Raymond (Ray) James Hague

Raymond (Ray) James McRae Hague was born on March 4th, 1934 in Aberdeen, Scotland and passed away on November 12th, 2008 in Vernon, BC at the age of 74 years. Ray will be lovingly remembered by his wife; Avril to whom he was married for 47 years, his son; Ryan, his daughter; Lisa (Bill), his grandchildren; Cole and Saige, one brother; Bev (Fay) Hague, one sister; Vera (Dennis) Cowie as well as extended family members and friends. Ray was preceded in death by his mother and father; Margaret and Captain (RN) John.

Ray was in the British Indian Steam Navigation Company for 6 years before immigrating to Canada. He had a lifetime membership in the Aberdeen Masonic Lodge and had been an active Shriner for over 30 years. Ray loved traveling, especially throughout Europe and here in British Columbia. He idolized his grandchildren who were the pride and joy of his life and was a huge supporter of their sporting activities.

Ray was cremated and at his request there will be no funeral service held. Those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Ray to the Gizeh Shriners of BC (3550 Wayburne Drive Burnaby, BC V5G 3K9) or to the charity of your choice.

The family would like to sincerely thank Dr. Lindsay

Pritchett, Dr. Zarin Khan and Dr. Shaf Keshavjee

(Toronto) for going above and beyond in providing care and support to Ray and his family during his illness.

Miss Me – But Let Me Go

When I come to the end of the road,

And the sun has set for me,

I want no rites in a gloom filled room,

Why cry for a soul set free?

Miss Me a Little – But Not Too Long,

And not with your head bowed low,

Remember the love that we once shared,

Miss Me – But Let Me Go.

For this is a journey that we all must take,

And each must go alone.

It’s all part of the Master’s plan,

A step on the road to home.

When you are lonely and sick of heart

Go to the friends we know

And bury your sorrows

In doing good deeds,

Miss Me – But Let Me Go.

Cremation arrangements have been made with

BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD.,

5605 27th Street

Vernon, BC V1T 8Z5

(250) 542-1187