OBITUARY

Mr. Lorne Harold Donaldson

30 June, 19366 September, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lorne Harold Donaldson on September 6th, 2021. Lorne was born in Vancouver on June 30th, 1936 and passed away in Abbotsford, B.C.

He is predeceased by his parents, Harold and Beatrice Donaldson, his loving wife Sheila Donaldson, his sister Maureen Pardek, and brothers-in-law Edward Bellefontaine and Mel Pardek.

He is survived by his daughters, Kelly Newbery, Kim (Jim) Dolloway, Karmen Donaldson, Amanda Donaldson, and Amber (Gates) Donaldson, sisters Patricia Bellefontaine and Debra (Terry) Sewell, eleven grandchildren and eight greatgrandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

Lorne served in the Canadian Navy from 1953 until 1958, worked for Corrections, and was an owner operator of a private ambulance company in the town of Haney (Maple Ridge). In 1977, Lorne joined the RCMP as a civilian member in communications in Penticton, Prince George, and Kelowna where he retired in 1998.

Lorne was a very active member of the Freemasons and the Gizeh Shriners of BC, where he served as Potentate in 2008. Lorne had a wide group of friends and he will be greatly missed.

A Memorial Service for Lorne will be held Friday, September 24, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at First Memorial Funeral Services Burkeview Chapel, 1340 Dominion Ave, Port Coquitlam, BC V3B8G7.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.firstmemorialportcoquitlam.com for the Donaldson family.

Here is the link to view Lorne Harold Donaldson's service: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.legacystreaming.com/dignity-port-coquitlam/__;!!M2D_dUfSiN4E!aDtfbm98QsMu39nbvxzZ9K21DMnDxNl2t7pSN81M4uAu5EWJKxVX8WLV4Jisyi8NEw$ [legacystreaming[.]com]

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Mel Rioux

14 October 2021

I have some fond memories of Lorne during my time in Prince George. He was a professional at his position in Telecoms. He lived a good life. He will be missed. My condolence to the family.

George Bliss

13 October 2021

I had the pleasure of knowing Lorne when I was in Penticton in 1969 and later in Haney when I worked traffic there in 1970/71. He was always a joy to be around. I've thought of him many times over the years. Sad to hear of his passing. My condolences to all the family.

Keith Deighton

26 September 2021

I really miss you Lorne. My Canadian dad, my mentor and my inspiration to be a better person and Mason.
Love you. Keith

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