Unexpectedly, Hunter Broddy of Chilliwack succumbed to natural causes in his sleep on the morning of Sept. 11, 2003 at the age of 88 years. This was the best way.
Hunter’s ashes will be taken to Tete Jaune Cache to be poured out over those same headwaters where his life story began. Home at last.
Hunter is survived by his loving wife Myrtle, two sons, Craig (Barb) of Yellowknife, NWT, Scott (Kim) of Surrey, BC, one daughter-in-law, Betty-Anne Broddy of Calmar, AB, one brother, Morley (Jean) of Coleman, AB. and 13 grandchildren.
Hunter leaves behind a loving extended family as well, two stepsons: Rick (Sandy) Taylor of Surrey, BC and Barry (Fran) Cooke of Stony Plain, AB, and three step-daughters: Darlene (Clifford) Kitchen of Chilliwack, Deanne (Kevin) Davies of Chilliwack, and Maxine (David) Dodd of Kimberly, BC; 14 grand children and six great grand children.
Hunter was predeceased by his mother and father, his firstborn son, Clayton, two brothers, Victor and Les and two sisters: Mildred (in infancy) and Marguerite (Monson), and his second wife Anne.
A visitation will take place Thursday, Sept. 18, between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home, 45901 Victoria, Chilliwack, BC.
Hunter’s life will be celebrated at a memorial service in Cooke’s Presbyterian Church, 45825 Wellington Avenue, Chilliwack on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2003 at 1:00 p.m., Rev. Herbert Hilder officiating. A gathering will follow in the church hall. Cremation, Valley Crematorium.
If friends so desire, donations may be made to BC Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Diabetes Association.