John Clouston SAMIS

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SAMIS, John Clouston With great sadness the family of John Samis born November 15, 1918 in Swift Current, Sask. announce his passing on Sunday, July 18, 2010. John was predeceased by his first wife, Peggy. John will be greatly missed by his wife Lynne, daughters, Page Samis and Julie (Carl) Parker and grandchildren Stephen (Leslie), Justin (Thao) and Sheldon (Laura), and great-grandchildren Grace, Daniel, Andrew, William and Zoe. John will be remembered for his sports accomplishments. He was three times Canadian Badminton champion and on Canada's first International Thomas Cup team. John was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 1973 and the Canadian Badminton Hall of fame in September 2009. He served as a lieutenant in the Royal Canadian navy on a corvette on convoy duty in the North Atlantic during WWII. The family would like to thank Dr. Puddicombe, Dr Sugar and the Palliative Care team for their kind care and support. A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, July 29, 2010 at 1PM at St. Frances in the Wood.
Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on July 26, 2010
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