Ernest G Locke,
passed away Saturday June 21, 2008, age 102. Born in Alton, England, immigrated to Canada in 1912. Ernie served in the Royal Canadian Navy, 1942 to 1946. In Victoria.
He worked 35 years at HMC DOCKYARD ESQUIMALT. He was well known in Esquimalt, as he walked daily. He was 62 yrs in the FOE., he was honored at his 100, 101, and 102nd birthdays by the Esquimalt HS., being presented with cakes and presents. His heart held a special place for the students and faculty, especially Jordan Thisdelle, who brought him lunches and cheer and counselor Bob
Beattie, who visited him often. He found his neighbors very
caring and loved them all, especially Bruce and Emily Talbot, who were like family sharing their love, holidays and making sure he was okay. Dave Ashton, for doing his lawn and keeping an eye out for
him. He was preceded in death by wife Ruth Evan Smith Lock;
brothers and sisters. He is survived by a sister, step-children, 25 grandchildren, 11 great, and 9 great great grandchildren.
Memorial service was held Thurs., June 26 2008 at the Sands Funeral Chapel.