Obituary

Patricia May Linn (nee Gibson)

September 11, 1948 - October 25, 2021Pat passed away on Monday, October…

  • Oct 25, 2021

 

Gloria Faye Carol (Jordan) Claxton

January 23, 1943 - September 18, 2021In loving memory ~ She was…

  • Sep 18, 2021

 

George Manning (right), seen here in the pressroom of one of the publications he oversaw, was a legendary figure and mentor in the local community newspaper industry. He passed away last week at age 81. (Facebook/Gail Manning)

Gazette founder leaves a legacy on Cowichan, Vancouver Island journalism

George Manning dies at 81, was key figure in the growth of Black Press on Vancouver Island

 

Phyllis Joan Richardson

July 8, 2021It is with great sadness that we announce the passing…

  • Jul 8, 2021

Hans Morris Odegaard

August 10, 1920 - June 30, 2021Hans Morris Odegaard passed away peacefully…

  • Jun 30, 2021

Mary Birthe Louise Nicholas

August 31, 1932 - June 28, 2021Mary passed away on June 28,…

  • Jun 28, 2021

Allen Gene Johnson

June 23, 2021It is with deep sorrow and much love that we…

  • Jun 23, 2021

Minnie VanMeerveld

February 25, 1918 - June 20, 2021It is with deep sorrow we…

  • Jun 20, 2021
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)

Mark David Turenne

August 15, 1962 - June 7, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • Jun 7, 2021
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)

Mildred Pauline Knowles

April 7, 2021Mildred "Millie" Knowles, of Youbou, wife of Ed Knowles, passed…

  • Apr 7, 2021
Bhagwan Mayer. (Photo submitted)

Organizer of transporting the World’s Largest Hockey Stick to Cowichan remembered

Bhagwan Mayer a “hard-working fellow who cared about his community.”

Bhagwan Mayer. (Photo submitted)
Pnina Benyamini loved to be around people and people loved her. (Photo submitted)

Many facets to energetic Chemainus woman’s legacy

Benyamini taught yoga, belly dancing and more to an adoring public

Pnina Benyamini loved to be around people and people loved her. (Photo submitted)

Lachhman Singh Sanghera

January 1, 1930 - November 10, 2020It is with great sorrow we…

  • Nov 10, 2020

Kewal Singh Bains

August 6, 1937 - June 9, 2020Dad, while it's been a year…

  • Jun 9, 2020