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German Vergara
B: 1937-11-14
D: 2017-10-10
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Vergara, German
Anne Little
B: 1949-09-14
D: 2017-10-03
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Little, Anne
Barbara Robinson
B: 1931-11-10
D: 2017-10-02
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Robinson, Barbara
Alida Hoogenboom
B: 1920-06-01
D: 2017-09-27
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Hoogenboom, Alida
Donald Oberson
B: 1923-08-31
D: 2017-09-16
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Oberson, Donald
Maria Misiurka
B: 1924-01-23
D: 2017-09-15
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Misiurka, Maria
Cameron Voelker
B: 1946-06-06
D: 2017-09-12
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Voelker, Cameron
Donna Battaglia
B: 1948-02-08
D: 2017-09-07
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Battaglia, Donna
Joginder Bassi
B: 1930-03-24
D: 2017-08-30
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Bassi, Joginder
George McLaren
B: 1949-11-15
D: 2017-08-19
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McLaren, George
Amar Biln
B: 1929-12-27
D: 2017-08-11
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Biln, Amar
Beverly Dawson
B: 1954-02-19
D: 2017-08-11
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Dawson, Beverly
Denis McDougall
B: 1937-12-16
D: 2017-08-09
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McDougall, Denis
Mikito Homma
B: 1947-06-22
D: 2017-08-09
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Homma, Mikito
Warren Cheung
B: 1972-04-26
D: 2017-08-01
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Cheung, Warren
Dorothy Galley
B: 1921-07-07
D: 2017-07-27
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Galley, Dorothy
Catharina Bartlett
B: 1917-09-18
D: 2017-07-14
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Bartlett, Catharina
Surjit Dosanjh
B: 1920-06-15
D: 2017-07-14
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Dosanjh, Surjit
Nasib Ghuman
B: 1921-03-16
D: 2017-07-03
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Ghuman, Nasib
Elfriede Ehrenlechner
B: 1926-10-09
D: 2017-07-02
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Ehrenlechner, Elfriede
Harold Bringeland
B: 1931-01-04
D: 2017-06-26
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Bringeland, Harold

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Box 99
Garibaldi Highlands, BC V0N 1T0
Phone: 604-898-5121
Fax: 604-898-4460

Government Contacts

 

Canada Pension Plan-Income Security Program Local Offices:

  • 2nd Floor - 4980 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4L1
  • 2643 Granville Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3H8
  • #201-126 E. 15th Street, North Vancouver, B.C. V7L 2P9
  • 7404 King George Highway, Surrey, B.C. V3W 0L4
     

Workers Compensation:

If a death occurs as a result of a workplace accident there maybe benefits available. You may contact W.C.B directly at 604-273-2266 or write to:

Workers Compensation Board
6951 Westminster Highway
Richmond, B.C.
V7C 1C6

Old Age Security

The Old Age Security Office should be notified as soon as possible following the death. At this time they will cancel the benefits of the deceased. The estate is entitled to the cheque that is issued in the same month that the death occurs. This maybe deposited directly into the amount of the deceased. Should a cheque inadvertently arrive the following month, it must be returned immediately and marked deceased. When calling the Old Age Security Office, be prepared to give the following:

  • Name, Address, and Telephone
  • Surving Spouse
  • Pension Number
  • Was there a Will?

The identity card should be mailed to:

Regional Office
Old Age Security
P.O. Box 1177
Victoria, B.C.
V8W 2V2


Toll Free: 1-800-277-9914

B.C. Medical Plan:

You may call the Medical Services Plan of B.C. to inform them of the death. Please have the B.C. Care Card of the deceased available. A note explaining that the death has occurred along with the Care Card should be mailed to:

Medical Services Plan of B.C.
P.O. Box 1600
Victoria, B.C.
V8W 2X9


Vancouver Telephone: 604-683-7151

Criminal Injury Compensation

The Criminal Injury Compensation Act of B.C. provides compensation within certain limitations for personal injury or death resulting from a crime in B.C.. The Workers Compensation Board administers Criminal Injury Compensation for the Province. You may contact the office at:

604-276-3129

Department of Veteran Affairs:

Generally, funeral and burial grants are available for the deceased veterans who at the time of their death were receiving one or more of the following:

  • War Veterans Allowance
  • Disability Pension From D.V.A.
  • Eligible for Treatment Benefits

A person with little or no assets may also be eligible. For further information you may contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at:

1-800-268-0248 or 604-572-3242

Property Transfers:

Property Titles owned in joint tenancy may be transferred into the surviving spouses name prior to probate by presenting the original death certificate to the Land Titles Registry Office. A form must be filled out. For further information cotnact:

B.C. Land Titles Office
80- 6th Street
New Westminster, B.C.
V3L 5B3

Telephone: 604-660-2595

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