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Barry Genis

January 2, 1943 - June 12, 2014


Passed away peacefully at the Cowichan District Hospital with his family by his side, on Thursday June 12, 2014. Barry was born in Victoria on January 2, 1943 and will be lovingly remembered by his family; wife of 49 years Caroline; children Gordon and Gregg (Sonia);  his grandchildren Brent, Carson and Abigail who were everything to him and his brother in law Gerry Hurst.

Many thanks to Dr. Archdekin and Dr. Morris as well as the 3rd floor staff at Cowichan District Hospital for letting him go peacefully without pain.

Please join us for a “Lucky” to remember Barry on Thursday June, 19, 2014 at 5:00 PM at the Brass Bell in Crofton, BC, 8152 York Avenue.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bone Marrow Research VGH/UBC Hospital Foundation, 190 – 855 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9.


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: lianne brown (nee screaton)
Relation: knowen for almost 40 years

to caroline and family so sorry to hear about barry my heart goes out to you he was a great guy thinking of you lianne

From: lloyd & holly kelly
Relation: Barry served us at the store.

Just a note for our heartfelt condolences

From: Bernie Jeffries
Relation: work with Gregg

Sorry to hear about your Dad,Gregg.
Thinking of you and your family.

From: Will and Cisco Pearson
Relation: knew him from the store

To Caroline and family, we are thinking of you always and know that Barry is in a peaceful place where he is looking upon you all. He was a pillar in this community and will be greatly missed. I know that wherever Barry is, there is a big Keno lounge that only serves Lucky! Take care.

From: Christine Nydahl
Relation: Have known family since childhood

I, like everyone, enjoyed Barry’s Great Sense of Humor! but I also admired his ability to think for himself when all else differed. Thank you Barry, in my books, you will always be remembered as a True Gentleman.

From: Mike Hood
Relation: through daily business

From myself and the staff of the cafe,our heartfelt condolences go out to you, your family and staff .He will be missed every day.

From: Val Stretch
Relation: As a resident of Crofton in 1997

I know your grief, Caroline, and wish I could comfort as you did when I just needed a smile without words, on the days I came into your store after Wendel passed. May I thank you for all the caring things you and Barry did for Curtis over many years. They didn’t go unnoticed. My best to you and to Gregg and Sonia.

From: Donna May & Walter Hegglund
Relation: Was a regular customer and families have known each other for ever.

I am going to miss Mr G on my Friday morning visits. I loved to give him a hard time and he loved to give it back💕 my heart goes out to Caroline Gord Greg Sonja Andrea Brent Carson Abby Mindy. Remember all the good times

From: Sherree Alm
Relation: Barry Genis is my uncle

We are devastated at the news of the loss of our Uncle. He took care of me when I was a toddler and he took me everywhere with him, I even went to the drive in with him which was his hang out. He was THE best uncle and he loved his nieces dearly. Nothing but happy memories with our Uncle Baz ! We love you dearly Uncle Baz and we know you are with Nanny now <3 !

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
June 19, 2014
Beginning at 5:00pm

Brass Bell
8152 York Avenue
Crofton, BC Canada

8152 York Avenue
Crofton, BC Canada

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