Archie Donaldson

Vernon Archie Donaldson passed away at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Sunday, March 23, 2008. Aged 87 years. Predeceased by wife Betty, Vernon will be remembered by son Jim of Calgary, extended family and friends. He served overseas with the Royal Canadian Air Force and Royal Air Force from 1939 to 1945. A logger and heavy equipment operator, Vernon lived in various communities such as Galiano, Chilliwack, Kitimat and Vanderhoof before moving to Armstrong in 1978. Vernon worked at Riverside Forest until retiring in 1986. He was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, an avid golfer, enjoyed curling and bowling. A Committal Service will be held 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 31, 2008, at Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery followed by a Celebration of Life from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35, Armstrong. Reverend Ted Roworth officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion. Arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong, 546-7237.