Obituary

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

City of Nanaimo flags at half-mast as former mayor Graeme Roberts dies at 89

‘Giant-killer’ beat out Frank Ney in mayoral election in 1984

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

Corina Margaret De Vries (nee Coleman)

May 12, 1937 - May 25, 2021Corina Margaret de Vries (Coleman), born…

  • May 25, 2021

David H. Kirby

May 17, 2021It is with great sadness that we announce David Kirby's…

  • May 17, 2021

Ed Banner

April 27, 1920 - May 12, 2021Dad had a long (101 yrs.)…

  • May 12, 2021
Michael Demers, performing here as a member of The Lonely, died May 1 after a year-long battle with leukemia. (Photo by Benji Duke)

Victoria music community mourning Michael Demers

Veteran singer-songwriter, co-founder of The Lonely dies at 63 due to leukemia

Michael Demers, performing here as a member of The Lonely, died May 1 after a year-long battle with leukemia. (Photo by Benji Duke)
Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ star Olympia Dukakis dies at 89

The veteran stage and screen actor’s flair for maternal roles helped her win and Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy

Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Richard Grant Lewers

December 21, 1934 - April 26, 2021We are deeply saddened to announce…

  • Apr 26, 2021

Eleanor Rose-Marie Charlton (nee Beale)

September 27, 1925 - April 18, 2021Passed away peacefully at the Priory.…

  • Apr 18, 2021

Caroline Mary Elizabeth Coakley (nee Thornton)

February 6, 1931 - April 14, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • Apr 14, 2021

Elizabeth Doris ‘Beth’ Pattullo (nee Johnston, Collison)

April 2, 1929 - March 29, 2021It is with heavy hearts and…

  • Mar 29, 2021

Richard Lawrence ‘Larry’ Rumsby

September 11, 1926 - March 12, 2021Larry Rumsby, born in Jordan River…

  • Mar 12, 2021

Alice Helen Clarke (nee Shaw)

June 23, 1927 - February 24, 2021Born Jul 23, 1927 in Cold…

  • Feb 24, 2021

Shirley Joyce Estelle Sutherland

November 11, 1925 - February 19, 2021Shirley Sutherland of Sooke BC passed…

  • Feb 19, 2021

Mary Brown

July 21, 1933 - January 22, 2021Mary died peacefully at the age…

  • Jan 22, 2021

Joan Millicent Banner

October 15, 1925 - January 13, 2021We are saddened to announce the…

  • Jan 13, 2021
Walter Craveiro, who immigrated to Canada from Portugal as a teen and worked for the Saanich Police Department for 29 years, died at the age of 74 on Jan. 5. (Photo provided by Nico Craveiro)

Saanich police sergeant who survived ’80s car bomb explosion dies at 74

Walter Craveiro remembered as ‘remarkable man,’ who was always helping others

Walter Craveiro, who immigrated to Canada from Portugal as a teen and worked for the Saanich Police Department for 29 years, died at the age of 74 on Jan. 5. (Photo provided by Nico Craveiro)

Ann Sage

May 8, 1951 - January 9, 2021Ann left us suddenly at home…

  • Jan 9, 2021
Mabel Gniwodda (nee Crawford)

Mabel Gniwodda (nee Crawford)

December 11, 2020It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing…

  • Dec 11, 2020
Mabel Gniwodda (nee Crawford)

Lee Drover

September 4, 1938 - December 5, 2020Lee was a long-time resident of…

  • Dec 5, 2020

Donald Richard Roberts

September 4, 1922 - November 30, 2020In loving memory of our father,…

  • Nov 30, 2020