Lorne Griffin Hilmo

September 13, 1939 – January 2, 2022
Will be sadly missed by his wife of 61 years, Josephine (Jo), daughters Lisa Archer (Bob), Karin Bye. Grandsons Ethan Bye (Rachel), Zachary Bye (Xinrui) Sister Linda (Jerry Emblem) sister-in-law Maidie Hilmo sister in law Kathleen Wagstaff, Christine Wutke ( Don), brother in law Laurence Tyler (Linda), aunt Joyce Plamondon, many special cousins, nieces &nephews. Special friends Cecil & Karin Hamilton,
Pre Deceased by parents, Ted & Gladys Hilmo & brother Wayne Hilmo, Father & mother in law Floyd & Audrey Tyler whom he called Granny. Sister in law Patricia Tyler Nobert. Brother in law Allen Wagstaff.
Lorne was born in Rose Valley SK. Moved to Port Alberni in 1955.
Lorne worked most of his career as a faller. Mainly Cameron Division. He took a deep sea diving course in Oakland CA in 1962, but was unable to find work in Canada.
Lorne & Jo did a lot of travelling, going to Yuma AZ for 15 years, went on many cruises/ Travelled to the UK & Australia several times.
We would like to thank Dr. Puts & Dr. Smit for their care over the years. A special thank you to Rainbow Gardens nurses & Care aids who looked after Lorne for the last 8 months. They told Jo that Lorne always had a twinkle in his eyes.Obituary


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