Bud passed peacefully at the Chilliwack General Hospital on February 13, 2011 at the age of 97.
He was born in Banning, Ontario in 1913; he spent his young life in Maymont, Saskatchewan. He attended Laval University in Edmonton.
As a Veteran of the 2nd World War, he served with the radar unit in North Africa and India. Upon his return he met Stella Belisle, the love of his life. Together, they shared 61 beautiful years of married life. Bud raised his family in Chilliwack and taught high school there for many years. He enjoyed a long and active retirement. He was known for his friendly wit, and love for golf. He will be dearly missed.
He was predeceased by his wife Stella and daughter Denise. He is survived by his children Cecile (Roland Laporte), Edward, Donald, his son-in-law Larry (Lolly) Goodman, his sisters-in-law Irene and Anne Belisle, as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com