Monday, February 12, 2018

Obituary announcement for old comrade Robert Lewis “Bob” Gauld

  
Feb 18, 1941 – Feb 4, 2018Bob (Robert) Lewis Gauld, who was born in London, Ontario, on Feb 18, 1941, passed away quietly on Feb 4, 2018 in Nanaimo.  He will be joining his first wife Helen (Borziak) Gauld and eldest son Michael Gauld in heaven. 
Bob will be greatly missed by his wife Norma (Waite) Gauld, his son Douglas & wife Kristy, his step daughters Darla & Juanita Waite, his step grandsons Christopher and his wife Amy Waite and Dylan Waite and brother Jim.  Also sadly missed by Douglas’s children Olive and August.  
Bob will always be remembered by his many friends across Canada and here on Vancouver Island and dearest friends in Nanaimo. 
A celebration of life will be held at Christ Community Church on Bowen Road on Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 at 1 pm.

Obituary announcement for old comrade William Richard Oldford Major-General (Retd)


Richard passed peacefully, in Ottawa, on February 5, 2018, at the age of 80.   Beloved husband for 59 years of Mora (nee MacVicar).  Beloved father of Avril (Victor Tsang), Anna-Leigh Oldford (Michael Turk), Maureen Oldford, and Michelle (Peter
Richard passed peacefully, in Ottawa, on February 5, 2018, at the age of 80. Beloved husband for 59 years of Mora (nee MacVicar). Beloved father of Avril (Victor Tsang), Anna-Leigh Oldford (Michael Turk), Maureen Oldford, and Michelle (Peter Voyer). Cherished grandfather of Lindsay (Jay), James, Emma, Ivan, Stephanie, Caroline, Patricia, and Mary. Precious brother of Barry (Donna), Douglas (Mary), Blair (Sophia), Annette (Tom Boutilier), and Grace Marie (Gary Cameron). Dear brother-in-law of Shirley Buchanan. He was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Grace Oldford; and his sisters, Faye (George Hoban) and Myra (Rock Filion). Rich will always be lovingly remembered for his intellect, quick wit, and kind sense of humour by all who knew him, his extended family, and his friends. Born and raised in Glace Bay, N.S., Rich graduated from Morrison High School (Class of 1955). Subsequently, after graduating with his B.Sc. from Mount Allison University, he was commissioned as a Communications and Electronics Engineering (Air) Officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force. During dedicated service to his country, his 34-year career included postings that spanned across Canada, the U.S., and Europe (NATO Headquarters in Belgium). Rich will be fondly remembered as a highly talented, amateur craftsman and exceptionally gifted woodworker. A lasting legacy to his incomparable skill and one of his most cherished places, his lake-side cottage in the Gatineau Hills, which he built by hand, will forever warm the hearts of his family as they remember the many fond memories of their time together at Lac McFee. A Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, February 10, 2018, at Manotick United Church. In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated. Condolences and Sharing Memories at www.capitalmemorial.ca. 


Monday, January 15, 2018

Royal Canadian Corps of Signals Prayer


ROYAL CANADIAN CORPS OF SIGNALS PRAYER

Almighty God whose messengers go forth in every age giving light and understanding, grant that we of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals who spread the word of man to man may be swift and sure in sending the message of thy truth into all the world.  May we serve thee faithfully and, with the help of thy Holy Spirit, make such success of our soldierly duties on this earth that we may be found worthy to receive the crown of life hereafter, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen

This prayer was sent by Terry Murphy:  It would be great if someone out there can remember some of the history surrounding its origin. Please pass on info to  signals@bell.net    Terry

Terry Murphy  

President

The Signallers Club of Canada


Saturday, January 6, 2018

Obituary announcement for Lorna Beeler spouse of old comrade Cleve Beeler

BEELER, F. Lorna, aged 75 of Lantz, passed away January 4th 2018 in the Colchester East Hants Health Center, Truro.  Born in Saskatoon, SK, she was the daughter of the late Frederick and Eileen (MacAteer) Fisher. Lorna was a mother, wife, grandmother and great grandmother who was extremely proud of her musical family. She adored her pets, especially her Myha. She was a lover of books and reading and loved to listen to classical music. Lorna loved to spend time at the beach watching the waves.

Lorna will be missed by her husband of 54 years Cleve; sons, Vince (Sharon), Warren (Nerissa), and Nathan (Diane); daughter, Cathy (Rick) Bruce; grandchildren, Alana, Kristopher, Alexandra, Teresa, Richard, Holly, Dana, Donnie, Shannyn and Kelly; six great-grandchildren; sister, Justine “Dee” Pruski and brother Michael Fisher.

Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of Ettinger Funeral Home, Shubenacadie. A celebration of Lorna’s life will be held on Tuesday, January 9th at 1:00pm at Milford-Lantz United Church in Milford, NS, with a visitation from 6:00pm-8:00pm on Monday, January 8th at the same church. A private interment will follow at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Milford-Lantz United Church (envelopes available in the pews) and the Nova Scotia SCPA at http://spcans.ca/.
Condolences, words of comfort and memories of Lorna may be shared with the family at www.ettingerfuneralhome.com.


Obituary announcement for club member LCol (Ret'd) Art Beemer LM077

BEEMER, LCol (Ret'd) Art - Loving husband of Janet Yvonne (Sweetman) Beemer and well loved father of Barbara and Sandra, died on 16 December 2017, at the age of 88. He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario on 21 April 1929, to Russell and Mary (Pace) Beemer. He attended Royal Roads College in 1949 and Royal Military College in 1951 and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University. He served the Canadian military in several postings in Canada and internationally in Korea, Germany, Tanzania, and the Netherlands. His final posting, before retiring from the military in 1983, was back in Ottawa as Director of Frequency Spectrum Management. After retiring, Art continued to work as a consultant in communications and then volunteered his time to help the low income and seniors with their income tax preparations.13241378

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Obituary announcement for club member WALKER, Don (Stretch) LM354


WALKER, Don (Stretch) - July 27, 1939 - January 2, 2018 R.C.Sigs 1956-1976 A.G.T. (Telus) 1976-1994 Don has begun his next journey secure in the love of his family. He is survived by his wife and life partner, Anne (Mooney). Don was the proud dad of Cathy (Al), Paul and Rochelle (Kevin). He was the brother and friend of Allan. Papa is survived by his grandchildren Ali, Cayla, Quinn, Hud and Josh, each of whom was special to him. Don is fondly remembered by Anne's sisters, Rita (Boyd) and Theresa (Paul), as well as an aunt, nephews, cousins and friends from near and far. As per Don's wishes, there will be no visitation or Service. Thank you to Dr. C. Goldie's Palliative Team, Community Coordinator Rachel St. Jean and the Health Care Team provided, as well as the staff of Heritage 2, Providence Care Hospital, all of whom treated Don with great kindness and respect. In Don's memory, please perform a kind act for another.13240534