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Archive for the ‘Obituaries’ Category

Roy Bell

Roy Bell, former Pastor at Strathcona Baptist Church (Edmonton, AB), First Baptist Church Calgary, AB and First Baptist Vancouver, BC, and former Principal of Carey Theological College, passed away Thursday May 11th, 2017 in Duncan, BC, 2 days after his wife Elizabeth and he marked their 65th wedding anniversary. More to follow.

Rev. Dalton Grant

Our beloved Pastor Emeritus, the Rev. Dalton Grant, left this life and entered into heaven on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 where he will live for eternity with his Lord and all those there with him. We will forever be grateful for Dalton’s loving determination in pastoring and prayer, for his desire for relational well-being, and […]

LaVerne Louise Waldock

The Reverend LaVerne Louise Waldock (nee Lofgren) passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 in Calgary, AB. She was born September 30, 1932 in San Jose, California and lived a full life in the USA, Canada, India, France, Zaire, Kenya, and Sri Lanka. Her career included teaching, ministering, cataloguing an academic library, and establishing […]

Martha Agnes Easter

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Martha Agnes Easter (nee Worthy) on January 9, 2017. Martha was born in Shaunavon, SK on November 4, 1935 and was the youngest of 4 children. She is survived by her husband (John) and 3 children (Martha Jean, Ian, and Elizabeth). Martha and John […]

David Holte

May 4 — The CBWC was saddened to learn of the passing of David Holte, a long-time member of Bonavista Baptist in Calgary and former member of both the CBWC’s Board and the Board of the CBWC Foundation, on April 29. David graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1968 with a Bachelor of […]

Judy Hoefling

May 3 — We mourn the passing of Judy Hoefling, who was embraced in the arms of Jesus on April 26 after a long journey with cancer. Judy had been the CBWC’s dedicated Administrative Assistant for the Alberta Region from 2002 until 2009.  For those of us at the CBWC who knew Judy, it was […]

Jean Hewitt

January 26, 2016 — We are saddened to learn that Jean Hewitt, a long-time member of Baptist Women of Western Canada and Women in Focus, in Calgary passed away on January 20, 2016 at the age of 94. Jean was born  on September 25, 1921 and raised in Calgary.  She lived in Calgary all of her life. […]

Catherine Dorothy Farr

With great sadness, we announce the passing of Catherine Dorothy Farr, who went to be with God on January 20, 2016.  She is reunited with her beloved husband Jack and other family  members who made the journey before her. Catherine spent a lifetime in service to her Lord. As the wife and partner of a […]

Lorne Irwin

The CBWC was saddened to learn of the passing of Lorne Irwin on May 5, 2015 at the age of 90. Lorne was a much loved member of our CBWC family and had served in many of our churches in Alberta and Saskatchewan. Most recently, he was Pastor Emeritus at First Baptist Church in Calgary. […]

Robert Bentall

The CBWC mourns the loss of Robert (Bob) Bentall on December 22, 2014.  Bob was well-known as a member of the Bentall family which has been a pillar of the CBWC for many decades.  He was the husband of wife Lynda and father of Laura Nelson, senior pastor at Olivet Baptist in New Westminster, BC, […]