Born June 20, 1909 in Sointula, BC and formerly of Ocean Falls and Campbell River, BC, passed away peacefully at the Finnish Manor in Burnaby on March 22, 2003 at the age of 93 years. Predeceased by his wife Agnes in August 2000. Survived by his two daughters Vera (Ken) Grant of Surrey and Adele (Aleck) Hartt of Campbell River. Also survived by seven grandchildren, Calvin (Lisa) Dawson, Pamela (Jim) Waddell, Guy (Lisa) Dawson, Chris Grant, Carla (John) Roggeveen, Marlene (Shannen) Harle, Corinna Hartt, and twelve great grandchildren. Also predeceased by his brothers Tom, Eino, Mauno and sister Elna.
Cremation, no service by request. Special thanks to Dr. Segato and the staff at Finnish Manor for their kind and compassionate care of Bill during the past eight years. Donations in memory of Bill may be made to the Finnish Manor, 3460 Kalyk Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 3B2 or to the Alzheimer Society of BC., #300-828 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC., V5Z 1E2.
We love you dad.