Allan William Moir
1922 – 2012
It is with great sadness that our family announces the sudden passing of Allan Moir at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital on July 8th at the age of 89.
Allan was born November 20, 1922 in Bethune, Saskatchewan and was raised in Porcupine Plain, Saskatchewan. He served in the Canadian Army (Royal Canadian Engineers) in Canada, England, Italy and NW Europe during the Second World War. He met Maria (Mieke) Dufrenne in Holland and they married in Montreal in 1946. Allan was a carpenter and worked in Thunder Bay and Marathon, Ontario for 25 years before moving to Ladysmith, BC in 1969. In 2008, Allan and Mieke moved to Saanichton where they were closer to family.
Allan was predeceased by Mieke on January 28, 2012 after 65 years of marriage. He leaves to mourn his passing their three children; Marjolyn (Robert) Audette, Bruce (Linda) Moir, Cheryl (Arn) van lersel: eight grandchildren, Gerald (Shelagh) Audette, Christine (Blair) Gessell, Cameron (Julie) Audette, Laura Moir, Julie (David) Felix, Kimberly Moir, Nicholas van lersel, Carly (Curtis) Morwick: and four great grandchildren Aidan Audette, Carter Gessell and Mieke and Stella Felix.
Please join us for a celebration of Allan’s life on Sunday, August 5th at 2:30 PM at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and Arn (8004 Turgoose Terrace, Saanichton). For information on carpooling to Victoria please contact Cheryl at 250-652-4865.
Allan will be interred next to his beloved Mieke at Cedar Valley Memorial Gardens in Nanaimo.
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