Obituary

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

City of Nanaimo flags at half-mast as former mayor Graeme Roberts dies at 89

‘Giant-killer’ beat out Frank Ney in mayoral election in 1984

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

Alena Jarmilla Maria Jedlicka

October 30, 1935 - June 5, 2021Alena was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia…

  • Jun 5, 2021

Kerry Douglas Nickerson

October 30, 1959 - May 30, 2021Kerry Douglas Nickerson passed peacefully in…

  • May 30, 2021

Justin Wallace Wayne Henschel

December 17, 2006 - May 29, 2021Justin Wallace Wayne Henschel, 14, son…

  • May 29, 2021

Jack Collier

December 24, 1939 - May 19, 2021Howard John Collier, born December 24,…

  • May 19, 2021

Betty Louise Murray

July 23, 1943 - May 12, 2021Born in Didsbury Alberta, passed away…

  • May 12, 2021
Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ star Olympia Dukakis dies at 89

The veteran stage and screen actor’s flair for maternal roles helped her win and Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy

Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Thelma Jean Reimer

May 21, 1929 - April 30, 2021Thelma Jean Reimer age 92 passed…

  • Apr 30, 2021

Kenneth David Bruner

April 9, 1939 - April 25, 2021Ken passed away suddenly at his…

  • Apr 25, 2021

Karen Joyce Watkins

January 8, 1956 - April 24, 2021In loving memory of Karen Joyce…

  • Apr 24, 2021

Frank Lothar Domeier

May 20, 1967 - April 4, 2021In Loving Memory of Frank Lothar…

  • Apr 4, 2021