Category Archives: In Memoriam

  • Mavis Smith

    Mavis Smith, a former member of the Maple Ridge Chorus, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2018 after a short illness. Devoted wife, mother, educator, gardener, chorister and nature lover, Mavis enjoyed the simple things in life and always thought the best of others. She was born in Warsash, England in 1926, the second daughter […]

  • Jantje Pemberton

    Jantje Pemberton was a longtime member and friend of the Maple Ridge Choral Society, and a supporter of many charitable causes in Maple Ridge and the Greater Vancouver area. She passed away in spring 2018 at the age of 95. The following notice appeared in the Vancouver Sun. Jantje Pemberton October 1, 1922 – May […]

  • Wilma Gagnon

    The Maple Ridge Chorus is saddened by the loss of Wilma Gagnon, a long-time member who passed away on December 3, 2017. Wilma was a former secretary of the Choral Society and an organizer of many events and concerts. She is survived by husband Andr√© Gagnon who is a past president of the choral society. […]

  • Albert VanMarrewyk

    The Maple Ridge Society would like to share news of the death of Albert VanMarrewyk, a longtime member of our choir. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Friday, October 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the South Delta Baptist Church, 1988 56th Street, Delta, B.C.

  • Andrew Wilhelm-Boyles 1943-2017

    It is with great sadness that Maple Ridge Choral Society mourns the loss of our dear friend and director, Andrew Wilhelm-Boyles.We were¬†privileged to have had Andrew in our lives for over 10 years, making great music together. Andrew passed peacefully at Vancouver Hospice on August 1, 2017. We will miss you. May our music continue […]