Frederick Robert LISTER

LISTER, Frederick Robert

Born in Winnipeg Dec 24th, 1920 to Frederick Robert and Emma (Nott) Litster passed over March 12, 2007 after a lengthy illness, surrounded by loved ones at Saanich Pennisula Hospice. He was 86. An honest, hardworking man, respected by all who knew and loved him, his quick wit, bright blue eyes and warm winning smile will remain forever in our hearts. Married for 64 yrs to his loving wife Peg (Margaret Stovell) whom he met in England while serving with the P.P.C.L.I. Fred returned home to Victoria where he was a Master Plumber, house builder, boat builder and mechanical wizard. He loved working with his hands and found great joy being outdoors, camping, fishing, tending to his tomatoes or just hanging out at his beloved cabin in East Sooke. Along with his wife Peg he is survived by his children, (Bob) Frederick Jr.(Joanne), Patricia (Denis), Wayne (Sherrie), Marie (Johnson) and Dennis (Sue). Grandchildren Angie, Kim, Jacqueline, Josephine, Vincent, David & Kirsten, great grandchildren Lauren, Kathryn, Nathan, Anthony, Austin & Dylan. Siblings Elaine, Mary, Gord & Grace, in laws, nieces, nephews and dear friends. We would like to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to the staff at the Saanich Pennisula Hospice who’s sensitivity and caring helped to make Fred’s journey more bearable. A Memorial service was held at First Memorial on Monday, March 19, 2007. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Palliative Care Saanich Hospital Foundation. 2166 Mt. Newton X Rd Saanichton, B.C. V8M 2B2.

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