Allen Gilbert Waterman
Mar. 25 1939 ~ Oct. 29 2014
After spending the day with almost his entire family Al passed away Oct. 29/14 at St. Joseph’s Gen. Hospital. Al was born March 25th, 1939 in Comox B.C. and went to school in Fanny Bay, Union Bay and Courtenay High. In 1959 he started working at the Dept. of Hwys. until privatization in 1988. Continuing on with Island Hwy Services for 6 years, retiring with 35 years service. After retiring to keep busy he worked for several smaller companies but mainly enjoyed working with the Stevenson family of Boondock Dev. Ltd. and Lloyd Gano.
Al built their family home which they lived in for 46 years. In his spare time he enjoyed restoring antique cars, a rousing card game, coffee with his buddies and special time with his family. Fishing was a passion of his, purchasing an old fish boat and traveling the coast of B.C. with his brother Bob. Also many other fishing adventures with daughter Gina.
Predeceased by his parents Ethel and Gil Waterman and niece Susan Cramb. Left to miss him are his wife of 52 years Louise, daughters Gina Smith and Lynn(Bryan)Neufeld, and 4 grandchildren whom he was so proud Kelsey(Kyle)Smith, Carli(Jesse)Smith, Brad and Holly Neufeld. Best friends and brothers Bob(Margo)Waterman,Gordon(Diana)Waterman and nieces Lisa,Megan,Erin and families. We will miss his guidance and caring advice. Thank you to Dr. Konway, his nurse Susan of Courtenay Medical Assoc. and the 3rd floor nursing staff at St. Joseph’s.
No service by request. In lieu of flowers a donation to a charity of your choice would be appreciated.