Delmer Ernest Newhook
September 23, 1930 – June 27, 2011
Del passed away peacefully on June 27th at home surrounded by family and friends. Survived by his loving wife Wilma, his children: Deborah, Robert, Lynn (Al), David (Tara), his sister Marilyn Wilander, sister in-law Lorainne McLarty and his many grandchildren.
Del served proudly with the Royal Canadian Navy for 25 years and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. After his military service Del served in the BC Sheriff Services until retiring in 1991. Del volunteered at the Nanaimo Military Museum (Rutherford Mall) where he told many “sailor stories”.
Friends and loved ones are invited to a memorial service at the 256 Legion in Lantzville on July 22nd at 2 pm.
No flowers by request. Donations may be made in Del’s name to the Nanaimo Military Museum at 255-4750 Rutherford Rd.
“Happy Cruising Sailor”