pollard: Ernest Thomas Pollard peacefully passed away in Abbotsford, BC on Aug 20, 2006, just one day short of his 89th birthday.
He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Edith Pollard; his son Robert; brothers Lawrence and Cecil.
Ernie or ‘Ernesto’ to his Mexican friends, is survived by Rita, his loving wife of almost 27 years. He also leaves his daughters Joan Elaine (John) Bennett of Santa Barbara, CA and Sharon (Gary) McCabe of Fort Collins, CO; his sisters Roberta Brown of Chilliwack, BC and Marjorie Baron of Cache Creek, BC; four grandchildren; four great grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
Ernie was born in Vancouver and was raised in Clinton, BC working in mining the Veddette coal mine in the Clinton Area and also in mines in the Wells area and in Northern BC.
He joined the Vancouver Fire Department and served there for 34 years.
Ernie’s family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. H. Wiebe and the nurses and staff of MSA Hospital for their loving care.
At Ernie’s request no formal service will be held but for those desiring donations may be made in his memory to the BC Children’s Hospital would be greatly appreciated. First memorial – Aldergrove entrusted with arrangements. 604-857-0111