November 17, 2019
Hugo Jonasson passed away in Ty Watson House on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the age of 78 years.
Survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Irene; children Veronica (Mike) Irg and Stephen (Kelsey) Jonasson; grandchildren Nicole (Matt), Matthew (Chelsey), Brooke and Carter; as well as extended family and many friends.
Born in Sweden, Hugo came to the valley with his father in 1958. He began working at APD in 1960 and worked there until his retirement in 1998. Hugo enjoyed providing for his family and helping people. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, and vegetable gardening. He volunteered as a Minor Softball
coach and field scheduler, he was Recording Secretary for the IWA office and on the board of Pioneer Towers.
A Celebration of Hugo’s Life will be held 3 pm until 5:00pm, Sunday, December 1, 2019 at the Italian Centre 4065 6th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC. Stories and condolences may be offered to the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ty Watson House, 2579 -10th Ave, Port Alberni, BC., V9Y 2P5 or the Canadian Cancer Society, 3088 – 3rd Ave, Port Alberni, BC., V9Y 2A5.
The family would like to offer heartfelt thanks to everyone at Ty Watson House for their support and care of Hugo and the entire family.
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