Passed away peacefully on February 27th, 2014 in the Cowichan District Hospital, Duncan, BC at the age of 99 years.
Predeceased by his wife Florence in 2006 and son Richard Kenyon in 2004; step-son Joseph George Lafleur in 2000, brother Jim in 1968 and sister Annice Michie in 1989. He is survived by his daughters Lynn Kenyon (Don Lee) and Yvette Hooper (Dave); grandchildren Jennifer Haddad (Les). Tricia Cross, Mike Kenyon (Nikki), Tamsen Keyes (John), Devan Streibel, Robert deLeeuw, Kevin deLeeuw (Avra) and Ron deLeeuw; great-grandchildren Adrianna and Eli Haddad, Kaya, Keidis, Ophelia and Kellen Kenyon, Aiden, Abby, Ben and Charlie Keyes, Maxwell and Dustin deLeeuw, Amanda, Halle and Jadyn deLeeuw, and many cousins and family in England.
Albert was born in England on December 4, 1914 and arrived in Ladysmith at the age of 2 years and there he stayed. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and hiking. He was a great gardener and his all time passion was going to Mexico every year for almost 40 years – his final trip was in 2013 at the age of 98. He will be missed by many.
Mass was celebrated in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, 1132 4th Avenue, Ladysmith, BC on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Celebrant Father Robert Mmegwa. Interment at family plot, Ladysmith Cemetery.
Flowers gratefully declined. In memory of Albert, those so desiring may make donations to the charity of their choice.
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