Edward Napier Morton

Edward Napier Morton passed away peacefully on January 31st, 2002 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox, B.C. Born on October 18th, 1918 in Victoria, B.C. Ted was predeceased by his brothers Bob and Jack. Left to mourn are his dearly loved wife of 56 years, Doris, son Larry (Rosemary), grandsons: Michael and Keith, of Ravenna, ON, son Gerald (Kathy), grandsons: Andrew and Daniel, of Victoria, BC. He will also be missed by sisters-in-law Jackie Morton of Kelowna, Eva Morton of Kamloops, nieces: Sally Morton of Kelowna, Linda Lowery of Hamilton, ON, extended family members, many longtime friends and neighbours. Ted served with the Calgary Highlanders from March 1941 – January 1946 attaining the rank of Sargeant and was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion. In 1976 he retired from the Aluminum Company of Canada in Kitimat, BC to Royston. He spent many years working with young people in a variety of sports as a coach, umpire, referee. Ted loved fishing and reading always having more than one book on the go. His quick wit and ready smile were with him to the end. In his own words, “Oh, to be 70 again!” Private Cremation arrangements entrusted to Comox Valley Funeral Home. If desired, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, P.O. Box 1225, Comox, BC, V9N 7Z8.

When I come to the end of the road,

And the sun has set for me,

I want no rites in a gloom filled room,

Why cry for a soul set free!

Miss me a little but not too long

And not with your head bowed low,

Remember the love we once shared.

Miss me, but let me go.

For this is a journey we all must make,

And each must go alone,

It’s all a part of the master plan,

A step in the road to home.

When you are lonely and sick at heart,

Go to the friends you know,

And bury your sorrow in doing good deeds.

Miss me, but let me go.

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