January 1, 1928 – May 25, 2014
Allen Ziprick born January 1, 1928. Allen passed away peacefully at home on May 25, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Predeceased by his great granddaughter, Jessica Rose Simpson in 1998, he is survived by his spouse Eleanore, his children Murray (Linda) Ziprick, Barbara (Terry) Simpson, Sharon (Greg) Willmon, Ron Ziprick, Chiles Ziprick, and daughter-in-law Debbie Ziprick. His grandchildren Michelle Kay, Craig Simpson, Jennifer Ziprick, Jordan Ziprick, Amy Willmon, Jason Willmon, Nadine Ziprick, Corey Ziprick, Ashley Ziprick. He is also blessed with 13 great-grandchildren.
Allen was born in Powell River but grew up in Russell, Manitoba. He moved to Nanaimo in 1965, and worked for over 25 years with the Vancouver Island Gas Company. He had a great passion for his gardens. He loved fishing and camping, and always caught the most fish. He loved sharing his special recipes with his grandchildren.
He was a kind gentle man, who will be greatly missed by his family.
The family would like to thank the Community Home Care Service and the Red Cross for their guidance, assistance, and support during this time.
There will be no service, by request. Those wishing to, can make a donation to the Heart and Stroke Society, the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Canada Red Cross in Allen’s name.
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