November 1, 1945 – September 8, 2022
Mark passed away peacefully in Vancouver on September 8, 2022. He is survived by his wife Grace, brother John (Jo), sister Ruth (Gerhard), sons Stephen (Sophia), Joseph, and Daniel (Trang), daughter Annamarie (Tsuyoshi), grandchildren Nae, Ben, Niina, and Kevin, and many more relatives and friends. Mark was predeceased by his parents, brother Anthony (Pat) and first wife Heather.
Mark was born in Rossland, BC, to Archille and Marie Louise Ruelle. He grew up in Surrey and attended the Seminary of Christ the King in Mission. Mark later studied forestry at BCIT and enjoyed a long career in workplace safety in Terrace and Delta. He was active in the Catholic church, loved visiting his children and grandchildren, and enjoyed spending summers on the Sunshine Coast.
Mark was laid to rest at Gardens of Gethsemani Cemetery, Surrey BC.
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