Passed away peacefully at Mckenney Creek Hospice on September 29, 2008 at age 86 years. Predeceased by his sister Vina and eldest son Sonny. He leaves to mourn his wife Ivy and children; Rita (Bob) Skarset, Marge (Rick) Biatecki, Joe (Pooky), Andy (Shirley), Barry, many grandchildren and great grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the Healthcare providers. Funeral Service was held Tuesday, October 7th at 1:00pm at Garden Hill Funeral Chapel – 11765 224th Street, Maple Ridge. Interment followed at Maple Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation would be greatly appreciated.