Charles Conrad Locke

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The Honorable Charles Conrad Locke, QC September 24, 1917 - October 1, 2011Born in Winnipeg, grandson of Corbet Locke, county court judge in Manitoba, and son of Charles Holland Locke, Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Served as an Artillery officer in the European Theatre in World War II, attaining the rank of Captain. His legal career spanned over six decades as a distinguished litigator at Ladner Downs, arbitrator, and justice of both the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of British Columbia. He was predeceased by his first wife, Elinor Murphy, mother of his children, and is survived by his wife, Margaret Joyce, two sisters, Alice Macaulay and Elizabeth Morin, six children and eleven grandchildren. He lived in Vancouver from the age of 11 and was a longstanding member of both the Vancouver Club and the Shaughnessy Golf Club, where he golfed avidly into his nineties. Many happy summers were spent on his beloved Pasley Island. A devout Catholic, he died peacefully at the age of 94. Mass of Christian burial, Thursday, October 6 at 4 p.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 1430 West 38th Ave, Vancouver. Rev. Paul Smith OFM celebrant. Flowers gratefully declined in favour of donations to the Union Gospel Mission, 601 East Hastings St., Vancouver V6A 1J7 or [email protected]. Walkey & Company Funeral Directors 604 738-0006

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Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2011
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