Born in Edmonton, Alberta on September 23, 1946 Harvey passed away on January 1, 2016 at 5:45am at Langley Memorial Hospital after an 8 month courageous battle with Mesothelioma a rare form of cancer caused by occupational asbestos exposure. Harvey worked as a Journeyman Sheet Metal Worker for 35 years before retiring. He was well respected for his work ethic and reliability to get the job done properly the first time. He loved to hunt, fish and camp. He enjoyed many summers camping at Kin Beach in the old motorhome visiting friends and relatives around the campfire. Harvey liked to help others with their mechanical, construction, and technical issues to fix just about anything. He liked socializing with his friends at the Legion and Griffin Pub. He and Jessie enjoyed travelling whenever possible. He was a good Dad to Bruce and Louise and a dear Papa to his grandchildren Alannah, Chanel and Martin. Harvey will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.
Predeceased by father Victor and mother Millie, brother-in-law Bill, and many aunts and uncles. Survived by his loving wife Jessie, son Bruce (Jacki), daughter Louise, grandchildren Alannah, Chanel (Tyler), and Martin, brother Bob (Judy), sisters Gloria, Sherry (Moe), Paula (Roger), Susan (Bryan) and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 9 at 1:00pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, 1825 Comox Ave, Comox, BC, V9M 3M3. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the YANA Fund Society or a charity of your choice. Please join us in remembering Harvey by visiting our memorial at www.piercysmtwashingtonfuneral.com.