SHOPLAND, Harold Joseph
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July 5, 1925 - November 16, 2012
Born July 5, 1925 in Edmonton, AB. Died peacefully November 16, 2012 in Langley, BC. Predeceased by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary, and survived by their five children, Barb (Tony), Alan (Diane), Pat (Dave), Nancy (Larry), Jim (Laurie), 11 grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren. Harold graduated from the University of British Columbia as a Civil Engineer in 1950 and after a 13-year career with Dominion Construction, started Shopland Construction Co. For the next 25 years, Shopland Construction and later Clearspan Shopland helped build the province of BC. Harold's genuine love and interest in people kept him close to family and friends and he always made those that knew him smile. The family would like to thank The Renaissance Retirement Residences for their love, compassion and care for Harold over the past five years. A Celebration of Life will be held on December 14, 2012 at 1 p.m. at Crescent United Church 2756 - 127th Street, Surrey, BC with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations to Canuck Place Children's Hospice. Forever in our hearts.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2, 2012