LANCEY, Albert (Bert) Robert
Feb. 27, 1936 – Feb. 29, 2012
After a two month battle with an aggressive cancer, Bert passed away at St. Joseph’s General Hospital supported by close friends sitting vigil and compassionate nursing care for his last days. Predeceased by his parents E.E. ‘Bud’ and Maxine Lancey, and sisters Joy Brogan and Pat Daniel. He is survived by his sister Anne Justinen, brother Al ‘Bud’ (Janet) and brother-in-law Gene Daniel, along with his nephews and nieces: Grant, Lars, Bruce, Ginger, Scott, Marco, Christine, Shayne, Mike and Paul.
Born in North Vancouver, Bert grew up on both sides of the 49th parallel graduating from high school in Tacoma, WA. Most of his working career was in the logging industry based out of Woss. After retiring, Bert enjoyed the Comox Valley and the company of many good friends.
A family memorial service will be held at McCall’s Chapel and Reception Centre in Victoria at 1:00 PM on March 10th in conjunction with a service for his sister Joy who recently passed away. There will be a memorial reception for Bert at 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 14 at 1190 2nd Street (at the corner of Woods) in Courtenay.
No flowers by request, donations to the Dr. Peter Foundation will be gratefully accepted.