Derek Robert Hales

May 11, 1930 – March 3, 2019
Longtime resident Derek Hales passed away peacefully at Mils Memorial Hospital on March 3, 2019 with family by his side. Derek immigrated to Canada in 1957 and moved to Terrace in the early sixties working as a cabinet maker, and eventually

running his own cabinet shop. He was an active member and past president of the Legion, and volunteered as the captain of the Air Cadet Squadron for many years through the 70’s and 80’s. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be remembered fondly by them. He was predeceased by his wife Beryl, and survived by his brother John (Julie), children Susan (George), Stephen (Donna), Jennifer (Rene), grandchildren Brent (Stephanie), Sabrina, Rachel (Terry), Ryan (Kelsey), Scott (Tierra), Corey, Lori (Josh), Nicole (Brian), Daniel (Angela) and many great grandchildren.

The family wishes to thank the nurses at Mills Memorial , especially the Dialysis Department, for their good care and kindness to Dad.


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