In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
BANNISTER, Henry Lyle (Hank) - Hank died peacefully after an unfortunate fall on June 30, 2023 in Victoria, B.C. He was born November 27 , 1934 in Ripley , Ontario.
He is predeceased by his son Paul and parents Grant and Winnifred (Wilson), his brother Roy and sisters Shirley, Ruby and Ann, and nephews Tommy and Kris. Hank is survived by his wife Darleen (née Robinson) and his children Wayne ('Jet'), Wendy, and Lee (Adele); grandchildren Kris, Angela, Jessica, Rachel, Alex, Paula and numerous great grandchildren, as well as nephews Gus, Mark, and Patrick and nieces Kelly, Petrina and Karri in Ontario. He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by many other relatives/in-laws, friends and co-workers here on the coast.
Many thanks to the 5th floor South staff at Victoria General who provided care and compassion.
A Celebration of Hank's life will take place at The Sequoia Centre at McCall Gardens, 4665 Falaise Drive on Sunday August 27, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Knowledge Network and/or The ALS Society of Canada. (The Victoria Time Colonist 11 Aug 2023)
Ships served in:
HMCS CATARAQUI - 1953
HMCS ONTARIO - 1953
HMCS CORNWALLIS - 1954
HMCS STETTLER - 1954
HMCS NIAGARA - 1955
SAIPAN - 1956
RCAF MOOSE JAW 1961
CFB ESQUIMALT - 1967
HMCS HURON - 1974 - Served in HURON for he 1974 NATO deployment
CFB WINNIPEG 1977
RCAF MOOSE JAW
HMCS SHEARWATER (for) - VX-10 (1956); V-40 (1957); VS 880 (1957); VU- 32 (1962); HS-21 (1970); HS-50 (1973); HS-443 (1977)