Born on February 1, 1929 in Aurora, Ontario, passed away peacefully at Nanaimo Seniors Village on March 16, 2008.
He leaves behind his loving wife, Bev of 59 years, daughters Chris (Ben) Mellin of Nanaimo BC, Barbara Wyman of Banff AB, Nancy Kacso of Port Alberni, Susan (John) McDonagh of North Bay ON and Kimberley (Randy) Wilkes of Shawnigan Lake BC. He will be sadly missed by grandchildren, Scott, Lauren, Adrienne, Kate, Amy, Craig, Peter, Kaley, Matthew, Colleen, Jillian and Derek along with 4 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers Kenyon and Patrick. Dennis and Bev originated from North Bay ON and moved to BC in 1986. They spent many years in and around the Qualicum Beach area. Dennis loved the ocean which gave him many hours of sailing and fishing. A very special thank you to all the staff at Nanaimo Seniors Village for their unbelievable compassion and support, and for caring for our Father with the respect and dignity that he so deserved.
There will be a service and gathering at Qualicum Beach Curling Club on Saturday March 22 at 2:00pm
Donations in Dennis’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society.