OBITUARY

RONALD WILLIAM BUTCHER

19 May , 192130 November , 2018

Ron died peacefully at The Lodge at Broadmead on Nov. 30, 2018 at the age of 97. He was born in Sackville, N.B. on May 19, 1921. He is predeceased by his wives Bernice (1972), Sybil (1983), Geraldine (2000), his sons, Don {1990}, and Rod {1998). He is survived by his loving wife, Veronica, his daughter Brenda (Gary) sisters Evelyn (Don) and Elizabeth and his granddaughters Holly and Rebecca. He will be deeply missed by many other relatives and friends. Ron was a navigator, flying Lancasters, with 408 Squadron during World War 11. He served in the RCAF from 1943 to his retirement as a Wing Commander in 1973. He then spent 5 years as General Manager of the RCAF Association in Ottawa and later owned Unique Decor Unlimited in Clayton, Ontario. He moved to Victoria in 2001 and met Veronica. They had 15 good years together, travelled extensively worldwide and enjoyed life to the full. At Ron's request, a private cremation and interment has been arranged. A celebration of Ron's life will be arranged at a later date. The family wish to thank the staff at the Lodge at Broadmead for the excellent loving care given to Ron and his family during his stay at the Lodge. Donations in his memory may be made to the Air Force Association.

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RONALD WILLIAM BUTCHER

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Deidre and Murray Watkin

11 December 2018

Brenda and family - We are saddened by the news of the loss of your father, Ron. His life was significant in his bravery and the way he led his life. You will miss him. Please accept our condolences. Murray and Deidre

John & Virginia Verlaan

9 December 2018

We extend our deepest and heartfelt sympathy to you all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
John & Virginia Verlaan

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