John Christopher

January 16, 1930 ~ February 3, 2013

With great sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, uncle and friend.

Survived by his wife Margaret, sons John (Gina), and Tim (Penny), numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, one sister in England and several nieces and nephews. He will be remembered for the kindness he showed everyone and the pride he felt for his family. Born in London, England and emigrated to Canada in 1964. Owner of Mid-Island Fire Equipment Ltd., Nanaimo, for many years. He was predeceased by two sisters in England.

We give thanks to the I.C.U. Ward at Nanaimo Regional Hospital for the tender care he received during his last days.

A celebration of Christopher’s life will be held at St. Philip’s Church, Cedar on February 23, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The First Open Heart Society of B.C., 1580 Pembroke St., Victoria, B.C., V8R 1W2, or St. Philip’s Church, Cedar.

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