BANNISTER, Mervyn Lewis, late of Abbotsford, B.C., passed away on Feb. 9, 2006, at age 79 years.
He was born Nov. 10, 1926, in Smithers, B.C.
Merv was predeceased by his wife Carolyn, parents Alfred and Irma Bannister.
Dad is survived by his son Glenn (Janette), grandsons Matthew and Nathan. Dad’s loss is also felt by numerous cousins, in-laws, nieces and nephews.
Merv was retired from the BC Department of Highways. Merv was a member of BC Retired Employees Assoc. Merv spent his retirement pursuing his passion of woodworking. Many hours were spent in his workshop perfecting each work of art. His other passions were his immaculate yard and spending time with this family.
A Memorial Service was held Feb. 17 in Abbotsford. Cremation and interment was held prior to the service.
The family would like to thank Merv’s wonderful neighbours for their care and compassion. If friends so desire, donations may be made to CNIB 100-5055 Joyce Road, Vancouver, B.C., V5R 6B2, or Heart & Stroke Foundation of B.C., Box 3632 Stn. Terminal, Vancouver, B.C., V6B 378.