Born, Montreal, August 7, 1925. Died, Ladysmith, BC, February 5, 2005
Educated at Selwyn House, Montreal, Bishop’s College School and Bishop’s University Col-
lege School, Lennoxville, Quebec. Wartime service as a sub lieutenant, R.C.N.V.R. in North Atlan-tic. 20 years with Zellers, retiring as vice president, store management. Moved to Metchosin on Van-
couver Island where he enjoyed success in Real Estate. Taught business at Malaspina College and spent eight seasons deep sea salmon fishing and served as vice president of Pacific Troller’s Assn. In 1972, ran as the Social Credit candidate against Tommy Douglas in Nan-aimo with predictable results. Moved to Hinton Alberta in 1977 with his family and late brother Brigham bought and operated the Overlander Lodge converting the property into a small community with Alberta’s first bare land condominium project. Then moved to Grand Prarie.
In the fall of 2002 moved to Ladysmith, BC on Vancouver Island.
Survived by his adored wife of 56 years Gwendolyn (Gilbert) and daughters Deborah (Lamphier), Abigail (Peters) and Rebecca (Reynolds) and sons Stockwell, Nicholas and Matthew, eighteen grand-children and ten great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, February 8th at 1:00 pm at St. John’s Anglican-Catholic Church, Victoria, BC, 980 Falmouth Road. Special thanks to Dr. Julian Lisinski, the amazing nursing staff at the Ladysmith Hospital and Stockwell’s wonderful family, neighbours and friends.