Obituaries

Steve Rizun
B: 1927-07-16
D: 2014-11-15
View Details
Rizun, Steve
Kerry Routh
B: 1948-04-16
D: 2014-11-14
View Details
Routh, Kerry
Bruno Marini
B: 1929-05-08
D: 2014-11-05
View Details
Marini, Bruno
Gladys Wood
B: 1925-09-08
D: 2014-10-29
View Details
Wood, Gladys
Lynette Halvorson
B: 1935-11-12
D: 2014-10-22
View Details
Halvorson, Lynette
Arthur Bartsch
B: 1934-05-15
D: 2014-10-18
View Details
Bartsch, Arthur
Violet Burd
B: 1940-10-22
D: 2014-10-09
View Details
Burd, Violet
Robert Picard
B: 1937-10-02
D: 2014-09-29
View Details
Picard, Robert
Robert Knight
B: 1974-09-23
D: 2014-09-27
View Details
Knight, Robert
Kenneth Pinch
B: 1934-05-10
D: 2014-09-25
View Details
Pinch, Kenneth
Shirley Heisler
B: 1935-01-18
D: 2014-09-24
View Details
Heisler, Shirley
James Towers
B: 1945-10-01
D: 2014-09-22
View Details
Towers, James
Peter Drygas
B: 1932-09-07
D: 2014-09-22
View Details
Drygas, Peter
Kevin Dunham
B: 1966-12-19
D: 2014-09-21
View Details
Dunham, Kevin
Denise Nesplak
B: 1954-06-27
D: 2014-09-20
View Details
Nesplak, Denise
Alexander Kokal
B: 1943-10-28
D: 2014-09-18
View Details
Kokal, Alexander
Lindsey Valleau
B: 1928-11-16
D: 2014-09-04
View Details
Valleau, Lindsey
Fred Mantic
B: 1932-04-13
D: 2014-08-21
View Details
Mantic, Fred
Arthur Brendle
B: 1941-06-16
D: 2014-08-08
View Details
Brendle, Arthur
Andrew Horsley
B: 1990-09-19
D: 2014-08-04
View Details
Horsley, Andrew
Susan Baldeo
B: 1960-08-30
D: 2014-08-02
View Details
Baldeo, Susan

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

Bank Accounts & Safety Deposit Boxes

Because banks are subject to both state and federal regulations, procedures can vary greatly from bank to bank and state to state. Some states have been known to automatically freeze joint bank accounts when one of the joint owners dies. To avoid problems, contact your bank directly, to determine the amount of money accessible and learn the procedures for releasing these funds, and to establish a new account for funds received after the death.

At least one joint checking or savings account should be left open for at least six months. This will allow you to deposit any checks that you are entitled to but are in the deceased's name. For instance, "Insurance Reimbursement Check". This check would be endorsed on the back as follows: "Deposit Only" with the deceased's name PRINTED underneath, followed by the bank account number.

If after six months you want to take the deceased's name off the account, the bank will want to have a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate.

A Certified Copy will also be necessary for any accounts that are left "In Trust For" someone. (I.T.F.). Your bank can advise you regarding IRA's or CD's (Certificates of Deposit). Both will need a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate before they are released.

If the safety deposit box is in the sole ownership of the deceased. Banks will require a Certified Copy of the Death Certificate and Letters of Administration to gain access to the contents. On co-owned safety deposit boxes, the rules vary from state to state. Call your attorney or bank for their requirements.


365 Days of Healing

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