Our father passed quietly March 25th, 2008 in the Royal Jubillee Hospital at the age of 85. Dad was born in Westborne, Manitoba on June 8th, 1922 is survived by two sisters, Anne of California and Mary of Penticton who remember a loving brother. Dad was the proud father of 4 children and 7 grandchildren. Son William (children Kevin and Steven), daughter Susanne (children Tyler and Celia), Son Michael (child Iesha) and Son Andrew and daughter-in-law Shanon (children Jessika and Alexander) all of which will remember a happy go lucky father/grandfather. Dad was a Chief Petty Officer in the navy, his service included WW2 and Korea, and sailed on many ships and as a submariner, retiring from service in 1971 after which he became a civilian working in the Esquimalt Dockyard. A service is being held at the Esquimalt Legion 622 Admirals Road, Victoria BC on Friday April 25th at 5pm. The family would like to thank the staff at the Royal Jubillee for your loving treatment and advice with our father, and the staff of the Oak Bay Lodge for the home and fellowship they provided in the past 10 years. In Lieu of flowers please give donations to the charity of your choice.