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02/10/18 11:57 AM #471    


Henry Taggart (1967)

Our reunion was a great success, thanks to the hard work from our reunion committee! It was wonderful to have the opportunity to reconnect with fellow grads,friends! Our winter,so far, has been wet,wet,wet! 🤔 Clear and cool today at -1. I hope that all have a Happy New Year and a great year ahead! 🤗🤗

02/10/18 12:45 PM #472    


Phillip Armstrong (1964)

Allan - Thanks for all the detailed observations from your recent visit to Cuba. I have a niece who is going there this coming week. I'll fill her in on the kinds of things you experienced there.

Hope you are getting some warmer temperatures in Ft. St. John by now. Our own weather looks like it's going to gradually gravitate toward warmer. When I peeked at the thermometer today it read -7C in St. Albert where we are today. So that's pretty good. I don't seem to appreciate the cold stuff as much as I used to. Age is kind of having that effect on me. I've never been to Ft. St. John but I imagine you might get more extreme temperatures there than where we live in Lac La Biche. We did see -40C a couple of times this winter, but we haven't been getting too much of that in recent winters.

All the best,


02/12/18 06:20 AM #473    

Ann Leins (Stoughton) (1966)

Happy Birthday to Judy Toyota (kranabetter) from Ann Stoughton (leins)

02/22/18 02:42 PM #474    

Lesley Smith (Dawe) (1965)

Hi to all,
I want to thank-you for your kind words.
Also I don’t know if it’s our Snow in Victoria or the Winter Olympics or the fact I turned 70!!
However I did start something today that might take some people back many years to our Old Arena.I took my Skates down from their resting place ( for the past 25 years ) and put them on!!! 
Oh my you really never forget.Perhaps I will run into a handsome Hockey Player and my new life will begin .
take care 
Lesley D




02/22/18 03:47 PM #475    


Terry Biccum (1966)

Vicki and family, it seems just like yesterday Ken and I were talking about the military, as we both were veterans and I value that time together my deepest condolences on your loss.

02/24/18 10:21 AM #476    

Lesley Smith (Dawe) (1965)

I would like to apologize for my message forum letter size - Have trouble with my iPad and iPhone at times! This is new to me and my mind isn’t always in the right place.Some of you will remember I was very social in school not academic.Poor Mr Whipple and my other teachers they Did try. So here it is hope this is better. We have Blue sky Sunshine and No Snow at Willows,Oak Bay ( Victoria).

Take Care,



04/04/18 08:19 AM #477    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

It is with much sadness, we announce the passing of fellow 1967 classmate, RANDY SCOTT of Creston, B.C.  Randy passed away on March 31, 2018.   May he rest in peace.   Sincerest condolences to Randy's wife, Bernadette, and to Randy's sister, Sharon Terrill, wife of our fellow classmate Bill Terrill.

Funeral Services will be Friday, April 6th @ 11:00 a.m.  -  Lutheran Church (across from Hospital), in Creston, B.C.

04/05/18 04:10 PM #478    


Lorne Truscott

Thank you for the information, Val.  My parents and Randy's were friends, and we spent many evenings at "Scotty's Trailer Park", usualy for dinner.  I enjoyed Randy's company, and was fortunate enough to speak to him at the reunion last year.  Condolences to his wife and also his sister Sharon, one of the most enthusiastic people I've ever  met.  Lorne Truscott

11/30/18 08:42 AM #479    


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03/17/20 08:57 AM #480    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

March 17, 2020

Today, as our Classmates of '67 celebrate our 2 year anniversary of our extremely successful bi-monthly "Classmates of '67 Luncheons", we will also  be respectfully & sadly  reflecting on the life of our friend and fellow classmate, RON HALL, who fought the good fight, struggling with COPD. Ron passed away February 27, 2020 at Kelowna Hospital, with his only daughter, Ronda, at his side.

There will be a celebration of Ron's life, to be held in Kingsgate, at a later time.  Condolences may be sent to the family at  Ron leaves to mourn, his only child, daughter Ronda, two granddaughters and his sister, Linda.

Your fellow classmates/friends shall miss you Ron.  Rest In Peace.

PCSS Classmates of '67


03/25/20 10:19 PM #481    

Allan Zackodnik (1966)

Dave Shunter - Former Creston Highschool physical fitness teacher and basketball coach, Dave is in many of the sports photographs on our website with his teams. Dave moved on to become a vice principal in Naskusp and principal. He loved music and enjoyed playing the piano. Dave passed away March 24, 2020 at the age of 90. He was my uncle.

Allan Zackodnik

03/26/20 04:18 PM #482    


Phillip Armstrong (1964)

My deepest sympathies to you, Allan, on the passing of your Uncle Dave Shunter – also to Dave’s sisters, Sandra & Lynne. Even though Dave achieved a good age, it’s never easy to lose those you love.

I really liked Dave as my phys ed teacher when I was in junior & senior high. He seemed to take an interest in individual students, including myself. I can still remember him encouraging me in certain ways. So, I guess my sense would be that he was likely greatly loved by all his family, and it would be hard to see him go.

My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


03/26/20 09:30 PM #483    

Ed Baynton (1967)

Thanks to all for the Birthday made my day. Stay safe everyone.



03/27/20 11:49 AM #484    


Pat Whitford (Paterson) (1965)

I would like to add my condolences to the Shunter family.  The Shunter's were our close neighbors.   I remember mom and dad Shunter, Dave (although not at home at the time), Lynne, the little sister and Sandra, who was a year older and who I looked up to as being much more worldly than myself.  They were good people.  I remember Dave Shunter as a respected and well-like teacher at PCSS.  Time is moving on too quickly and I'm sorry PCSS has lost another of it's teaching staff.       Pat Whitford

04/03/20 10:03 AM #485    


Pat Whitford (Paterson) (1965)

I am sad to pass on this news.  We have lost two classmates in the past week.  Gordon Rodney and Joan (Phillips) Morris both passed away on March 29, 2020.  Condolences go out to the families of Gordon and Joan.

