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Alvin Pasula

May 15th, 1943 - July 4th, 2024
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Al “Spanners” Pasula

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Al on July 4, 2024.  He was born in Camrose, AB on May 15, 1943.  Formally of Hay Lakes and Edmonton, AB and Esquimalt, Brentwood Bay, Sidney, and most recently of Pitt Meadows, BC. 

As a young man, Al joined the RCN, serving on HMCS Ottawa and HMCS Saskatchewan, of which he commissioned and HMCS Stettler.  After leaving the Navy, Al became a transit operator for ETS (Edmonton) and BC Hydro (BC Transit) Victoria for 39 years.

He achieved a number of safe driving awards and was a member of the Million Mile Club for safety. 

Al was never short of a good joke and funny story. His infectious laughter left a mark with everyone he met. 

Al played many years of old-timers hockey for the Peninsula Primetimers. His passion switched to golf. Playing golf, watching golf and talking about golf. He really enjoyed his trips to Arizona and Mazatlan, Mexico. 

He was predeceased by his father Peter (1966), his mother Mary (2011), his sisters Linda (1998) and Gladys (2009) and his brother-in-law Maurice. 

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 56 years, Nettie (nee Spilchen), son Peter (Celina), grandchildren Diego and Carlos, sisters Sylvia Ozubko and Eileen (Bob) Hamilton, nieces and nephews. 

Memorial Mass will be celebrated St. Luke’s Catholic Parish in Maple Ridge on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at 11:00 am, Rev. Edwin Kulling, Celebrant.  A reception will follow in the Church Hall.  

Afterwards, please feel free to join the family at Pitt Meadows Golf Club (13615 Harris Rd. Pitt Meadows) to raise a glass in memory of Al. (Approximate time 3-5pm)

In lieu of flowers, donations welcome to the BC Children's Hospital or Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation.


Elmer Spilchen
July 13th, 2024

My condolences to you, Auntie Nettie, and your family. Uncle Al was always a man who always expressed a joy for life, snd extended that joy to others around him. We send our sympathies and prayers to you during this time.
Love, Elmer Spilchen & family

July 13th, 2024

So sorry for loosing such a fun brother in law.Al was always keeping us laughing at all our family events.Enjoyed you're visits last year. HE is now with my David and Mike
Rest in peace Al

George, Marilyn and family
July 11th, 2024

We are so sad Nettie, Peter and family for the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. We had hoped to see him during our annual trip to Vancouver.
George was proud to be Al's best man at your wedding and Peter's god father.
Al's mother and sister were proud supporters of One! International.
We have so many fun memories from Mexico, Arizona, B.C, Alberta, Sask., Ontario.
As well as being a "fun fellow", Al was a gentle, caring individual who always welcomed family with open arms.
We will miss him.
We are sending our love to all of you at this most difficult time.

Tracy Ozubko
July 9th, 2024
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Aunty Nettie, Peter, Celina, Diego and Carlos,

My deepest condolences of the loss of Uncle Alvin. I am so grateful for all of the memories I have with him and I will miss our chats when he calls to check on meπŸ’—. We had a wonderful visit in Arizona last year and I will cherish our last time together. Love to you all.

July 9th, 2024

My deepest condolences Peter and Family.
Sending you a big hug.

Debbie Coles
July 7th, 2024

So sorry for your loss Auntie Nettie, Peter and family! I will always remember him as a jokester always telling a joke. I will cherish all the memories of Uncle Al!
Our deepest condolences to all of you!
We will be thinking and praying πŸ™πŸ» for all of you at this difficult time! πŸ₯²GOD BLESS YOU ALL! β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈ

Barb Turcotte
July 7th, 2024

So sorry for your loss Aunty Nettie, Peter and family. We have so many great memories (most of them about Uncle Al’s pranks in Saskatchewan at family gatherings). Please know that we are thinking of you and holding you and your family in our prayers.

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