MR. JOHN WILLIAM TOMA was born on January 19th, 1915 in Boian, Alberta and passed away on Thursday, November 28th, 2002 in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital at the age of 87 years. He is survived by his children; Edward Toma of Houston, B.C., Lyle Toma of Vernon, B.C., Marianne Toma of Winfield, B.C. and Charmayne (Brian) Raber of Lumby, B.C., nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by one daughter, Jeanette Bengtson on June 10th, 2001. Those wishing to pay their last respects to John Toma may do so at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, December 4th, 2002 from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon at which time a Reception will also be held in the Tea Room at Bethel Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).