1925 – 2011
Les Snaith was born in England on January 3, 1925 and passed away in Cumberland, BC on January 12, 2011 at the age of 86.
He was predeceased by his son Geoff in 1969, his father in law Ted Sandulak in 2007 and by his daughter in law Lora Snaith in 2008.
Les is survived by his wife Carol, mother in law Kay Sandulak, children Marilyn (Dell) Johnson, Sharon (Dave) Rumbaugh, Jack, Leslie, Mitch (Lois), and Bert (Michelle) and by numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
At the age of 10, Les immigtated from England to Fairbridge Farm School in Duncan. He served in the Royal Canadian Navy from 1942 – 1945 and worked numerous years in the Nimpkish Valley for Canadian Forest Prod. Les was an avid dog man his entire life, breeding some of the finest German Shepherds in North America. He had just recently become a life time member of the Canadian Kennel Club.
Les will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to Cumberland Palliative Care Unit or to the SPCA.
An open house Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday, January 21, 2011 from 12:00pm – 3:00pm in the Glacier Tea Room at Piercy’s Mt. Washington Funeral Home, 440 England Ave. Courtenay. A private family interment will take place at a later date.
Please join us in remembering Les by visiting www.piercysmtwashingtonfuneral.com through this site we invite you to share your memories in the personal guest book.