*Our Dad, Bill Brown,
Grandpa & Great Gandpa, 1993*
BROWN, William Anderson
With Amazing Grace, William Anderson Brown passed away peacefully into the morning dawn on Saturday, April 14th, 2012. Born November 15, 1925 (Toronto, ON) Bill Brown of Sooke, BC (previously of Vancouver and Richmond, BC) lived to age 86. Beloved Husband to the late Margaret Rose Brown (nee Ellis), Loving Father to his children Wm. Peter, Rosalind Ann, and Cynthia Margaret (John), Cherished grandfather to grandson Jeremy and to granddaughter Amber (Cole), Adoring Great Grand-father to Olivia Kelly Ann.
Son of John James Brown and Betsey Anderson Brown of the county York, Toronto, Ontario. Bill was predeceased by his brothers Johnny, Al, and George, and by his sister Betty, as well as by his brother-in-law Frank, his brothers-in-law Chuck and Bill. Most recently by his son-in-law Al, by his sister-in-law Peggy, his brother-in-law David (Julie), and sister-in-law Helen Jan.
Bill is survived by his sister-in-law Dodie, sister-in-law Joyce (Ray), and by his sister-in-law Jess. As well as by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews.
A memorial service celebrating Bill’s life will be held on Saturday, May 5th, 2012, at 1 pm, at St. John the Baptist Heritage Church, on Glencairn Lane in Colwood, BC. Rev. Jim Lauder officiating. All those touched by Bill’s life are welcome to attend. Reception to follow, adjacent Emery Family Hall.
Bill’s family wishes to express sincere thanks with special appreciation to each one of Bill’s Home Care Workers (CHWs, H&CC) who’s attentative care made it possible for Bill to cont-inue to enjoy living in his own home.
Bill’s family also wishes to express many heartfelt thanks to Bill’s close friends and good neighbours. Dad treasured time spent together with each of you.
In lieu of flowers, Bill’s family asks that donations be made in memory of the late Bill Brown to the charity of one’s choice.