Obituary

George Manning (right), seen here in the pressroom of one of the publications he oversaw, was a legendary figure and mentor in the local community newspaper industry. He passed away last week at age 81. (Facebook/Gail Manning)

Newspaper executive left large mark on Vancouver Island journalism

George Manning dies at 81, was key figure in the growth of Black Press on Vancouver Island

 

Ruth Atkinson (nee Brooks)

January 8, 1930 - August 29, 2021In Loving Memory ~ On August…

  • Aug 29, 2021

 

Patricia Miller

August 6, 1931 - August 13, 2021Patricia passed away peacefully on August…

  • Aug 13, 2021

 

Debra Patricia ‘Debbie’ McKerns

October 24, 1957 - August 10, 2021With heavy hearts we announce the…

  • Aug 10, 2021

Marilyn Joan Simpson

December 26, 1950 - August 3, 2021Marilyn Simpson, retired teacher, education assistant,…

  • Aug 3, 2021

Brian Goldring

July 31, 2021It is with great sadness that we announce the passing…

  • Jul 31, 2021

Isla Marguerite (Adair) Nicholson

May 7, 1947 - July 18, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • Jul 18, 2021

Frank Gerald DeFrane

April 1, 1928 - July 17, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • Jul 17, 2021

ROBERT (BOB) GRESMAK

July 29, 1943 - June 27, 2021They say there is a reason,…

  • Jun 27, 2021

Kenneth Roy Brown

January 11, 1952 - June 22, 2021It is with unimaginable grief we…

  • Jun 22, 2021

Liam LD Archinuk

June 20, 2021It is with great shock and sadness to announce Liam…

  • Jun 20, 2021

Vicky Rodenbush (nee Matus)

February 1937 - June 2021 ~ Vicky was born in Coaldale, Alberta…

  • Jun 18, 2021
Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

City of Nanaimo flags at half-mast as former mayor Graeme Roberts dies at 89

‘Giant-killer’ beat out Frank Ney in mayoral election in 1984

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

Tom Millard

July 19, 1939 - June 4, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • Jun 4, 2021

Harry Robert ‘Bob’ Blair

April 12, 1938 - June 3, 2021On Thursday, June 3, 2021, Mr.…

  • Jun 3, 2021

Reba Foreman (nee Holland)

February 15, 1935 - June 1, 2021Reba was born in Kakabeka Falls,…

  • Jun 1, 2021

Roy Gordon Thomas Irvine

February 22, 1933 - June 1, 2021Roy Gordon Thomas Irvine was born…

  • Jun 1, 2021

Andre Josef DeVuyst

February 27, 1927 - May 31, 2021It is with heavy hearts that…

  • May 31, 2021

Gordon Alfred Knappett

May 5, 1958 - May 31, 2021It is with great sadness that…

  • May 31, 2021

Denis Charette

November 21, 1954 - May 30, 2021After bravely facing his battle with…

  • May 30, 2021