December 20, 1934 – July 17, 2011
Stu passed away at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents George and Mary Murland, he is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Jean, daughter Linda (Terry), grandson Stuart (Lindsy), sisters Jessie (Les) of Campbell River and Etta (Ken) of Edmonton, brothers Jim and John (Joyce) plus a very large, extended family. After serving in the Royal Canadian Navy for 22 years (where he was known as ‘Moe’), he left as a Chief Petty Officer and went on to be an electrician for 30+ years. Stu loved to work and he enjoyed a vast array of music. He loved hockey and other sports and ran a Hockey Referee School in Victoria and Parksville.
A Memorial Service will be held at Yates Chapel, 1000 Allsbrook Rd Parksville, BC on July 23, 2011 @ 1:00pm.
Donations may be made to the Nanaimo & District Hospital Foundation, 1200 Dufferin Cres Nanaimo, BC V9S 2B7 or the SPCA, Box 1407 Parksville, BC V9P 2H3.
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.