LEAMY, James Andrew David July 23, 1930 - February 1, 2014 Born in Montreal, Quebec. Predeceased by his parents Andrew and Gladys Leamy and brother Cameron (Joan). Survived by his loving wife of 59 years Alison, sons Michael (Kate), Cameron (Diwana), and daughter Sheila (Don), grandsons Justin (Jenny), Simon, Stuart, Tristan, and granddaughter Robin (Adam), and great grandchildren Jacob and Sophia. After receiving his degree from Sir George Williams University (now Concordia University), Jim served in the R.C.N. The highlight for him was taking part in the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. He spent the rest of his working life with the Sun Life Assurance Company, becoming manager of the Victoria Branch. Jim was a keen member of Rotary International, and chaired the Board of their charity Disaster Aid Canada. He also supported other charities. He was a life member of the Union Club especially enjoying his Friday luncheons with the "Nooners". In lieu of Flowers, donations, if wished, may be made to Disaster Aid Canada in his memory. Donations by cheque, Visa or MC to 426 William Street, Victoria, B.C., V9A 3Y9 or (250) 595-3974. Service to be held at St. Luke's Church 3821 Cedar Hill X Rd, Tues, Feb. 18 at 11:30. Reception to follow. Condolences may be offered at www.mccallbros.com.
Published in The Times Colonist from Feb. 7 to Feb. 14, 2014