Joseph Andrew (Joe) Stranan

Stranan, Joseph Andrew (Joe)

January 6, 1929 to May 24, 2017

Joe passed away peacefully at the Nanaimo Seniors

Village with his loved ones by his side.

Joe worked for most of his life in ocean transportation,

including at the Port of Prince Rupert. His work enabled

him to travel all over the world and he continued to

enjoy traveling for many years after his retirement.

He is predeceased by his wife Rita, daughter Lisa and

brother Ed. He is survived by his daughter Kathy and

her husband Terry, grandchildren Andrew and Emily

and brother Alois. He also leaves behind his partner

Annette Hiom and her sons Paul (Kathleen) and Phillip

(Grace). He will be missed by his two special grand

children Jacob and Rhianna who loved their Papa Joe

dearly. Joe loved his many nieces and nephews and

enjoyed keeping up to date with their pursuits around

the world.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke

Foundation would be appreciated.

Arrangements entrusted to the Sands Funeral Chapel.