Albert William Pardiac

Pardiac – Albert William “Bert” of Comox, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Sunday January 7, 2007. Predeceased by his parents, Adam and Rose; his son Ronald and sister Irene; he is survived and will be dearly missed by his loving wife Christine; daughters: Donna (Jim), Phyllis (Brent), and Rosemary (Dale); son Christopher (Margaret); grandchildren: Liza, Marc (Sara), Amy, Adam, Angela, Crystal, Tina and Leslie; great-grandson Hayden; sister Leona; brother Gus (Pat), Roy (Janet), and Don (Bonnie) and their families.

Bert served overseas during World War II where he met Christine, whom he later married. He was a well-known fisherman, who fished the westcoast of British Columbia and Alaska for over 40 years. His strength of spirit helped him overcome many illnesses over some 20 years. A private family celebration of his life will take place at a later date. Comox Valley Funeral Home & Crematorium, 1101 RYAN ROAD, entrusted with arrangements.

Do not stand at my grave and weep

I am not there, I do not sleep

I am a thousand winds that blow

I am the diamond glints on snow

I am the sunlight on ripened grain

I am the gentle autumn’s rain.

When you awaken in the morning’s hush

I am the swift uplifting rush

Of quiet birds in circled flight.

I am the soft star that shines at night.

Do not stand at my grave and cry

I am not there, I did not die.

The world may change from year to year

And friends from day to day,

But never will the one I loved

From memory pass away.

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