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John Southwell

February 28, 1925 - December 7, 2009

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Southwell John Dixon Sgt. R.C.A.F. Retired Feb.28, 1925 – Dec 06, 2009 passed away peacefully in Mesa Arizona. He was born and raised in Victoria B.C. and attended St. Louis College. John enlisted in the R.C.A.F. and served overseas in England where he crewed many flights over Europe. At the end of the war, John married Katie Babiuk Aug 9, 1947. After a long career in the air force, John fulfilled his life’s dream by starting his own business, Goldstream Catering. He is lovingly remembered by his family, children, Michael (Heather), Jim (Deanna), Catherine, Peter, Stephen, Thomas, and chosen sons Rick and Dean. Grandchildren, Amber (Jason), Aaron, Alanna, Jantine, Sarah, Jacob, Madison and Tyler. Great grandchildren, Morgan and Carley, siblings, Tony (Darlene) and Joan, in-laws Norma, Ray, Grace and all of his many nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and business associates. Predeceased by his parents Arthur and Henrietta (nee Paine), wife Katie, brother Fred, in-laws Martine, Keith, Helen, Pat, Mike, Mary, William, Peter, Polly, Nick, Steve, Stella, Dave, Dell and Virginia. A prayer service will be held at St. Joseph’s the worker Roman Catholic Church 785 West Burnside Road in Victoria B.C. on Monday Dec. 14, 2009 at 7:00p.m. The services will be officiated by Reverend Father William Hahn and Father Stephen Paine. A celebration of life memorial will be held on Dec. 21, 2009 at 3 pm at the Mary Winspear Centre, corner of Beacon Ave and Pat Bay Highway, Sidney BC. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Victoria Heart and Stroke fund or the Victoria Cancer Society. Online condolences may be offered at www.hwwallacecbc.com

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From: Deidre Hill
Relation: Friend

Dear Jim and family, I am so sorry to hear the sad news about your dad, now, too. Looking at the caring and thoughtful obituary, I am sure that the spirit of Love, especially during this season, will be with all of you. Deidre Hill (Deanna’ s cousin)

From: Deidre Hill
Relation: Friend

Dear Jim and family, I am so sorry to hear the sad news about your dad, now, too. Looking at the caring and thoughtful obituary, I am sure that the spirit of Love, especially during this season, will be with all of you. Deidre Hill (Deanna’ s cousin)

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
December 21, 2009
Beginning at 3:00pm

Location:
Mary Winspear Centre
2243 Beacon Ave.
Victoria, BC Canada V8L 1W9

2243 Beacon Ave.
Victoria, BC Canada V8L 1W9

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