1934 – 2009
Val died at home on May 19, 2009 as was his wish. He retired from the Canadian Airforce after serving Canada for 36 years. Val was predeceased by his father Gilbert and brother Joyce. He is survived by his mother Beatrice; wife Norma; sons Todd (Cathy) and Randy (Lorraine); granddaughters Kayla, Gracyn, Sasha, and Elisha; brothers Truman and Herb (Norma); sisters-in-law Hazel Johnston and Pat Willington; brother-in-law and best friend Larry Phillips (Leslie); nieces Jennifer, Kate and Vanessa; nephews Sam, Mike, Norman, Kevin, Monty and Terry.
Val will be returning to his beloved Newfoundland.