Veinotte ~ Charles Roland
July 19, 1922 ~ March 21, 2008.
Born in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. Came to Maple Ridge at the age of five. Veteran of World War II RCAF Squadron 423 & 425. Married his childhood sweetheart, Eveline Thompson in 1945. Partners with his nephew Owen Fuller at Fuller Watson for many years. Dad loved training and showing his ponies & horses, a lifetime hobby. His whole life he dedicated to his wife & family. Dad was an inspiration to all he met. He influenced all his children, grand- children and great grandchildren. He will be greatly missed & never forgotten by anyone who knew him.
Survived by wife of 62 years, Eveline Veinotte; daughters Sharon and husband Bill, Susan and husband Brad; son Tom and wife Kay; Grandchildren, Susanne, Steven, Elaine, Kevin, Ev, Sharon, Carl, Matthew, Kara and Charlie; Great grandchildren, Katie, Kris, Jordan, Brendan, Cody, Amy, Brynn, Avery and Peyton; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Dad was the Director of Maple Ridge Foundation for fifteen years. He received a businessman of the year for his dedication to the community. He received a commendation in recognition of a lifetime of outstanding horsemanship; setting a notable equestrian standard for others to follow – Presented by the Maple Ridge Mayor and Councillors, Haney Horsemen, and Mission Carriage Club on October 2002. Funeral Services will be held at Burnett Baptist Church – 20639 123rd Ave, Maple Ridge, on Friday, March 28th at 1:00pm. Officiated by Pastor Bruce Christenson.
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