Michel De Moissac

Michel “Mitch” Charles de Moissac passed away at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Monday, December 10, 2007, at the age of 87 years. Mitch will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by wife Donna of Armstrong; daughter Tracey (Del) Griffin of Armstrong; son Michael (Deedee) de Moissac of Abbotsford; grandchildren Tawney (Bobby) Dirksen, Darcey (Kenn) Buxton and daughter Adora, Dustin Griffin and Cole Griffin; siblings Madeline Normandeau of Winnipeg, Gene de Moissac of Edmonton and Tony de Moissac of North Battleford, Saskatchewan. Pre-deceased by son Mark. Mitch served in the Air Force during WWII. He had a long career as a realtor and manager of Hugh & McKinnon at White Rock (where he was known as the Great White Pelican) and became his own housing contractor and developer. Retiring to the Armstrong/Vernon area over thirty years ago he pursued his passion for fishing. Mitch also enjoyed woodworking, gardening and travel in his RV. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:30 a.m., Friday, December 14, 2007. Father Leo Boyd, O.M.I. celebrant. Inurnment to follow at Armstrong Spallumcheen Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Mitch may be made to Vernon Jubilee Hospital, Light A Bulb Campaign, 2101-32 Street, Vernon, BC V1T 9Z9. Condolence messages may be emailed to the family at pafsarmstrong@telus.net.