October 14, 1917 – August 17, 2003

William (“Uncle Bill”, “Jacksie”)

passed away peacefully at MSA Hospital, Abbotsford, BC on August 17, 2003.

He was predeceased by his parents Mike and Mary, brothers Peter and Harry of Edmonton, Alberta.

Bill leaves his loving family, wife Emily (nee Gabinet) of 57 years and surviving siblings Frank (Olga) of Vegreville, Alberta, Joe of Delta, BC, Betty (Earl) of Kamloops, BC, Paul (Louise) of Surrey, BC, Josie of Vegreville, Alberta and many, many, many nieces, nephews and friends.

Bill served his country in World War Two, in the RCAF 1941 to 1945. Most of Bill’s life was spent in the Hospitality industry. Bill was a loving and caring person at all times and lived his life to the fullest. He loved to travel with his wife Emily to many parts of the world. Bill’s smiling face will be sadly missed by all.

A private family memorial will be held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church on Thursday, August 21, 2003 followed by a celebration of Bill’s life at 3:00 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Conference Centre, Abbotsford, BC. All friends are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to a charity of your choice.

We’ll miss you dearly Uncle Bill.

Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534

Abbotsford News

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