11/24/20 02:52 PM #486    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

November 24, 2020

Sadly, we announce the passing of our fellow 1967 classmate, Bill Standidge.  William Hay Standidge (Bill to us) was born April 19, 1947 in Trail, BC.  Bill passed away in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on November  19, 2020, leaving behind his wife Shirley, daughter Jodi, son Brad and 2 grandsons.  Our deepest sympathy is extended to  his family.


01/27/21 08:55 AM #487    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

January 27, 2021

With deepest sorrow we announce the passing of our friend and fellow Classmate of '67,

GLORIA JUNE FRANZ.  Gloria passed away in her home in Salmo, B.C. on January 3rd, 2021 at the aage of 71.  Gloria leaves behind, her beloved partner Ernie Hayward; her children Doreen and Darryl, her step-children, Kavan and Chandra; her siblings, Nora, Al, Ed and Bettyl eight grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends.  A celebration of her life will take place at a later date.

Sincerest sympathy, on behalf of Gloria's  P.C.S.S. Classmates and friends is extended to Ernie and family.  May Gloria rest in peace after her battle with cancer, and may her memory be a blessing to all who knew her.

08/12/21 04:01 PM #488    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

August 12, 2021

It is with deepest sympathy, we fondly remember a very special teacher during our time at P.C.S.S.

Gerald William Moulds   (1936 - 2021)   Obituary below:

There will be a celebration of his life, Monday, August 16, 2021, 1:30 - 4 pm at Coast Tsawwassen Inn, 1665 - 5th Street, Delta, B.C.

Thank you to fellow classmate, Don Tkach, for emailing Mr. Moulds obituary.

08/13/21 01:15 PM #489    

Allan Zackodnik (1966)

I have Mr Molds to thank for the fact that I studied engineering and received an engineering degree in 1972. At the time he was a student councillor  at PCSS  and he had asked me what I wanted to do with my life. I had repiled that I wanted to study meteorology and become some one who could predict the weather. I was tired of watching farmers that I was working for get their alfalfa rained on when they were trying to get it dried. Mold said, "huumm", "that will require a lot of knowledge of math and physics". In 1967, you didn't have the current method of chosing courses yourself when entering university. Each area of study had a predescribed corriculum. I assumed I was being signed up for science but to my surprise in September of 1967 I found myself in 1st year engineering when I arrived at UBC. I think Mr Molds thought that I would enter Engineering Physics but the reality of it was, that field was too heavy duty for me. So I verred off course but stayed in Engineering. My final grades were not suffiecient to allow me to enter a masters programme in Meteorology at the University of Toronto. I've often wondered if I had in the first instance entered the Science Department  at UBC whether I could have kept my grades up high enough to have been able to enter the only University in Canada at the time that specialized in meteorology. In any case Mr Molds set me on a successful lifes work dealing with Water.  While retiring in 2008, I only recently gave up my licence at age 73. Its interesting to note that the ability to predict the weather has more to do with satilite imagry/photography and communication  than anything else.



08/14/21 11:15 AM #490    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

Thank you, Allan, for sharing your experience with Mr. Moulds and that he was an influence in your successful career.  Was hoping to see responses such as this one you shared....if any other fellow classmates have been similarily inspired/motivated by Mr. Moulds, please feel free to share your own stoiry.


08/14/21 03:33 PM #491    


Pat Whitford (Paterson) (1965)

Val, I would like to add my condolences to the family (including Roger Chadwick, brother-in-law) of Mr. Moulds who passed away recently.  I am so grateful that he and his wife Shirley attended our school reunion and that he was able to connect with many of his PCSS students.

08/30/21 04:40 PM #492    


Pat Whitford (Paterson) (1965)

With much sadness and regret, I share the passing of our friend and classmate Loretta (Salvador)Lamontagne on August 25, 2021.

09/01/21 12:53 PM #493    


Phillip Armstrong (1964)

That is so sad for me. I have always found Loretta to be such a warm, welcoming sort of person, and always so actively involved and outgoing. And, what a warm reception she gave to me and Stella when we came to the reunions.

My very heartfelt condolences to all her family and friends. I know she will be greatly missed. My prayers go out to you at this time in all your heartache at losing her.

05/27/22 12:58 PM #494    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

It is with profound sadness and heartache that we announce the passing of our  good friend and fellow classmate, Robert (Bob) Hills, husband of our fellow classmate, Clare (Koch) Hills.  Bob passed away peacefully on December 21, 2021, with his beloved wife and children at his side. 

Out of respect for Clare and her family, we gave them time and space to grieve their loss and accept the huge void in their lives.  Clare, their children and grandchildren, their siblings and their many friends will miss Bob dearly.  Rest in peace dear Bob.  

Sincerest condolences to Clare and the rest of the Hills' family members.   

06/09/22 10:33 PM #495    


Val Floer (Fellman) (1967)

Sincerest sympathy extended to the family of our fellow 1967 Classmate, Mac Scott....

James "Mac" Scott

Born June 16, 1949

Passed Away May 31, 2022

Resident of Wynndel, B.C.

In lieu of flowers, friends and family can make a memorial contribution to:

Royal Canadian Lgion, 137 - 11th Avenue North, Creston, BC. V0B 1G0

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