Sunday, September 24, 2023
September 24, 2023

Charles Frank Harry Baines

Born in Ladysmith January 10, 1931, Harry passed way with grace February 7, 2013 in NRGH Hospice.

Predeceased by his sister Joy McLeod (2000) and brother Lawrence (Bud) Baines (2008). Survived by his loving wife, Donna Louise Baines; devoted daughters Tara Denis (Tom), Dorraine Baines-Turberfield (Blair) and Donna Jeanne Baines-Kearns (Gerry); grandchildren Derrick & Decklan Denis and Alex, Justin & Johnathan Harry Turberfield; sisters Jeanne Silvey (Jack), Thelma Brunsman, Tillie Southworth (Bill) and brother Lloyd Baines (Betsy); also his special friend, Rev. Canon Brian Wood.

Harry was a commercial fisherman who grew up on Galiano Island and moved to Ladysmith when he married in 1980. He was a member of the Eagles and Vancouver Island Model Engineers (VIME). Harry’s gentleness, compassion, and modesty were recognized and appreciated by everyone who met him. He had deep faith in God.

A Service was held Thursday February 14, 2013 at St. John’s Anglican Church, Ladysmith with Rev. Dan Fournier officiating. Reception followed at the Eagle’s Hall. Ashes interred at Ladysmith Cemetery. Memorial gifts in Harry’s name to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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