Category: memorial

The Delta Police Pipe Band Mourning Untimely Death of First Drum Major, Robert Burns

The Delta Police Pipe Band is mourning the untimely death of our first Drum Major, Robert Burns:  August 14, 1942 –  July 7th, 2017. Bob had both military and police careers.  He served with the Queen’s Own Rifles (regular force) from 1959 to 1966 and was stationed in West Germany with NATO Forces from 1960…

Celebration of Life for BCPA Life Member Jimmy Wilson – October 15, 2016

A celebration of the life of Jimmy Wilson will be held on Saturday October 15 at 10 am at Valley View Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, 14644 72nd Ave, Surrey, BC, V3S 2E7 His obituary is located here. http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/vancouversun/obituary.aspx?n=james-wilson&pid=181700066&fhid=5867 Pipers and drummers are encouraged to bring their instruments to play as a massed band to…

The passing of BCPA Life Member Jimmy Wilson – UPDATE

UPDATE: A celebration of the life of Jimmy Wilson will be held on Saturday October 15 at 10 am at Valley View Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, 14644 72nd Ave, Surrey, BC, V3S 2E7 BCPA Life Member and respected piping teacher Jimmy Wilson passed away on the morning of September 23, 2016. He taught hundreds of…

The Passing of Ron Marconi – Portland Highland Games Trustee

Ron Marconi passed away on August 3, 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. Ron was a Trustee of the Portland Highland Games and supported piping and drumming.  At the recent Portland Highland Games, he assisted by handing out the completed adjudication sheets to the competitors. His service will be at the Mt. Scott Funeral…