Mr. Lawrence (Larry) Alexander Heppler

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HEPPLER, Mr. Lawrence (Larry) Alexander – 82 years, formerly of Thunder Bay, ON and Rothesay, NB passed away peacefully at Ridge Meadows Hospital, Maple Ridge, BC on November 15, 2010 after suffering a stroke on August 1, 2010. Lawrence was born on May 5th, 1928 to Ida and Phillip Heppler in Melville, Saskatchewan. As a young man he came to Fort William ON to work at Canada Car & Foundry Co, followed by Great Lakes Paper, Domtar Ltd in Red Rock ON and in 1971 moved with his family to work at Irving Paper in Saint John, NB. Upon retirement he and his wife relocated to Maple Ridge, BC.

In his younger days Larry was an avid curler. He always enjoyed travelling, long walks along the shore, and a day on the golf course.

Larry is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary (Larson), 4 children, Bryan Heppler (Vivian) of Thunder Bay, ON; Lynda Lange (Dave) of North Vancouver, BC; Murray Heppler (Trish) and Joanne Hocevar (Mario) of Maple Ridge, BC; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grand children which were the light of his life. 4 sisters, Alice Kushner, Vancouver, BC; Joyce Mody, Coquitlam, BC; Judy Nagel, White Rock, BC and Gloria Schneider, Yorkton, SK – 2 brothers, Melvin, Toronto, ON and Grant, Prince George, BC. Predeceased by his parents – brothers Gordon, Jim, Clarence and Richard, sister Victoria and niece Wendy.

Visitation at Garden Hill Funeral Home, 11765 – 224th Street, Maple Ridge – Wednesday, November 17, 2010 between 2 and 4pm. Funeral Services at Sargent & Sons Funeral Home, 21 N Court Street, Thunder Bay, ON, on Monday November 22nd 11:00 am with Reverend Harold Hunt officiating, interment at Riverside Cemetery to follow.

Donations gratefully accepted at Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation, Maple Ridge, BC

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  1. Lynda and Families,

    May happy memories sustain you in this difficult time.


  2. Thank you Lorna for your support all along and also thanks to the SWC’ers who have sent many words of comfort, condolence and prayer for us all. There are indeed angels all around us!
    Love Lynda and Family

  3. Thinking of you all at this time of sadness, and keeping you in my prayers. xoxo
    Much Love and deepest Sympathy
    Sandra Boire

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