Bernard HALLAM

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HALLAM, Bernard Lloyd
Bernard 'Bernie' Lloyd Hallam, beloved husband of 62 years to Betty, passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012 at the age of 85. Besides his wife Betty, Bernie is survived by his son Glen (Lynn), granddaughters Megan and Carly and his brother Gerald (Wilma). Bernie was predeceased by his parents, his stepmother, 3 brothers and a sister. Born in Saskatoon, June 12th, 1927, Bernie worked for the Canadian National Railway for 20 years in Saskatoon, Prince Albert and Thunder Bay . In 1970 he moved to Westbank and operated the HyMart convenience store for 10 years and finished his working career with Campion Boats. Bernie was a 'Life Time Member" of the Westbank Lions Club and was closely involved with the renovation of the Westbank Community Hall. He also enjoyed using his building and woodworking skills volunteering at the Easter Seals "Camp Winfield" for Disabled Children. In retirement, Bernie pursued his love of wood working and produced many pieces, from furniture and toys to Christmas ornaments. Bernie's family is very grateful to the staff of KGH for the care given him over the last 6 weeks. A Celebration of Bernie's Life will be held 11:00 A.M., Saturday December 29, 2012 at the Westbank Lions Community Hall, 2-2466 Main Street, Westbank, B.C. For those who wish to do so, donations in memory of Bernie may be made to BC Lions Society & Easter Seals BC 3981 Oak Street Vancouver, BC V6H 4H5 or donate on line Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Arrangements entrusted to the care of Hansons' Arbor Westwood Funeral Chapel, West Kelowna, BC 250.768.3702

Published in The Saskatoon StarPhoenix on Dec. 20, 2012
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