Richard Dale Reimer

Richard Dale Reimer, “Rick” of Merville, passed away suddenly on Friday, July 1, 2005, aged 47. Predeceased by his father, Orville in 1997, sister Heather in 1988 and brother Orville Jr. in 1973. Rick will be lovingly missed by his mother Thelma; sister Kathy (Danny); brother-in-law Marcel; nephews Chad and Shane; niece Sherri and great nieces Madison and Cameryn.

In his leisure, he loved electronic games and working with his computer. He was an avid bowler, fisherman, camper and animal lover.

Private cremation arrangements entrusted to Comox Valley Funeral Home and Crematorium, 1101 Ryan Road.

For those wishing, donations in Rick’s memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, Unit 360, 1385W. 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6H 3V9 or the Comox Valley SPCA, P.O. Box 1284, Comox, BC V9N 7Z8, would be appreciated.

To Those I Love

When I am gone, release me,

I have so many things to see and do,

You mustn’t tie yourself to me with tears,

Be happy that we had those precious years.

I gave to you my Heart and Love, you can only guess,

How much you gave to me in “Happiness”.

I thank you for the love you each have shown,

But now it’s time I travelled on alone.

So grieve awhile for me, if grieve you must;

Then let your grief be comforted by “Trust”

It’s only for awhile we must part,

So bless the memories within your heart.

I won’t be far away, for life goes on;

So if you need me, call and I will come.

Though you can’t see me or touch me, I’ll be near;

And if you listen with your heart, you’ll hear;

All of my caring love around you strong and clear;

And then when you must come this way alone…

I’ll greet you with a smile and say, “Welcome Home”.

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