John Larrie Szafron

November 19, 2018
Larrie passed away peacefully after a long illness on November 19, 2018 at the Comox Valley Hospital.

Larrie was born in Whitewood, Saskatchewan in 1944 and grew up in Regina, Saskatchewan where he attended Campion High School and received a B.A. at U of Sask. Larrie worked as a concrete chemist for 30 years. After retiring, his projects included restaurant owner, real estate sales, and small business owner doing media transfer. His main love in life was his family.

Predeceased by parents John and Dorothy. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Margaret Szafron, children; Connie (Tim) Gardiner, Corrie (Fred) Gordon, Chris (Laura) Szafron; grandchildren Matthew (Clarissa) Stuckenberg, Shaun (Kayla) Stuckenberg, Charissa van Wieringen (Will John), Nico (Mikaela) van Wieringen, Jena Stuckenberg, Dylan van Wieringen; great grandchildren Huxley and Sophie Stuckenberg, and Avanna van Wieringen; siblings Duane (Marie) Szafron, Kevin (Marie) Szafron, and Sharon Morin; along with many cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

Our thanks to the wonderful doctors and staff at the Comox Valley Hospital along with Victoria Jubilee Hospital.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 23rd at 1:00 pm at Piercy’s – Mt. Washington Funeral Home, 440 England Ave, Courtenay.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Comox Valley Hospital Foundation. Please join us in remembering Larrie by visiting his memorial at www.piercysmtwashingtonfuneral.com.
 Piercy’s Mt. Washington Funeral HOme


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