Obituaries

Anna Keeler
B: 1923-02-25
D: 2016-12-06
View Details
Keeler, Anna
Lorraine Allan
B: 1948-09-19
D: 2016-12-05
View Details
Allan, Lorraine
Johanne Strom
B: 1925-09-20
D: 2016-12-02
View Details
Strom, Johanne
Viola Parvin
B: 1922-02-17
D: 2016-11-29
View Details
Parvin, Viola
John Dyck
B: 1926-06-15
D: 2016-11-27
View Details
Dyck, John
Ivana Kovalenko
B: 1954-07-28
D: 2016-11-27
View Details
Kovalenko, Ivana
Peter Durlacher
B: 1932-02-22
D: 2016-11-26
View Details
Durlacher, Peter
Matej Svana
B: 1988-12-02
D: 2016-11-26
View Details
Svana, Matej
Bernadine Billy
B: 1961-07-29
D: 2016-11-24
View Details
Billy, Bernadine
Neal Boyd
B: 1947-01-10
D: 2016-11-22
View Details
Boyd, Neal
Sophie Edwards
D: 2016-11-20
View Details
Edwards, Sophie
Darshan Lalli
B: 1942-12-14
D: 2016-11-18
View Details
Lalli, Darshan
Roger Pelletier
B: 1924-11-07
D: 2016-11-17
View Details
Pelletier, Roger
Christopher Morris
B: 1959-03-18
D: 2016-11-12
View Details
Morris, Christopher
David Stewart
B: 1934-12-13
D: 2016-11-10
View Details
Stewart, David
Sarjit Sandhu
B: 1937-12-18
D: 2016-11-06
View Details
Sandhu, Sarjit
Fern Gordon
B: 1944-07-09
D: 2016-10-31
View Details
Gordon, Fern
Sheila Peters
B: 1952-02-23
D: 2016-10-27
View Details
Peters, Sheila
Carol Raffaele
B: 1947-11-23
D: 2016-10-26
View Details
Raffaele, Carol
Emanuel Koch
B: 1933-04-09
D: 2016-10-22
View Details
Koch, Emanuel
Peter Rennicks
B: 1954-06-20
D: 2016-10-16
View Details
Rennicks, Peter

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
40440 Tantalus Rd
Box 99
Garibaldi Highlands, BC V0N 1T0
Phone: 604-898-5121
Fax: 604-898-4460

How do I know...

HOW WILL I KNOW DEATH OCCURRED

Even though death is expected, you may not be prepared for the actual moment it occurs. At the time of death:

  • There will be no response
  • There will be no breathing
  • There will be no pulse
  • Eyes will be fixed in one direction
  • Eyelids may be opened or closed
  • There may be loss of control of the bladder or bowel

The procedures followed prior to and after death by nurses, physicians and funeral directors will be different from county to county, province to province and state to state. If your loved one is living with a terminal disease you should ask your physician and funeral director what the procedures are in your area.

Remember: This is an expected death and no further medical intervention is required.

Do not call 911, the police of the fire department.


AFTER DEATH HAS OCCURRED

If you have health care professionals involved in the care of the dying person they should be notified of the death. They are available to provide you with emotional support and assistance regarding phone calls to the physician and the funeral home.

A physician must be called by the nurse or the family so that the death can be certified.

At the same time, it is necessary to call the funeral home to inform them that your loved one has died.

You may spend as much time as needed with the deceased person. Do not be afraid to touch, hug or kiss the person. Some people may wish to lie down beside him/her.

A health care provider may also help with the safe, responsible way of storing and disposing of medication and equipment, but it is the family's responsibility to do so.

You may have dealt with many intense emotions and challenges in your journey through the loss of your loved one.

It is important to realize that grief is a highly personal response to life losses. Grief may last longer than society recognizes, so be patient with yourself and allow for the expression of feelings that you are feeling.


365 Days of Healing

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.