Ellsworth Leonard Lorimer born August 28, 1912 Township of Barford, County of Stanstead, Que. Died April 10, 2003, Chemainus, B.C.
Married Helen Ruth Howie September 23, 1939. Father of four children, Ruth (Willi) Haukenfrer, Wetaskiwin, Alta., Janice (Bob) Orr, Grande Prairie, Alta., Steve (Jo Ann) Lorimer, Ladysmith, B.C., Anne Lorimer, Chilliwack. Grandfather of eight; great-grandfather of five.
Ellsworth was a generous, creative, soft-spoken man. A man of great faith. Equally skilled in crafting furniture as he was in writing historical articles. He had a passion for languages. Ellsworth earned a life long love and respect from his family and all who knew him. His humble manner could not hide the brightness of his genius.
He is greatly missed by his wife, Helen, who is now in care in Chemainus.
A memorial service was held for Ellsworth on Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2003 at Calvary Baptist in Chemainus.
A graveside service will be held for friends and family on June 7, 2003 at 1 p.m. at Chilliwack Cemeteries on Little Mountain. A reception to follow.