It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Hugh on January 8, 2016.

Hugh and his twin brother Ross were born in Vancouver, BC on May 13, 1955. A prankster with a love of old cars, Hughie had a variety of jobs over the years, most notably as a chipperman at a mill in Port Alberni. In 1997, Hughie moved to Princeton to live with his sister Melodye and was a big help to her on the farm. He fostered many farm animals over the years and had a menagerie of interesting pets. He enjoyed golf, football, hockey, coffee, A&W teen burgers and spending time with his great niece and nephew. His humour and larger-than-life personality will be greatly missed.

Hugh was predeceased by his parents Henry Bonneau and Josephine Middlemiss and his sisters, Rozanne Mannynvali and Carolyn Simmons. He is survived by his daughter Melanie Blight and his two grandchildren; his sisters Melodye Hope, Becky Booth and Germaine Veldhuizen; his brothers Ross Bonneau, Max Bonneau, Phil Bonneau, Mikael Mannynvali, and Marcus Mannynvali, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the Canadian Cancer Society. A private service will be held in the spring at Hugh’s request. Condolences may be left for the family by visiting

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