Feb. 26, 1943 – June 6, 2012
Jim passed away at Abbotsford Regional Hospital with his beloved Lorraine at his side.
Born in Montreal, Jim moved to BC in 1969 where he continued his teaching career and also worked for Canada Revenue Agency for many years.
His retirement years were spent enjoying his first passion, photography. His workshops were popular with aspiring photographers.
At his death he was President/Treasurer of the Chilliwack Visual Artists, Treasurer of his strata council and founded both the Chilliwack Photography Club and the Cornerstone Print Group. He was a judge at many photography competitions.
Jim is survived by his love Lorraine; brother John (Mary) of Texas; Lawrence (Jody) of Surrey, Robert (Paulette) of Halifax; Estelle (Eddy) of Chilliwack; Rita of Vancouver; Frank (Pam) of Surrey; Peter (Vicky) of Vancouver; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. His brother Gerald predeceased him in 2009.
A celebration of life will take place Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 1:00pm at the Apple Creek Estates clubhouse, 46360 Valleyview Road, Chilliwack. (Street parking available.)
In lieu of flowers donations to the Canadian Society gratefully accepted.