Mr. Martin Lingor of Hope, B.C. passed away suddenly on September 3, 2007 at the age of 87. Born on March 13, 1920 in Mankota, Sask, Martin led a very active life until his death. He served in the Canadian Armed Forces from 1941 to 1945 and with a honourable discharge after service in Canada, Britain, Central Mediterranean Area and North West Europe and was decorated with the 1939-1945 Star, Italy Star, France and Germany Star, Defence Medal, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and War Medal.
Martin’s working career in Vancouver was with Slade and Stewart (later renamed Pacific Gamble Robinson Co.) for 27 years with a well-deserved retirement on December 7, 1983.
Martin retired to Hope where he enjoyed camping and fishing and was an active member of the Hope Legion and Eagles clubs.
He is survived by his daughters Beverly and husband Michael Wilkinson of Duncan and Rosemary Lingor of Kamloops. Also by his sisters Ann Hrynuk and Rose Luckey or Kelowna, brothers Clem and his wife June of Kelowna and Nick of North Vancouver.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion at 11:00 a.m. (Bar Area) 344 Fort Street, Hope, B.C. on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007.