William (Bill) Ramsell

October 12, 1919 – August 26, 2015

Bill went home to be with his Lord on August 26, at the age of 95. Bill was born in Cumberland B.C. on Vancouver Island. After serving many years in the Armed Forces, and retiring to the Mainland, he returned to Courtenay with his wife Alice, where they resided for over 25 years. Bill was predeceased by Alice in 2007. Bill was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be lovingly remembered by his children, Michael (Joan) Ramsell and Penny (Joe) Stephens and by his quartet of grandsons, Tony (Sylvia) Ramsell, Adam Ramsell, Jon (Michelle) Galliazzo and Steve (Sarah) Galliazzo, also his newest great-grandson and namesake William (Will) Ramsell and great grandchildren Maida, Alice and Dante Galliazzo. Bill will always be remembered for his love for his family, his support and love for his friends, his prayers and his giving heart, his enjoyment of beautiful Vancouver Island and his ability to harmonize, especially in worship of his God. A Memorial Service will be held at Piercy’s Funeral Home in Courtenay, B.C. on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 2:30pm. Special thanks to the staff of Glacierview Home for the wonderful care of Bill.


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