(Formerly of Deka Lake), a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 17, 2008, at Langley, B.C., at the age of 89 years. Joe is survived by Nellie, his loving wife of 64 years. He leaves, also, his children: Carole (Brian), Diane (Gordon), Ardene and Joanne (Wayne), as well as hid grandchildren: Brian (Jan), Traci (Brad), Josh (Sara), Tamiko (Rob) and his great-grandchildren: Joey, Mika, Cailin, Caylib, Danika and Remy. He will, unfortunately, miss the birth of his newest, due to Traci and Brad in December. A proud Canadian, Joe served his country during WWII, in the Royal Canadian Artillery Corps He was a hard-working man, known by all for his great sense of humour. A celebration of Joe’s life will be held at 2:30pm on Sunday, Oct. 5 at “The Retreat”, at 15233 – 34 Ave., in South Surrey, B.C. For those desiring, donations made in his memory to the BC Cancer Foundation or the SPCA would be most appreciated. Joe’s family wish to express their sincere gratitude to all the wonderful staff at Langley Gardens, for the caring, professional way Joe was treated there.
“God grant me the serenity…”
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