of Browns Bay, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 1, 2003, aged 78.
He was predeceased by his first wife Barbara, his parents Ernest and Jessie Rombough, sister Rae Cloer, brother Ernie, granddaughter Amy, brothers-in-law Norman Brussow, and Willard Cloer. Morry is survived by his loving wife Dorothy (married 30 years) and by his sons, Edward (Linda) of Highland, California, Gordon of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Chris (Mary-K) of Kirkland, Washington and daughters Linda (Soren) of Seattle, Washington, Merry (Brien) of Orlando, Florida, and Sandy (Pete) of Mesa, Arizona, grandchildren David, Eric, Sarah, Claire, Ian, Jamie, Amanda and Lacey and great-grandchildren Stephen and Jade. Also survived by his sister-in-law Nancy Rombough of Campbell River, his sister Betty Brussow of Ventura, California, and his uncle Jack Dillon in Seattle, Washington and by many nieces and nephews.
Morry served 4 years in the U.S. Navy, was underage when he joined during the war. He worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad and managed Owl Rock in California before moving to Campbell River in 1975. He retired from Uplands Ready Mix where he was a dispatcher. He was a member of the Campbell River Model Railroad Club, Masonic Lodge, and was a Dale Carnegie Graduate. He enjoyed model railroading, Louis Lamore books, garage sale-ing and walking and time with the family. Special thank you to Ian and Dorothy of Wales and to Jan, Rolly and Rusty and to Dr. Helen Garson and Continuing Care Nurses.
A Memorial Service to Celebrate Morry’s life will be held on Friday, January 10th at 1:00 P.M. at the Church of the Way, 451 – 7th Avenue with Pastor Kent Rogers officiating. Arrangements entrusted to ISLAND FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 103-909 Island Highway (Georgia Quay).
Donations made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1423-B 16th Avenue, Campbell River, BC V9W 2C4 would be appreciated.
“Be of Stout Heart”