15 May 2016: Watkins, Arthur Bryant “Art” MWO Ret’d: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Art Watkins at 6:00 am this morning with his family at his bedside. Our deepest sympathies to Art’s family at this very sad time. More information will be posted when it becomes available. For more information please click on the link below.
26 Mar 2016: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Ralph Keddy Swinamer a long time member of our association on Saturday 26 Mar 2016. Our deepest sympathies to his wife Marylyn and their family. For more information please click on the link below.
28 Mar 2016: Sad news for any of our members who flew SAR over the years. It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of former SAR Tech Roderick James “Soup” Campbell on the 8 March 2016 at Beacon Hill Villa, Victoria, BC.
19 Feb 2016: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of James K. McWilliams, a Flight Engineer and a veteran of the WWII RCAF. Our deepest sympathy to his wife Myrtle and there family in their time of sorrow. For more information please click on the link below.
23 Feb 2016:
Trenton Reunion 2016
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08 Nov 2016: It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Herbie Lightfoot on 08 Nov 2016 in Comox BC. Our deepest sympathy to is wife Mavis and their family in this time of sorrow.
31 Dec 2016:
FRANCESCONE, Benito “Ben” – RCAF Warrant Officer – Decorated Cold War Veteran, Peace Keeper and Flight Engineer. Passed away suddenly at Trenton Memorial Hospital on Saturday December 31, 2016 in his 81st year. Loving husband of Audrey Francescone (nee Ballman) and predeceased by his parents Pasquale and Eda Francescone. Beloved father of Linda Lowry and husband Steven, Chris and wife Sandra, Lisa, Jason and wife Valerie, Jennifer, and predeceased by his beloved son Michael (1977). Proud grandfather to Kirsten (Vladimir), Andrew (Marie), Lindsay, Matthew, Jessica (Jessie), Hunter, Haley, Katelyn, Caleb. Great-grandfather to Destinee, Colbie, Lily and Piper. Survived by his brothers Orvell and wife Gladys, Tony and wife Sue, Alphonse, and Tony. He will be fondly remembered by his many nieces and nephews. Ben’s contribution to Canada throughout his military career was significant and he will be missed by his many military friends and colleagues. Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held. If desired, a donation may be made to the National Air Force Museum of Canada or the Trenton Memorial Hospital Foundation. Online guestbook and condolences atwww.weaverfuneralhomes.com13133384