BOS: Philip Christian, passed away on May 22, 2002. He is survived and missed by his loving wife Ellen of 54 years, daughters Yvonne and Yolanda (Jim) and sons Paul (Sandy) and Mark (Elvira); 4 grandchildren Chris (Cassie), Karen (Dwayne), Dan , Julia, Tiffany and Tamara; 4 great grandchildren Jeron, Seth, Gavin and Allison. He is also survived by relatives in Holland.
He was born in Amsterdam, Holland on January 2, 1924 and came to Canada with his wife and 2 daughters in 1956 where the family settled in Sarnia, Ontario.
He moved his family to Vancouver in 1966, where he worked in the newspaper industry as printer/manager.
Upon retirement in 1981 Philip & Ellen moved to Texada Island and then in 1989 to Comox/Courtenay area.
The family wishes to thank the doctors & nurses in ICU at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox for their excellent care of our father.