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RILEY; David

It is with great sadness that the family of David Riley announces his passing after a brief illness, on Sunday, November 16, 2014 at the age of 79 years. David will be forever remembered for his love and kindness by his: children Johnathan (Kimberly) and Christopher (Helen); grandchildren Samantha (Chris), Stephanie (Duncan), Matthew and Nicholas; and, sister Margaret and family in England. Born in Lancaster, England, David emigrated to Powell River in British Columbia, Canada with his wife Sybil in 1968 for adventure. A joiner by training, he dutifully supported his family as a pulp machine worker for the Powell River Company (later to become MacMillan Bloedel Ltd), owner/operator of a handyman store (back in Blackpool, England for a time), a ditch digger for the Corporation of Richmond, a milkman for Dairyland, owner/operator of a cleaner, a shipper for Conair. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, November 24 at 3:00 pm at Henderson's Fraser Valley Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road, Abbotsford, BC. Memorial donations in memory of David may be made to the Abbotsford Christmas Bureau, 33914 Essendene Avenue, Abbotsford, BC V2S 2H8. Tributes and condolences may be left at:

Henderson's Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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