O’LAUGHLIN; William (Bill) George

July 14, 1933 – December 28, 2014

Proud lifelong resident of Port Hammond, BC, passed away on December 28, 2014, age 81 years. Predeceased by his parents Caroline and Francis, and his brothers and sisters. Survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Joyce; son Bill (Patricia); precious grandsons, William, Joseph and Nicholas, special granddaughter Alyssa, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews in the USA, BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Bill was a loving, kind and patient husband, father & grandfather who loved, cared and gave unconditionally to his family & many close friends. He worked at Hammond Cedar as a charge hand from 1950 to 1993 when he retired. A self taught naturally skilled craftsman, who took pride in his work as a cabinet maker where he made many unique and special pieces for his home and family. Dad loved country music,

hockey, baseball, Harley Davidson motorcycles & anything to do with the great outdoors, especially fishing. Prayers will be held Thursday, January 8th at 6:30 pm at St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 20285 Dewdney Trunk Rd., Maple Ridge, with Funeral Mass Friday, January 9, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to Ridge Meadows Hospital, would be appreciated.

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