Richard STOVEL

8 entries
  • "Our thoughts are with the entire family. Jane and Brian..."
    - Brian Hull
  • "I was very saddened to read of 'Uncle' Rich's passing. My..."
    - Virginia Ritchie
  • "Please accept our deepest sympathy in the passing of..."
    - Sylvia Migneault
  • "The NORAD community is very sad to hear this news of..."
    - Tom Lawson
  • "Aunte Helen and Family, Uncle Rich will be missed by..."
    - Gordon Govan
The Guest Book is expired.

STOVEL, Lieutenant General Richard Carlton March 31, 1921 - June 12, 2012 After a long, full life, Richard died peacefully in hospital after a brief illness. Richard accepted his fate with courage and grace and every member of his large family was able to spend special time with him at the end. He was born in Winnipeg and served in the RCAF 1940-1976, retiring as Lt Gen Deputy Commander-in-Chief of NORAD in Colorado. Deeply missed by his loving wife of 70 years, Helen; children Carl (Sue), Bill, Trish and Marnie: grandchildren Laura, Eben, Tamara, Lauren, Gwen, Jeffrey and Raymond; great grandchildren Hannah, Joshua & Gabriel; sister Margaret. There will be a memorial service Friday, June 22 at 2:00 pm at First Memorial Chapel, 4725 Falaise Dr, Victoria. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Alzheimers Society or the Red Cross. Condolences may be shared online at ">


Funeral Home
First Memorial Funeral Services and Garden of Memories
4725 Falaise Drive
Victoria, BC V8Y1B4
(250) 658-5244
Funeral Home Details
Send Flowers
Published in Victoria Times-Colonist from June 16 to June 17, 2012