A Canadian man who originally came from Pond Park passed away on October 8 in Vancouver.
Samuel Robert Moffett was predeceased by his wife Margaret, son Thomas and son-in-law Tom; he is survived by children Samuel (Nadine), Louise, Joyce (Al), Cecil (Donna), Sylvia (Marty), Colleen (Gord), Dave (Nancy), John (Diane) Robert and brother Jim. He had 14 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Samuel was born on June 3, 1931 , one of eight children. A cabinet maker and champion bike rider, he emigrated to Canada with his wife and three children in 1957 with $75 in his pocket. He soon became a well respected builder and set up a brand new home in Richmond for his family to emigrate to within a year. The couple went on to have five more children. The family thank Louise for caring for her mother and father in the last years of their lives.