Tag: memorial

Colin Mathews, father of piper Craig Mathews of the Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band, passed away on December 10, 2013

Colin will be remembered as a very genial man and supportive parent by the many people involved in the Dowco Triumph Street and Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Bands. Colin also made a significant contribution to piping and drumming education in BC by spearheading the effort to have the Institute of Piping and the RSPBA Structured Learning…

Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming Memorial Fund

The Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming Memorial is raising funds for a memorial to pipers and drummers who gave their lives whilst providing the traditional martial music that inspired their fellow soldiers. Further information on ways to donate can be found on Facebook.

In Memory of Genevieve Marie MacNeil August 7, 1923 – September 28, 2012

Genevieve Marie MacNeil passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of September 28 at the age of 89. Genevieve is predeceased by her husband Michael Angus. She will be lovingly remembered by her sister Rose, children Robert (Maureen), Deborah (Kelly), Donald (Linette) and Patrick and grandchildren Kerry, Dana, David, Shannon, James, Ewan and Arianna. Genie…

In Memory of Mary Helen (Ella) Gallaher September 17, 1923- September 14, 2012

Ella Gallaher, mother of Bob Gallaher (Kamloops Pipe Band) and Jack Gallaher (formerly of Triumph Street Pipe Band) passed away on September 14th. Ella was the second dancer to be registered with the B.C. Highland Dancing Association at the age of 16, and competed for many years throughout Western Canada, the United States, and Scotland…