Piara Bains

Piara Bains December 16, 1932 - January 11, 2013 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Piara Singh Bains on January 11, 2013. He is predeceased by his parents Mangal Singh and Dhan Kaur Bains. Perry (as he was known) was born in Mahilpur India in 1932. He came to Canada in 1947, settled in Victoria and then married Cecil in 1952. After a few years, they moved to the mainland, eventually making Richmond their home. He is survived by his devoted wife Cecil Bains, two children Munjeet (Mike) and Jerry (Surekha) and six grandchildren Chris, Jeffrey, Jennifer, Mathew, Yasmin and Sarah. He will also be greatly missed by his brother Sarjit Bains, members of his extended family, nieces and nephews, as well as his many friends. Funeral services will be held on Thursday January 17, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Five Rivers Funeral Home, 7410 Hopcott Road, Delta, BC, followed by a service at the India Cultural Centre, 8600 No. 5 Road, Richmond, BC.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Jan. 15 to Jan. 16, 2013