Obituary

Fans line up to enter Graceland for a memorial service for Lisa Marie Presley Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. She died Jan. 12 after being hospitalized for a medical emergency and was buried on the property next to her son Benjamin Keough, and near her father Elvis Presley and his two parents. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Mourners bid farewell to Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis’ daughter

More than a thousand people gathered in Memphis to pay their respects Sunday

 

Roy Brown, and his band Generation Gap, were called on to perform locally through the years. But often Brown would perform solo, and for free, at local care homes and community events. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Lodge founder credited with spreading music and joy

Community mourns passing of musically inclined volunteer and entrepreneur Roy Brown

 

Roy James Brown

February 8, 1931 - January 9, 2023In loving memory ~ Roy passed…

  • Jan 9, 2023

 

FILE - Russell Banks, author of “Cloudsplitter,” delivers a keynote address during the Hemingway & Winship Awards ceremony at John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston, April, 4, 2004. Banks, an award-winning fiction writer who rooted such novels as “Affliction” and “The Sweet Hereafter” in the wintry, rural communities of his native Northeast and imagined the dreams and downfalls of everyone from modern blue-collar workers to the radical abolitionist John Brown, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023. He was 82. (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki, File)
FILE - Russell Banks, author of “Cloudsplitter,” delivers a keynote address during the Hemingway & Winship Awards ceremony at John F. Kennedy Library and Museum in Boston, April, 4, 2004. Banks, an award-winning fiction writer who rooted such novels as “Affliction” and “The Sweet Hereafter” in the wintry, rural communities of his native Northeast and imagined the dreams and downfalls of everyone from modern blue-collar workers to the radical abolitionist John Brown, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023. He was 82. (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki, File)
The Alder Grove Heritage Society and other education and history groups have posted condolences on their social media about the passing of Maureen Pepin. (Alder Grove Heritage Society Facebook)

Aldergrove educator and historian dies

Maureen Pepin taught for many years and was involved in many community initiatives

The Alder Grove Heritage Society and other education and history groups have posted condolences on their social media about the passing of Maureen Pepin. (Alder Grove Heritage Society Facebook)
FILE - British designer Vivienne Westwood speaks to media after her Anglomania Spring/Summer 2010 collection show at Selfridges in London, Nov. 16, 2009. Westwood, an influential fashion maverick who played a key role in the punk movement, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at 81. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Vivienne Westwood, influential fashion maverick, dies at 81

She was a lifelong rebel who was honored several times by Queen Elizabeth II

FILE - British designer Vivienne Westwood speaks to media after her Anglomania Spring/Summer 2010 collection show at Selfridges in London, Nov. 16, 2009. Westwood, an influential fashion maverick who played a key role in the punk movement, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at 81. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
Ian Tyson is shown during an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on Monday, Oct.18, 2010. Canadian folk legend Tyson, best known for the hit single “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia, has died at age 89.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

B.C.-born folk legend Ian Tyson, known for ‘Four Strong Winds’, dies

Tyson’s life was a whirlwind ride from B.C. private school to Alberta ranch living

Ian Tyson is shown during an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on Monday, Oct.18, 2010. Canadian folk legend Tyson, best known for the hit single “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia, has died at age 89.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
FILE - Brazil’s Pele wears his national team’s jersey in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 25, 1962. Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died in Sao Paulo on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. He was 82. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - Brazil’s Pele wears his national team’s jersey in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 25, 1962. Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died in Sao Paulo on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. He was 82. (AP Photo, File)

Maureen Louise Pepin (Puls) nee Sankey

December 24, 2022It is with great sadness that we announce the passing…

  • Dec 24, 2022

Joseph William Foy

August 17, 1930 - December 20, 2022In loving memory ~ Joseph William…

  • Dec 20, 2022

Vicki Teresa Easingwood

June 5, 1956 - December 19, 2022In loving memory ~ Easingwood, Vicki…

  • Dec 19, 2022

Michael Roy Muise

August 1, 1954 - November 28, 2022In loving memory ~ With deep…

  • Nov 28, 2022

Minnie Airone

October 25, 1925 - November 21, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Mum was…

  • Nov 21, 2022

Roderick “Rod” Blair McCubbin

March 6, 1952 - November 21, 2022In loving memory ~ Rod's sudden…

  • Nov 21, 2022

Eugene Kaetler

November 19, 2022In loving memory ~ Eugene Allen Kaetler passed away with…

  • Nov 19, 2022
FILE - Actress Jennifer Aniston, left, poses with her father, actor John Aniston, after she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2012. John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

John Aniston, star of ‘Days of Our Lives,’ dead at 89

Aniston also starred in The West Wing, Gilmore Girls

FILE - Actress Jennifer Aniston, left, poses with her father, actor John Aniston, after she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2012. John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Audrey McTaggart

February 20, 1928 - November 3, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Audrey passed…

  • Nov 3, 2022

Doreen Shane

October 21, 1933 - October 21, 2022In loving memory ~ Born Spirit…

  • Oct 21, 2022

Richard “Dick” Stanley Wilson

October 20, 2022In loving memory ~ Richard "Dick" Stanley Wilson (86) passed…

  • Oct 20, 2022

Iris Gay Blair

January 24, 1954 - October 18, 2022It is with great sadness that…

  • Oct 18, 2022