Henry Joseph MORTON

MORTON, Henry Joseph of Cumberland, formerly of Nanaimo, passed away peacefully in St. Joseph’s Hospital on Sunday, September 22, 2002, aged 77. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Beryl Morton, first wife Dorothy, second wife Vivi and their son Mark; Henry is survived by his sons Bobby (Leslie) Morton of Campbell River and Chris (Vickie) Morton of Sackville, Nova Scotia and by his daughter Carol-Ann (Rob) Ovans of Saltair and by his granddaughters Tanya, Tara and Lindsey and his great grandson Kaelan. Also survived by his sisters Audrey (Doug) Best and Dorothy Patty and many nieces and nephews. Henry served in the Army during the war; retired from his sawmill career with Mayo Lumber Co., Nanaimo, and with Fields in Courtenay and C.R.. Mill in Campbell River. For many years he was a volunteer fire fighter with Wellington Fire Dept. and was a Royal Canadian Legion member all his life; recently with Cumberland. Henry loved his dogs and cats and outdoor activities and time with his family. Special thanks to all the staff on 2nd floor in St. Joseph’s Hospital and to Dr. R. Helmer and Dr. R. Engman. A Celebration of Henry’s Life Service was held on Wednesday, September 25th at 3:30 pm from the Chapel of COMOX VALLEY FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 1101 Ryan Road, followed by a reception at Cumberland Legion Hall. Donations made to SPCA (Comox Location) 1668 Ryan Road, Courtenay PO. Box 1284, Comox, BC V9N 8N6 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, Comox Valley Unit #102 – 1509 Cliffe Ave., Courtenay, B.C. V9N 2K6 would be appreciated.


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