A longtime Nanaimo resident, passed away peacefully at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital on June 14, 2004 at the age of 83 years. Predeceased by his wife Catherine, Joe will be dearly missed by spouse Olive Seaman; his son Denis and wife Marilyn; his daughter Linda and 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He will also be remembered by his 2 stepsons. Chuck and wife Sue, and Gary as well as several step grandchildren and great grandchildren and 2 brothers and their families in Ontario. An employee for the City of Nanaimo for many years, Joe was also an avid bowler and umpired many local softball games. In honour of his wishes, there will not be a formal service.