, Rajpal Kaur Toor, Harinder Kaur Mahal, eleven grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.Read More & Leave Condolences »

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Betty May Franklin (nee Andrews) 1940 — 2017

Betty May Franklin (nee Andrews)

                                                                                                         August 27, 1940 ~ September 20, 2017

With heavy hearts we are saddened to announce that Betty passed away peacefully at home in Kamloops after a long battle with diabetes related illnesses.  She was with her loving spouse of 37 years, Denny Holland.  Betty was born and raised in New Westminster and was predeceased by her parents and brothers George, John and Ed.  She is survived by daughter Tammy (Alan) Lachapelle, Randy (Donna) and Kirk Hopkins, sisters Ellen Andrews and Ada Hamilton, brothers Art (Carol), Bill, Ken (Connie), 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and sister-in-law Barb Wylie and family. There will be no formal service by request. Donations to the diabetes foundation would be greatly appreciated.  Betty will be remembered fondly and with smiles.  Rest in peace knowing we love you and you will always be remembered. 

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Marjorie Evelyn Baron 1927 — 2017

Marjorie Evelyn Baron

Marjorie Baron passed away peacefully on Friday, September 15, 2017.

Marjorie, was born in Ashcroft BC on April 10th 1927 to Edith and Charles Pollard.  Marjorie’s mother heard a lady in the next bed name her baby Marjorie, her mother loved that name from the minute she heard it, so she named her baby Marjorie also.

Marjorie spent most of her childhood raised in and around the Clinton area, in 1946 she met the man of her dreams, Arnold Baron. Marjorie and Arnold were Wed in the eyes of the Lord on October 21, 1947.  These two had a long and fulfilled marriage, being able to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in 1997. Arnold predeceased Marjorie in 1998, with Marjorie telling him “Arnold, this is one journey you have to take by yourself, I will follow you when the time comes.” A promise she has now kept.

During their years together Marjorie and Arnold had 3 children, Mary 1948, Arnold 1950 and Marjorie 1952.  Predeceased Marjorie is her one true love Arnold Baron, her eldest Daughter Mary Forstbauer, 2 of her grandchildren, her parents, all her siblings and many family and friends.Read More & Leave Condolences »

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Cyrille Vidal 1929 — 2017

Cyrille Vidal

Joseph Etienne Cyrille Vidal, the love of my life passed away quietly September 19, 2017. Born November 24, 1929 in St. Louis Lotbiniere, Quebec.  He leaves to mourn his loving wife of 63 years, Gemma, his sons’ Leslie (Sheila), David (Jodi); granddaughter Jessica (Michel) Boucher; great grandson Remi; grandson Andrew ( fiance Cynthia) and children; brother in law Guy Voisvert  of Quebec. Also many nieces, nephews in  Alberta and Quebec.  Cyrille was the last living of 13 children.

Cyrille had many trades, welder, pipefitter, millwright and lagger with ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­asbestos. He worked in a pulp mill in Hinton, Alberta for 15 years. Moved to Kamloops in 1972 where he started working for Weyerhaeuser pulp mill until his retirement in December of 1989. Another one of his trades was a boat builder, he built row boats, cabin cruisers and kayaks. He played hockey until  he was 42, coached hockey in Hinton Alberta and Kamloops. Cyrille loved the outdoors, hiking, fishing and hunting.Read More & Leave Condolences »

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