Raymond Wilson HOLMES

HOLMES – Raymond Wilson. We regret to announce the passing of Raymond early on September 11th, 2009 at the age of 86. He is survived by his loving and devoted

wife Thelma of 63 years. Also survived by his only son Bob (Carol) of North Delta; grandsons Bradley and Matthew; his

sister Adah (Jim) Butchart of Edmonds, Washington; brother-in-law Harold Norris of Victoria; sister-in-law Sybil Coleman of Victoria and nieces and nephews

in Canada, USA and the Isle of Man. Raymond was predeceased by his only daughter Dawna-Rae in 2000 and also by his brother Tom. Raymond was a veteran

of the RCN, WW2 and spent 5 years on HMCS Niagara in the Atlantic. He was employed by the City of Vancouver for 33 years & retired to Sidney, BC and later to Westbank. Special Thank you to all at the Village of Smith Creek Care Home for their care of Raymond for 2 years, especially

Joane, Lisa, Cheryl, Leanne, his care givers. Ray was active in Minor Lacrosse and Manager of South Vancouver Legion

Lacrosse #16. Ray and Thelma spent 20 years in their motor home down at Magic Waters in Desert Hot Springs. Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm Saturday,

Sept. 19th in the chapel of First Memorial Funeral Services, 1211 Sutherland Ave. Cremation. In lieu of fl owers, donations to the Parkinson Society, 600-890 W. Pender

Street, Vancouver, BC V6C 1J9 would be appreciated. Condolences may be sent to the family be visiting www.mem.com “Mission Complete”