March 28, 1952 to February 13, 2002.
Son of the late George & Amy Vanstone, grandson of pioneer family, David & Eliza Vanstone, died peacefully at home February 13, 2002 of cancer. He was 49.
Norman was born at Lourdes Hospital in 1952. He went to school in Nanaimo where he and his mom were living after his Dads death. At 15 years, he moved back to Campbell River. Norman was in Sea Cadets in Nanaimo, where he was Cadet of the Year and went to Expo in Toronto. Norman first worked at the Pulp Mill but quit there to go logging, working his way up to driving logging trucks for MacMillan & Bloedel. He worked there until his illness forced him to go on sick leave. Norman loved the beauty of the woods where he worked. He also loved to hunt.
He leave to mourn his wife Tina, children, son Patrick of Campbell River, daughter Tanya of Vancouver and son George of Vancouver, stepchildren Sharlyn, Jeni, Melinda & Jeremy. His sister Grace (Mac) Kowbel, brother John Vanstone (Gail), grandchildren Brady & Aleata. His mother and father-in-law Tom & Joy Hannah, brother-in-law Trevor (Danielle) sister-in-law Tammy (Pat) Wiedeman, many cousins, nieces, nephews and his aunt Ramona Vanstone. Services were held Saturday, February 16th at St. Peters Anglican Church. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Campbell River Hospital Cancer Care would be appreciated.
Special thanks to Dr. Lowery, Dr. Helen Garson, Geri at the Cancer care room, all the home support nurses, Hospice, Canon Parker, friends and especially family.
ISLAND FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES #103 – 909 Island Highway, Campbell River entrusted with the arrangements.