Alvin John Mattias “Al” Solmie

November 5, 1939 – November 30, 2017
In loving memory of Alvin John Mattias Solmie November 05, 1939 to November 30, 2017.

Al passed away after an intense battle with illness in Nanaimo Regional Hospital.

Al is predeceased by his (father) John Solmie, (mother) Mari Maki Salmi, (step-mother) May Fenton, (sister) Marilyn Larson, and son Ronald Keith Solmie.

Al will be lovingly remembered by Sheila his wife of 53 years and his sister Doreen Millard.

The legacy of Al will live on in the lives of his sons John (Mary) and Bruce (Michael), grandchildren Samantha, Taras, Jennifer, Sarah, Kevin (Haley), Jared, Jamie, great grandson Preston, and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Al worked 36 years for the federal government at the Pacific Biological Station. When he wasn’t working Al and Sheila loved to go dancing together. They also enjoyed spending time camping, fishing, hunting, and bowling.

The memories of Al will forever be in our hearts, treasured always.

There will be an Afternoon to Remember to celebrate the life of Alvin Solmie, on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 1:00 pm, at the Kiwanis Lodge 1233, Kiwanis Crescent, Nanaimo BC.


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