WEIR, Patrick passed away unexpectedly surrounded by his family on Friday, August 23, 2013 at the age of 48. Pat is predeceased by his nephew Dylan Fortais. He is survived by his loving wife Debbie; his sister Janice (Dave); niece Carley; parents Bob and Dianna; Aunt and godmother Jill(Phil) Taylor; cousins Sherra and Dan; godparent Gordon DeRosa; as well as a large extended family. Patrick was born in Trail, spent ten years in Prince George before moving to Campbell River in 1977 and stayed ever since. He worked at the former Elk Falls Mill before becoming a Journeyman Electrician for Alterra Power in Toba Inlet on the coast, where he enjoyed the scenery and the wildlife. Pat was also an accomplished musician, playing both the drums and guitar. He often played for his own pleasure but also played in bands including the Legion Pipe Band, and he was a drumming instructor. An outdoorsman, Pat could often be seen riding his motorcycle or walking along the seawalk. He enjoyed cooking as well, and was very good at it. Pat was proud of his home, and he was both a meticulous and conscientious worker. A Celebration of Life will be held for Pat on at 11:00am ~ Friday, August 30, 2013, at the Tyee Chapel, Sutton's Campbell River Funeral Home, 502 S Dogwood St., Campbell River, with Wes Roed officiating.
Published in Campbell River Courier Islander from Aug. 28 to Aug. 29, 2013