Moseley, Claude Albert
(Bert) 1926 – 2008
Predeceased by his mother Rose Elizabeth, his father Henry Evan and his brothers Jack and George, Bert passed away serenely into ever-lasting peace surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday March 4.
Survived by wife Audrey, daughter Mary (John) Beeson, Michael and Jennifer. Daughter Julie, her son Christopher (Vickie) their son Nicholas. Daughter Sheila (Bernie) Dowson, Aaron and Andrea Abgrall. Son John Evan (Tan Lee), Oliver.
Bert worked hard all his life: he started out with a tea tasting company as an assistant. Then trained as a soldier and a paratrooper, serving in Palestine and fighting in Malaysia, where he earned a Mentioned in Dispatches from the Queen. He joined the Canadian Army and served in the Second Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry stationed in Germany, Calgary, Edmonton, again in Germany and in Winnipeg. Where he eventually retired due to a hearing disability.
Shortly afterwards he became office manager for the Victorian Order of Nurses until a move to Parksville where he also worked hard either on the Strata Council, helping owners with minor problems, or as a good ex-soldier painting fences.
A Celebration of Life was held on Saturday March 8 with family, neighbours and friends attending.
Special thanks to Drs. McClure, Bendali, Earp-Jones, Ganz and Myronuk for their expertise, and to the nurses on the Sixth floor and the Palliative Care Unit, NRGH for their help and support.
Sleep well Sweetheart.