SIDDALL: Edgar Payson – Ed peacefully passed away with his daughter at his side on Friday, May 9, 2008 at Rosewood Village in Trail B.C. He was born July 15, 1929 in Westchester, NS. Ed is lovingly remembered by his wife Phyllis Siddall, Courtenay; daughter Joanne Richardson, Trail; son-in-law Rob Richardson, Rossland; son Rick Siddall (Marg), Comox; grandchildren Justin Richardson (Eva Maria Donaire Diaz), Rossland; Jen (Nathan Clarke), Campbell River; Erin Siddall, Comox; and Tara (Aaron Harmon) and great-grandson Kaleb Harmon, Courtenay; as well as two sisters and one brother in the Maritimes.
Ed served over 25 years with the Canadian Armed Forces as a paratrooper and finished his career in Comox, BC as part of the 442 Squadron. He was an avid fisherman who loved the outdoors and spending time with his family.
We would like to thank all of the exceptional staff at Rosewood Village and Mater Misericordiae for taking such amazing care of our father/grandfather/husband for the past 13 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father Marcel Cote at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church, Rossland on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 7:30 p.m.
A Remembrance Ceremony will also be held in Comox, BC at a later date.
Blaine Krist of Personal Alternative Funeral Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.