DONALD (DON) HEALY
FEB. 21, 1930-OCT. 6, 2014
Donald passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox, B.C. He was born at Lousana, Alberta and was the youngest son in a family of 6 children. Survived by his two sisters, Frances (Toots) Krasuin and Joyce Gould (Allen), niece Cheryl Prystay, great niece Christina Prystay, numerous nieces and nephews across Canada, brother-in law Peter Sayers (Grace), step-son Ronald Miller (Carol), step-daughter Carol Warren, step-grandchildren Debbie, Harmony, Melody, Symphony, Shane, Jacoba, Michael and Jerry.
Don was pre-deceased by his father Frank, mother Beatrice, brothers Gordon and Robert, sister Edith and wife Margaret, step-daughter Cindy. In 1949 Don joined the Navy at Calgary, Alberta and served until 1954. He then joined the R.C.A.F. in 1955 serving overseas and in Canada until 1975, when he was Honourably discharged with the rank of Corporal. Don completed his career as an Engineer with B.C. Ferries. He was also an active member of the Shriners, Mason’s and a Legion Member for 51 years.
Don was a kind, gentle and loving person who will be greatly missed by family and friends. A Poppy Service will be held at the Comox Legion Br. 160 at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 7th, 2014.