Oct. 19, 1924 – March 31, 2006
Stan passed away quietly at home in Duncan surrounded by family He is survived by his son, Barry, daughter-in-law, Wendy, daughter, Diane Bennett, and son-in-law Jim.
Stan has six grandchidlren, Geordie Blow (Neddy), Sean Blow (Leanne), Trevor Blow (Lisha), Byron Blow (Amy), and Sarah and Scott Lyon. Stan also had five great-grandchildren. Stan was predeceased by his loving wife, Dorothy Marion Lyon. They had been married for 58 years.
Stan served in the Canadian Armed Forces during the Second World War. He was injured in a training accident and after recovery served as a member of the “Pats” Colour Guard. After leaving the Army he served a mechanic’s apprecticeship with the CPR, worked his way up the ladder, and became the foreman of the wrecking crew in the Farser Canyon section (During the mid-50’s).
In the late 50’s, he became the wrecking foreman in Revelstoke. In 1960, he moved to the chilliwack area, eventually working for th eFrser Valey Milk Products Association.
After his retirment in 1987 he took up his favourite hobbies of curling and fishing. This hobby of fishing he taught to his children, their spouses and all of his granchidlren. He showed immense patience and skills as he passed this favourite hobbby onto the next generations.
A graveside service will be held at the Legion Cemetery on Little Mountain at 2:00 pm, April 22, 2006. A tea will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion on Mary Street in Chilliwack.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Parkinson’s Society of Canada, or the Canadian Cancer Society.