John Church

John Raymond Church


John passed away peaceful at the age of 70 at his home in Sooke, BC on June 1, 2016. John was born October 5, 1945 in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta to Leonard and Marie Church. He married his first wife Nona B. (Colley) in 1966 whom passed in 1994 then married Bev (Sanderson) July 28, 2001, who also pre-deceased him in May 2014. He was an active union member for UA local 324 for 50 years. He had an adventurous passion for fishing and life. John is survived by his sons, Len(Brigette), Vincent, daughter Michelle, step-son Tony Colley and Bev’s children Karmany (Brian), Claire (Curtis), Brooke (Matty), Zoe (Masoud),brother Bob (Pat), best friend and fishing buddy Wayne Colley, brother and sister In-laws, numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 10 am at First Memorial – 4725 Falaise Drive, Victoria.

Condolences can be made at www.dignitymemorial.ca via first Memorial webpage. Memorial donations may be made to the Victoria Hospice.