Roy Arthur Belanger

In Memorial

Roy Arthur Belanger, 72, passed away due to complications of liver cancer Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Ridge Meadows Hospital. He was born August 6, 1938 in New Westminster, B.C. Canada to Joseph Philemon Arthur Belanger and Molly Mc Murray Angelo Belanger. He was preceded in death by all his grandparents, his father Philemon, in 1953, his step father Lucian in 1979 and his mother Molly in 2008, as well as many aunts and uncles. He leaves to mourn his sister, Joan Belanger Oliver and husband Bill, his Aunts Jean and May and several cousins, lots of friends.

Roy lived a full life. He worked in the oilfields in Alberta for a time, then went to work for the Hudson’s Bay Company. He worked for Shaw’s Meats and Groceries in Athabasca, Alberta, and later on worked in Banff as a meat cutter. He spent 30 years with Canada Safeway as a meat cutter, retiring 10 years ago. He enjoyed hiking, visiting his sister in the US, also trips to Hawaii, Mexico, Cuba, as well as photography and gardening. His yard was a showplace of flowers all times of the year. He was a member of the local camera club for many years. He also enjoyed riding motorcycles and owned several throughout the years. He enjoyed music of all sorts, listening to music and playing his electronic organ and piano. He also had great artistic talent, winning art contests in his younger days.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, June 25 at 10:00 am at the Garden Hill Mortuary at 11765 – 224th St, Maple Ridge, BC, Canada, Ph 604-463-8161. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the B.C. Cancer Society for research into curing colon cancer or to the Ridge Meadows hospital Auxiliary in his memory. Our thanks to and our great appreciation of all the fine Doctors and Nurses who helped try to care for him through his most trying and painful time making him as comfortable as possible at Abbotsford, Royal Columbian, Vancouver General and Ridge Meadows Hospitals.

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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Roy will be missed by many.

    Bill

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