Tiede (Ted) van der Hoek

November 25, 1934 – October 1, 2015

Ted passed away at West Coast General Hospital after a lengthy illness with loving family by his side October 1st.

Ted was predeceased by his parents, one brother and one sister, he is survived by his siblings, sisters Alice Colyn and Jane/Aalt deVries, and brother Bill/ Suzanne. His family, wife of 55 years Shirley, Daughter Ria/John Hack, Sons Larry/Pam, and Brian/Janice. Grandchildren Kalvin, Nicole, Christopher, Colin and Darren as well as many nieces and nephews. His wife, children and grandchildren were the most important people in his life.

Ted retired from McMillan & Bloedel, Somass Division in 1993 after 38 years of service. He enjoyed walking and going to casinos.

There will be no service at his request, but a tea to celebrate his life will be held at the family home 7272 McKenzie Road on Thursday, October 15th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Parkinson Society of Canada or a charity of your choice.

STORIES AND CONDOLENCES MAY BE FORWARDED TO THE FAMILY BY VISITING www.yatesfuneral.ca