Albert Edwin (Bert) Tilley

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  • "Yes, he will be greatly missed, Uncle Bert was always gave..."
    - Louise Kelpin
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Albert (Bert) Edwin Tilley June 17, 1920 - November 1, 2012 It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Albert. Albert passed away peacefully at home at the age of 92. He will be sadly missed by his beloved son, Gordon (Martha), grandchildren Janette(More), Sonia (Shaun), Kevin and great grandchildren, Oliver and Lyndon, many nephews and nieces, and many good friends, especially Jennie and Magna. He was pre-deceased by his two sisters, Flo and Vera.

Albert was a long standing member of the Royal Canadian Legion Pro Patricia Branch No. 31 in Victoria, BC. He served in the Merchant Navy from 1939 - 1945 and worked on the coastal steamships for many years.

In lieu of flowers donations to the CNIB or charity of choice would be welcome. A memorial of Albert's life will be celebrated on Nov.9, 2012 at First Memorial Funeral Services 602 Kingsway.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Nov. 7, 2012
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